|Degrees offered||Undergrad & Graduate|
|Student to faculty ratio||19:1|
|Dormitory capacity||1,427 students|
|Freshmen are required
to live on campus
Albany State University is very selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 2,915 applications and only 1,448 students were granted admission. Albany State University is at the #48 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.
Among other admission requirements, applicants must submit ACT or SAT test scores in order to get their application considered. In Fall 2016, 66% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 65% submitted SAT scores.
|SAT||840 to 976|
|ACT||17 to 20|
Albany State University charges different tuition rate depending on students residency. In 2016-2017 academic year, students from out of state paid $14,136 and in-state students paid $3,888.
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In 2016-2017 academic year, 91% of Albany State University's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 69% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $5,014 (which is 13.1% above the national average.)
The total number of federal student loan recipients at Albany State University in 2016-2017, was 356, which is 75% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $6,179 (which is 16.5% above the national average.)
In Fall 2016, Albany State University has enrolled a total of 3,041 students (2,409 students full-time and 632 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 3,041 students, 174 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 33% men and 67% women and 2,594 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 447 for graduates studies.
The institution also enrolled 389 students for distance studies.
Black/African American: 89%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 2%
Two or more races: 1%
Non-resident alien: 1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%
Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Albany State University.Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
|Study Areas||Percent||Total Graduates||Online|
|Public Administration And Social Service Professions||19%||175|
|Health Professions And Related Programs||12%||111||17|
|Biological And Biomedical Sciences||9%||80|
|Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs||6%||56|
|Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services||6%||52||0|
|Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services||3%||28||0|
|Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services||2%||16|
|Visual And Performing Arts||2%||16|
Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.
The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Albany State University full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.
The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.
The typical median income of Albany State University graduates 6 years after enrollment is $24,600. Last year, out of the total 1,147 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 1,055 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 1,058 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 931 were employed.
|6 years after enrollment||10 years after enrollment|
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