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

*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.


School Information

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Students & Programs

Student Population: 0
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Student-to-faculty Ratio: to 1
Distance Learning Programs:
Distance Learning Students*: 0 (0% of total students)
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* 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.


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Tuition & Financial Aid

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Undergraduate Student Tuition

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

Graduate Student Tuition

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In-state $0
Out-of-state $0

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 0 % $0
Federal student loans 0 % $0

Admissions & Enrollment

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Admissions Considerations

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

Enrollment, Fall 2020

Total Enrollment 0
Undergraduate enrollment 0
Graduate enrollment 0

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

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation
    • Dental Hygiene (DH)
  • American Physical Therapy Association, Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education
    • Physical Therapy (PT) - Professional programs for the physical therapist
  • American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
    • Speech-Language Pathology (SLP) - Graduate degree programs
  • Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education
    • Health Services Administration (HSA) - Graduate programs in health services administration
  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
  • Council on Education for Public Health
    • Public Health Programs (PHPG) - Graduate level program offered outside a school of public health
  • Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology
    • Radiologic Technology (RAD) - Programs for radiographers
    • Radiologic Technology (RADTT) - Programs for radiation therapists
  • Joint Review Committee on Educational Programs in Nuclear Medicine Technology
    • Nuclear Medicine Technologist (NMT) - Programs for the nuclear medicine technologist
  • National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation
    • Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs
  • 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. 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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