Athens State University Teaching Programs
Located in Athens, Alabama, Athens State University is a public institution. Athens is a great place for students who enjoy small town life.
Athens State University Rankings
These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.
Athens State University has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.
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Program Level Awards
These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Athens State University.
Awards From Around the Web
The following table lists some notable awards Athens State University has earned from around the web.
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Where Is Athens State University?
Contact details for Athens State University are given below.
|Address:||300 N Beaty St, Athens, AL 35611|
How Do I Get Into Athens State University?
You can apply to Athens State University online at: www.athens.edu/apply
Can I Afford Athens State University?
The student loan default rate at Athens State University is 7.5%. Although this is lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, you'll still want to keep this in mind when taking out student loans.
Athens State University Undergraduate Student Diversity
There are also 167 graduate students at the school.
Of the 1,194 full-time undergraduates at Athens State University, 30% are male and 70% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of Athens State University students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||122|
|Hispanic or Latino||41|
Over 7 countries are represented at Athens State University. The most popular countries sending students to the school are India, Colombia, and Nepal.
Online Learning at Athens State University
The following chart shows how the online learning population at Athens State University has changed over the last few years.
This school is the 10th most popular in Alabama for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.
Online Growth Rankings of Athens State University
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Athens State University was 5.8%. This is the #71 largest growth rate of all schools that are mostly online. This refers to all students at Athens State University regardless of major.
The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Athens State University majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.
|Major||1-Year Growth Rate|
|Teacher Education Subject Specific||40%|
|Technical Teacher Education||59%|
The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Athens State University ranks compared to all other mostly online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at Athens State University.
|Major||Growth Rate Rank|
|Technical Teacher Education||#1|
|Teacher Education Subject Specific||#15|
When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.
Athens State University Teaching Concentrations
The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.
|Technical Teacher Education||23||35||58|
|Kindergarten/Preschool Education & Teaching||21||0||21|
|General Special Education||15||0||15|
|Physical Education Teaching & Coaching||9||0||9|
*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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