Savannah State University

1,118 reviews
  1. Savannah, GA
  2. 4 Year
C
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    C+
  2. Value
    C
  3. Diversity
    B
  4. Campus
    B
  5. Athletics
    B
  6. Party Scene
    A
  7. Professors
    B
  8. Location
    B+
  9. Dorms
    B-
  10. Campus Food
    B
  11. Student Life
    B+
  12. Safety
    C+
Savannah State University is ...
Public, HBCU
Athletic Division
NCAA Division I-AA
Athletic Conference
Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference
Address
3219 College Street
Savannah, GA 31404

Savannah State University Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Admissions

Acceptance Rate
78%
SAT Range
770-920
ACT Range
16-19
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Required
High School GPA
Required

Cost

Net Price
$9,894/ year
National
$15,431

Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.

Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $9,211/ year
  • $30-48k
    $10,168/ year
  • $49-75k
    $12,959/ year
  • $76-110k
    $14,271/ year
  • $110k+
    $14,696/ year

Academics

Professors
B
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
20:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
69%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.87 responses
63%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.83 responses
62%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.82 responses

Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
4,196Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
7%
Pell Grant
78%
Varsity Athletes
6%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 51 responses
Report
  • Turnup!
    43%
  • Chill.
    25%
  • Determined
    24%
  • Helpful
    8%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
Data not available
Poll
51%
of students say that Greek life is pretty big.102 responses
Poll
59%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life.123 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 61 responses
Report
  • We can get anywhere from here.
    56%
  • Not the best but its all in what you make of it.
    16%
  • Illustrious
    15%
  • Tell them we are Rising.
    7%
  • Exceeds beyond the expectations
    3%
  • Needs improvement
    3%

After Savannah State University

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$30,800/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
28%
National
47%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
89%
National
83%
86%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.66 responses

Reviews

1,118 reviews
  • Excellent
    122
  • Very Good
    353
  • Average
    498
  • Poor
    94
  • Terrible
    51
You Can Live Here! Pros:
Close to campus
Student discounts offered
Near the Beach
Near Major Employers i.e. Taco Bell, Target, Wal-Mart,Krogers

Cons:
Far from shopping mall
Near local Elementary and High schools (Traffic)

The housing office here are proactive in helping you find housing off campus. Many of the people located are campus allow you to rent rooms in their houses.

Rent normally runs about $650-685/month
The landlords are really understanding of the rising cost of school and often offer discounts to students. The discounts can range from $50 to $100/month.
  • College Sophomore
  • Aug 22 2012
We have the Union, King Frazier and tiger express to eat from. While there are only 3 places the variety you get from each are amazing. However as the year goes on you have to keep going to different places at different times because it can be repetitive. Each one is equidistant from each other so none are farther than the other and everything cost the same unless you decide to go above your meal plan which is where the dining dollars come in place. They are a god send. On a Thursday night when you hungry and you already used your swipes for the day they are just wonderful!
  • College Sophomore
  • June 17 2014
There are a variety of different opportunities that are presented at Savannah State University, such as holiday events, concerts, Greek life, sports, fashion and talent show and so much more. Savannah State even gives student the luxury to introduce opportunity to their peers and the community themselves. Although, there are an abundance of amazing positive aspects of SSU, like any other college, there are also contras. Some may agree that it is very difficult to obtain help from certain officials on campus; such as the financial aid office, the cashier's office and even some advisory officials. Also Savannah State University is a popular diverse HBCU, which is located in the middle of a low income, high crime rate community, which could definitely entice a major concern amongst the students and campus.
  • Sophomore
  • 2 months ago