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IPEDS ID: 139931
OPE ID: 00157200
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Georgia Southern University
1332 Southern Drive, Statesboro, Georgia 30460-8126
General information:  (912) 478-5391
Website:  www.georgiasouthern.edu
Type:  4-year, Public
Awards offered:  Less than one year certificate
One but less than two years certificate
Associate's degree
Bachelor's degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master's degree
Post-master's certificate
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship
Doctor's degree - professional practice
Campus setting:  Town: Distant
Campus housing:  Yes
Student population:  20,418 (17,759 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty ratio:  21 to 1
Carnegie Classification
Doctoral Universities: High Research Activity
Religious Affiliation
Not applicable
Federal Aid
Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
Undergraduate students enrolled who are formally registered with office of disability services
4%
Special Learning Opportunities
ROTC (Army, Navy)
Teacher certification
Distance education – undergraduate programs offered
Distance education – graduate programs offered
Study abroad
Student Services
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Placement services for completers
Credit Accepted
Dual credit
Credit for life experiences
Advanced placement (AP) credits
Faculty and graduate assistants by primary function, Fall 2017Full timePart time
Total faculty83699
Instructional81199
Research and public service250
Total graduate assistants-248
Instructional-209
Research-39
Estimated Expenses for Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
  • Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.
Estimated expenses for academic year2015-20162016-20172017-20182018-2019% change 2017-2018 to 2018-2019
Tuition and fees
In-state$6,273$6,273$6,356$6,3560.0%
Out-of-state$16,847$16,847$17,142$17,1420.0%
Books and supplies$1,200$1,200$1,200$1,2000.0%
Living arrangement
On Campus
Room and board$9,800$9,800$9,650$9,6500.0%
Other$5,654$5,654$5,654$5,8082.7%
Off Campus
Room and board$9,800$9,800$9,650$8,326-13.7%
Other$5,654$5,654$5,654$6,2089.8%
Off Campus with Family
Other$5,654$5,654$5,654$6,2089.8%
Total Expenses2015-20162016-20172017-20182018-2019% change 2017-2018 to 2018-2019
In-state
On Campus$22,927$22,927$22,860$23,0140.7%
Off Campus$22,927$22,927$22,860$22,090-3.4%
Off Campus with Family$13,127$13,127$13,210$13,7644.2%
Out-of-state
On Campus$33,501$33,501$33,646$33,8000.5%
Off Campus$33,501$33,501$33,646$32,876-2.3%
Off Campus with Family$23,701$23,701$23,996$24,5502.3%
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Average graduate student tuition and fees for academic year2018-2019
In-state tuition$6,636
In-state fees$2,092
Out-of-state tuition$26,518
Out-of-state fees$2,092
Alternative Tuition Plans
Type of PlanOffered
Tuition guarantee plan
Prepaid tuition plan
Tuition payment planX
Other alternative tuition plan
Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2017-2018
Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
  • Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.
Type of AidNumber receiving aidPercent receiving aidTotal amount of aid receivedAverage amount of aid received
Any student financial aid13,90190%————
Grant or scholarship aid3,59983%$24,666,230$6,854
Federal grants1,62337%$7,667,299$4,724
Pell grants1,62337%$7,448,699$4,589
Other federal grants3779%$218,600$580
State/local government grant or scholarships2,81865%$12,801,968$4,543
Institutional grants or scholarships69316%$4,196,963$6,056
Student loan aid2,46857%$16,148,183$6,543
Federal student loans2,42356%$13,090,091$5,402
Other student loans3478%$3,058,092$8,813
  • 1 Includes students receiving Federal work study aid and aid from other sources not listed above.
All Undergraduate Students
Type of AidNumber receiving aidPercent receiving aidTotal amount of aid receivedAverage amount of aid received
Grant or scholarship aid116,92870%$103,100,344$6,091
Pell grants8,88537%$39,213,693$4,413
Federal student loans12,77853%$80,838,433$6,326
  • 1 Grant or scholarship aid includes aid received, from the federal government, state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.

  • For more information on Student Financial Assistance Programs or to apply for financial aid via the web, visit Federal Student Aid.
