We are an upper division YOUniversity offering Junior and Senior-level courses. If you have two years of community college or transfer credit, you’re all set to finish what you started! Let us help you finish your education!
REAL QUALITY: Over 50 undergraduate majors and degree programs AND three graduate programs to choose from taught by professors with real industry experience.
REAL AFFORDABILITY: We have the lowest cost of attendance of any public university in the state of Alabama.
REAL CONVENIENCE: Classes are offered during the day, night, weekend, or online to fit your busy schedule.
GET REAL RESULTS at Athens State – we’re YOUR UNIVERSITY, YOUR WAY.
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Over $1 Million
in Scholarships Awarded
Earn a degree from an institution with a 15:1 student-to-faculty ratio, meaning you get personalized attention and support all along the way
As the university with the lowest cost of attendance of all public, state institutions in Alabama, you can rest assured that you are getting the best value for your investment
As an upper-division institution, your goal is our goal – we focus on helping you finish what you started, advance your career, and meet your personal goals
Learn from the best and brightest – faculty members who know what knowledge and skills are needed to succeed in a competitive job market
Athens State University was founded in 1822, making it the oldest continuously-operated institute of higher learning in the state of Alabama. Offering over 50 undergraduate majors and degree options, in addition to graduate programs, Athens State focuses on providing affordable, flexible, and high-quality options for all learners.
Athens State University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award bachelor’s and master’s degrees.
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