Athens State University

country rank  972
world rank  2840

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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 (EduListing 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 EduListing degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 197 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

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

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
Not reported
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 70-80%
Admission Office 300 North Beaty Street
Athens 35611
+1 (256) 233 8220
(800) 522-0272

Size and Profile

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

Facilities and Services

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


Institutional Accreditation

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges

Year of first Accreditation


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs ACBSP
  • Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation CAEP

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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Site last updated: Monday, 18 May 2020