Average Net Price for Full-Time Beginning Students
Full-time beginning undergraduate students who paid the in-state or in-district tuition rate and were awarded grant or scholarship aid from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.
2015-20162016-20172017-2018
Average net price$16,121$16,264$15,435
Full-time beginning undergraduate students who paid the in-state or in-district tuition rate and were awarded Title IV aid by income.
Average net price by Income2015-20162016-20172017-2018
$0 – $30,000$13,584$13,322$12,940
$30,001 – $48,000$14,481$14,587$14,035
$48,001 – $75,000$17,088$17,346$16,615
$75,001 – $110,000$18,585$18,631$18,180
$110,001 and more$19,316$18,996$18,396
  • Average net price is generated by subtracting the average amount of federal, state/local government, or institutional grant or scholarship aid from the total cost of attendance. Total cost of attendance is the sum of published tuition and required fees (lower of in-district or in-state), books and supplies, and the weighted average for room and board and other expenses.
  • Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.
  • Title IV aid to students includes grant aid, work study aid, and loan aid. These include: Federal Pell Grant, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG), Academic Competitiveness Grant (ACG), National Science and Mathematics Access to Retain Talent Grant (National SMART Grant), Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education (TEACH) Grant, Federal Work-Study, Federal Perkins Loan, Subsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan, and Unsubsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan. For those Title IV recipients, net price is reported by income category and includes students who received federal aid even if none of that aid was provided in the form of grants. While Title IV status defines the cohort of student for which the data are reported, the definition of net price remains the same – total cost of attendance minus grant aid.
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Fall 2017
Total enrollment20,418
Undergraduate enrollment17,759
Undergraduate transfer-in enrollment1,182
Graduate enrollment2,659
Undergraduate Attendance StatusUndergraduate Student Gender
Undergraduate Attendance Status:
Full-time: 89%
Part-time: 11%Undergraduate Student Gender:
Male: 50%
Female: 50%
Undergraduate Race/ethnicity
Undergraduate Race/ethnicity:
American Indian or Alaska Native: 0%
Asian: 2%
Black or African American: 24%
Hispanic/Latino: 5%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander: 0%
White: 63%
Two or more races: 2%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 1%
Non-resident alien: 2%
Undergraduate Student AgeUndergraduate Student Residence
Undergraduate Student Age:
24 and under: 93%
25 and over: 7%
Age unknown: 0%Undergraduate Student Residence:
In-state: 94%
Out-of-state: 5%
Foreign countries: 2%
Unknown: 0%
  • Residence data are reported for first-time degree/certificate-seeking undergraduates, Fall 2016.
Graduate Attendance Status
Graduate Attendance Status:
Full-time: 42%
Part-time: 58%
Undergraduate Distance Education StatusGraduate Distance Education Status
Undergraduate Enrollment by Distance Education Status:
Enrolled only in distance education: 4%
Enrolled in some distance education: 23%
Not enrolled in any distance education: 73%Graduate Enrollment by Distance Education Status:
Enrolled only in distance education: 47%
Enrolled in some distance education: 14%
Not enrolled in any distance education: 40%
Undergraduate application fee (2018-2019): $30
Undergraduate Admissions Fall 2018
TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants11,5224,8356,687
Percent admitted68%71%65%
Percent admitted who enrolled56%59%54%
Admissions ConsiderationsRequiredRecommendedConsidered but not required
Secondary school GPAX
Secondary school rankX
Secondary school recordX
Completion of college-preparatory programX
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT)X
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign language)X
Test Scores: Fall 2018 (enrolled first-time students)
Students submitting scoresNumberPercent
SAT3,17673%
ACT1,93144%
Test Scores25th Percentile*75th Percentile**
NOTES:
*  25% of students scored at or below
** 25% of students scored above
  • Data apply to first-time degree/certificate-seeking students.
  • Institutions are asked to report test scores only if they are required for admission.
SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing540610
SAT Math520590
ACT Composite2125
ACT English2025
ACT Math1925
First-to-Second Year Retention Rates

Retention rates measure the percentage of first-time students who are seeking bachelor's degrees who return to the institution to continue their studies the following fall.

