Albany State University (ASU)

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Albany State University is a historically black college found in Albany, GA. There are around 5,100 students enrolled per year at ASU.

Students can report either the SAT or ACT exam scores to ASU. A score between 820 to 950 on the SAT exam, or 17 to 20 on the ACT exam is among the 25th - 75th percentile range among accepted students. We were able to estimate the Albany State University (ASU) average GPA (2.80 - 2.97) of admitted students by applying sampled GPA data on over 150 schools. Only 20% of applicants are admitted to this school due to the fair number of applicants and the increase competition for enrollment. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall Albany State University (ASU) Acceptance Rate - Fall 2012


The overall acceptance rate for Albany State University was reported as 19.9% in Fall 2012 with over 8,250 applications submitted to Albany State University. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • ASU ACT Scores: 17 - 20
  • ASU Average GPA: 2.80 - 2.97

How Hard Is It to Get into Albany State University?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

When determining how difficult it is for students to get into Albany State University, ACT/SAT test scores and high school average GPA ranges of accepted students of previous years can help estimate the selectivity of a school.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2021 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2021-2022 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Albany State University has been on a downward trend over the past few years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2008-2009: 30.1%
  • 2009-2010: 41.7%
  • 2010-2011: 55.0%
  • 2011-2012: 28.7%
  • 2012-2013: 19.9%
  • Projected ASU Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 31.6%

How Does Albany State University (ASU) Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Albany State University is more than 100% lower than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Georgia Southwestern State University68.0%
Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College70.9%
Fort Valley State University32.7%
Wesleyan College43.4%
Brewton-Parker College51.4%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Required
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2012)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Albany State University (ASU) (Fall 2012)

ACT®Score Range
English16 - 20
Math17 - 20
Composite Score17 - 20
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