Milledgeville, GA
Tuition (in-state)
$26,082 ($8,618)
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4 College Freshman

Athletics: GCSU has a great Wellness Center

College Senior

Athletics: I am not big on sports. The most that I will do is go to our recreation building to workout for personal purposes.

4 College Sophomore

Athletics: The athletics program is one of the many programs that bring the student body together. athletic events give students a chance to indulge in their favorite sports while socializing, and giving themselves a break from the stressful side of college life. The sports at my school are great. the football program needs work, but the many other teams are doing just fine. there are more than enough avenues available to get tickets, and to get to said games and events.

5 College Senior

Athletics: We have a really great athletic facility. State of the art.

4 College Junior

Athletics: Athletics are important, and basketball seems to be the most popular.


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  • 51st
    Best Intramural Sports
  • 1114th
    Most Active Varsity Sports

Student Author OverviewWhat's This?

Laura Thomas
Canton, GA
Business Management
Grad Year
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Athletics at Georgia College and State University is definitely on the rise. Basketball and baseball are by far the most popular sports, but there is plenty of Bobcat pride in all of the other sports, as well. The Thunder Crew helps to boost school spirit through tailgating before home games.

Georgia College also offers intramural sports for those who may not be ready or have the time for college sports. The facilities are constantly being improved and are sure to meet your demands. A major advantage for students is that for every home event you can get in for free with your Bobcat ID. If you decide to be involved in Greek life, each sorority and fraternity has its own intramural team, as well.

Facts & Statistics

Athletic Association
Athletic Division
NCAA Division II (without football)
Athletic Conferences
Football: N/A
Basketball: Peach Belt Conference
School Colors
Blue and green
School Nickname
Men Playing Varsity Sports
84 - 4%
Women Playing Varsity Sports
76 - 2%
Men's Varsity Sports
  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Cross country
  • Golf
  • Tennis
Women's Varsity Sports
  • Basketball
  • Cross country
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Tennis
Club Sports
  • Lacrosse
  • Racquetball
  • Soccer
  • Swimming
  • Swing dancing
  • Ultimate Frisbee
  • Wakeboard
  • Basketball
  • Dodgeball
  • Flag football
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Ultimate Frisbee
Athletic Fields & Facilities
  • Bobcat Field
  • Centennial Center
  • Centennial Center Tennis Complex
  • John Kurtz Field
  • The Peeler Complex
  • West Campus Cross Country Course
Most Popular Sports
Baseball and basketball are the most popular sports at Georgia College-although the soccer, golf, and tennis teams are very successful, as well.
Most Overlooked Teams
The Georgia College cross country team often does not get as much recognition as it should. The course on campus has both 5K and 8K options, and in 2008, it was the host of the Peach Belt Conference Championships.
School Spirit
Although GCSU may not have the overwhelming school spirit of larger schools, there is clearly Bobcat pride. Before basketball and baseball games, there is usually a tailgate where students can get together before the game.
Getting Tickets
You can buy tickets to any of the sporting events at the actual event, but students get in free with their Bobcat ID.
Best Place to Take a Walk
Daily, you will find students walking around "The Pit," which is the small park between the dorms and the Bellamy Apartments. Students also walk/run around campus and the downtown area.
Did You Know?
The Venture Out program on campus provides students an opportunity to go skydiving, caving, white water rafting, camping, hiking, and tree climbing!

Student Polls

How would you describe the athletic facilities?    Based on 51 responses

  • 8% The athletic facilities are relatively subpar for the demands.
  • 16% The athletic facilities are good for athletes, but only mediocre for the average students.
  • 61% Sports are important, and the quality of facilities shows that-for both athletes and non-athletes.
  • 16% The athletic facilities are some of the best in the country.

How popular are intramurals and club sports?    Based on 51 responses

  • 0% Almost no one participates in them.
  • 20% Some people participate in them, but they aren't a big part of campus life.
  • 16% They are overshadowed by varsity sports, but still a big part of campus life.
  • 65% They are just as popular as varsity sports (or even more so).

How popular are varsity sports on campus?    Based on 51 responses

  • 8% No one pays attention to varsity sports.
  • 63% Varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life.
  • 25% Varsity sports are a big part of campus life.
  • 4% Almost everything on campus revolves around them.
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