Retention Rates for First-Time Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees
Student retention:
Full-time students: 79%
Part-time students: 40%
Percentage of Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2016 and Returned in Fall 2017
Overall Graduation Rate and Transfer-Out Rate

The overall graduation rate is also known as the "Student Right to Know" or IPEDS graduation rate. It tracks the progress of students who began their studies as full-time, first-time degree- or certificate-seeking students to see if they complete a degree or other award such as a certificate within 150% of "normal time" for completing the program in which they are enrolled.

Some institutions also report a transfer-out rate, which is the percentage of the full-time, first-time students who transferred to another institution.

Note that not all students at the institution are tracked for these rates. Students who have already attended another postsecondary institution, or who began their studies on a part-time basis, are not tracked for this rate. At this institution, 66 percent of entering students were counted as "full-time, first-time" in 2017.

Overall Graduation and Transfer-Out Rates for Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2012
Overall graduation rate:
Overall graduation rate: 50%
Transfer-out rate: 33%
Percentage of Full-time, First-Time Students Who Graduated or Transferred Out Within 150% of "Normal Time" to Completion for Their Program
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rates

Bachelor’s degree graduation rates measure the percentage of entering students beginning their studies full-time and are planning to get a bachelor’s degree and who complete their degree program within a specified amount of time.

Graduation Rates for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees
Bachelor's degree rate:
[Began in Fall 2010]
4-year: 23%
6-year: 47%
8-year: 49%
[Began in Fall 2012]
4-year: 25%
6-year: 50%
Percentage of Full-time, First-time Students Who Graduated in the Specified Amount of Time and Began in Fall 2010 or Fall 2012
6-Year Graduation Rate by Gender for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees
6-Year Graduation Rate by Gender for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees:
Male: 45%
Female: 56%
Percentage of Full-time, First-time Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2012 and Received a Degree or Award Within 150% of "Normal Time" to Completion for Their Program
6-Year Graduation Rate by Race/Ethnicity for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees
6-Year Graduation Rate by Race/Ethnicity for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees:
American Indian or Alaska Native: 18%
Asian: 39%
Black or African American: 51%
Hispanic/Latino: 52%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander: 67%
White: 51%
Two or more races: 39%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 40%
Non-resident alien: 58%
Percentage of Full-time, First-time Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2012 and Received a Degree or Award Within 150% of "Normal Time" to Completion for Their Program
  • Alternative measures of student success are reported by degree-granting institutions to describe the outcomes of degree/certificate-seeking undergraduate students who are not only first-time, full-time students, but also part-time attending and non-first-time (transfer-in) students. These measures are also reported for students receiving Pell grants and those students that do not receive Pell grants. These measures provide the 8-year award-completion rates by award level (certificates, associate's and bachelor degrees) after entering an institution. For students who did not earn any undergraduate award after 8-years of entry, the enrollment statuses are reported as either still enrolled at the institution, or subsequently transferred out of the institution. Unlike the Graduation Rates data, all reporting institutions must report on their transfer outs regardless if the institution has a mission that provides substantial transfer preparation.
