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Albany State, a public, historically black, liberal arts university, was founded in 1903 as the Albany Bible and Manual Training Institute. In 1917, it became the state-supported, two-year Georgia Normal and Agricultural College; in 1943 it became a four-year institution and was renamed Albany State College; and in 1996 it gained university status. Programs are offered through the Schools of Arts and Sciences, Business, Education, and Nursing. The 206-acre campus is located in southwest Georgia, 180 miles from Atlanta.

Website: www.asurams.edu/

Public
Co-ed
2,594
Undergraduate
Students
(65.7%) 1,705 Women
(34.3%) 889 Men
447
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Minimally difficult
Overall Admission Rate
50% of 2,915 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
 

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
2.94
SAT Math
Not reported
SAT EBRW
Not reported
ACT Composite
17-20 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
In-state: $15,202
Out-of-state: $28,278
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $6,726
Out-of-state: $19,802
Room and Board
$8,476
Average Percent of Need Met
71%
Average Freshman Award
$4,838
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
Not reported
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
125
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 30% of classes
10-19 students: 25% of classes
20-29 students: 24% of classes
30-39 students: 17% of classes
40-49 students: 3% of classes
50-99 students: 1% of classes
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Campus Life

Albany Population
76,185
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are given priority consideration for housing
Students in College Housing
39% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division II
Mascot
 
Sororities
 
Fraternities
 
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.3% American Indian/Alaskan Native
0.1% Asian
90.2% Black/African-American
1.9% Hispanic/Latino
1.2% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
4.6% White
1.8% Unknown
International Students
0.4%
First-Year Students Returning
67.1%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
5.3%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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