Albany State University Admission Chances

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Acceptance Chances

Can I get into Albany State University? These admission statistics provide an indication how difficult it is to get in and what your chances are. 1,399 out of 2,196 applicants or 64% were admitted making Albany State University a moderately competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements. Academically, it has extremely easy requirements for admission test scores. Albany State University typically accepts and attracts B- average high school students. Only 34% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

Women Men Total
Applied 1,542 654 2,196
Accepted 986 413 1,399
Acceptance Rate 64% 63% 64%
Enrolled 293 182 475
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 30% 44% 34%

Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT and ACT requirements for students to be admitted to Albany State University and what score do you need to get in? The tables below describe the SAT and ACT test score percentile profile of the Fall 2015 starting class.

ACT Requirements

Admission data indicates that Albany State University regularly accepts students with ACTs of 17 and above. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 16 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 18 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 19 and above have very competitive chances. 60 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Albany State University.

SAT Requirements (New SAT)

Reporting indicates the school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 920 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 865. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 975 out of 1600. A competitive SAT score is critical as 70 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.

25th Percentile Score 75th Percentile Score
SAT Composite 920 1030
SAT Reading 470 520
SAT Math 450 510
ACT Composite 17 19
ACT English 17 20
ACT Math 17 18

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by Score

What do these ratings mean?

ACT Score Competitiveness Est. Admission Chances
19 and Above Good >75%
18 to 19 Avg + 64%-75%
17 to 18 Avg - 51%-64%
16 to 17 Reach 38%-51%
Less than 16 Low <38%
SAT Score (NEW 1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1030 and Above Good >75%
975 to 1030 Avg + 64%-75%
920 to 975 Avg - 51%-64%
865 to 920 Reach 38%-51%
Less than 865 Low <38%

Estimated GPA Requirements

You can get into Albany State University with slightly below average high school grades. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Albany State University was 2.94 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B- students are accepted and ultimately attend. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Albany State University accepts 64% of students who apply.

What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Admission Chances
3.75+ 4% Good
3.50 to 3.75 9% Good
3.25 to 3.50 12% Good
3.00 to 3.25 23% Good
2.75 to 3.00 37% Avg +
2.50 to 2.75 14% Reach
2.25 to 2.50 1% Reach
2.00 to 2.25 0% Low

Fall 2017 Application Deadline

You have 40 days left until 2017 Fall term applications are due on Jul 1, 2017.

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Albany State University and what considerations affect admission decisions?

Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Neither required nor recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Required
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

Does accept high school AP credits or award dual credit towards both a college and high school degree?

AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=138716 IPEDS survey data for Albany State University.

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