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Albany State University
  • 4 Year
  • ALBANY, GA

Report Card

grade C
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade C
  2. Value
    grade C+
  3. Diversity
    grade B minus
  4. Campus
    grade B minus
  5. Athletics
    grade B
  6. Party Scene
    grade A
  7. Professors
    grade B minus
  8. Location
    grade C+
  9. Dorms
    grade B+
  10. Campus Food
    grade B+
  11. Student Life
    grade B minus
  12. Safety
    grade C

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Albany State is a public university located in Albany, Georgia. As a historically black college, Albany State has a strong history of and commitment to the education of black Americans. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 4,226 undergraduate students. Admissions is somewhat competitive as the Albany State acceptance rate is 73%. Popular majors include Nursing, Liberal Arts and Humanities, and Business. Graduating 26% of students, Albany State alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $24,500.

About

504 COLLEGE DRIVE
ALBANY, GA 31705
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Athletic Division
NCAA Division II (with football)
Athletic Conference
Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference

Albany State University Rankings

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Albany State Admissions

Acceptance Rate
73%
Application Deadline
June 1
SAT Range
740-900
ACT Range
15-18
Application Fee
$25
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
No

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Cost

Net Price
$13,678 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$6,795 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
99%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B minus
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
20:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
76%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 128 responses
61%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 144 responses
70%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 145 responses

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Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
5
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
2
Online Associates Programs
2
Online Bachelor's Programs
1
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    38%
  • On Campus
    38%
  • Online
    24%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
4,226 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
1,876
Undergrads Over 25
19%
Pell Grant
84%
Varsity Athletes
7%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 45 responses
  • Relaxed
    47%
  • Funny
    20%
  • Determined
    18%
  • Focused
    9%
  • Outgoing
    7%
  • Stressed
    4%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
No data available  
Poll
60%
of students say that Greek life is pretty big. 85 responses
Poll
76%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life. 106 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 90 responses
  • Family
    18%
  • Student oriented
    16%
  • Interesting
    14%
  • Unique
    13%
  • Convenient
    12%
  • Future
    7%
  • Boring
    6%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$32,200 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
26%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
92%
National
83%
78%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 41 responses

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