Georgia Southern Graduation Success Rate Announced
Among those figures released, Georgia Southern University student-athletes have a GSR of 74 percent. That percentage is currently tops among all Division I public institutions in the state of
“We are proud to have a GSR percentage that stands as the best score in the state of
From 1995-2000, Graduation Success Rates increased in many sports, including high-profile men’s sports such as basketball, football and baseball, and high-profile women’s sports such as basketball, ice hockey and soccer.
NCAA President Myles Brand praised Division I student-athletes for their achievements in the classroom and on the field, adding that increased Graduation Success Rates have led to 850 additional student-athletes from the 2000 cohort earning their degrees than did in the 1995 cohort.
“NCAA student-athletes are students first, and by and large they are good students,” he said. “They have been afforded the privilege of competing in their chosen sport while pursuing their studies as full-time students, and most of them are handling those twin responsibilities quite well.”
- Category: Athletics
- Published on Wednesday, 31 October 2007 00:03