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Albany State University Admission Requirements

Albany, Georgia

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Chances of getting into Albany State University

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
65.7%
Admission Difficulty for Albany State University
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsExtremely Easy
Applicant CompetitionLow
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How hard is it to get into Albany State University and can I get accepted? The school has a 66% acceptance rate ranking it #32 in Georgia for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 4,267 out of 6,497 applicants were admitted making Albany State University a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has extremely easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 92 percent. Albany State University typically accepts and attracts "B-" average high school students. Only 33% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top half of their high school class.

Albany State University SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
740-890
Applicants Submitting SAT
68%
SAT Scores for Albany State University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 380
SAT Math 25th 360
SAT Composite 25th 740
SAT Scores for Albany State University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 460
SAT Math 75th 430
SAT Composite 75th 890
Average SAT Score 820

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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 96 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 740 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 660. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 820 out of 1600. The school ranks #46 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.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Albany State University admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
890 and Above Good >77%
815 to 890 Avg + 66%-77%
740 to 815 Avg - 53%-66%
665 to 740 Reach 40%-53%
Less than 665 Low <40%
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Albany State University ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
14-18 
Applicants Submitting ACT
45%
ACT Scores for Albany State University
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 12
ACT Math 25th 14
ACT Composite 25th 14
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 14 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 87 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 12 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 #44 in Georgia for highest average ACT composite score. 45 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Albany State University.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Albany State University admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
18 and Above Good >77%
16 to 18 Avg + 66%-77%
14 to 16 Avg - 53%-66%
12 to 14 Reach 40%-53%
Less than 12 Low <40%
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Albany State University GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

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

What GPA do you need to get into Albany State University?

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 GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Albany State University accepts 66% of students who apply.

 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

GPA Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

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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%
Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

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Admission Statistics

Albany State University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 4,558 1,901 6,497
Accepted 2,994 1,267 4,267
Acceptance Rate 66% 67% 66%
Enrolled 976 451 1,427
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 33% 36% 33%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Fall 2021 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
May 1, 2021
Days left to Apply
97

Applicants have 97 days left until the Fall 2021 term applications are due on May 1, 2021.

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Albany State University and what student information is used for 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.

FAQs

Does Albany State University prefer SAT or ACT?

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

What is my chance of getting into Albany State University?

66% of those who apply are granted admission to Albany State University. Admission competition is low and the college has extremely easy admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

What SAT score is required for Albany State University?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 740 and 890. 68% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

What ACT score is required for Albany State University?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 14 and 18. 45% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.