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 2,194 undergraduate students. Admissions is fairly competitive as the Albany State acceptance rate is 50%. Popular majors include Liberal Arts and Humanities, Nursing, and Business. Graduating 31% of students, Albany State alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $24,600.
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- of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.128 responses
- of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.127 responses
- of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.128 responses
Most Popular Majors
Liberal Arts and Humanities429 Graduates
Criminal Justice and Safety Studies61 Graduates
Early Childhood Education41 Graduates
Medical Laboratory Technician29 Graduates
Social Work and Youth Services25 Graduates
Undergrads Over 25
Freshmen Live On-Campus
- of students say that Greek life is pretty big.68 responses
- of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life.89 responses
Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
- of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.41 responses
Albany State University Reviews
Albany State University is a great HBCU! From freshman orientation to move-in day, I've always felt as if I were in good hands. The housing staff, professors, and school staff are all very helpful, friendly, and family oriented! Professors are very thorough with lectures, learning material, and what is expected. Study groups are a plus! With the awesome interaction between peers and countless ways of communication, study groups are highly encouraged at ASU, and proven effective! Also, there are many tutoring sessions. There is no reason students should fail. Parties are awesome and anything to imagine! Campus life is amazing; however, some greek organizations are not on the yard. I love my HBCU and will definitely recommend to anyone to attend.
Albany State University gave me the foundation for my success. Everything I have accomplished I owe to Albany State University. Not only did I depart ASU with a college degree but a Commission in the US Army as well. ASU gave me the foundation to earn both a master's degree and a doctoral degree. After teaching for 24 years as a college professor I am now doing postdoctoral work at Princeton (PTS). I have traveled the world and enjoyed occupying spaces that otherwise would have been unimaginable had it not been for the foundation laid at Albany State University! I am and will forever be indebted to ASU.
Dr. Larry Covin, Jr.
Dr. Larry Covin, Jr.
Albany State is the perfect example of a school with everything! There are many professors that wish to see the students do well. They work diligently and effectively to help students that may be struggling. Apart from academics, the "fun-side" of ASU is that there is always something to do. Students are constantly interacting with one another in the game rooms, cafeteria, and even on the yard. Not to mention, ASU is an HBCU and is UNSINKABLE! I think the food could be a little bit better, but I definitely can NOT miss the fried chicken on Wednesdays. It's the absolute best.