If you are planning on applying to Albany State University, the application fee costs $20.
Application fees can add up, but some schools do have free applications and students with financial need may qualify for fee waiver for their application.
Here's an overiew of some of Albany State University's admissions stats.
|Albany State University 2022||Admissions Statistics|
|Mean Unweighted GPA||2.8|
|Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class||8%|
|Admissions Test Policy||Not optional and are not considered|
|Applicants Who Submit SATs||61%|
|Applicants Who Submit ACTs||50%|
These are the application deadlines for Albany State University.
|Application Type||Offered||Application Deadline||Notification Deadline|
|Early Decision I||No||––||––|
|Early Decision II||––||––||––|
Albany State University does not offer early decision or early action.
Albany State University is a not difficult school to get into. Albany State University evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny.
In 2021, Albany State University accepted 97% of students, around 3,026 from 3,115 applicants.
Schools that are not difficult to get into, like Albany State University, accept up to 95% of applicants. Most admitted students scored at most a 1010 on the SAT and a 19 on the ACT.
It is not difficult to be admitted as a transfer student.
Colleges consider a range of factors when deciding who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college decides which factors are they consider most important when choose which applicants to admit, and which to deny. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and choose schools that put the most emphasis on the areas where you're strong.
What does Albany State University consider during the admissions process? Listed below are factors commonly taken into consideration during admissions decisions.
|Academic GPA||Very Important|
|Geographical Residence||Very Important|
|State Residency||Very Important|
|Standardized Test Scores||Very Important|
|Level of Applicant's Interest||Important|
Make sure to check with Albany State University for more information on admission factors.
To apply to Albany State University, all applicants must submit the following items. Check in with Albany State University's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.
|Area||Required||Recommended||Required for Some||Details (If Any)|
|Transcript of High School Record||√|
|Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale)||2.22|
Students admitted to Albany State University have an average unweighted GPA of 2.8.
Out of all students that were admitted, 21% submitted a class rank. At Albany State University 8% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 24% were in the top 25% and 52% were in the top 50%.
At Albany State University, student GPAs fall in the following ranges.
|GPA||Percent of Students|
|3.75 and 3.99||––|
|3.50 and 3.74||––|
|3.25 and 3.49||––|
|3.00 and 3.24||––|
|2.50 and 2.9||––|
|2.00 and 2.49||––|
This chart depicts the percentage of all enrolled, degree-seeking, first-time, first year (freshmen) students who had high school grade point average within the given ranges.
Note: Some schools choose not release this information. If you have any questions regarding missing numbers, be sure to reach out to Albany State University directly.
Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that reflects your high school academic performance. A weighted GPA or an unweighted GPA are the two possible GPA scores considered by colleges.
An unweighted GPA is an average of your scores from each class on a four-point scale. Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. A weighted GPA considers your average grade and the difficulty of your classes. A weighted GPA boosts your average by adding extra points for honors or Advanced Placement courses.
Albany State University does not consider ACT or SAT scores as part of the admissions process.
Albany State University is not test optional. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.
In 2022, 61% of Albany State University's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 50% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.
On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Albany State University students scored 440 or higher and 75% of students scored 380 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Albany State University students scored 460 or higher, and 75% scored a 380 or higher.
To be most competitive at Albany State University, you should strive to earn between 15 and 18 on the ACT.
An ACT score of 18 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Albany State University's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 18, and three out of four students scored lower than 18 on the ACT.
A 15 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Albany State University students. Only one out of every four students scored below 15.
For transfer students, it is not difficult to get admitted to Albany State University.
Transfer students can enroll in Albany State University during the following terms:
• Fall Term
• Spring Term
• Summer Term
Can I defer my acceptance to Albany State University?
✅ Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Albany State University.
Does Albany State University accept transfer credits?
✅ Albany State University accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Albany State University accepts:
• CLEP subject tests
Does Albany State University accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?
✅ Albany State University accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits and Advanced Placement (AP) credits.
Do I have to submit test scores to Albany State University?
✅ Albany State University is not test optional. Test scores will not be considered during the admissions process, even if you submit them.
What is Albany State University's acceptance rate?
✅ Albany State University's acceptance rate is 97%.
What is the early decision acceptance rate at Albany State University?
❌ Albany State University does not offer early decision.
What is the early action acceptance rate at Albany State University?
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How hard is it to get into Albany State University? Albany State University is a less selective institution. The Albany State University acceptance rate is 97%. This means that the institution accepts 97 out of every 100 applicants.
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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.
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Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)
At Albany State University, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 2.77. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.
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