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CLASS Degrees Ranked Nationally for Affordability


CreativeMind_blueGeorgia Southern University’s College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences (CLASS) recently had several degree programs nationally ranked for affordability by

The Department of Criminal Justice and Criminology was ranked in the top-10 of all criminal justice degree programs. Degree offerings from Betty Foy Sanders Department of Art and Department of Music were among the top-15 degrees in the nation.

Several other CLASS degree offerings ranked in the top-20 in their respective fields including those from the Department of History, the Department of Sociology and Anthropology, and the Department of Foreign Languages.

The website’s criteria for ranking includes affordability for low-income students, graduation rates, financial aid packages, acceptance of prior learning credits, and flexible class time offerings.

The College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences is the largest of the eight colleges that make up Georgia Southern University, and it plays a central role in every student’s core of knowledge. CLASS, also described as the University’s College of the Creative Mind, prepares students to achieve academic excellence, develop their analytical skills, enhance their creativity, and embrace their responsibilities as citizens of their communities, their nations, and the world. CLASS offers more than 20 undergraduate degrees and several interdisciplinary minors from its 11 departments and five academic centers. CLASS offers eight master’s degrees, two graduate certificates and one doctoral degree.

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Georgia Southern University, a public Carnegie Doctoral/Research University founded in 1906, offers more than 125-degree programs serving more than 20,500 students. Through eight colleges, the University offers bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degree programs built on more than a century of academic achievement. Georgia Southern is recognized for its student-centered and hands-on approach to education.


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