About Us


Friendly, affordable, and convenient – three hallmarks that make Athens State University a great place to continue your education.

At Athens State, we understand that career opportunities rest on your college education. Over 3,500 students have selected Athens State because of this neighborly environment where over 30 different degree programs are taught by an understanding and quality faculty.

Whether you work full or part-time or whether you are a full-time student, Athens State offers a course schedule to meet your needs whether it be day, night, weekend or distance courses. Because nearly every student is from North Alabama or Southern Tennessee, you will literally attend class with people you know. Don’t find yourself being just another student number. Consider Athens State University!