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Albany State University

Albany, GA 4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate97%
Acceptance Rate97%

About Albany State University

Albany State University Overview

Albany State University is a public, state school in an urban setting in Albany, Georgia. Albany State University was founded in 1903 and presently has around 6,615 students a year, including 6,262 undergrad students. Albany State University offers on-campus housing for students. Most students live in off campus housing.

There are many ways for students to get involved at Albany State University!

Love music or performing? Join a campus band, sing in a chorus, or perform with one of the school's theater groups.

Are you interested in journalism and communications? Albany State University students can write for the campus newspaper, host a radio show or be a producer for the student-run television channel.

Thinking of pledging? Albany State University has fraternities and sororities.

Planning to play sports? Albany State University has many options for athletes. See them all and learn more about life at Albany State University on the Student Life page.

2022 Albany State University Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Overall Acceptance Rate 97%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Average GPA 2.8
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 61%
In-State Tuition $4,064
Out-of-State $14,786
Percent of Need Met 72%
Average First-Year Financial Aid Package $4,838

Is Albany State University a Good School?


There is no one way to define a "good" college or university. Admissions criteria, acceptance rate and average GPA are good indicators of how competitive an institution is.

Let's take a closer look at these areas to get a clearer view of what Albany State University offers and if the school seems like a good choice for you.

2022 Acceptance Rate for Albany State University

Albany State University is not difficult to get into. Around 97% of applicants get into Albany State University each year. Last year, 3,115 students applied to Albany State University and 3,026 were admitted.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Albany State University

Retention refers to the number of students that stay enrolled at a school over time. It guages how satisfied students are with their school experience, and if they have the support necessary to succeed in college.

Around 63% of students who start at Albany State University come back the next year. Albany State University's six-year graduation rate for undergrads is 34%. The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61% for public schools, and 67% for private, non-profit schools.

Job Outcomes for Albany State University Grads

Job placement statistics for recent graduates can give you a sense of the return on investment a school offers.

Check with Albany State University directly, for information on any information on starting salaries for recent grads.

Tuition and Financial Aid at Albany State University

Tuition cost is another important factor when choose a college. Some colleges may have high tuition, but do a better job at meeting students' financial need.

Albany State University meets 72% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates. First-year students that attend Albany State University full-time are awarded $4,838 a year in financial aid, on average.

The 2023-2024 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2022

Some financial aid is awarded on a first-come, first-served basis, so fill out the FAFSA as soon as you can. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! You should never have to pay to submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), so don't give your money (or info!) to any website that claim you do.

Learn more about Tuition and Financial Aid at Albany State University.

Based on this information, how does Albany State University sound? Remember, a school that is perfect for one person may not be the right school for someone else! So ask yourself: Is Albany State University a good school for you?

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Where is Albany State University?

Albany State University is located in the urban setting of Albany, Georgia.

If you want to see Albany State University for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 75 to Albany, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Albany Municipal.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what Albany State University and Albany are like without leaving home.

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College Info

504 College Drive Albany, GA 31705-2717

Campus Setting: Urban

Albany State University Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Not available

Transfer Applications are Due

Not available

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Albany State University ACT Scores

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ACT Range

15 - 18

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

ACT Score

Estimated Chance

18 and Above

Good

15 to 18

Avg

15 and Less

Low

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ACT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median ACT score of an admitted student to Albany State University is 17. Students with an ACT score of 18 and above have a good chance of getting into Albany State University. Students with an ACT score that falls between 15 and 18 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 15 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.

Albany State University SAT Scores

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Composite SAT Range

Not available

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Math SAT Range

360 - 440

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Reading SAT Range

380 - 460

Albany State University Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

$15,554

In State

$26,276

Out-of-State
Cost Breakdown
In State
Out-of-State
State Tuition
$4,064
$14,786
Fees
$1,870
$1,870
Housing
$9,620
$9,620
Books
Unknown
Unknown

Student Life

Wondering what life at Albany State University is like? There are approximately 6,615 students enrolled at Albany State University, including 6,262 undergraduate students and 353 graduate students. 63% percent of students attend school full-time, 95% percent are from GA and 5% percent of students are from other states.

63%

Full Time

37%

Part Time

95%

In State

5%

Out-of-State

Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

6,615

Campus Setting

Urban

Acceptance Rate

97%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$5,934

Out-of-State

$16,656

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Unknown
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