Athens State University

Athens, AL

Athens State University, founded in 1822, is an upper-division, liberal arts university. Programs are offered through the Schools of Arts and Sciences, Business, and Education. Its campus is located in Athens, 20 miles west of Huntsville.

Tuition & Fees

$7,710

$13,890

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Not Reported

undergraduateRatios

32%

male

68%

female

1

teacher

15

students

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Admissions Data Not Reported

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Public

2,778

undergraduate students

167

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Elementary Education
  2. Business Administration
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Codes

SAT 0706

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School Facts

Athens State University, founded in 1822, is an upper-division, liberal arts university. Programs are offered through the Schools of Arts and Sciences, Business, and Education. Its campus is located in Athens, 20 miles west of Huntsville.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 2,945
Established in 1822
Coeducational Coeducational College, Became Coeducational College
Accredited by •  ACBSP (Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs)
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)
•  SACS (Southern Assn. of Colleges and Schools)

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Athens, AL

Campus in Athens (population: 25,616), 20 miles west of Huntsville; branch campus at Redstone Arsenal. Served by bus; air serves Huntsville and Nashville, TN (100 miles); train serves Birmingham (100 miles).

Athens State University
300 North Beaty Street
Athens, AL 35611

Campus Life

yes
Students may have cars on campus
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Admissions Facts

Application fee $30
Common application accepted None
Application deadline
School has early decision program None
School has early action program None
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Neither
SAT/ACT requirements

Admissions Factors

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Class rank
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Geographical residence
Interview
Minority affiliation
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations
Religious affiliation/commitment
Secondary school record
Standardized test scores
State residency
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

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Admissions Contact

Crystal Creekmore
Director of Admissions and Records
P: 256 233-8217
F: 256 233-8217
admissions@athens.edu

Financial Aid

40%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$9,493

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $6,180
Additional fees $1,530
Books & supplies $1,000
Total $8,710
Average Financial Aid - $9,493
Total with Avg. Aid $-783

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $2,322,488
State
Institutional $226,784
Other external $28,000
Total $2,577,272

Non-need-based

Federal $40,927
State
Institutional $12,000
Other external
Total $52,927
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Financial Aid Office

P: 800 522-0272
finaid@athens.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Mitchell Bazzel
Director of Financial Aid
mitchell.bazzel@athens.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
softball
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Art
Behavioral Sciences
Biology
Biology Teacher Certification
Chemistry
Chemistry Teacher Certification
Computer Science
Criminal Justice
Early Childhood Education
Elementary Education
English
English Teacher Certification
Global Logistics/Supply Chain Management
Health Science
Health/Wellness Management
History
History Teacher Certification
Human Resource Management
Liberal Studies
Logistics/Supply Chain Management
Management
Management of Technology
Mathematics
Mathematics Teacher Certification
Physical Education
Political Science
Psychology
Public Safety Administration
Religion
Religious Studies
Social Science
Social Science Teacher Certification
Sociology
Special Education
Technical Education
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Elementary Education
  2. Business Administration

Programs Offered

  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Weekend College

2,945

total students

99%

in-state

1%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

94%

2,778
students

Female
68%
1,899

Male
32%
879

6%

167
students

Female
67%
112

Male
33%
55

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

42%

1,194
students

Female
71%
841

Male
29%
353

58%

1,584
students

Female
67%
1,058

Male
33%
526

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Student Break-down

12%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Hispanic/Latino
74%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

Not Reported

Transfer applicants accepted

Not Reported

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All
Interview
Standardized test scores
Essay or personal statement

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

64

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

100

semester hours

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Counseling services

Not Reported

Remedial services offered

Not Reported

Career placement services

Not Reported

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

Not Reported

Special programs for physically disabled students

Not Reported

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