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Study at Armstrong Atlantic State University

Armstrong Atlantic State University was established in 1935. It is located in Savannah, Georgia. AASU is a part of the University System of Georgia. The university offers over 900 degree programs and attracts students from more than 70 countries worldwide. The main campus of AASU is spread across an area of more than 250 acres. AASU is made up of the following academic units:

  • College of Education
  • College of Health Profession
  • College of Liberal Arts
  • College of Science and Technology
  • School of Graduate Studies
AASU competes in the National Collegiate Athletic Association's Division II. Its sports teams are known as the Pirates and participate in basketball, softball, soccer, golf, baseball, tennis and volleyball.

Profile of Armstrong Atlantic State University

Armstrong Atlantic State is found in Savannah, GA. Savannah is a medium-sized city. The school is a public institution. Students can earn degrees up to and including the Master's degree at Armstrong Atlantic State.

Course Topics

The school is known for its programs in education and teaching and security and law enforcement.

Armstrong Atlantic State Selectivity

Admission to Armstrong Atlantic State is not automatic; not everyone who applies gets in. Three quarters of students in 2007 had SAT verbal scores of at least 460. Half of math SAT scores of accepted students fell between 450 and 550. Many applicants are from out of state, an indication of the quality or special character of the school.

Faculty

The school has a tenure system for senior faculty.

Student Enrolment

Students numbered 6, 848 in 2007 at Armstrong Atlantic State.

Student Life

A lot of students at the school attend part-time. Armstrong Atlantic State values student athletics, and belongs to the Peach Belt Conference.

Armstrong Atlantic State Tuition and Affordability

The school is a relative bargain, with lower tuition and fees than most schools offering similar degrees.

The school reports its educational mission is:

"As a unit of the University System of Georgia, Armstrong Atlantic State University is committed to the following: educating students in the liberal arts tradition through quality programs in the arts and sciences, teacher education, health professions, and computing and technology; providing students with intellectual challenges, professional experiences, and extracurricular activities that prepare them for citizenship, leadership, career success, and a lifelong passion for learning; and advancing teaching, scholarship, creative endeavors, and service to the community by supporting the collaborative initiatives of students, faculty and staff. "

Armstrong Atlantic State Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Education and Teaching306early childhood education, middle school teaching, elementary school teaching, adult education, curriculum and instruction, education of emotionally disturbed, special ed, education of learning disabled, . . .
Liberal Arts265liberal arts and humanities, liberal arts and sciences, economics, history, English, political science, Spanish language
Nursing and Emergency Medicine117registered nursing
Medical Support and Technology114radiation therapist, dental hygienist, clinical lab tech, respiratory care tech
Security and Law Enforcement108criminal justice and police, criminal justice and safety
Medicine76health professions, public health
Science51biology, chemistry, physics
Therapy and Counselling41physical therapy, psychology
Computer Science and Engineering34information science, computer and info science
Art Studies23art studies
Mathematics14mathematics
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy12athletic trainer
Drama and Performing Arts11drama
Media9communication and journalism
Medical administration6health and medical administrative
Music2music

Contact: Armstrong Atlantic State

Armstrong Atlantic State University

11935 Abercorn St

Savannah, GA 31419-1997

General Phone: (912) 927-5211

http://www.armstrong.edu

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