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Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College is a public institution that was founded in 1908. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 3,233, its setting is urban, and the campus size is 400 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College's ranking in the 2014 edition of Best Colleges is Regional Colleges (South), Tier 2. Its in-state tuition and fees are $3,279 (2012-13); out-of-state tuition and fees are $9,413 (2012-13).
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Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College has a long history of providing students with a top-tier education. With nationally-recognized faculty and a small class learning environment, our students excel.
ABACs first-in-the-nation Rural Studies bachelors degree offers emphases in Business and Economic Development, Politics and Modern Cultures, Social and Community Development, and Writing and Communication. This degree is interdisciplinary and shared by the School of Business, the School of Human Sciences, and the School of Liberal Arts. Students enrolled in these areas work with faculty advisors to participate in unique internship opportunities.
In the School of Science and Mathematics, the bachelors degree in Biology is designed for students who plan to go on to Graduate school or work as biologists or for those who seek professional education in medicine, veterinary medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, optometry, forensic science, and other clinically related fields.
ABACs Nursing program continues to graduate quality nurses who consistently score in the top percentile on the NCLEX exam for licensing and who have no problems finding jobs.
Diversified Agriculture, Natural Resource Management with majors in Forestry or Wildlife, and Turfgrass and Golf Course Management are bachelor degree programs in the School of Agriculture and Natural Resources. Students gain real-world experience in these programs and often participate in academically-related clubs and organizations such as FFA, Turf Club, Wildlife Club, Cattlemens Club, Forestry Club, Horticulture Club, Agribusiness (NAMA), Equestrian, AET, and 4-H. ABAC also offers experiential learning experiences with the use of its own farm, 91-acre golf course laboratory, student equine facilities, and the 95-acre Museum of Agriculture and Historic Village.
ABAC offers an Honors Program and several national Honor Societies; opportunities to showcase artistic, dramatic, and musical talents; and annually participated in study abroad opportunities in countries such as China, Germany, Greece, England, and Nicaragua. For students who are talented in writing or communication, they have the ability to work on the literary journal Pegasus, the award-winning newspaper The Stallion,or to be active with WPLH, ABACs radio station.
|School type||public, coed college|
When applying to Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College, it's important to note the application deadline is August 1. The application fee at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College is $20. It is least selective, with an acceptance rate of 33.3 percent.
For more information about the tests, essays, interviews, and admissions process, visit the Applying to College knowledge center.
|Fall 2012 acceptance rate||33.3%|
|Application deadline||August 1|
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The student-faculty ratio at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College is 23:1. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 61.7 percent.
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Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College has a total undergraduate enrollment of 3,233, with a gender distribution of 45.6 percent male students and 54.4 percent female students.
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Campus Info & Services
Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College offers a number of student services including nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service, and health insurance. Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College also offers campus safety and security services like 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, and controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc). Alcohol is not permitted for students of legal age at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College.
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|Health insurance offered||Yes|
Paying for School
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|In-state tuition and fees||$3,279 (2012-13)|
|Out-of-state tuition and fees||$9,413 (2012-13)|
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* Overview details based on 2012 data