Albany State University was established in 1903 as the Albany Bible and Manual Training Institution by Joseph Winthrop Holley. Albany State University offers undergraduate degrees in more than 30 majors and excellent graduate degree programs in business, public administration, education, nursing and criminal justice.
The primary mission of Albany State University is to educate students to become outstanding contributors to society. Offering Bachelor’s, Master’s and Education Specialist degrees and a variety of non-degree educational programs, the University emphasizes the liberal arts as the foundation for all learning by exposing students to the humanities, fine arts, social sciences and the sciences. Global learning is fostered through a broad-based curriculum, diverse University activities and the expanding use of technology
Individuals seeking admission to Albany State University Graduate programs must have # Graduate Record Examination (GRE), Miller Analogies Test (MAT) or Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) Scores, Two current letters of reference.
Albany State University is an integral part of the system of higher education maintained by the State of Georgia. The University is one of 35 institutions of higher learning governed by the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia.
Albany State University recruits, admits and provides services, financial aid and instruction to all students without regard to racial identification, religion, gender, disability or national origin. The University is also an equal opportunity and equal rights employer in that all applicants for faculty, staff and student employment positions are considered without regard to racial identification, religion, gender, disability or national origin. Albany State University has always opened its doors to all applicants and continues to value diversity in its student body, faculty, staff and administration. It actively recruits to ensure a broad representation of students and faculty and promotes a campus culture that respects and appreciates the individuality of every student, faculty member, staff person and administrator.