Armstrong Atlantic State University

Armstrong Atlantic State University

Armstrong Atlantic State University was established in 1935. It is located in Savannah, Georgia. AASU is a part of the University System of Georgia. The university offers over 900 degree programs and attracts students from more than 70 countries worldwide. The main campus of AASU is spread across an area of more than 250 acres. AASU is made up of the following academic units:

  • College of Education
  • College of Health Profession
  • College of Liberal Arts
  • College of Science & Technology
  • School of Graduate Studies

AASU competes in the National Collegiate Athletic Association's Division II. Its sports teams are known as the Pirates and participate in basketball, softball, soccer, golf, baseball, tennis and volleyball.

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Armstrong Atlantic State University
11935 Abercorn St
Savannah , GA 31419-1997
General Phone: (912) 344-2806

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Armstrong Atlantic State Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Education and Teaching297curriculum and instruction, special ed, education of emotionally disturbed, education of learning disabled, education of speech impaired, adult education, elementary school teaching, middle school teaching, early childhood education, ...
Liberal Arts230Spanish language, English, liberal arts and sciences, liberal arts and humanities, economics, political science, history
Medical Support and Technology138dental hygienist, radiation therapist, respiratory care tech, clinical lab tech
Nursing and Emergency Medicine98registered nursing
Medicine92public health, health professions
Therapy and Counseling60psychology, physical therapy
Security and Law Enforcement59criminal justice and safety, criminal justice and police
Science53biology, chemistry, physics
Computer Science and Engineering42computer and info science, information science
Art Studies16art studies
Drama and Performing Arts16drama
Medical Administration8health and medical administrative
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy6athletic trainer
Media4communication and journalism
Law1legal professions

Number of programs and degrees for Armstrong Atlantic State in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Master's degree20617
Bachelor's degree83532
Associate's degree773
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years121

Armstrong Atlantic State Student Body

In 2007-2008, Armstrong Atlantic State had a total enrollment of 6,848 students (5,543 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 36%
Women 64%
Full-Time 71%
Part-Time 29%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 87%
Graduate 13%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 66%
Black 25%
Hispanic 3%
Asian 3%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 0%
(Foreign Students) 2%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 1%
18-19 18%
20-21 18%
22-24 22%
25-29 17%
30-34 9%
35-39 6%
40-49 7%
50-64 2%

Armstrong Atlantic State Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 69 %
Part-Time 45 %

Armstrong Atlantic State Room and Board (2007)

Armstrong Atlantic State offers campus housing for 850 of its 5,543 (full-time) students.

(Please refer to our profile of Savannah, 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.

Armstrong Atlantic State Admissions and Selectivity


EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled

Standardized Test Scores:

Test25th Percentile75th Percetile
SAT Verbal460560
SAT Math450550
SAT Writing440530
ACT Verbal1822
ACT Math1822
ACT Composite1822

Application Requirements:

Class Ranknot required
High School Recordrequired
College Prep Programrequired
Recommendationsnot required
Formal Demonstration of Competencerecommended
Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)required
Percent of Applicants Submitting SAT81%
Percent of Applicants Submitting ACT28%
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)required
Other Standardized Testsnot required

Armstrong Atlantic State Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 3,604
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 12,070
Room and board $ 6,050
Room charge $ 5,250
Board (meal plan) charge $ 800
Books and supplies $ 1,300
Other expenses $ 6,583

Financial Aid:
Armstrong Atlantic State participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 154600)

Armstrong Atlantic State Faculty

Armstrong Atlantic State has a tenure system for faculty.

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured, but on tenure track3345
Non-tenured and not on tenure track1356

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Associate professorcalendar year0*4$89,382
Assistant professorcalendar year5$59,41317$59,221
Instructorcalendar year0*6$52,775
All faculty totalcalendar year5$59,41327$62,257

*: 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 year26$81,37914$73,159
Associate professoracademic year28$59,75017$63,614
Assistant professoracademic year40$52,75960$52,747
Instructoracademic year2*18$45,001
All faculty totalacademic year96$62,295109$55,784

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

Armstrong Atlantic State Athletics

Athletic Conferences:

Basketball Peach Belt Conference
Baseball Peach Belt Conference

Students on Athletic Scholarships (2007):

All Other Sports146074

Armstrong Atlantic State Degree Programs (2007)

Art Studies
Art/Art Studies, General

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Information Science/Studies

Drama And Performing Arts
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General

Education And Teaching
Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching
Art Teacher Education
Curriculum and Instruction
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Education/Teaching Individuals - Specific Learning Disabilities
Education/Teaching Individuals - Speech or Language Impairments
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Emotional Disturbances
Elementary Education and Teaching
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
Music Teacher Education
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Special Education and Teaching, General

Legal Professions and Studies, Other

Liberal Arts
Economics, General
English Language and Literature, General
History, General
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Political Science and Government, General
Spanish Language and Literature

Mathematics, General

Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Other

Medical Administration
Health and Medical Administrative Services, Other

Medical Support And Technology
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist

Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other
Public Health, General (MPH, DPH)

Music, General

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

Nutrition And Exercise Therapy
Athletic Training/Trainer

Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Chemistry, General
Physics, General

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Police Science
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies

Therapy And Counseling
Physical Therapy/Therapist
Psychology, General

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