#12 Best Public Universities in Georgia

Albany State University

Albany, Georgia

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Albany State University overview
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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Albany State University (ASU), located in Albany, Georgia, is a public historically black institution founded in 1903. Offering a broad range of undergraduate and graduate programs, ASU has a particularly strong emphasis on business, education, and nursing. With a moderately selective admissions process, the university enrolls a diverse student body primarily from the Southeastern United States. The campus is situated on a picturesque setting along the Flint River, featuring facilities that blend modern and historic architecture. Residential options are available on campus, providing students with accommodation options. While ASU competes in the NCAA Division II Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference, it is notably recognized for its Golden Rams football team. The proximity of Albany State University to the metropolitan area of Atlanta, roughly 180 miles away, allows students to benefit from urban resources while enjoying the more tranquil setting of a smaller city.

  4,505 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 1,829 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2022/2023, excluding room and board, is $4,064 plus fees of $1,870. Albany State University is ranked 1025 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2024 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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Annual Cost to Attend

Georgia Resident Tuition

In State Costs for Albany State University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,240
Other Fees$1,870
Room and Board $10,232
Budget for Other Expenses$3,400
Total One Year Cost$20,806

Out of State Resident Tuition

Out of State Costs for Albany State University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,240
Other Fees$1,870
Room and Board $10,232
Budget for Other Expenses$3,400
Total One Year Cost$31,528

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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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