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Admissions Deadlines

Admission Application Deadlines
These dates are for priority consideration. Applications will be available after these dates.
Fall 2019 – August 1, 2019
Spring 2020 – December 1, 2019
Summer 2020 – April 1, 2020
Fall 2020 – August 1, 2020

Scholarship Application Deadlines
Fall 2020
– Priority Freshmen – November 1, 2019
– Final Freshmen – February 1, 2020
– Priority Transfers – February 1, 2020
– Final Transfers – May 1, 2020

Financial Aid & FAFSA
Spring/Summer 2020
– Use the 2019-20 FAFSA
Fall 2020
– FAFSA Priority – February 1, 2020
– Use the 2020-21 FAFSA (Available October 1, 2019)

University Housing
Fall 2020
– Available – November 1, 2019
– Priority – March 1, 2020 Statesboro Campus
– Priority – April 1, 2020 Armstrong Campus
– No deadline, but assigned based on application complete date


May 1 National Candidates Reply Date

Georgia Southern University follows the National Association for College Admission Counseling’s Statement of Principles of Good Practice. This includes the May 1 National Candidates Reply Date. New students admitted for a fall semester have until May 1st to accept their offer of admission. This includes committing to the summer Eagle Incentive Program. Georgia Southern does not require an enrollment deposit. Commitment is gauged by registration for SOAR (orientation) and on-campus housing.

  • SOAR: SOAR registration opens annually on February 1st. There is no penalty for waiting until after May 1st to sign up for SOAR; however, sessions fill on a first-come, first-serve basis. Please carefully review the refund policy when you complete your registration.
  • On-Campus Housing: The On-Campus Housing application opens annually on November 1st. There is no penalty for waiting until after May 1st to apply for housing; however, rooms are assigned on a first-come, first-serve basis. Please carefully review the refund policy when you complete your application.

Last updated: 9/10/2019