Asurams Admissions Essay

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Getting admitted to Albany State means putting your best foot forward. Review admission requirements and help your application stand out.

Application Deadlines and Fees

Regular Decision DeadlineJune 1
Early Decision DeadlineN/A
Early Action DeadlineN/A
Application Fee$25
Online Applicationwebsite

Academic Factors The Admissions Department Considers

Class RankNot Required
Secondary School RecordRequired
RecommendationsNot Required
Standardized Test Scores (SAT, ACT, etc.)Required
College-Preparatory ProgramRequired
Formal Demonstration of CompetenciesNot Required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required
Other Tests (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Not Required

Here's What Credits This College Accepts

Advanced Placement (AP) CoursesYes
Dual-Credit ClassesYes
Life Experience CreditsYes

Contacting the Admissions Department

Admissions Department Websitewebsite
Phone(229) 430-4646
Fax(229) 430-4105
Address504 College Drive Albany, GA 31705

Important Questions to Ask

General Deadlines

Please note that Albany State University recognizes a priority consideration deadline for admission. Students wishing to be fully considered for admission should submit all application materials by the priority consideration deadline dates below to receive full consideration for admission for their desired term of entry. Students that apply after the priority consideration deadline will be considered for admission, but will not be guaranteed acceptance to the university.

SPRING 2018 
Admissions, Financial Aid & Housing
Nov 1Feb 1Nov 1
Fee Payment
Jan 2Feb 7

Drop for Non-Payment
Jan 5Feb 16

Admissions, Financial Aid & Housing
April 1June 4March 15
Fee Payment
May 11June 11
Drop for Non-Payment
May 18 June 22

        *TransientsMay 11

FALL 2018
Admissions, Financial Aid & HousingJuly 1Sept 14June 15
Fee Payment
Aug 3Sept 21
Drop for Non-Payment
Aug 10Sept 28

International Students

  • Fall semester May 1
  • Spring semester October 1
  • Summer semester March 1


    1. Previously attended ASU as a freshman or transfer student (complete the Readmission Application)
    2. Are applying to the Graduate School (click here)
  2. Follow the instructions carefully and click on the 'Begin Application for Albany State University' button found below.
  3. The application fee is $25.

Steps for Albany State University Admission Process

  1. Complete and submit this online application.
  2. You must have a Social Security number to apply for admission. Social Security numbers are used within the university only and are not given to third parties without consent.
  3. Please submit all supporting documents before a decision is rendered.

Additional Application Requirements

Minimum High School GPA of 2.0

OLD Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT)

(taken prior to March 2016)
Combine 830 (Critical Reading and Math Scores combined)
Critical Reading: 430
Mathematics: 400
Writing: Not considered

NEW Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT)

(taken March 2016 or after)
Critical Reading: 24
Mathematics: 22
Writing: Not considered

American College Testing (ACT)

English  17
Mathematics 17
Science Reasoning: Not Considered
Reading: Not Considered

For Access Pathway to Certificate, Associate's and/or Bachelor's Degree Requirments

Minimum SAT/ACT scores and Freshmen Index are not required for those applying to the Associate Pathway at Albany State University.  Applicants are screened for Learning Support placement by taking the ACCUPLACER Exam as part of the admission process.  A minimum 2.0 High School GPA is required.

For Transfer Students and Students Seeking a Second Degree

  1. Submit official transcripts from all previously attended colleges, regardless of the length of attendance or amount of credit earned, send an official transcript to ASU's Office of Admissions.
  2. If you have earned fewer than 30 transferable college credit hours, then student(s) must meet freshman requirements.
  3. All transfer students must meet minimum cumulative grade point average of a 2.0.

For Transient Students

  1. Permission to take courses: Submit a letter of approval from the dean or registrar of the institution where you are a resident listing the courses you should take while enrolled at Albany State University.

For Dual Enroll and Move On When Ready

  1. Submit official high school transcripts to the Office of Admissions.
  2. A minimum grade point average of 3.0.
  3. Combined Critical Reading/Math SAT score of 970 OR ACT minimum English score of 17, Math 17 and a composite score of 20.

For International Students

  1. Submit your official academic transcripts from all U.S. high schools or colleges/universities that you have attended or are attending.
  2. If you are not a college transfer student with at least 30 semester hours or 45 quarter hours that can be accepted as credit at ASU, request that your official SAT/ACT scores be sent to the Office of Admissions.
  3. Submit official Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or International English Language Testing System (IELTS) scores.
  4. Complete and submit the Certificate of Finances Form to the Office of Admissions.

General Information

Legal Residency

  1. To qualify as a legal resident of Georgia, the applicant, if over 18 years of age, must have lived in Georgia for at least one year prior to the registration date.If the applicant is under 18 years of age, his/her parents or legal guardian must have physically resided in Georgia for at least one year (12 months) preceding the registration date.
  2. Please note that this brief explanation of the residency regulation does not encompass all the rules on residency. If the applicant is in doubt about his/her legal residence status, he/she should consult the general catalog for the "legal resident" rules and regulations of the Board of Regents for the University System of Georgia, or contact the ASU Registrar's Office at (229) 430-4638.


Please contact the Office of Housing and Residence Life at (229) 430-4741 for questions.

Counseling and Disability Services

New Student Center Green Zone 2-141
Direct line: (229) 903-3611
Main office: (229) 903-3610

Albany State University is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to students with documented disabilities, as required under federal law. The purpose of disability accommodation is to provide equal access to the academic material and equal access to demonstrate mastery of the material. Students with disabilities must meet all the academic requirements and standards.

— Last updated by Albany State University on 12/22/2017 6:28AM PST

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