FULL-TIME, FIRST-TIME DEGREE/CERTIFICATE-SEEKING UNDERGRADUATES WHO ENTERED IN 2010-11
Award and enrollment rate:
[All students]
Received a certificate: 1%
Received an Associate's degree: 0%
Received a Bachelor's degree: 47%
Enrolled at same institution: 1%
Enrolled at different institution: 38%
[Pell]
Received a certificate: 0%
Received an Associate's degree: 0%
Received a Bachelor's degree: 42%
Enrolled at same institution: 1%
Enrolled at different institution: 41%
[Non-Pell]
Received a certificate: 2%
Received an Associate's degree: 0%
Received a Bachelor's degree: 50%
Enrolled at same institution: 1%
Enrolled at different institution: 37%
PART-TIME, FIRST-TIME DEGREE/CERTIFICATE-SEEKING UNDERGRADUATES WHO ENTERED IN 2010-11
Award and enrollment rate:
[All students]
Received a certificate: 2%
Received an Associate's degree: 1%
Received a Bachelor's degree: 12%
Enrolled at same institution: 1%
Enrolled at different institution: 58%
[Pell]
Received a certificate: 0%
Received an Associate's degree: 1%
Received a Bachelor's degree: 14%
Enrolled at same institution: 1%
Enrolled at different institution: 57%
[Non-Pell]
Received a certificate: 5%
Received an Associate's degree: 1%
Received a Bachelor's degree: 10%
Enrolled at same institution: 1%
Enrolled at different institution: 58%
FULL-TIME, NON-FIRST-TIME DEGREE/CERTIFICATE-SEEKING UNDERGRADUATES WHO ENTERED IN 2010-11
Award and enrollment rate:
[All students]
Received a certificate: 0%
Received an Associate's degree: 0%
Received a Bachelor's degree: 61%
Enrolled at same institution: 1%
Enrolled at different institution: 27%
[Pell]
Received a certificate: 0%
Received an Associate's degree: 1%
Received a Bachelor's degree: 57%
Enrolled at same institution: 1%
Enrolled at different institution: 29%
[Non-Pell]
Received a certificate: 0%
Received an Associate's degree: 0%
Received a Bachelor's degree: 64%
Enrolled at same institution: 1%
Enrolled at different institution: 25%
PART-TIME, NON-FIRST-TIME DEGREE/CERTIFICATE-SEEKING UNDERGRADUATES WHO ENTERED IN 2010-11
Award and enrollment rate:
[All students]
Received a certificate: 0%
Received an Associate's degree: 1%
Received a Bachelor's degree: 36%
Enrolled at same institution: 1%
Enrolled at different institution: 40%
[Pell]
Received a certificate: 0%
Received an Associate's degree: 1%
Received a Bachelor's degree: 37%
Enrolled at same institution: 1%
Enrolled at different institution: 38%
[Non-Pell]
Received a certificate: 0%
Received an Associate's degree: 0%
Received a Bachelor's degree: 36%
Enrolled at same institution: 1%
Enrolled at different institution: 41%
Completions (Number of awards conferred) 2017-2018
Completions are the number of awards conferred by program and award level.
sort byProgramAssociateBachelorMasterDoctorUndergraduate
Certificate
Postgraduate
Certificate
  • Data shown are for first majors.
  • (-) Program is not offered at this award level.
  • d identifies programs and award levels that are offered as a distance education program. For program category totals, d is shown if one or more programs in the category are offered as a distance education program.
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender and Group Studies
Latin American Studies----2-
Women's Studies-5----
Category total-5--2-
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Biochemistry-9----
Biology/Biological Sciences, General-25013---
Category total-25913---
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
Accounting-12153d-223
Business Administration and Management, General-164118d---
Business/Managerial Economics-51----
Finance, General-96----
Hotel/Motel Administration/Management-0----
Information Resources Management-----5d
International Business/Trade/Commerce-7----
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management-147-0--
Management Information Systems, General-44----
Marketing/Marketing Management, General-190----
Category total-820171d0228d
Communication Technologies/Technicians and Support Services
Graphic and Printing Equipment Operator, General Production-3----
Category total-3----
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Other--40---
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia-45----
Journalism-29----
Public Relations/Image Management-72----
Speech Communication and Rhetoric-1----
Category total-14740---
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
Computer and Information Sciences, General-78----
Computer Science--3d---
Information Science/Studies-113d----
Category total-191d3d---
Education
Administration of Special Education--17d--3d
Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching--19---
Art Teacher Education-4----
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services--19--3
Curriculum and Instruction--12d16--
Early Childhood Education and Teaching-3226d--5d
Education, General--0--0
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Speech or Language Impairments-2020---
Educational Leadership and Administration, General--022-5
Educational/Instructional Technology--31d--13d
Elementary Education and Teaching-11249d---
English/Language Arts Teacher Education-1----
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration--67---
History Teacher Education-2----
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching-4127d--3d
Mathematics Teacher Education-1----
