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Albany State University

Albany State University
504 College Drive
Albany, GA 31705
A historically black institution in southwest Georgia, Albany State University is a progressive institution that proudly continues to fulfill its historic mission while also serving the educational needs of a growing, diverse student population. The university embraces the concept of "students first" as a core institutional value. They are focused on educating students to become outstanding contributors to society and advocate the total development of students, especially the under served.

Along with their liberal arts and professional degree programs, Albany State University fosters global learning through a broad-based curriculum, diverse activities, and the expanding use of technology. The university offers a wide range of outreach programs to the local community, constantly seeking to foster the growth and development of the region, state, and nation through teaching, research, creative expression, and public service.

Along with other Georgia colleges in the University System of Georgia, Albany State University is committed to excellence, superior learning environments in and out of the classroom, a high quality general education program, and public service. The university is singularly dedicated to: providing quality educational experiences; preserving the distinctive traditions that define African American culture; graduating marketable students; and offering a comprehensive array of programs in health care services, community development, human disabilities, cultural enhancement, business and economic development, and international trade and entrepreneurship.

Quick Facts:
  • Albany State University enrolls over 3,100 students and offers more than 30 undergraduate and master's degree programs.
  • Albany State University offers an array of social opportunities for students through bands, choirs, religious groups, honor societies, several major Greek and honor sororities and fraternities, and ROTC.
  • The university is an NCAA Division II school. Intercollegiate sports include men's football, basketball, baseball, track and field, and cross-country, and women's basketball, volleyball, cross-country, and track and field.
  • A leader among Georgia colleges in teacher education, nursing, criminal justice, business, public administration, and the sciences, Albany State University provides a comprehensive educational experience with quality instruction as the hallmark of all its academic programs.
  • Albany State University is dedicated to improving the quality of life of African-American males via the educational, research, intervention, and service programs coordinated through the Center for the African-American Male.
  • The campus is undergoing a $112 million extensive construction and renovation as the result of a devastating flood in 1994. The aftermath of this natural disaster created a new spirit of determination on campus, along with the motto, "Unsinkable Albany State." The construction will create a new campus for Albany State students and the Albany community.

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