Athens State University

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School Overview

Athens State University, located in Athens, Alabama, offers a comprehensive selection of academic and degree programs for transfer students looking to continue a specific educational path. The university offers very flexible courses specifically designed to accommodate full-time as well as part-time working adults. Athens University offers several flexible scheduling options. You can attend classes during the day, at night, on campus or online.

The 40 plus degree programs at Athens State University are offered through the following colleges:

  • College of Arts and Sciences
  • College of Business
  • College of Education

General Information

Admission Office

300 North Beaty Street

Athens, AL 35611

(256) 233-8220

(800) 522-0272

Fax: (256) 233-6565



Contact: Necedah Henderson

Coordinator of Admissions
Main Address

300 North Beaty Street

Athens, AL 35611

(256) 233-8100

www.athens.edu

Size

Total undergrads: 3,336

Degree-seeking undergrads: 3,114

Setting

Suburban setting

Large town (10,000 – 49,999)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:
Bachelor’s

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $30

Online application fee: $30

Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: Not reported

All Degrees and Programs

Program Completions for Most Recent Year BA/BS MA/MS Doctor AA/AS CERT
Grand Total of All Programs 797
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 25
Biology and Biological Sciences 25
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Programs 283
Accounting 67
Business Administration and Management 141
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Programs, Other 48
Human Resources Management/personnel Administration 27
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 22
Computer and Information Sciences 22
Education 241
Elementary Education and Teaching 175
Kindergarten/preschool Education and Teaching 20
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching 13
Special Education and Teaching 25
Trade and Industrial Teacher Education 8
English Language and Literature/letters 30
English Language and Literature 30
Health Services/allied Health/health Sciences 11
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other 11
History 9
History 9
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services 38
Criminal Justice/safety Studies 24
Fire Prevention and Safety Technology/technician 14
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 27
Liberal Arts and Sciences/liberal Studies 27
Mathematics and Statistics 23
Mathematics 23
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies 33
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies, Other 33
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies 5
Sport and Fitness Administration/management 5
Physical Sciences 2
Chemistry 2
Psychology 18
Psychology 18
Social Sciences 24
Political Science and Government 3
Social Sciences 16
Sociology 5
Visual and Performing Arts 6
Art and art Studies 6
Above data represent first majors only.
(-) Indicates that program is not offered at this award level.


Undergraduate Majors

Arts, Visual & Performing

Art – General B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting B
Business Administration/Management B
Human Resources Management B
Information Resources Management B
Purchasing/Procurement/Contracts C

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer/Information Sciences – General B

Education

Biology Teacher Education B
Chemistry Teacher Education B
Early Childhood Education B
Education – General B
Elementary Education B
English Teacher Education B
History Teacher Education B
Junior High Education B
Mathematics Education B
Physical Education B
Physics Teacher Education B
Science Teacher Education B
Secondary Education B
Social Science Teacher Education B
Social Studies Teacher Education B
Special Education B
Trade/Industrial Education B

Engineering Technologies

Instrumentation Technology B

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General B

History

History – General B

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Liberal Arts & Sciences B

Mathematics

Mathematics – General B

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

Behavioral Sciences B

Philosophy & Religion

Religion/Religious Studies B

Physical Sciences

Chemistry B
Physics B

Psychology

Psychology – General B

Security & Protective Services

Criminal Justice Studies B

Social Sciences

Political Science/Government B
Sociology B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Athens State University Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (256) 233-8100
Website: www.athens.edu
Type of School: 4-year, Public
Apply Online: www.athens.edu/apply
Address: 300 N Beaty St, Athens, AL 35611
Setting: Town: Fringe
Campus Housing: No

Students & Programs

Student Population: 2,941
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): %
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 14 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 242 (8% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Bachelor's, Master's

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $0
Out-of-state Tuition: $0
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: %
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $0

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

Athens State University Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Athens State University.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 1
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 81
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 2
Education 61
English Language and Literature/Letters 1
Health Professions and Related Programs 1
History 1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 2
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 1
Mathematics and Statistics 1
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 1
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 1
Philosophy and Religious Studies 11
Physical Sciences 1
Psychology 1
Social Sciences 3
Visual and Performing Arts 2
Grand total 343

* Based on programs that produced 2019-2020 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Athens State University and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $0
Out-of-state $0
Books and supplies $0

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $8,160
Out-of-state $13,224

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2018-2019

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 0 %
Grant or scholarship aid 0 % $0
Student loan aid 0 % $0

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 1,407 49% $4,341
Federal student loans 1,418 49% $7,873

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Athens State University. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Athens State University students.

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Athens State University Enrollment, Fall 2020

Total Enrollment 2,941
Undergraduate enrollment 2,774
Graduate enrollment 167

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Athens State University Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
    • Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools

*General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. CollegeAtlas.org does not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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