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Albany State University Admission Requirements

Albany, Georgia

Chances of getting into Albany State University

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
90.5%
Admission Difficulty for Albany State University
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsExtremely Easy
Applicant CompetitionVery Low

How hard is it to get into Albany State University and can I get accepted? The school has a 90% acceptance rate ranking it #46 in Georgia for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 3,704 out of 4,093 applicants were admitted making Albany State University an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has extremely easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 88 percent. Albany State University typically accepts and attracts "B-" average high school students. Only 43% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top half of their high school class.

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Albany State University SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
750-900
Applicants Submitting SAT
68%
SAT Scores for Albany State University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 380
SAT Math 25th 370
SAT Composite 25th 750
SAT Scores for Albany State University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 460
SAT Math 75th 440
SAT Composite 75th 900
Average SAT Score 830

SAT Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Albany State University?

Albany State University typically requires applicants to be in the top 95 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 750 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 670. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 830 out of 1600. The school ranks #45 in Georgia for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 68 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.

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Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Albany State University admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
900 and Above Good >94%
825 to 900 Avg + 90%-94%
750 to 825 Avg - 84%-90%
675 to 750 Reach 76%-84%
Less than 675 Low <76%
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Albany State University ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
15-18 
Applicants Submitting ACT
45%
ACT Scores for Albany State University
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 12
ACT Math 25th 15
ACT Composite 25th 15
ACT Scores for Albany State University
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 17
ACT Math 75th 17
ACT Composite 75th 18
Average ACT Score 16

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Albany State University?

Admission data indicates that Albany State University regularly accepts students with ACT's of 15 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 81 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 14 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 16 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 18 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #43 in Georgia for highest average ACT composite score. 45 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Albany State University.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Albany State University admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
18 and Above Good >95%
16 to 18 Avg + 90%-95%
15 to 16 Avg - 86%-90%
14 to 15 Reach 82%-86%
Less than 14 Low <82%
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
2.94
Typical High School Grades
B-

You can get into Albany State University with slightly below average high school grades. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Albany State University was 2.94 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B- students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #42 in Georgia for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 2.94 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as Albany State University accepts 90% of all applicants.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Albany State University students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness
3.75+ 4% Good
3.50 to 3.75 9% Good
3.25 to 3.50 12% Good
3.00 to 3.25 23% Good
2.75 to 3.00 37% Avg +
2.50 to 2.75 14% Reach
2.25 to 2.50 1% Reach
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Low

High School Class Rank

67% of Albany State University freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Albany State University students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 10%
Top 25% of class 30%
Top 50% of class 67%
Bottom 50% of class 33%
Bottom 25% of class 7%

Admission Statistics

Albany State University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 2,901 1,192 4,093
Accepted 2,626 1,078 3,704
Acceptance Rate 91% 90% 90%
Enrolled 1,144 461 1,605
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 44% 43% 43%

Fall 2020 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Jul 1, 2020
Days left to Apply
28

Applicants have 28 days left until the Fall 2020 term applications are due on Jul 1, 2020.

Seniors, these are the SAT and ACT test dates you can still sit for a test and send your results to Albany State University before the Jul 1 application deadline.

ACT Test Date Scores Available
Jun 13 Jun 23

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Albany State University and what considerations affect admission decisions?

Albany State University Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Neither required nor recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Required
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Albany State University
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences No

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

Frequently Asked Questions

68% of students submit their SAT scores to Albany State University. 45% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

90% of those who apply are granted admission to Albany State University. Admission competition is and the college has extremely easy admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 750 and 900. 68% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 15 and 18. 45% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.

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