Location
Albany, GA
Undergrads
3,238
Tuition (in-state)
$17,816 ($5,912)
Admission Difficulty
Hard
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Reviews 465 total reviews with an average rating of 3.4

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3 College Freshman

Drug Safety: Drugs and alcohol are apart of every college campus.

2 people found this useful Report
3 College Freshman

Local Atmosphere: The attractions in Albany are good but could be better.

1 person found this useful Report
3 College Freshman

Campus Housing: The newer buildings have way more perks than the dorms on the hill. The freshmen dorms are not equal at all in amenities.

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College Freshman

Scholarships: My financial aid did not come from the school it was throught federal loans but the school was pretty efficient in notifying me when my funds were covered.

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3 College Freshman

Health & Safety: I feel safe walking on campus alone but there are some emergency phones that are broken as well as unlit staircases. Since we have an open campus there are people who don't attend that can easily come onto campus.

3 College Freshman

Weather: The weather changes constantly. It's sometimes difficicult to dress for the weather consistently throughout the whole week.

3 College Freshman

Drug Safety: The rules are strictly enforeced for underaged alcohol usage or alcohol usage period on campus. There is also strict enforcement for drug use on campus though people still partake in both activities.

2 College Freshman

Athletics: There is support for football and basketball but there isn't much school wide support for track or baseball. We don't have a soccer or swim team even though we have a new indoor pool. The largest support even for football and basketball are really only around homecoming.

2 College Freshman

Campus Strictness: There is a very strict rule on co-ed visitation for freshmen. Even the students who are 21 years of age and older are not aloud to have alcoholic beverages in their rooms.

2 College Freshman

Nightlife: The only nightlife activities are involoving the students. There aren't really any outside interactions and all the parties are thrown at clubs during the week mostly. There are hardly parties on the weekend that are popular.

4 College Freshman

Greek Life: Greeks at our school are a big deal. There a many greek activities at our school weekly. Greeks, depending on the organization, are very interactive with the non Greek student body.

3 College Student

Scholarships: Financial Aid seems to be help for me to get through school.

3 College Student

Computers: This survey wasn't what i expected but it was very easy to do.

3 College Senior

Drug Safety: Some students smoke and drink, but nobody is pressured to. The school is cracking down on drug use. If you're caught , you will be arrested.

4 College Senior

Academics: Being a music major at ASU is great. I love it cause it's a small program. The professors are the best in their field, and will help you meet others in the professions. You will receive through instruction in Music Theory, Music History, and Performance. Our Lyceum Series is one of the best. We have hosted Frank Sinatra Jr., Cantus, The Harlem Quartet, Imani Winds, The Dance Theatre of Harlem, and more. Albany State University' is the place to be

3 College Senior

Weather: The weather has a mind of its own. The most part of the year is hot with humidity. The winters months are fair. The weather allows for a lot of outdoor activity in the fall and spring months.

4 College Senior

Majors: You have to first apply through the schools admissions office. You then must contact the Music chairs office to set up an audition. Once you have been accepted into the school, you should apply for financial aid. You must be accepted into your program in order to register for classes. All fees must be payed by the deadlines. If you don't pay your classes will be dropped.

4 College Senior

Majors: If you are a Music Education major, you must do student teaching internship in K-12 schools. In order for this to happen, you must meet all criteria. This is a senior year internship where you will learn the inner working of a school environment. After graduation job placement is almost certain due to ASU's awesome program.

5 College Senior

Athletics: Albany State is a big sports school. We have multiple division and national titles in Track, Football, Softball, Baseball, and VolleyBall. The most popular sport is Football. Game attendance is always a sold out crowd. The entire city takes part in the football games. The school spirit is on point.

4 College Senior

Campus Housing: Albany State university has plenty of housing for students. There is dorm style housing, apartment style housing, and suites. We have a Chick Fila on campus, a Pizza Hut, Subway, and an Einstein's Bagel Company. Our newly built student center is state of the art. Everything is in walking distance. The dining hall is located in the student center. Most students hang out in the student center between classes. The cost of on campus living is around 8,000 with a meal plan. You also can put money on your Ram card to spend at restaurants and the book store. There is a housing lottery process for students so it is important to apply early and turn in information.

3 College Senior

Local Atmosphere: Albany, Ga is a small city in South Georgia. There is a civic center that host major events here. They have a aquarium downtown in River Front Park. It also is home to Ray Charles park that was dedicated to the native of Albany. This is all within walking distance from campus. There is a Zoo here called Chehaw Park. The Albany Mall is on the west side of the city near most of the major shopping venues. There is a movie theater also located in West Albany. Some popular events include: Albany Snicker Marathon, Albany Madi Gras Festival, and Fourth Of July events. As for the Arts, we have The Albany Museum, The Albany Symphony Orchestra, The Albany Chorale, The Albany Theatre, and more. Albany State Universities Homecoming is one of the largest events held yearly. The city welcomes students and Alumni for events.

3 College Senior

Campus Strictness: The campus is not that strict. We have access points where most times the guards are present. Parking is very strict though. You must have a decal. If you park in reserved parking you will be booted or towed. There are policies in place that you can be expelled for. They office of Greek life is very strict on organizations. You have to obtain permits to have any even in campus, or to post any posters around famous etc. If you are arrested off campus the school will investigate, and you will also face consequences on campus. If caught cheating their is a policy in place, you will have to be bright before tribunal.

3 College Senior

Health & Safety: We have a full running police department. They have patrol cars, and they ride around all day. We also have parking enforcement. We done have many incidents on campus that require evasive action by the police. They mainly just patrols and keep students safe. They also have different events during the year to inform students of different topics. They send out emails to warn students if any hazards or emergencies on campus.

3 College Senior

Greek Life: There are many Greek organization on our campus. The average organization has about 30 members or more. Everybody looks up to the Greek community. The Greeks throw most of the parties around campus. Some organizations are very selective. Most students come to college knowing which organization they want to join.

3 College Senior

Scholarships: I had a pretty good experience with finacial aid. The key is to apply early, and to beat the deadlines. To avoid lines and the hassle you have to turn things in on time. I've never had a problem.

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