We’re glad you’re interested in Athens State University. As the state’s oldest public university, it’s a perfect place for you to build your success story.

Athens State is dedicated to its traditions of building a brighter, more successful future for our students, our state, and our world. Our faculty members are committed to teaching students in ways that will best prepare them for rewarding careers.

We seek to admit and enroll students who have demonstrated their commitment to learning.  For admission decisions, we consider grades and test scores, of course, but we also consider the  experiences and talents that a student will share with our community.

You can choose from more than 50 degree options. Athens State is affordable and accessible by offering a wide range of merit and need-based scholarships and financial aid.

Office of Admissions

Sandridge Student Center, Room 110A (First Floor)
8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., Monday – Friday

Phone: (256) 233-8130
Fax: (256) 233-8163
Toll Free: 1-800-522-0272

The Office of Admissions provides a variety of services to students including assistance with admission, transfer of credit, and registration for courses.