Athens State University

country rank  1125
world rank  3800

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University Overview

Established in 1822, Athens State University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the medium-sized town of Athens (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), Alabama. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, Athens State University (ASU) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 4,000-4,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Athens State University (ASU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 196 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 70-80% making this US higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Acronym ASU
Founded 1822
Motto Building Success Stories
Colours White and blue

University Location

Address 300 N Beaty Street
Athens (population range: 10,000-49,999)
35611 Alabama
United States
T +1 (256) 233 8100
F +1 (256) 233 8164

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
Not reported
Int'l student 10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)
Not reported

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 70-80%
Admission Office 300 North Beaty Street
Athens 35611
+1 (256) 233 8220
(800) 522-0272

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 4,000-4,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 100-199
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Athens State University's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Not reported
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges


Year of first Accreditation

1955


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP)
  • National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE)

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Alabama Community College System (ACCS)
  • American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU)

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