Georgia Southern University

GaSou Demographics & Diversity Report

Is GaSou really diverse? College Factual's <nil> diversity report reveals the truth and stats about diversity at GaSou. We analyzed racial demographics, gender ratios, student age ranges, and more.

GaSou Student Population

How Many Students Attend Georgia Southern University?

GaSou total enrollment is approximately 26,949 students. 19,453 are undergraduates and 1,400 are graduate students.

GaSou Undergraduate Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Undergraduates

The full-time GaSou undergraduate population is made up of 58% women, and 42% men.


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GaSou Racial/Ethnic Breakdown of Undergraduates

Race/Ethnicity Number
White 11,299
Black or African American 5,116
Hispanic 1,416
Multi-Ethnic 784
Asian 405
International 251
Unknown 86
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 30

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GaSou Graduate Student Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Graduate Students

About 73% of full-time grad students are women, and 27% men.


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GaSou Racial-Ethnic Breakdown of Graduate Students

Race/Ethnicity Number
White 848
Black or African American 281
International 110
Hispanic 67
Multi-Ethnic 57
Asian 30
Unknown 5
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0

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Racial/Ethnic Diversity

39% Racial-Ethnic Minorities *

GaSou Racial Demographics:

Race/Ethnicity Number
White 15,758
Black or African American 7,011
Hispanic 1,866
Multi-Ethnic 1,012
Asian 602
International 411
Unknown 156
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 41

High Racial/Ethnic Diversity Among Faculty

Georgia Southern University Faculty Racial/Ethnic Demographics:

Ethnicity Number of Faculty
White 1,953
Black or African American 672
Asian 99
Multi-Ethnic 24
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 2
Hispanic 0
International 0
Unknown 0

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GaSou Male/Female Diversity

More Female Students
This school is more popular with women than with men.


There are approximately 16,046 female students and 10,903 male students at GaSou.

Even Balance of Male & Female Teachers

Reporting of the gender of GaSou is unknown or unavailable.

Faculty Gender Ratio  93.20 out of 100.
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There are more female teachers than male teachers at this school.


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There are approximately 1,531 female teachers and 1,336 male teachers.

Average Geographic Diversity

4.72% Out of State
1.69% Out of the Country

GaSou ranks 1,274 out of 2,183 when it comes to geographic diversity.

4.72% of GaSou students come from out of state, and 1.69% come from out of the country.

Student Location Diversity  41 out of 100.
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The undergraduate student body is split among 28 states (may include Washington D.C.). Click on the map for more detail.


Top 5 States

State Amount
Georgia 3,371
Florida 54
South Carolina 23
New Jersey 10
Virginia 8

International Students at GaSou

Students from 73 countries are represented at this school, with the majority of the international students coming from Nigeria, Honduras, and Bangladesh.

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High Student Age Diversity

High Student Age Diversity
62.53% Traditional College Age
The age diversity score this school received indicates it is doing a good job attracting students of all ages.

Student Age Diversity  72.01 out of 100.
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A traditional college student is defined as being between the ages of 18-21. At GaSou, 62.53% of students fall into that category, compared to the national average of 60%.

Student Age Group Amount
20-21 6,468
18-19 6,299
22-24 4,064
25-29 1,508
35 and over 1,057
30-34 666
Under 18 0

Notes and References


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.


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