Albany State University
Albany, GA 31705

Overview

Type 4 year
Control Public
Campus size Small
Campus locale City
Degrees offered Undergrad & Graduate
Calendar system Semester
Total enrollment 3,041
Religious affiliation None
HBCU
Student to faculty ratio 19:1
Campus housing
Dormitory capacity 1,427 students
Freshmen are required
to live on campus
No
Types of Programs Offered
Academic
No
Occupational
No
Postbaccalaureate Recreational or avocational education
No
Adult basic remedial or high school equivalent
No
High school education
No
Medical Degree
Special Learning Opportunities
Weekend/evening classes
Study abroad
Teacher certification
ROTC - Army
No
ROTC - Navy
No
ROTC - Air Force
Student Services Offered
No
On-campus day care for students' children
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling services
Employment services for students
Placement services for graduates

Admission

50%
Acceptance Rate
(Fall 2016)

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.

Test Scores

Students admitted and enrolled in Fall 2016 have test scores in the following ranges.
SAT840 to 976
ACT17 to 20

Application Fee

$25
Undergrad students
$25
Graduate students
Learn more about admission requirments

Tuition & Fees

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.

Follow the link below to learn more about additional cost components such as books and supplies, room and board and other expenses.

$12,183
Average Net Price
(2016-2017)
National Average = $12,440
$3,888
In State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $6,695
$14,136
Out of State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $17,196
Learn more about tuition & fees

Financial Aid

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.)

$5,014
Average
Pell Grant
(2016-2017)
National Average = $4,432
$6,179
Average
Federal Loan
(2016-2017)
National Average = $5,302
91%
Financial aid
awarded
(2016-2017)
National Average = 85%
Learn more about financial aid

Student Body

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.

3,041
Total Enrollment
174
Transfers

Student Diversity

Black/African American: 89%

White: 6%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 2%

Hispanic: 2%

Two or more races: 1%

Non-resident alien: 1%

Asian: 0%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%

Majors

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
Education 9% 78 0
Psychology 8% 70
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 & Dropout Rates

31%
Graduation rate
national average: 46%

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.

4%
Still enrolled
43%
Dropout rate
23%
Transfered out

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.

Earnings After College

$24,600
Median Annual Income
national average: $32,738

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
Annual Income $24,600 $31,500
Employment Rate 92% 88%
Total Graduates 1,147 1,058

Campus Location

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Nearby Colleges

Nearby 4 year colleges within 100 mile radius of Albany State University.

Darton State College
4.2 mile away
Bainbridge State College
51.7 mile away
Valdosta State University
70.7 mile away
Florida State University
78.4 mile away