Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College

Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College

Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College, also known as ABAC, is a coeducational, two-year college located in Tifton, Georgia, United States. It was originally founded in the year 1908 as Second District A&M School. After a few name and status changes, it was renamed Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College in 1933. ABAC offers a wide variety of degrees and programs in diverse areas of study.

ABAC has an active athletics department which sponsors several sports clubs and programs. Their sports teams are nicknamed the Golden Stallions. The college is a member of the GJCAA and NJCAA. Golden Stallions participate in several sports including baseball, golf, tennis, soccer and softball. ABAC has an on-campus literary magazine named "The Pegasus" and a newspaper named "The Stallion."

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Contacting Abraham Baldwin

Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College
2802 Moore Hwy
Tifton , GA 31793-2601
General Phone: (229) 391-5001

Abraham Baldwin Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Liberal Arts238liberal arts and sciences
Nursing and Emergency Medicine86registered nursing
Landscaping and Horticulture29applied horticulture
Conservation and Resource Management27forest technology, wildlife management
Animal Science and Care19animal husbandry, animal science
Agricultural Science and Management13agricultural business, agricultural machine operation
Family and Social Work8family and consumer science, social work
Business and Management4accounting technology, MIS, marketing
Education and Teaching4education
Security and Law Enforcement3criminal justice and police, fire-fighting
Computer Science and Engineering2computer and info science
Office and Administration1administrative assistant
Engineering Technician1drafting

Number of programs and degrees for Abraham Baldwin in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Associate's degree42618
Award of less than 1 academic year82
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years11

Abraham Baldwin Student Body

In 2007-2008, Abraham Baldwin had a total enrollment of 3,665 students (2,911 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 49%
Women 51%
Full-Time 87%
Part-Time 13%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 75%
Black 21%
Hispanic 2%
Asian 1%
American Indian 0%
(Foreign Students) 1%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 1%
18-19 49%
20-21 24%
22-24 8%
25-29 6%
30-34 4%
35-39 3%
40-49 3%
50-64 1%

Abraham Baldwin Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 57 %
Part-Time 40 %

Abraham Baldwin Room and Board (2007)

Abraham Baldwin offers campus housing for 1,324 of its 2,911 (full-time) students.

(Please refer to our profile of Tifton, Georgia for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Georgia Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Abraham Baldwin Admissions and Selectivity


EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled

Standardized Test Scores:

Test25th Percentile75th Percetile
SAT Verbal400500
SAT Math400500
SAT Writing390490

Application Requirements:

Class Ranknot required
High School Recordnot required
College Prep Programrecommended
Recommendationsnot required
Formal Demonstration of Competencenot required
Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)recommended
Percent of Applicants Submitting SAT52%
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)not required
Other Standardized Testsnot required

Abraham Baldwin Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 2,496
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 8,478
Room and board $ 5,560
Room charge $ 3,450
Board (meal plan) charge $ 2,060
Books and supplies $ 1,125
Other expenses $ 3,150

Financial Aid:
Abraham Baldwin participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 154100)

Abraham Baldwin Faculty

Abraham Baldwin has a tenure system for faculty.

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured, but on tenure track3026
Non-tenured and not on tenure track36

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professorcalendar year1*0*
Associate professorcalendar year1*2*
Assistant professorcalendar year1*2*
Instructorcalendar year0*1*
All faculty totalcalendar year3$77,9235$63,812

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year5$55,0214$50,723
Associate professoracademic year12$49,5329$47,455
Assistant professoracademic year15$42,34217$44,059
Instructoracademic year10$40,73814$37,397
All faculty totalacademic year42$45,52444$43,240

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Abraham Baldwin Athletics

Students on Athletic Scholarships (2007):

All Other Sports132639

Abraham Baldwin Degree Programs (2007)

Agricultural Science And Management
Agricultural Business and Management, Other
Agricultural Power Machinery Operation

Animal Science And Care
Animal Sciences, General
Animal/Livestock Husbandry and Production

Business And Management
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping
Management Information Systems, General
Marketing/Marketing Management, General

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer and Information Sciences, General

Conservation And Resource Management
Forest Technology/Technician
Wildlife and Wildlands Science and Management

Education And Teaching
Education, General

Engineering Technician
Drafting and Design Technology/Technician, General

Family And Social Work
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General
Social Work

Landscaping And Horticulture
Applied Horticulture/Horticulture Operations, General

Liberal Arts
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

Office And Administration
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Police Science
Fire Science/Fire-fighting

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What Sets Abraham Baldwin Apart:

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Top 13%Abraham Baldwin Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)
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Top 20%Abraham Baldwin % of degrees in agricultural science and management

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checked Grants credits for AP courses
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checked Career services
checked Student employment services
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Option to study abroad
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library
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checked Tenure system for quality teaching
checked Has ROTC (air force)
checked Offers athletic scholarships

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