Albany State University: Review & Facts

Overall Rating: Overall Ranking - ExcellentQuality: Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety: Capmus Safety Rating - PoorCosts: Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Good
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Albany State University is a medium four-year, public school with 4,275 students enrolled. This school was founded in 1903 and is one of the 3 schools and colleges located in Albany, Georgia.

Albany State University is one of the Historically Black College or University institutions (HBCU).

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
35
At Albany State University you can earn your bachelor's degree, master's degree, or postmaster certificate.

Albany State University follows a semester-based curriculum calendar system and provides 35 majors. The most popular concentrations are Education, Management, Business, Criminal Justice, and Social Work. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other schools and colleges.
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are typically a positive sign. Nevertheless, if you plan to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
67%
The student retention rate at Albany State University is relatively low at 67% (close to Georgia average). Taking this statistic into consideration, apparently students like their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Albany State University is low - 42%. Roughly 20% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Albany State University is reasonably decent, 21:1. Find out more information about instructors at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$14,600
Average tuition pricing is slightly high - $13,200 a year. The additional fees at Albany State University not covered by tuition are around $1,400, which makes it a total of $14,600 annually.

Read the details about Albany State University additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
29%
As reported in recent government data, 6,554 applications were submitted and 1,878 were accepted; so it is quite challenging to get accepted at this school.

Albany State University might accept dual credits and advanced placement credits for admission.

Read the details about admissions as well applicants test score information at Albany State University in the Admissions and Tests report for this institution.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$4,700
Albany State University provides a distance education program, study abroad programs, and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a great option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Albany State University, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
D
Albany State University offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates about 2,100 students, which offers a good on-campus housing option. The room price is relatively low: approximately $4,700 per academic year.

Army ROTC programs are available at Albany State University. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have received a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime data, Albany State University appears to be a relatively dangerous school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Albany State University Location and Maps



Post Address: Albany State University, 504 College Dr., Albany, Georgia 31705, USA
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