Application Information

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General Deadlines

Applications and all required supporting credentials must be received by the Office of Admissions prior to the deadline date:

USA Students

  • Fall semester July 1
  • Spring semester November 1
  • Summer semester May 13

International Students

  • Fall semester May 1
  • Spring semester October 1
  • Summer semester March 1


    1. Previously attended ASU as a freshman or transfer student (complete the Readmission Application)
    2. Are applying to the Graduate School (complete the Graduate Application)
  2. Follow the instructions carefully and click on the 'Begin Application for Albany State University' button found below.
  3. The application fee is $25.

Steps for Albany State University Admission Process

  1. Complete and submit this online application.
  2. You must have a Social Security number to apply for admission. Social Security numbers are used within the university only and are not given to third parties without consent.
  3. Please submit all supporting documents before a decision is rendered. 

Additional Application Requirements

For Beginning Freshmen

  1. Submit official high school transcripts to the Office of Admissions.
  2. Submit official SAT or ACT test scores.
  3. Applicant must complete all college preparatory curriculum requirements.
  4. A minimum grade point average of  a 2.22.
  5. And Georgia State Board of Regents minimum requirements for each section of the test (of at least): 430 Critical Reading (SAT subscore) 400 Math (SAT subscore) OR 17 English (ACT subscore) 17 Math (ACT subscore)
  6. Freshman Index *(FI) 1940

For Transfer Students and Students Seeking a Second Degree

  1. Submit official transcripts from all previously attended colleges, regardless of length of attendance or amount of credit earned, send an official transcript to ASU's Office of Admissions.
  2. If you have earned fewer than 30 transferable college credit hours, then student(s) must meet freshman requirements.
  3. All transfer students must meet minimum cumulative grade point average of a 2.0.

For Transient Students

  1. Permission to take courses: Submit a letter of approval from the dean or registrar of the institution where you are a resident listing the courses you should take while enrolled at Albany State University.

For Dual Enroll and Move On When Ready

  1. Submit official high school transcripts to the Office of Admissions.
  2. A minimum grade point average of 3.0.
  3. Combined Critical Reading/Math SAT score of 970 OR ACT minimum English score of 17, Math 17 and a composite score of 20.

For International Students

  1. Submit your official academic transcripts from all U.S. high schools or colleges/universities that you have attended or are attending.
  2. If you are not a college transfer student with at least 30 semester hours or 45 quarter hours that can be accepted as credit at ASU, request that your official SAT/ACT scores be sent to the Office of Admissions.
  3. Submit official Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or International English Language Testing System (IELTS) scores.
  4. Complete and submit the Certificate of Finances Form to the Office of Admissions.

General Information

Legal Residency
  1. To qualify as a legal resident of Georgia, the applicant, if over 18 years of age, must have lived in Georgia for at least one year prior to the registration date.If the applicant is under 18 years of age, his/her parents or legal guardian must have physically resided in Georgia for at least one year (12 months) preceding the registration date.
  2. Please note that this brief explanation of the residency regulation does not encompass all the rules on residency. If the applicant is in doubt about his/her legal residence status, he/she should consult the general catalog for the "legal resident" rules and regulations of the Board of Regents for the University System of Georgia, or contact the ASU Registrar's Office at (229) 430-4638.


Please contact the Office of Housing and Residence Life at (229) 430-4741 for questions.

Counseling and Disability Services

New Student Center Green Zone 2-141
Direct line: (229) 903-3611
Main office: (229) 903-3610

Albany State University is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to students with documented disabilities, as required under federal law. The purpose of disability accommodation is to provide equal access to the academic material and equal access to demonstrate mastery of the material. Students with disabilities must meet all the academic requirements and standards.

Last updated: 4/18/2016 6:26PM PST


Contact Us

Albany State University
Office of Admissions
504 College Drive
Albany, GA  31705-2717

Telephone: 229-430-4646
Fax number: (229) 430-4105


To complete this online application, type your answers in the corresponding fields or select your answers from the popup lists (where applicable).

After you complete a screen, click the NEXT button at the bottom or on one of the sections listed on the left column to move to a different screen. Before you are allowed to jump screens, we will inspect your data on the current screen for errors or inconsistencies. If errors or omissions are found, you will be returned to the screen to correct your answer(s). Otherwise, your data will be saved and you will proceed to the requested screen. We also allow you to skip to another screen without your new data being saved. Be aware that if you use the Skip & Jump function on the left column, data on the current screen will not be saved and will have to be reentered prior to submittal.

Once you have completed the application, click the SUBMIT button located on the left column to submit the application.

Click here if you have any technical questions or need assistance with this online application.

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