Georgia Southern University

Location

Statesboro, GA

Division

Division I

Public/Private

Public

Tuition

In State $2,665; Out of State $9,406

About Georgia Southern

Georgia Southern University is the state’s largest and most comprehensive center of higher education south of Atlanta. With 141 degree programs at the bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral levels, Georgia Southern has been designated a Carnegie Doctoral/Research university and serves more than 27,000 students from all 50 states, Washington D.C., and Puerto Rico as well as 102 nations. With three vibrant campuses — the Statesboro Campus, the Armstrong Campus in Savannah and the Liberty Campus in Hinesville — Georgia Southern offers an attractive campus environment that encourages learning, discovery and personal growth. Georgia Southern’s nationally accredited academic programs prepare diverse scholars for leadership and service as world citizens. A unit of the University System of Georgia, the University boasts 200-plus student organizations, outstanding Division I athletics, and state-of-the art residence halls and campus facilities.

Program Information

Southern Collegiate Gaming Association (GSU's branded competitive gaming body) hosts 6 Collegiate opportunities for students seeking to compete in an Esports setting, including Overwatch, CSGO, League of Legends, Smite, Rocket League, Call of Duty. As one of GSU's most unique outlets SCG has provided collegiate opportunities since 2012. Students can register for Try-outs for the team or teams of their choice. Those who make the final squad enjoy almost all the perks of being on an official Athletic Team.

 

Players will get a contract to sign upon making the team. Then they will attend structured practices that will prepare them for games against universities across the United States. They will also receive official gear such as Jerseys, Jackets etc so they have something to wear as they attend Tournaments.

Scholarship Information

GSU does not currently offer any scholarships for Esports.

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