Georgia Southern University is a comprehensive institution. As a Carnegie Doctoral Research University and the largest institution for higher education in the southern half of Georgia, our faculty and students are actively engaged in research and scholarship efforts across all eight academic colleges. Georgia Southern prides itself on a balanced level of undergraduate and graduate student engagement that assists and supports our extensive scholarship efforts and is committed to experiential learning.
The Division of Research and Economic Development has overall administrative responsibility for developing, coordinating, and stimulating research, scholarship, creative activities, economic development and commercialization opportunities. To further these activities, the Division facilitates collaborations and partnerships with federal, state, industrial, nonprofit and community entities. Georgia Southern University serves to bring together education, student engagement, research activity and collaborations in ways that benefit the community, the state and the nation.