Albany State University

Albany State University

Address : 504 College Dr, 31705, Albany, Georgia, USA

Contact : 229.430.4600  Email :

About Albany State University, Georgia, USA

Albany State University is a four-year, state-supported, historically black university (HBCU) located in Albany, Georgia, United States. It is one of three HBCUs in the University System of Georgia. ASU is a member-school of the Thurgood Marshall College Fund.

Albany State University, a historically black institution in Southwest Georgia, has been a catalyst for change in the region from its inception as the Albany Bible and Manual Training Institute to its designation as a university. Founded in 1903 to educate African American youth, the University proudly continues to fulfill its historic mission while also serving the educational needs of an increasingly diverse student population. A progressive institution, Albany State University seeks to foster the growth and development of the region, state and nation through teaching, research, creative expression and public service. Through its collaborative efforts, the University responds to the needs of all its constituents and offers educational programs and service to improve the quality of life in Southwest Georgia.

Courses Offered by Albany State University

MBA Program

  • Business Administration
  • School counseling
  • Public Administration

Under Graduate Program

  • Mass Communication                   
  • Spanish Language and Literature                             
  • English green                   
  • Speech/Theatre              
  • Psychology                        
  • Political Science                               
  • Sociology                            
  • Art                         
  • Music                   
  • History                
  • Computer Information Systems                               
  • Fire Services Administration                                       
  • Technology Management                           
  • Supply Chain and Logistics Management                                              
  • Music Education                              
  • Computer Science                          
  • Non-Teaching Field-Health, Physical Education and Recreation                                  
  • College of Sciences & Health Professions                                             
  • Biology                 green                   
  • Mathematics    
  • Chemistry                                          
  • Criminal Justice                
  • Forensic Science

Graduate Program

  • Educational Administration and Supervision                       
  • Special Education            
  • School Counseling                          
  • Middle Grades Education            
  • Early Childhood Education           
  • Teaching Field – English                                                
  • Teaching Field – Mathematics                   
  • Teaching Field – Music                  
  • Teaching Field – Health and Physical Education                  
  • Teaching Field – Science              
  • College of Arts & Humanities                                     
  • Public Administration                    
  • Nursing               
  • Social Work        

Admission Process at Albany State University

  • At Albany State University students are our priority. Through the many graduate programs offered, our goal is to ensure academic excellence for each student by providing in-depth, quality instruction. Upon graduation, it is ASU vision that every ASU student gain the skills to compete in a technologically advanced society, have an understanding of ever-changing world events and adapt to them with an appreciation for the importance of lifelong learning.
  • In concert with the College of Arts and Sciences, the College of Business, the College of Education and the College of Sciences & Health Professions, each graduate program establishes a high standard of intellectual excellence and ensures the application of that standard in discussions, deliberations and decisions about faculty, students, curriculum and research direction.
  • ASU are dedicated to assisting you as you embark upon this new journey. Countless opportunities await you at Albany State University

Albany State University welcomes applications for admission from international students. The admission of qualified international students from countries throughout the world allows Albany State to offer a unique and diverse student body.

ASU Facilities and Infrastructure

Academics and demographics

  • Albany State offers undergraduate and graduate liberal arts and professional degree programs.
  • According to U.S. News & World Report, ASU is number 32 out of 36 ranked in the magazine’s ranking of undergraduate education at HBCUs. It is ranked as a 2nd tier school on the Regional Universities (South) list.
  • Today the Albany State University student body consists of both traditional and non-traditional students who make up the more than 4,000 student population. These students come primarily from Atlanta, southwest and central Georgia, other US states and many foreign countries. The average student age is 24 and about 40 percent of the students live in on-campus housing.
  • The Graduate school degree programs include: Business Administration, Criminal Justice, Early Childhood Education, Educational Leadership(M.Ed&Ed.S), English Education, Health and Physical Education, Mathematics Education, Middle Grades Education, Music Education, Nursing, Public Administration, School Counseling, Science Education, and Special Education.
  • Albany State offers more than 30 undergraduate degree programs and six advanced degrees. The university also offers the Board of Regents' engineering transfer program and the dual degree program in engineering with Georgia Tech.
  •  Today, Albany State University provides innovative instructional and professional programs through its five academic schools: Arts and Sciences, Business, Education, Nursing and Allied Health Sciences and the Graduate School. The University serves 24 counties in the Southwest Georgia area with graduate and undergraduate courses in more than 30 fields.

Student organizations

There are over 59 clubs and organizations including bands, choirs, religious groups, honor societies, several major Greek and honor sororities and fraternities, and ROTC.

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