Armstrong State University

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Armstrong State University (ASU), locally referred to as Armstrong Atlantic, or just Armstrong, is a public university that belongs to the University System of Georgia. The university is located in the suburbs just north of Savannah Georgia on a 270-acre campus. While many locals refer to the university by its abbreviation, ASU, the institution is pushing residents and students to refer to the institution by names that incorporate the term “Armstrong”.

The university was established as Armstrong Junior College in 1935. When it began offering four-year bachelor’s degrees in the early 1960s its named was change to Armstrong State University, to reflect its new status as a four-year university. Today, Armstrong offers a comprehensive selection of bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral programs in over 100 fields of study and academic disciplines. It also offers several post-graduate certificate programs. Through its Desire2Learn program, Armstrong students are able to take online courses. Currently, online degrees are not provided entirely online and only registered campus students are able to compliment their campus-based degree program with online courses.

Total annual enrollment at Armstrong is approximately 7,500, which includes roughly 1000 graduate students. The university has a strong athletics program and its teams compete as the Armstrong Atlantic Pirates as members of the Peach Belt Conference in NCAA Division II sports.

Tuition for in-state students is about $16,810. Tuition for out-of-state students is $17,748. You can figure that room and board expense will be roughly $10,000 a year and book another $1,000.

General Information

Admission Office11935 Abercorn Street
Savannah, GA 31419-1997
(912) 344-2503
(800) 633-2349
Fax: (912) 344-3470

Contact: Stephanie Whaley
Director of Admissions
Main Address
11935 Abercorn Street
Savannah, GA 31419-1997

(912) 344-2576

Total undergrads: 6,191
First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 902
Degree-seeking undergrads: 6,152
Graduate enrollment: 851

Suburban setting
Small city (50,000 – 249,999)
Commuter campus

Degrees offered:

Admissions Information

Application Fee
College has an application fee: Yes
Regular application fee: $25
Online application fee: $25
Enrollment Rates
Percent applicants admitted: 62%
Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 69%

College Majors

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, & Gender Studies
Latin American studies C
Women’s studies C
Arts, Visual & Performing
Art – General B
Drama/Theater Arts B
Music – General B
Biological & Biomedical Sciences
Biology B
Computer & Information Sciences
Computer/Information Sciences – General B
Information Technology B
Art Teacher Education B
Business Teacher Education B
Early Childhood Education B
Education of Learning Disabled B
Education of Speech Impaired B
Elementary Education B
English Teacher Education B
Health Teacher Education B
Junior High Education B
Mathematics Education B
Music Teacher Education B
Physical Education B
Science Teacher Education B
Secondary Education B
Social Science Teacher Education B
Special Education B
English Language & Literature
English Language & Literature – General B
Foreign Language & Literature
Spanish B
Health Professions & Clinical Sciences
Clinical Laboratory Science B
Communication Disorders B
Dental Hygiene A,B
Diagnostic Medical Sonography B
Health Services – General B
Medical Radiologic Technology B
Nuclear Medical Technology B
Nursing (RN) B
Respiratory Therapy B
History – General B
Liberal Arts & Sciences
General Studies A,B
Applied Mathematics B
Physical Sciences
Chemistry B
Physics B
Psychology – General B
Security & Protective Services
Forensic Technologies C
Police Science A,B
Social Sciences
Economics B
Political Science/Government B
Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

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

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