Albany State University

Albany, GA

Albany State University

Albany, GA

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Tuition & Fees

$6,726

$19,802

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
0
500-599
14%
400-499
56%
300-399
25%
200-299
2%
600-699
0
500-599
9%
400-499
41%
300-399
43%
200-299
4%
24-29
2%
18-23
33%
12-17
64%
6-11
0
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undergraduateRatios

29%

male

71%

female

1

teacher

15

students

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Not Selective

97%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,026
Declined 89
Total Received 3,115
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Public

6,262

undergraduate students

353

graduate students

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School Facts

Albany State University, founded in 1903 as Albany Bible and Manual Training Institute, is a public historically black, liberal arts university. Undergraduate and graduate programs are offered through the Colleges of Arts and Humanities, Sciences and Health Professions, Business, and Education. Its 232-acre campus is located in southwest Georgia, 180 miles from Atlanta.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 6,615
Established in 1903
Coeducational Coeducational
Historically Black college/university yes

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232-acre campus in Albany (population: 73,179), 180 miles from Atlanta. Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Albany Municipal

Albany State University
504 College Drive
Albany
31705

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
39%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through freshman year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman priority housing
yes
Men only housing
yes
Women only housing

Top Organizations

  • ASU Anointed Gospel Choir
  • ASU Pan-Hellenic Council (Greeks)
  • Peer Educators
  • SIFE (Students In Free Enterprise)
  • Student Government Association

Top Events

  • Homecoming Week/Convocation
  • SGA Leadership Conference
  • Founder's Day/Collegiate Relay for Life
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Marching band
  • Choral groups
  • National fraternities on campus
  • National soroities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances
  • Other security measures
  • ConnectED Emergency E-mail, Emergency sirens, Active Shooter Team, Certified Police Officers

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
8%
Top 1/4
24%
Top 1/2
52%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
0
500-599
14%
400-499
56%
300-399
25%
200-299
2%
600-699
0
500-599
9%
400-499
41%
300-399
43%
200-299
4%
24-29
2%
18-23
33%
12-17
64%
6-11
0

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions no
Application fee $20
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 2.77

Not Selective

97%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,026
Declined 89
Total Received 3,115

Admissions Factors

Very Important

geographical residence
academic GPA
state residency
standardized test scores

Important

level of applicant's interest

Not Considered

extracurricular activities
alumni/ae relation
character/personal qualities
application essay
first generation
interview
racial/ethnic status
class rank
recommendation(s)
religious affiliation/commitment
rigor of secondary school record
talent/ability
volunteer work
work experience

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International Facts

Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language no
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Financial Facts

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Installment payment plan yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross-country running
Football
Softball
Tennis
Track and field
Volleyball
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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division 2

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Art/Art Studies, General
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other
Chemistry, General
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Corrections and Criminal Justice, Other
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
Drawing
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Education, Other
English Language and Literature, General
Fire Services Administration
History, General
Information Science/Studies
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management
Management Information Systems, General
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Mass Communication/Media Studies
Mathematics, General
Music Teacher Education
Music, General
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Political Science and Government, General
Psychology, General
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Rhetoric and Composition
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish Language and Literature
Special Education and Teaching, General
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Programs Offered

  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Honors college
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Cooporative programs
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC

6,615

total students

95%

in-state

5%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

95%

6,262
students

Female
71%
4,450

Male
29%
1,812

5%

353
students

Female
71%
252

Male
29%
101

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

62%

3,927
students

Female
69%
2,692

Male
31%
1,235

38%

2,335
students

Female
76%
1,758

Male
24%
577

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 63%
Student 4 year graduation rate 8%
Student 5 year graduation rate 19%
Student 6 year graduation rate 7%

Student Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
71%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Hispanic/Latino
20%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
1%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

375

Transfer students enrolled

6%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests no
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES no
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes

Transfer Application Deadlines

Not reported

Transfer difficulty

'Minimally difficult

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Counseling services

  • Group career
  • Individual career
  • Learning disability
  • Personal/Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni Network
  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Other career services
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Computer training or assistance
  • Health clinic

Special programs for physically disabled students

Not Reported

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