Albany State University

Albany, GA, USA
3.89 Average Rating

Albany State University is an Historically Black College and University in southwest Georgia and part of the University System of Georgia. A member of the Thurgood Marshall College Fund, ASU is home to colleges of Arts & Sciences, Health Professions, and Professional Studies. Additionally, all new students are required to take ASU’s First Year Experience course as part of their transition to college. For athletically inclined students, ASU fields 13 men’s and women’s teams known as the Rams.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Public
  • Not for Profit
  • HBCU
  • Coed

Need Aware

This school may consider an applicant’s financial situation when deciding admission

Level of Institution
4 Year
Campus Setting
Small city

0
100
50%
Acceptance Rate

Admissions Requirements

SAT
Yes
ACT
Yes
Transcript
Yes

Important Deadlines

Application Type Application Deadline Reply Deadline
Fall Regular Decision July 1, 2019
Spring Regular Decision November 1, 2018

Admitted Student Stats

In-State Students
88%
Out-Of-State Students
11%
66%
Submitting ACT
65%
Submitting SAT
Average ACT Composite: 19
0
36
Average SAT Composite: 883
0
1600
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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Master's
Total Number of Students
6,615
Total Number of Undergrads
6,262
Academic Calendar

Semester

Classroom Sizes

2-19 Students
41%
20-39 Students
55%
40-99 Students
2%
0
100
8%
Graduate in 4 Years US National: 28%
0
100
34%
Graduate in 6 Years US National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
15:1
US National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$10,809
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Tuition
In-State Tuition In-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who meet the state's or institution's residency requirements. In-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students residing in the locality in which they attend school and may be a lower rate than in-state tuition if offered by the institution.
$5,675
Out-of-State Tuition Out-of-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who do not meet the state’s or institution’s residency requirements. Out-of-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students not residing in the locality in which they attend school.
$16,136
Additional Costs
Room and Board The weighted average for room and board and other expenses is generated as follows:
  • (amount for on-campus room, board and other expenses * # of students living on-campus.
  • + amount for off-campus (with family) room, board and other expenses * # of students living off-campus with family
  • + amount for off-campus (not with family) room, board and other expenses * # of students living off-campus not with family)
divided by the total # of students. Students whose living arrangements are unknown are excluded from the calculation. For some institutions the # of students by living arrangement will be known, but dollar amounts will not be known. In this case the # of students with no corresponding dollar amount will be excluded from the denominator.
$8,874
Books and Supplies
$1250

Aid & Grants

0
100
71%
Need Met
Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid. Federal gift aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
79%
Average Aid Per Year
$4,948
Students Receiving Grants Percent of undergraduate students awarded grant aid. Grant aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
79%
Average Federal Grant Aid Per Year
$5,017
Average Institution Grant Aid Per Year
$4,629

Student Loans

Students Borrowing Loans Loans to students - Any monies that must be repaid to the lending institution for which the student is the designated borrower. Includes all Title IV subsidized and unsubsidized loans and all institutionally- and privately-sponsored loans. Does not include PLUS and other loans made directly to parents.
75%
Average Loan Amount Per Year
$5,617
Average Debt at Graduation The median federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated. This figure includes only federal loans; it excludes private student loans and Parent PLUS loans.
$33,250
Median Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 5.05% interest rate.
$344
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Student Gender
Male
Female
29%
71%
Student Organizations
50
Size of Town
Small city
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
No
On Campus Women's Center
No

Housing

0
100
39%
Undergrads Living on Campus
On-campus living required of freshman
Yes

Athletics

Divisional Sports Nickname
Golden Rams
School Colors
Gold/Royal Blue
Varsity Athletics Association
NCAA
Varsity Athletics Conference Primary
Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conf

Campus Safety

24-HR security patrol
Yes
Campus emergency phones
No
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Top 5 Cities
Atlanta
Albany
Macon
Tallahassee
Columbus
Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$31,500
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What Students Are Saying

3.89 Average Rating
Albany State Univeristy is full of school spirit and education driven. Their goal is to help every student entering to discover their gifts and talent inside of them and use that gift and talent to the best of their ability. Just like their moto says, Potential is Realized here.
Jessica from Albany, GA
This school is a family. Once you are a Golden Ram, you have people who will treat you like family. Albany State University is a wonderful college experience.
Deandra from Covington, GA
Albany State University is located in a medium sized town. It is a nice sized school not too big not too small. The campus isn't confusing at all; it's very easy to navigate
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