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Prospective Students



The University's mission is to graduate students prepared to perform at higher levels of economic productivity, social responsibility, and excellence in their chosen fields of endeavor in a changing global community. The educational goal is realized through program offerings in the College of Business Administration, the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, College of Sciences and Technology, and College of Education, which lead to baccalaureate and master's degrees.


College of Business Administration

Accounting | Computer Information Systems, Logistics & Supply Chain | Business Management | Business Marketing


College of Education

Biology Education (grades 6-12) | Engineering Technology Education (grades P-12) | Mathematics Education (grades 6-12) | Middle Grades English Language Arts and Social Studies (grades 4-8) | Middle Grades Mathematics and Science (grades 4-8) | Interdisciplinary Studies


College of Libral Arts and Science

English Language & Literature | Homeland Security and Emergency Management | Mass Communication | Fine Arts in Visual and Performing Arts - Music Performance | Criminal Justice | Political Science | Sociology | Behavior Analysis | Social Work


College of Sciences and Technology

Biology | Chemistry | Civil Engineering Technology | Computer Science Technology | omputer Science Technology -Cybersecurity | Electronics Engineering | Forensic Science | Marience Sciences | Mathematics | Mechanical Engineering Techology

Every day at Savannah State University is filled with new challenges that will inspire your dreams and nurture your goals as you develop personally and academically in a stimulating environment. Your explorations will equip you with the preparation and experience to help you succeed in any endeavor that you choose. 


It all starts with the application, so it’s important to choose the right one for you. Explore below to learn more about each type of application we offer.

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Adult Students

Admission Checklist


Create a login and start your official application to Savannah State University.


Submit supplemental documents to complete your application. 


Check the status of your completed Admission application.


The best way to experience the Savannah State University is to visit our beautiful campus for yourself.


Fill out and file essential Financial Aid documents; be sure to list list our School Code 001590.


Learn more about University housing and residence life.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is Savannah State University an HBCU?

Savannah State University is Georgia’s Oldest Public HBCU.

What GPA is required for admission to Savannah State?

The Office of Admissions considers the following when evaluating students for admission to Savannah State University. A suitable GPA of least a 2.0 weighted high school grade point average and a minimum test requirement of a 480 SAT I EBRW score (ACT 17) and a 440 SAT I math score (ACT 17) and earn a Freshmen Index (FI) of at least 1940.

How do I send my high school transcript?

Savannah State University accepts mailed, faxed, emailed, or e-transcripts that come directly from the high school. To process transcripts, we will recalculate your GPA based on the Required High School Curriculum, so it may appear lower than your originally anticipated GPA.

How do I send my high school SAT/ACT Scores?

(SAT Code: 5609 / ACT code: 0858). If you submit scores and then take the test again, you may submit the new scores for us to review. We will reassess your file and make a new decision based on the updated scores. Writing scores are not required for the ACT or SAT. We “super-score” ACT or SAT exams; we consider the highest score from a single test.

How can I request more information?

Want to know more about what Savannah State University has to offer? Click here to request more information.

Who are famous Savannah State Alumni?

African-American scholar and jazz historian Charles Elmore, former Vice President for diversity and inclusion – Toyota Motor Inc Jerome Miller, nationally-known civil rights leader and preservationist W.W. Law, Deputy CSO, Mastercard and Board Member Alissa Abdullah, Flight instructor for the World War II Tuskegee Airmen James E. Wright, former anchor/reporter for WSB-TV JaQuitta Williams, National Football League official and umpire Roy Ellison, Former NFL player Troy Hambrick, three-time Superbowl Champion Shannon Sharpe, former professional wrestler Ernest "The Cat" Miller, former WNBA assistant coach Jessie Kenlaw, comedian and community leader Red Grant, Comedian/Actor Tone Bell, and many more!

Take Control of Your Future with Savannah State University.

Savannah State University

3219 College Street

Savannah, GA 31404

Phone: (912) 358-4162

Office of Admissions and Recruitment

3219 College Street
P.O. Box 20209
Savannah, GA 31404

Phone: (912) 358-4338

Office of Graduate Administration

The Office of Graduate Studies
305 Fahm Street

Savannah, GA 31401

Phone: 912-358-3393

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