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IPEDS ID: 100812
OPE ID: 00100800
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Athens State University
300 N Beaty St, Athens, Alabama 35611
General information:  (256) 233-8100
Type:  4-year, Public
Awards offered:  Bachelor's degree
Campus setting:  Town: Fringe
Campus housing:  No
Student population:  3,128 (all undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty ratio:  16 to 1
Carnegie Classification
Baccalaureate Colleges--Diverse Fields
Religious Affiliation
Not applicable
Federal Aid
Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
Undergraduate students enrolled who are formally registered with office of disability services
3% or less
Special Learning Opportunities
Teacher certification
Distance education opportunities - undergraduate level
Weekend/evening college
Student Services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Placement services for completers
Credit Accepted
Dual credit
Credit for life experiences
Advanced placement (AP) credits
Faculty and graduate assistants by primary function, Fall 2014Full timePart time
Total faculty84111
Research and public service00
Total graduate assistants-0
Average undergraduate student tuition and fees for academic year2014-2015
In-state tuition$5,370
In-state fees$750
Out-of-state tuition$10,740
In-state fees$750
Alternative Tuition Plans
Type of PlanOffered
Tuition guarantee plan
Prepaid tuition planX
Tuition payment planX
Other alternative tuition plan
Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2013-2014
All Undergraduate Students
Type of AidNumber receiving aidPercent receiving aidTotal amount of aid receivedAverage amount of aid received
Grant or scholarship aid12,05165%$4,866,896$2,373
Pell grants1,29841%$4,648,628$3,581
Federal student loans1,99963%$11,626,564$5,816
  • 1 Grant or scholarship aid includes aid received, from the federal government, state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.

  • For more information on Student Financial Assistance Programs or to apply for financial aid via the web, visit Federal Student Aid.
  • This institution did not admit full-time first-time undergraduate-level students in 2013-2014, therefore net price information was not reported.
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Fall 2014
Total enrollment (all undergraduate)3,128
Undergraduate transfer-in enrollment771
Attendance StatusStudent Gender
Attendance Status:
Full-time: 43%
Part-time: 57%Student Gender:
Male: 35%
Female: 65%
Student Race/ethnicity
Student Race/ethnicity:
American Indian or Alaska Native: 2%
Asian: 1%
Black or African American: 13%
Hispanic/Latino: 2%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander: 0%
White: 77%
Two or more races: 2%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 3%
Non-resident alien: 1%
Undergraduate Student Age
Undergraduate Student Age:
24 and under: 36%
25 and over: 64%
Age unknown: 0%
  • Age data are reported for Fall 2013.
Undergraduate Distance Education Status
Undergraduate Enrollment by Distance Education Status:
Enrolled only in distance education: 53%
Enrolled in some distance education: 35%
Not enrolled in any distance education: 12%
Undergraduate application fee (2014-2015): $30
  • This institution does not admit full-time first-time degree/certificate-seeking students, therefore admission information was not reported.
  • This institution did not admit full-time first-time undergraduate-level students in the cohort year, therefore graduation rate information was not reported.
Completions (Number of awards conferred) 2013-2014
Completions are the number of awards conferred by program and award level.
sort byProgramBachelor
  • Data shown are for first majors.
  • (-) Program is not offered at this award level.
  • d identifies programs and award levels that are offered as a distance education program. For program category totals, d is shown if one or more programs in the category are offered as a distance education program.
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Biology/Biological Sciences, General17
Category total17
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
Business Administration and Management, General150d
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other39d
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General29d
Information Resources Management6d
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management25d
Purchasing, Procurement/Acquisitions and Contracts Management30d
Category total366d
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
Computer and Information Sciences, General24d
Category total24d
Elementary Education and Teaching133
Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching19
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching19
Special Education and Teaching, General11
Technical Teacher Education15d
Category total197d
English Language and Literature/Letters
English Language and Literature, General28
Category total28
Health Professions and Related Programs
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other9
Category total9
History, General7
Category total7
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies21
Fire Prevention and Safety Technology/Technician8
Category total29
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies34
Category total34
Mathematics and Statistics
Mathematics, General16
Category total16
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other32
Category total32
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management11
Category total11
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Religion/Religious Studies14d
Category total14d
Physical Sciences
Chemistry, General2
Category total2
Psychology, General20
Category total20
Social Sciences
Political Science and Government, General5
Social Sciences, General8
Category total18
Visual and Performing Arts
Art/Art Studies, General9
Category total9
Grand total833
Services and Programs for Servicemembers and Veterans
Yellow Ribbon Program (officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, 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
Educational Benefits, 2013-2014
Number of students receiving benefits/assistance
Number of students receiving benefits/assistance:
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - undergraduates: 123
DoD Tuition Assistance Program - undergraduates: 390
Average amount of benefits/assistance awarded through the institution
Average amount of benefits/assistance awarded through the institution:
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - undergraduates: $3,612
DoD Tuition Assistance Program - undergraduates: $384
  • No varsity sports data reported for this institution.
Institutional Accreditation
AgencyPeriods of AccreditationStatus
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges1/1/1955 -  Accredited
Specialized Accreditation
Agency / ProgramPeriods of AccreditationStatus
National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools9/1/1997 -  Accredited
2013 Crime Statistics
Arrests - On-Campus201120122013
Illegal weapons possession000
Drug law violations000
Liquor law violations000
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus201120122013
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter000
Negligent manslaughter000
Sex offenses - Forcible000
Sex offenses - Non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only)000
Aggravated assault000
Motor vehicle theft101
  • The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here.
  • These data do not include incidents that: (a) took place off campus on public property immediately adjacent to and accessible from the Campus; (b) took place on a noncampus building or property owned or controlled by a student organization that is officially recognized by the institution; or (c) incidents at buildings/property owned or controlled by an institution but is not contiguous to the institution. For further information, see
Three-year Official Cohort Default Rates
Fiscal Year201220112010
Default rate8.6%9.4%7.8%
Number in default808463
Number in repayment929892802
Aid Programs
  • Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan)
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