Albany State University

Now offering nearly forty undergraduate and master’s programs, Albany State was founded as a Bible and vocational training institute for African Americans. In 1943 it became a four-year teacher training institution under the state university system.

Founded 1903

Undergraduate enrollment 3,662

Graduate enrollment 600


In-state tuition $3,012/semester

Out-of-state tuition $9,113/semester

Georgia freshmen on HOPE 32%

Average composite three-part SAT score for entering freshmen 1319

Average critical reading and math composite SAT score 890

SAT score breakdown 450, critical reading; 440, math; 427, writing

Average class size for freshman courses 26

Popular majors biology, computer science, criminal justice, early childhood education, management, mass communication, middle grades education, nursing, psychology