2024 Comprehensive Report on Rankings, Costs, Graduation Rate and More

$9,874

Net Price

%

Admitted

%

Enrolled

24%

Graduation Rate

18/1

Student / Faculty

University Detail

Savannah State University

is a public, four or more years institution with a total student enrollment of 3,385. In 2021, there were 81 psychology and social work graduates. This institution ranks #44 in Georgia and ranks #1390 in the U.S. for schools that offer psychology degree programs.

Psychology Degrees Offered

Bachelor, Master

Psychology Graduates

81

Total Enrollment

3,385

Type

Public, Four or more years

Institution Accreditation

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Ranking for Savannah State University

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#44

Georgia Rank

Combining ranking factors for 46 schools that offer psychology degrees in Georgia, Savannah State University ranks #44.

#1390

U.S. Rank

Combining ranking factors for 1,438 schools that offer psychology degrees in the U.S., Savannah State University ranks #1390.

Psychology Programs Offered

For psychology degrees, Savannah State University offers Developmental Psychology, Research Psychology and Social Work at the bachelor level. At the master level, the university offers Social Work.

In the table below, see the programs offered and the number of graduates in each program.

Psychology Graduates in 2021BSMA
Developmental Psychology18
Research Psychology18
Social Work1530
Total Graduates5130
US Department of Education

Admission, Enrollment, Graduation

In the fall of 2021, 0 students applied to the Savannah State University. The university admitted % and % of those who were admitted also enrolled.

By comparison, the average number of applicants for Georgia universities is 7,200. On average, all Georgia institutions admit 71% and 31% of those who were admitted end up enrolling into the institution.

The percentage of Savannah State University students who return after their first year to begin their second year is 65%. Compared to all Georgia four or more years colleges, the percentage is 67%.

The overall graduation rate for Savannah State University is 24%, compared to 45% for all Georgia universities, while the number of students who transferred out of the program is 177%.

  • Credits Accepted: Advanced placement (AP) credits

Compare SSU to Georgia Four or more years Colleges
Offering Psychology Degrees

Compare admission, acceptance, retention and graduation rates of Savannah State University to the average of all Georgia four or more years schools that offer psychology degrees.

Why it Matters

Compare Admission and Enrollment

Low admission rates and high enrollment rates denote not only how selective a school is, but also how in-demand the school is. High graduation rates show the overall success of an institution.

SSU

0

Applicants

%

Percent Admitted

%

Percent Enrolled

65%

1st Time Student Retention Rate

24%

Graduation Rate

GA Colleges

7,200

Applicants

71%

Percent Admitted

31%

Percent Enrolled

67%

1st Time Student Retention Rate

45%

Graduation Rate

Student & Faculty Information

In the fall of 2021, there were 153 or 75% full-time instructional or research faculty members of all faculty and there were 51 or 25% part-time faculty members employed at Savannah State University. The number of full-time instructional faculty was 153 or 75%.

Part-time teachers are paid less and cost less, so any organization with a disproportionate number of part-time teachers can invest money in more important areas. However, as part-time teachers, participants can work full-time in their profession and bring experience to the classroom.

Why it Matters

Compare Faculty Numbers

Low student faculty ratios and high full-time instructional percentages indicate that institutions focus their investments in areas that matter most to students.

SSU

18 / 1

Student Faculty Ratio

75%

Percent Full-Time

25%

Percent Part-Time

75%

Percent Full-Time Instructional

GA Colleges

15 / 1

Student Faculty Ratio

59%

Percent Full-Time

41%

Percent Part-Time

56%

Percent Full-Time Instructional

Tuition and Student Expenses

For the 2021-2022 academic year at Savannah State University the average cost of undergraduate tuition is $4,064, and the average cost for books and supplies is $1,600.

For graduate students, the average cost for tuition is $3,588 and the average cost for graduate fees is $1,838.

In the table below, find the average total expenses to attend Savannah State University in 2021-2022 including tuition, room, board and living expenses for both undergraduate and graduate students.

Note that the average total expenses do not include financial aid, grants, loans or scholarships. You can find the average financial aid and net price data in the sections below.

Expenses for Savannah State University2021-2022
On Campus Room & Board$7,762
On-Campus Living Expenses$2,150
Total Living Expenses$9,912
Tuition for In-State, Undergraduate$4,064
Books and Supplies, Undergraduate$1,600
Total Undergraduate Expenses$15,576
In-State, Graduate Tuition$3,588
In-State, Graduate Fees$1,838
Total Graduate Expenses$5,426
US Department of Education

Net Price

Average Net Price

The average net price to attend Savannah State University is $9,874. Average net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board, living costs, books, supplies together and then subtracting the average financial (grants, scholarships and loans) for federal financial aid recipients.

In other words, the average net price is the average amount students pay to attend this university for one year.

Average net price is calculated from the most recent data supplied by each institution to the US Department of Education and is found by subtracting the average amount of federal, state/local government, or institutional grant or scholarship aid from the total cost of attendance. The 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.

Net Price by Family Income

Depending on the federal, state, or institutional grant aid available, the table below shows the average amount students pay to attend Savannah State University presented by family income bracket.

Students may pay more or less depending on their individual circumstances; however, these are the average costs as tracked by the university and reported to the U.S. Department of Education.

Average Net Price by Income2020-20212021-2022
$0 – $30,000$8,720$8,969
$30,001 – $48,000$9,599$9,754
$48,001 – $75,000$12,528$12,736
$75,001 – $110,000$14,212$13,645
$110,001 and more$14,509$14,118
US Department of Education

Compare Savannah State University to all Georgia universitas that offer psychology degrees for the cost to attend, average financial aid, percent of students receiving aid and the average net price to attend.

For program ranking, we see a lower overall cost of tuition and cost of living expenses minus the average financial aid a student may receive as the ranking factor student may want to consider.

Why it Matters

Compare Average Cost to Attend and Net Price

Low student faculty ratios and high full-time instructional professors indicates to us institutions that focus their investments in areas that matter most: the education of students by the best instructors possible.

SSU

$15,576

Cost to Attend

$8,624

Average Financial Aid

99%

Percent Receiving Aid

$9,874

Net Price

GA Colleges

$30,998

Cost to Attend

$11,386

Average Financial Aid

94%

Percent Receiving Aid

$16,322

Average Net Price

Financial Aid

The number of beginning students who enter postsecondary education for the first time and receive financial aid is 688 or 99%.

The number of undergraduate students who receive a grant or scholarship is 2,890 and the average amount of their grant or scholarship is $8,624.

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid# Receiving AidAverage Aid Received
Grant or Scholarship Aid2,890$8,624
Pell Grants2,166$5,392
Federal Student Loans2,289$6,412
US Department of Education

Below, compare the financial aid students receive at the Savannah State University to all schools across the United States that offer psychology degrees.

We see higher percentages of those receiving aid and the percent that aid covers the net price of education as an indicator of the strength of the institution.

Why it Matters

Compare Financial Aid

Financial Aid can make the difference between being able to afford college or being priced out of college. Many students may find college far more affordable than they could imagine, when accounting for the various kinds of financial aid available.

SSU

2,890

Grant or Scholarship Aid

39%

Grants or Scholarships

2,166

Number of Pell Grants

29%

Pell Grants

2,289

Federal Student Loans

31%

Federal Student Loans

GA Colleges

5,172

Grant or Scholarship Aid

53%

Grants or Scholarships

2,296

Number of Pell Grants

24%

Pell Grants

2,285

Federal Student Loans

23%

Federal Student Loans

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