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Study at Albany State University

Albany State University, also known as ASU, is a four-year, state-supported university located in Albany, Georgia, United States. It is part of the University System of Georgia. The university was established in 1903 as Albany Bible and Manual Training Institute. The name was changed to Albany State University in 1996. The campus is spread across an area of 206-acres. ASU offers more than 30 undergraduate degree programs and over 5 advanced degrees. The university is organized into the following academic divisions:
  • College of Arts and Humanities
  • College of Business
  • College of Education
  • College of Science and Health Professions
ASU has an active student and Greek life. The campus is home to more than 55 clubs and organizations. The students actively participate in several sororities and fraternities.

Profile of Albany State UniversityAlbany State is located in a small city, in Albany, GA. The school is a public institution. Degree levels at Albany State top out at the Post-Master's certificate.

Course Topics

Students at the school often study education and teaching, family and social work, and security and law enforcement.

Albany State Selectivity

The admissions department at Albany State does not accept all those who apply. In 2007, 67% of applicants were rejected at the school. Most students' verbal SAT scores were in the range of 430 to 480 in 2007. A quarter of students admitted in 2007 scored 480 or higher on the math SAT. It's not unusual for students to find their classmates include those from other parts of the country.

The school's tenure system is geared toward rewarding and keeping the most valuable professors.

Student Enrolment

The school offers classes to 4, 033 students (3, 545 full-time equivalent). Minorities are common at Albany State.

Student Life
Many students live in housing on or near campus. Albany State does offer meal plans to students. Students sports include formal participation in Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference competitions.

Albany State Tuition and AffordabilityTuition is fairly low at Albany State.

Albany State Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Education and Teaching189educational administration, early childhood education, special ed, education courses, middle school teaching, school Counselling, physical education teaching, science teaching, . . .
Business and Management100business management, marketing, accounting, MIS
Security and Law Enforcement64criminal justice and safety, corrections and criminal justice, forensic science
Family and Social Work41social work, public administration
Science37biology, chemistry
Therapy and Counselling36psychology
Liberal Arts34sociology, history, political science, English, Spanish language
Nursing and Emergency Medicine23registered nursing
Computer Science and Engineering20computer and info science
Media10mass communication
Photography and Commercial Art5drawing
Contact: Albany StateAlbany State University

504 College Dr.

Albany, GA 31705

General Phone: (229) 430-4600

http://www.potentialrealized. org

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