Athens State University

country rank : 1244

world rank     : 3917

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 (uniRank 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 uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 195 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. ASU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, financial aids and/or scholarships, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

University Identity


University Name(s)



Building Success Stories

White and blue

Hebrew the Bear

Yearly Tuition Range


uniRank Tuition Range Matrix

Local student 5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
Not reported
Int’l student 10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)
Not reported

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University Admissions


Gender Admission
Men and Women (coed)

International Students
Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission

Admission Selection
Yes, based on students’ past academic record and grades

Admission Rate
Admission Rate 70-80%

Admission Office
300 North Beaty Street
Athens 35611
+1 (256) 233 8220
(800) 522-0272


Size and Profile


Student EnrollmentTotal Enrolment Range

Academic StaffTotal Faculty Range

Control TypeControl Type

Entity TypeEntity Type


Facilities and Services 


LibraryUniversity Library
Yes Go to Athens State University's Library

Not reported

Sport Facilities
Not reported

Financial AidsUniversity Financial Aids

Study Abroad
Not reported

Distance LearningDistance Learning and Online Courses




Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
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)
  • National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE)




  • Alabama Community College System (ACCS)
  • American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU)


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