Athens State University in Athens

Athens, AL

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Athens State University offers 90-degree programs and 30 via distance education. Student-to-faculty ratio is 23:1. 1 high safety campus. 35.6% are women, and 64.4% are men. 1% percents of international students. Average salary after attending is $39,000, so if you studied 2 years, you’ll get your funds back in 2 years.


Types of financial aids


2147 of Athens State University undergraduates were awarded with some type of financial aid, it’s 69 percents of all undergraduate students. This makes Athens State University number 48 in the amount of financial aid awarded to students among all educational institutions in Alabama.

Students at Athens State University awarded 2 types of loans or aids, the biggest percent of students received a federal student loans.

Salary After Attending


According to College Scorecard Data from U.S. Department of Education

Students services


Academic/career counseling service

Employment services for students

Living & meal

Full-time, first-time degree/certificate-seeking students required to live on campus

Institution provide on-campus housing

Institution provides board or meal plan

Veteran Services Available

Yellow Ribbon Program

Credit for military training

Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military servicemembers, and their families

Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges

Disability services


Percent indicator of undergraduates formally registered as students with disabilities

Undergraduate programs or courses are offered via distance education

Alternative tuition plans

Any alternative tuition plans offered by institution

Prepaid tuition plan

Tuition payment plan

Prepaid tuition plan - a program that allows students or their families to purchase college tuition or tuition credits for future years, at current prices.

Tuition payment plan - a program that allows tuition to be paid in installments spread out over an agreed upon period of time, sometimes without interest or finance charges.

Special learning opportunities

Here are the learning opportunities available in Athens State University.

Weekend/evening college

Teacher certification (below the postsecondary level)

Teacher certification: approved by the state for initial certification or licensure of teachers

Weekend/evening college allows students to complete courses and attend classes only on weekends or only in evenings.

Teacher certifications programs are designed to prepare students to meet the requirements for certification as teachers in elementary, middle/junior high, and secondary schools.

Student Body

The student-to-faculty ratio at Athens State University is 23:1, that means that for every 23 students the institution has one professor, lecturer or specialist with a degree in education. Lower student-to-faculty ratio is better - it means that professors can dedicate more time and attention to each student.

Student-to-faculty ratio



Number of international students


Percent of international students

Race/ethnicity breakdown


Students enrollment in distance education


In Athens State University the biggest percent of students are enrolled exclusively in distance education courses.

Distance education location breakdown


Here are the students enrolled exclusively in distance education courses at Athens State University and grouped by their location. Distance education courses are the most popular for students located in Alabama.

Campus Safety

The percentage of crimes on Athens State University Main Campus

The campus located by 300 N Beaty St address in Athens, Alabama.


Athens State University Main Campus in comparison of all branches in the US. It is calculated as the average percent of crimes yearly by five years of data for every campus, based on an overall number of students studying there. The branch is a part of Athens State University with 0.06% of maximum crimes a year. The most often crimes detected on Athens State University Main Campus are burglary and motor vehicle theft.

Academic Programs

Number of degree programs offered

Athens State University offers 90 programs in total: 90 are for Bachelor's degree.

This is one of the lowest number of programs in comparison with other 94 universities in Alabama state. Athens State University is one of the few institutions in Alabama that offers a Bachelor's degree program.


Number of degree programs offered via distance education

There are 30 distance education programs that are offered in the Athens State University: 30 are for Bachelor's degree.

Note, that programs offered via distance education might be entirely online as well as partially online and contain real-time elements. So look carefully into each program to make sure you can commit.


Total credit/contact hours

Here you can find the data on instructional activity in measured in total credit and/or contact hours delivered by institutions during a 12-month period. Also we shown the Alabama state average data to help you compare.


Athens State University provides coursework for undergraduate students оnly.

In 2014-2015 academic year estimated full-time equivalent undergraduate enrollment was 2432 students with 72945 сredit hours for 12-month instructional activity period.


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Location & Website

Address: 300 N Beaty St


Religious affiliation: Not applicable

Calendar system: Semester

General Phone Number: +2562338100

Institution is active in current year: 1

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