Athens State University

country rank  1169
world rank  3421

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Established in 1822, Athens State University is a non-profit public state multidisciplinary higher-education institution located in the suburban setting of the large town of Athens (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), Alabama. Officially accredited 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 US 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 197 years old US 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. ASU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

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

University Location

Address 300 N Beaty Street
Athens
35611 Alabama
United States
Tel +1 (256) 233 8100
Fax +1 (256) 233 8164

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
International
students
10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)

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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 70-80%
Admission Office 300 North Beaty Street
Athens 35611
(256) 233 8220
(800) 522-0272

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 4,000-4,999
Academic Staff 200-299
Control Type Public State
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Carnegie Classification New

Basic Classification Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields
2000 Classification Baccalaureate Colleges--General
Size & Setting Four-year, small, primarily nonresidential institution
Enrollment Profile Very high undergraduate
Undergraduate Profile Four-year, higher part-time institution
Undergraduate Instructional Program Professions plus arts & sciences, no graduate coexistence
Graduate Instructional Program Not Classified (Exclusively Graduate Programs)

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Athens State University's Library
Athens State University's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 81,172 physical volumes, 560 physical media, 489 digital/electronic medium and 99 licensed digital/electronic databases.
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Not reported
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

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)
  • Computing Accreditation Commission (CAC) of ABET
  • Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)


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Memberships and Affiliations

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

Academic Structure


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Online Courses

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Open Education Global

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