ASU Description

Augusta State University is a public institution founded in 1785 as the Academy of Richmond County. As the oldest postsecondary institution in the state of Georgia, ASU maintains its rich heritage while providing a modern educational experience.

ASU’s academics include over 50 concentrations. The university offers associate’s, bachelor’s, and master’s degrees in a variety of subjects. Several pre-professional programs are available, including medical, dental, veterinary and pharmacy. Additionally, ASU collaborates with Georgia Southern University to offer a doctorate in Education.

For adults looking to further their education, several continuing education programs are available at Augusta State. Many of these programs are for careers in health care, but ASU also offers courses for test prep, language skills, and personal enrichment. The university has recently launched a two-year personal trainer certificate program, as well.

Augusta State provides extensive financial aid to help fund the education of eligible students. Its many scholarships are based on a variety of criteria, including merit, need, and talent in a specialized area.

To apply for institutional scholarships (and to renew current awards), you must submit the ASU Electronic Academic Scholarship Application. Students can also apply for state and federal aid programs, like the HOPE and Zell Miller Scholarships.

Quick Facts about Augusta State University

Region

Southeast

Setting

Mid-size City Setting

Type

Public

Affiliation

Not applicable

Size

Large (5,000 to 10,000 Undergrad)

Mascot

Jaguars

Website

www.aug.edu

On-Campus Housing Available

Yes

Selectivity

Highly Selective

In-State Tuition

$4,402

Out-of-State Tuition

$16,016

Retention Rate

66%

Enrollment

6,622

Year Established

1925

ASU Ratings & Reviews

Overall School Rating: 3.5

5 star
  1 review
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3 star
  2 reviews
2 star
 
1 star
 

67% of students gave Augusta State University 3 stars overall.

Overall Rating:
5

Detailed Ratings

I really liked ASU. I find it to be a great learning environment, and very helpful in setting out to start your future.The campus tours are efficient and very informative. Everything about ASU seems to be very educational.

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ASU Students

Full-Time Undergrad Students
5,500
Freshman Class
1,081
Total Students (Undergrads & Graduate Students)
6,622

Undergraduate vs. Graduate

Undergraduate
83%
Graduate
17%

Full-Time vs. Part-Time Students

Full-Time
70%
Part-Time
30%

Gender of Students

Women
60%
Men
40%

Ethnic Diversity

Latino
4%
African American
28%
Caucasian
58%
Asian
1%
Unknown and Other
8%

International Students

International
1%
Domestic
99%

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