Savannah State University

Public, Four-years School Located in Savannah, GA

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How much is the Savannah State tuition? For the academic year 2023-2024, Savannah State's tuition & fees is $5,498 for Georgia residents and $16,218 for out-of-state students.
With indirect costs not billed by school, such as room & boards and personal living expenses, the total cost of attendance for one academic year is $17,435 for Georgia residents and $28,155 for out-of-state students when a student lives on-campus.

Savannah State Tuition & Expenses

2022-2023 Rate
Georgia Residents Tuition & Fees$5,498
Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$16,218
Books & Supplies Costs$1,600
On-campus Room & Board$9,620
On-campus Expenses$717
Off-campus Room & Board$7,762
Off-campus Expenses$2,450
2023-2024 Projection
Georgia Residents Tuition & Fees$5,902
Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$11,079

How Much Does it Cost to Go to Savannah State for 4 Years?

For the class of 2027, who entering colleges in 2023, the 4 years tuition & fees is $64,862 at Savannah State. The estimated tuition rate is based on the changes over last 5 years. With room & board, books, and other personal expenses, the estimated 4 years costs of attendance is $110,836. After receiving financial aid including grants, scholarships, and/or student loans, the 4 years COA is down to $65,935.
The following table computes the 4 years tuition and COA by class of year.
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2023-24)$16,217$26,997$15,771
Sophomore (2024-25)$16,216$27,458$16,233
Junior (2025-26)$16,215$27,939$16,715
Senior (2026-27)$16,214$28,441$17,217
4 Years Total$64,862$110,836$65,935
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2024-25)$16,216$27,458$16,233
Sophomore (2025-26)$16,215$27,939$16,715
Junior (2026-27)$16,214$28,441$17,217
Senior (2027-28)$16,213$28,964$17,741
4 Years Total$64,858$112,804$67,905
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2025-26)$16,215$27,939$16,715
Sophomore (2026-27)$16,214$28,441$17,217
Junior (2027-28)$16,213$28,964$17,741
Senior (2028-29)$16,212$29,510$18,287
4 Years Total$64,854$114,855$69,960
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2026-27)$16,214$28,441$17,217
Sophomore (2027-28)$16,213$28,964$17,741
Junior (2028-29)$16,212$29,510$18,287
Senior (2029-30)$16,211$30,079$18,857
4 Years Total$64,850$116,995$72,103
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2027-28)$16,213$28,964$17,741
Sophomore (2028-29)$16,212$29,510$18,287
Junior (2029-30)$16,211$30,079$18,857
Senior (2030-31)$16,210$30,673$19,452
4 Years Total$64,846$119,227$74,337

Average Tuition By School Type and Comparison

Compared to four-years schools nationwide, Savannah State' tuition is slightly higher than the average tuition of $12,960. Compared to public, four-years colleges in Georgia, its tuition is higher than the average tuition of $10,033.
In-StateOut-of-State
Savannah State University$5,498$16,218
U.S. Four-years Colleges$18,672
Public Schools$7,199$12,960
Private Schools$20,937
Georgia Four-years Colleges$15,800
Public Schools$5,352$10,033
Private Schools$19,537

Compare Similar School's Tuition

The next table compares the tuition & fees between Savannah State and similar schools. The similar colleges are selected by school type & level (public, four-years), ranking, and comparison frequency by our users. The comparison is based on 2022-2023 tuition rate.
LocationIn-StateOut-of-State
Savannah State UniversitySavannah, GA$5,498$16,218
Western New Mexico UniversitySilver City, NM$7,868$14,354
California State University-StanislausTurlock, CA$7,826$19,706
Longwood UniversityFarmville, VA$15,200$27,410
Florida Gulf Coast UniversityFort Myers, FL$6,118$25,162
Fitchburg State UniversityFitchburg, MA$11,046$17,126
Mississippi Valley State UniversityItta Bena, MS$7,414$7,912
Chadron State CollegeChadron, NE$7,354$8,078
Texas A&M University-TexarkanaTexarkana, TX$7,930$20,947
Texas A&M University-Central TexasKilleen, TX$6,627$16,419
Concord UniversityAthens, WV$9,700$20,600

Financial Aid and COA

At Savannah State University, 3,136 students (100%) received grant or scholarship from the federal government, state or local government, the institution, and other sources. The average amount of grant/scholarship received is $11,227.
After receiving financial aid, the cost of attendance (COA) at Savannah State is $16,928 for students living on-campus and $16,803 for students living off-campus.
For beginning students (i.e. first-time freshmen), 752 students received any type of financial aid including grants/scholarship and student loans. The average amount of grant/scholarship for the first-time students is $12,687 and the average amount of student loans is $6,433.
The financial aid data is based on 2021-2022 statistics from IPEDS.
Georgia ResidentsOut-of-State
COA (on-campus)$17,435$28,155
COA (off-campus)$17,310$28,030
Tuition & Fees$5,498$16,218
Indirect Costs (on-campus)$11,937$11,937
Indirect Costs (off-campus)$11,812$11,812
COA (on-campus) after Receiving Aid$6,208$16,928
COA (off-campus) after Receiving Aid$6,083$16,803
Average Financial Aid$11,227$11,227
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Grant or Scholarship3,136100%$11,227
Pell Grants1,99663%$5,552
Federal Student Loan1,99863%$6,283
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Any Financial Aid752100%-
Grants or Scholarships752100%$12,687
Federal Grants752100%$9,052
Pell Grants59379%$5,741
Other Federal Grants751100%$4,530
State/Local Grants23932%$4,650
Institutional Grants17223%$9,434
Student Loan Aid58177%$6,433
Federal Student Loans57476%$5,755
Other Student Loans638%$6,890
Income LevelNumber of StudentsNumber of Students AwardedAverage Amount Aid Awarded
All level570537$7,361
0-30,000300299$8,222
30,001-48,000142141$8,248
48,001-75,0008175$5,444
75,001-110,0002611$2,136
110,001 or more2111$2,920

Student Population

Savannah State University has a total of 2,945 students including 2,740 undergraduate and 205 graduate students. By gender, there are 1,268 male students and 2,117 female students attending Savannah State. The school offers online degree programs and 374 students enrolled online exclusively (12.70% of all students).
TotalMaleFemale
Total3,385 1,2682,117
Undergraduate3,138 1,1901,948
Graduate247 78169

Directory & Academic Information

Directory Information
Address3219 College Street, Savannah, GA
Phone912-675-6265
WEBwww.savannahstate.edu/
Degree & Programs
DegreeUndergraduate, Graduate
Program Offered42 Programs
Graduate Program Offered5 Graduate Programs
Academic Stats
Student Population2,945
Graduation Rate28%
Transfer-out Rate37%
Retention Rate68% (Full-time), 17% (Part-time)
Students to Faculty Ratio Rate21 to 1
Faculty & Staffs
Number of Faculties154 (Full-time), 48 (Part-time)
Number of Staffs452 (Full-time), 61 (Part-time)
Average Faculty Salary$64,491
Average Staff Salary$47,554