Georgia Southern University is a distinctive blend of southern charm and uncompromising academics. We are a Carnegie Doctoral/R2 institution focused on public interest research, serving approximately 26,000 students across three beautiful oak-clad campuses in Statesboro, Savannah, Hinesville, and through a growing online program. Georgia Southern encourages community collaboration, world-class scholarship,s, and hands-on learning opportunities in its associate, bachelor, master, and doctoral offerings.
A rural school that taught modern agricultural production techniques and domestic skills, MyGeorgiaSouthern University was founded in 1906. Armstrong’s Savannah campus was founded in 1935 as Armstrong Junior College for local youth who could not afford college outside their homes.
Fort Stewart, the largest military base east of the Mississippi, is located near the Liberty Center Hinesville, which was opened in 1998 to serve military personnel and their families. The three campuses merged in 2018 when Armstrong State University and Georgia Southern University merged.
The “new” Georgia Southern University maintains a passion for serving its neighbors while preparing students for lifelong service as responsible scholars, leaders and administrators of their communities.
More than 140 undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral programs are offered in the university’s eight faculties including the Allen E. Paulson College of Engineering and Computing, College of Arts and Humanities, College of Social and Behavioral Sciences, College of Education, College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics, Jack N. Averitt College of Graduate Studies, Jiann-Ping Hsu College of Public Health, Parker College of Business, and Waters College of Health Professions.
In addition to engaging students at all levels, our research and teaching centers cover a wide range of disciplines and specializations, such as rural health, international studies, public relations, engineering, teacher training, rehabilitation technologies, water policy, and biostatistics.
Georgia Southern University is recognized across the country for its academic expertise, value, and student experience. All of our rankings are available at https://news.georgiasouthern.edu/points-of-pride.Georgia Southern has an annual economic impact of over $1 billion in South Georgia.