#11 Best Public Universities in Georgia

Albany State University

Albany, Georgia

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Student Population
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Location Albany, Georgia
Online asurams.edu
School Type Public 4 Year
Setting Small City
Albany State University overview
Size Mid-size
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate
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Located in Albany, Georgia, Albany State University is a mid-size four year public college offering both undergrad and graduate programs. In the most recent statistical year 6,497 prospective students applied, and 4,267 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 1,427 enrolled in the school.  4,367 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 2,004 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2019/2020, excluding room and board, is $4,064 plus fees of $1,870. Albany State University is ranked 1014 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

Albany State University is a Historically Black College and University (HBCU) primarily serving the African-American community.
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Albany State University is rated within the lower 19% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 2 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated


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Admission Standards
Extremely Easy
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SAT 740/890
ACT 14/18
GPA 2.94
Applications Accepted
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Applications Due May 1, 2022
Applicant Competition Low
Application Fee $25

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Annual Cost to Attend

Georgia Resident Tuition
In State Costs for Albany State University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,440
Other Fees$1,870
Room and Board $8,980
Budget for Other Expenses$3,280
Total One Year Cost$19,634
Out of State Resident Tuition
Out of State Costs for Albany State University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,440
Other Fees$1,870
Room and Board $8,980
Budget for Other Expenses$3,280
Total One Year Cost$30,356

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Average Salary After 10 Years
$34,800 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
41% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Albany State University students
Subject Percent of Class
Education 26%
Business 23%
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting 10%
Biology 7%
Psychology 7%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=138716 IPEDS survey data for Albany State University.

Current students may use the Albany State University GPA calculator to determine their current college GPA.