Athens State University

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300 N. Beaty Street

Athens, AL 35611-1999

Phone: (256) 233-8100
2013-2014 Tuition
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Athens State University is a public institution that was founded in 1822. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 3,415 and its setting is urban. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. Its in-state tuition and fees are $5,340 (2013-14); out-of-state tuition and fees are $9,930 (2013-14).

School mission and unique qualities (as provided by the school):

Athens State University is a baccalaureate degree granting institution offering coursework at the junior and senior level. Governed by a recently established independent Board of Trustees, Athens State University provides affordable education in an environment which recognizes diversity and nurtures the discovery and application of knowledge. Located in northern Alabama, Athens State University acknowledges a commitment to primarily serve transfer students as well as students from other accredited institutions of higher education. The University prepares students for professional careers, graduate school, lifelong learning, and enrichment. The University, through quality teaching, individual attention, and a varied course delivery system that includes online instruction, assists students in the timely achievement of their professional and career goals. In addition, Athens State University offers programs of continuing education and community services that provide a variety of cultural and professional opportunities.

General Information

School type public, coed college
Year founded 1822
Religious affiliation N/A
Academic calendar semester
Setting city
2012 Endowment $2,213,720


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Selectivity N/A
Fall 2012 acceptance rate N/A
Application deadline N/A
SAT/ACT scores must be received by N/A

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Academic Life

The student-faculty ratio at Athens State University is 17:1. The most popular majors at Athens State University include: Elementary Education and Teaching; Business Administration and Management, General; Accounting; Special Education and Teaching, General; and Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other.

Class sizes N/A
Student-faculty ratio 17:1
4-year graduation rate N/A
Five most popular majors for 2012 graduates
Elementary Education and Teaching 19%
Business Administration and Management, General 16%
Accounting 10%
Special Education and Teaching, General 5%
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other 4%

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Student Life

Athens State University has a total undergraduate enrollment of 3,415, with a gender distribution of 34.9 percent male students and 65.1 percent female students.

Total enrollment 3,415
Student gender distribution
Student gender distribution
Undergraduate men who are members of a fraternity N/A
Undergraduate women who are members of a sorority N/A
Collegiate athletic association N/A

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Campus Info & Services

Students who have cars on campus N/A
Health insurance offered No

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Paying for School

At Athens State University, 0.1 percent of full-time undergraduates receive some kind of need-based financial aid.

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In-state tuition and fees $5,340 (2013-14)
Out-of-state tuition and fees $9,930 (2013-14)
Room and board $4,800 (2013-14)
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* Overview details based on 2012 data

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