Music Teacher Education-11----
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching-20----
Reading Teacher Education--18d--28d
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education-2----
Secondary Education and Teaching--18d--13d
Spanish Language Teacher Education--0---
Special Education and Teaching, General-1917d---
Special Education and Teaching, Other-----7d
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Other--92d---
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels--54d---
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor-----1d
Category total-265486d38-81d
Engineering
Civil Engineering, General-54----
Electrical and Electronics Engineering-37----
Mechanical Engineering-143----
Category total-234----
Engineering Technology and Engineering-Related Fields
Civil Engineering Technology/Technician-0----
Construction Engineering Technology/Technician-66----
Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician-0----
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-Related Fields, Other--41---
Engineering/Industrial Management-----0
Mechanical Engineering/Mechanical Technology/Technician-0----
Occupational Safety and Health Technology/Technician-----2
Category total-6641--2
English Language and Literature/Letters
English Language and Literature, General-639---
Rhetoric and Composition-12----
Writing, General-35----
Category total-1109---
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences
Apparel and Textiles, General-66----
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General-27----
Human Development and Family Studies, General-79----
Category total-172----
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other-34----
Spanish Language and Literature-51-8-
Category total-391-8-
Health Professions and Related Programs
Athletic Training/Trainer-1211---
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist-20----
Communication Sciences and Disorders, General----4-
Dietetics/Dietitian-----11
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing--0--1
Health and Medical Administrative Services, Other--7---
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other-85---0
Health/Health Care Administration/Management--15---
Health/Medical Preparatory Programs, Other----21
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist-75d----
Nursing Education-----2d
Nursing Science---0--
Physical Therapy/Therapist-40-37--
Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse/Nursing-----7d
Public Health Education and Promotion-810---
Public Health, General--5312-1d
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse-287d36d7d-0
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist-15----
Category total-615d122d56d623d
History
History, General-5417---
Public/Applied History-----1
Category total-5417--1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services
Criminal Justice/Police Science234----
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies-804d---
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services, Other-----8d
Category total21144d--8d
Legal Professions and Studies
Legal Professions and Studies, Other-18----
Category total-18----
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities
General Studies-160d----
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other-77----
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies145-----
Category total145237d----
Mathematics and Statistics
Mathematics, General-2612---
Category total-2612---
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies
Kinesiology and Exercise Science-17754d---
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies-57----
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management-607d---
Category total-29461d---
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Philosophy-4----
Category total-4----
Physical Sciences
Chemistry, General-65----
Geology/Earth Science, General-17----
Physical Sciences--12---
Physics, General-12----
Category total-9412---
Psychology
Applied Psychology-20----
Clinical Psychology---11--
Experimental Psychology-29----
Psychology, General-17117---
School Psychology--21--15
Category total-2203811-15
Public Administration and Social Service Professions
Public Administration--24--3d
Category total--24--3d
Social Sciences
Anthropology-25----
Applied Economics--5d--2d
Development Economics and International Development-0----
Economics, General-21----
Geography-7----
International Relations and Affairs-22----
Political Science and Government, General-58----
Sociology-2719---
Category total-16024d--2d
Visual and Performing Arts
Art/Art Studies, General-50----
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General-21----
Fine/Studio Arts, General--9---
Graphic Design-27----
Interior Design-24----
Music Performance, General-0---0
Music Theory and Composition-1----
Music, General-1415---
Category total-13724--0
Grand total1474,2841,10210538143
Services and Programs for Servicemembers and Veterans
Yellow Ribbon Program (officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military servicemembers, and their families
Recognized student veteran organization
Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges
Tuition policies specifically for Veterans and Servicemembers
Educational Benefits, 2017-2018
Number of students receiving benefits/assistance
