Rankings & Recognition

Rankings and Recognition 2013

  • Georgia Southern University’s online Bachelor of Information Technology has been ranked as one of the top twenty “best buys” in the country by the education web site GetEducated.com
  • For the second year in a row, Georgia Southern University has been ranked one of the top 10 most popular universities in the nation by U.S. News and World Report. Georgia Southern tied with Yale for the number seven spot on the 2012 list.
  • Georgia Southern has been named one of America’s Best Colleges by Forbes magazine, whose ranking includes the top 20 percent of colleges and universities based on the “student’s point of view.”
  • Georgia Southern’s College of Business Administration has been named one of the best business schools in the country by The Princeton Review. The publication recognized Georgia Southern in The Best 294 Business Schools.
  • Georgia Southern’s online Master of Science in computer science has been ranked as one of the top 10 “best buys” in the country by the education Web site GetEducated.com, a consumer group that rates, ranks and verifies the cost and credibility of online colleges and online universities.
  • Georgia Southern was named one of the most military friendly universities in the country in Military Advanced Education’s 2012 Guide to Military-Friendly Colleges and Universities. Georgia Southern was featured in the December 2011 issue of the publication.
  • Georgia Southern’s Master of Science in Nursing – Family Nurse Practitioner program has been ranked in the top 20 nationally by U.S. News & World Report . The program also secured top honors among all colleges and universities in Georgia – both public and private.
  • Georgia Southern’s online graduate programs in business, education, information technology and nursing have been ranked among the nation’s best in the first-ever edition of Top Online Education Program rankings by U.S. News & World Report.
  • Georgia Southern has been ranked fourth in the nation for graduating African-Americans majoring in the physical sciences by Diverse: Issues in Higher Education.
  • The University was honored as being one of the most military friendly in the country by Military Advanced Education magazine’s 2012 Guide to Military-Friendly Colleges and Universities.
  • Georgia Southern University’s online degree programs in business, education, IT and nursing ranked among the nation’s best in U.S. News & World Report’s Top Online Education Programs.
  • The Department of Geology and Geography has been named one of the Top 100 Geoscience Programs in the country by the American Geological Institute
  • In 2011, Georgia Southern University was named one of the nation’s top eco-friendly campuses by the Princeton Review and the U.S. Green Building Council.
  • Georgia Southern University is recognized as one of America’s Best Colleges by U.S. News & World Report.
  • Georgia Southern’s nursing and business programs are recognized in the most recent issue of America’s Best Graduate Schools by U.S. News & World Report.
  • The School of Nursing is ranked in the Top 80 nationally by U.S. News & World Report’s Best Graduate Schools
  • Georgia Southern’s MBA was ranked one of the top Part-Time MBA programs in the country by U.S. News & World Report’s Best Graduate Schools.
  • Georgia Southern was recognized by Forbes as being one of America’s Best Colleges.
  • The University’s College of Business Administration was named one of the Best 300 Business Schools in the nation by The Princeton Review.
  • Georgia Southern’s WebMBA program is ranked in the Top 20 as a “Best Buy” by Geteducated.com.
  • The Department of Chemistry’s Student Chapter of the American Chemical Society has been named one of only 46 Green Chemistry Chapters in the country. It has also been named one of the Commendable Chapters by the ACS.
  • The Department of Geology and Geography has been named one of the Top 100 Geoscience Programs in the country by the American Geological Institute.
  • The Construction Management Program at Georgia Southern is the largest program of its kind in Georgia.
  • The ROTC Eagle Battalion (Military Science) at Georgia Southern is now the largest in the Southeast United States at a non‐military university campus.
  • The ROTC Eagle Battalion at Georgia Southern has the largest ROTC Nursing Program in the southeastern United States.
  • With more than 500 undergraduate majors, the department of chemistry ranks in the top 25 producers of American Chemical Society-certified B.S. chemistry majors nationwide.
  • Georgia Southern University’s Undergraduate Game Design Program in its College of Information Technology has been ranked one of the top 50 in the United States and Canada by The Princeton Review.
  • Georgia Southern University’s ROTC program is back-to-back winners of the prestigious MacArthur Award. The award is presented to the Top 8 ROTC programs in the country.