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Georgia Southwestern State University (GSW) is a world class four-year institution that offers a variety of undergraduate and graduate degrees. Located on 250 scenic acres in historic Americus, Georgia, our campus is full of culture, history, passion and prestige.

Since 1906, GSW has provided an elevated educational experience for individuals all across Georgia, from each corner of the US, and from countries around the world. That diversity means our students engage with people from all walks of life who are ready to earn their way forward. Our small class sizes foster an emphasis on faculty and student interaction, and our administration and staff prioritize academic success and a spirited college experience.

Georgia Southwestern students understand that a degree isn’t given, it’s earned – and they know it doesn’t have to come with years of debt. Ranked as one of the most affordable colleges in the nation, Georgia Southwestern is committed to serving the needs of southwest Georgia and beyond with undergraduate programs, postgraduate programs, educational programs for high school students, and programs for technical and professional graduates.

GSW has just under 3,000 residential, commuter and online students enrolled in undergraduate and graduate programs. The University offers 40 undergraduate degrees in arts and sciences, business and computing, and education and nursing; graduate degrees in English, education, business administration, computer science, nursing; plus a specialist program in education and pre-professional programs in law, medicine, dentistry, veterinary medicine, and various allied health-care professions.

The GSW Hurricanes compete for the NCAA’s Division II Peach Belt Conference, and include athletic teams in basketball, baseball, softball, golf, soccer, tennis, and cross country.

The University’s mission promotes a holistic learning environment for its student body and strong community involvement for students, faculty and staff.

The University System of Georgia 

Georgia Southwestern State University is a member of The University System of Georgia.

The University System of Georgia (USG) is the organizational body that includes 35 public institutions of higher learning in Georgia. The System is governed by the Georgia Board of Regents. It sets goals and dictates general policy to educational institutions as well as administering Public Library Service of the state which includes 58 public library systems. The USG also dispenses public funds (allocated by the state's legislature) to the institutions but not the lottery-funded HOPE Scholarship. The USG is the fourth largest university system in the United States by total student enrollment, with 311,442 students in 35 public institutions. The three larger systems are the University System of Ohio, State University of New York, and California State University. 

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