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
www.armstrong.edu

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

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

Degrees offered:
Associate
Bachelor’s
Master’s

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
Education
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
History – General B
Liberal Arts & Sciences
General Studies A,B
Mathematics
Applied Mathematics B
Physical Sciences
Chemistry B
Physics B
Psychology
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.

Armstrong State University Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(912) 344-2576
Website:www.armstrong.edu
Type of School:4-year, Public
Apply Online:www.armstrong.edu/admissions/apply
Address:11935 Abercorn St, Savannah, GA 31419-1997
Setting:Rural: Remote
Campus Housing:Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population:7,157
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):34%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:16 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:5,022 (70% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Certificates, Associates, Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$5,360
Out-of-state Tuition:$15,616
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:90%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$6,199

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

Armstrong State University Programs

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

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies21
Biological and Biomedical Sciences2
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services11
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs1
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services121
Education478
English Language and Literature/Letters1
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics1
Health Professions and Related Programs964
History11
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service2111
Legal Professions and Studies1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities11
Mathematics and Statistics1
Physical Sciences2
Psychology3
Social Sciences2
Visual and Performing Arts3
Grand total1923616

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

See the distance education degree programs that are offered at Armstrong State University.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Education24
Health Professions and Related Programs13
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service11
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities1
Grand total4135

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Armstrong 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 Fees2016-2017
In-state$5,360
Out-of-state$15,616
Books and supplies$1,573

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$5,272
Out-of-state$15,550

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid80390%
Grant or scholarship aid70179%$6,199
Student loan aid50757%$5,878

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid4,03964%$5,278
Federal student loans3,54456%$6,635

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Armstrong 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 Armstrong State University students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants2,4517511,700
Percent admitted100%85%79%
Percent admitted who enrolled39%47%36%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
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

Armstrong State University Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment7,157
Undergraduate enrollment6,397
Graduate enrollment760

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

Armstrong State University Accreditation

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 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
  • 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

*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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