Number of students receiving benefits/assistance:
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - undergraduates: 1047
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - graduates: 78
DoD Tuition Assistance Program - undergraduates: 103
DoD Tuition Assistance Program - graduates: 14
Average amount of benefits/assistance awarded through the institution
Average amount of benefits/assistance awarded through the institution:
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - undergraduates: $5,056
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - graduates: $4,726
DoD Tuition Assistance Program - undergraduates: $1,628
DoD Tuition Assistance Program - graduates: $3,533
RETENTION RATES
RETENTION RATES FOR FIRST-TIME, DEGREE/CERTIFICATE EDUCATION BENEFIT USERS PURSUING BACHELOR'S DEGREES
RETENTION RATES FOR FIRST-TIME, DEGREE/CERTIFICATE EDUCATION BENEFIT USERS PURSUING BACHELOR'S DEGREES
Full-time students: 79%
Part-time students: 40%
Retention rate is the percentage of undergraduate students who began their studies in academic year 2013-14 and returned in academic year 2014-15
2017-2018 Varsity Athletes
NCAA Division I-FBSMenWomen
All Track Combined59
Baseball41
Basketball1914
Football127
Golf107
Rifle7
Soccer3331
Softball22
Swimming and Diving34
Tennis108
Volleyball24
Institutional Accreditation
AccreditorStatusNext Review Date
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on CollegesAccredited since (01/01/1935)12/11/2025
Programmatic Accreditation
Accreditor / ProgramStatusNext Review Date
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics
Didactic Program in DieteticsAccredited since (09/01/1969)1/1/2014
Dietetics (DIET) - Coordinated Program in DieteticsPreaccredited since ((!)06/19/2013)TBD
American Psychological Association, Commission on Accreditation
Clinical Psychology (CLPSYD) - PsyD Doctoral programsAccredited since (10/26/2014)12/31/2019
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
Nursing (CNDNP) - Nursing education programs at the doctorate degree levelsAccredited since ((!)11/15/2010)09/01/2025
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levelsAccredited since (04/20/2002)12/31/2020
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levelsAccredited since (04/20/2002)12/31/2020
Council on Education for Public Health
Public Health (PHBG) - Baccalaureate and Graduate level school of public healthAccredited since (06/18/2011)12/31/2023
National Association of Schools of Art and Design, Commission on Accreditation
Art and Design (ART) - Degree-granting schools and departments and non-degree-granting programsAccredited (09/01/1996 - 08/01/2014)
National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation
Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programsAccredited (09/01/1967 - 08/01/2014)
National Association of Schools of Theatre, Commission on Accreditation
Theatre (THEA) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programsAccredited (01/01/2010 - 08/01/2014)
 No Longer Recognized  National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schoolsAccredited since (01/01/1954)12/31/2013
Internship/Residency
Accreditor / Program / DepartmentStatusNext Review Date
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics
Dietetics (DIETI) - Dietetic InternshipAccredited since (01/27/2017)06/30/2024
Dietetics (DIETI) - Dietetic InternshipPreaccredited (06/19/2013 - 01/27/2017)
American Psychological Association, Commission on Accreditation
Professional Psychology (IPSY) - Predoctoral internship programsAccredited since (03/24/2017)12/31/2024
  • (!) Estimated date
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2016 Crime Statistics
Arrests - On-Campus201420152016
Illegal weapons possession115
Drug law violations685764
Liquor law violations855552
Arrests - On-Campus Residence Halls !201420152016
Illegal weapons possession114
Drug law violations624452
Liquor law violations443834
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus201420152016
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter000
Negligent manslaughter000
Rape443
Fondling100
Incest000
Statutory rape000
Robbery130
Aggravated assault011
Burglary851
Motor vehicle theft034
Arson000
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus Residence Halls !201420152016
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter000
Negligent manslaughter000
Rape422
Fondling100
Incest000
Statutory rape000
Robbery020
Aggravated assault000
Burglary650
Motor vehicle theft000
Arson000
  • (!) Residence Halls are a subset of On-Campus statistics
  • The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here.
  • These data do not include incidents that: (a) took place off campus on public property immediately adjacent to and accessible from the Campus; (b) took place on a noncampus building or property owned or controlled by a student organization that is officially recognized by the institution; or (c) incidents at buildings/property owned or controlled by an institution but is not contiguous to the institution. For further information, see http://ope.ed.gov/security.
Three-year Official Cohort Default Rates
Fiscal Year201520142013
Default rate6.4%7.2%6.8%
Number in default351361336
Number in repayment5,4644,9524,913
Aid Programs
  • Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan)