Savannah State University Hbcu Essay

1017 Words Jan 17th, 2011 5 Pages
Savannah State University is a public historically black university the oldest public HBCU in Georgia. It is located in Savannah Georgia, and formerly known as, Georgia State Industrial College for Colored Youth, Georgia State College and Savannah State College. Savannah State University has been running 120 years it was established in November 26,1890 and contains a 173- acres campus ground. Their motto is, “Lux Et Veritas” which means Tradition Pride Progress. Their mission statement is, "to graduate students who are prepared to perform at higher levels of economic productivity, social responsibility, and excellence in their chosen career fields of endeavor in a changing global community."

Savannah was established under the 1890
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in 1912 the twenty seventh president, William Howard Taft visited and used as barracks for black soldiers in training World War I from 1914-1918.

The basic application for admission process includes $20.00 Check or Money Order for Application Fee, Official High School and/or College Transcript, Immunization Records and SAT and/or ACT Score Report. Along with that , for Freshmen applicants, an SAT score of 830 College prep GPA of at least 2.3,Freshman index of 1940,16 Carnegie units (4 English courses; 4 math courses; 3 sciences; 3 social sciences; 2 years of the same foreign language). For Transfer applicants 30 semester hours earned at a regionally accredited college (with a GPA of 2.0 or higher) and completion of two college-level English courses and one college-level math course. Depending on application time other requirements are, college transcripts displaying Bachelor's Degree award date, transient Permission Letter displaying courses eligible to enroll and standing, ACCEL program application, TOEFL Score Report, Proof of Financial Support, Supplemental Application, Professional Evaluation of high school and/or college transcript, Country Test Results. For International students, the non-native English speaking students must sit for the TOEFL and earn at least a 225 on computer test (530 on paper) and proof of financial support documentation

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