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Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College Data & Information Overview

Want the scoop on Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College? We've put together a comprehensive report on the school that covers what majors ABAC Tifton offers, how the school ranks, how diverse it is, and much more. Want to dig deeper into a particular stat? Just click on its tile and you'll be taked to a more in-depth page on the figure. In addition, you can use the links below to quickly jump to any section on this page.

How Well Is Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College Ranked?

2021 Rankings

College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities in its annual rankings and ranks them in a variety of ways, including most diverse, best overall quality, best for non-traditional students, and much more.

Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College was awarded 9 badges in the 2021 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is agriculture and agriculture operations.

Overall Quality

College Factual ranked ABAC Tifton as #1,596 out of 1,715 colleges and universities in the country on its 2021 Best Colleges list.

ABAC Tifton is also ranked #43 out of 56 schools in Georgia.

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Is It Hard to Get Into ABAC Tifton?

Acceptance Rate

When it comes to admittance, Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College is somewhat selective. Its acceptance rate is 70%, which means you'll face some strong competition during the admissions process. Do what you can to make your application stand out.

Average Test Scores

About 65% of students accepted to ABAC Tifton submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 470 and 570. Math scores were between 450 and 540.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College  ( 470 to 570 )
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SAT Math Scores for Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College  ( 450 to 540 )
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ABAC Tifton received ACT scores from 53% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT Composite scores ranged between 17 and 22.

ACT Composite Scores for Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College  ( 17 to 22 )
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Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

At Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College, the student to faculty ratio is 21 to 1. Compared to the national average of 15 to 1, this is somewhat high. This could mean that class sizes may be larger than they are at other colleges or universities or that professors may be required to teach more classes.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

Another measure that is often used to estimate how much access students will have to their professors is how many faculty members are full-time. The idea here is that part-time faculty tend to spend less time on campus, so they may not be as available to students as full-timers.

The full-time faculty percentage at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College is 73%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  73 out of 100
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Retention and Graduation Rates at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate tells us what percentage of first-year, full-time students choose to continue on to their sophomore year at a particular school. The rate at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College is 66%, which is about average when compared to the national rate of 68%.

Freshmen Retention Rate  66 out of 100
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Graduation Rate

The on-time graduation rate is the percent of first-time, full time students who obtain their bachelor's degree in four years or less. This rate is 3% for first-time, full-time students at ABAC Tifton, which is lower than the national rate of 33.3%.

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Average Overall Diversity at ABAC Tifton

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 4,291 undergraduates at ABAC Tifton with 2,660 being full-time and 1,631 being part-time.

ABAC Tifton Diversity Score

College Factual computes an overall diversity score for each college and university that takes gender, ethnicity, geographic location, and age into account. Schools with the best mixtures of students with respect to these factors are ranked the highest, and those that cater to just one or two student groups are ranked the lowest.

ABAC Tifton scored 45.57 out of 100 for overall diversity. This is about average when compared to other colleges and universities in the United States.

Overall Diversity Score  45.57 out of 100
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How Much Does Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College Cost?

The overall average net price of ABAC Tifton is $7,964. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for ABAC Tifton

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$6,460 $6,580 $9,314 $11,313 $11,187

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of ABAC Tifton, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At ABAC Tifton, approximately 42% of students took out student loans averaging $4,941 a year. That adds up to $19,764 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at ABAC Tifton is 17.3%. Watch out! This is significantly higher than the national default rate of 10.1%, which means you could have trouble paying back your student loans if you take any out.

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How Much Money Do ABAC Tifton Graduates Make?

The pay for some majors is higher than others, but on average, students who graduate with a bachelor's degree from ABAC Tifton make about $32,900 a year during their first few years of employment after graduation. Unfortunately, this is 17% less that the average college graduate's salary of $39,802 per year. However, graduates in your major field may make more.

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Location of Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College

Located in Tifton, Georgia, Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College is a public institution. Tifton is a great place for students who enjoy small town life.

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Location of Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College

Contact details for ABAC Tifton are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 2802 Moore Hwy, Tifton, GA 31793-2601
Phone: 229-391-5001
Website: https://www.abac.edu

Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College Majors

Most Popular Majors Bachelor’s Degrees Average Salary of Graduates
Other Agriculture 93 $39,300
General Business/Commerce 55 NA
General Biology 46 $24,000
Forestry 33 $34,900
Nursing 23 NA
Teacher Education Subject Specific 20 NA
Agricultural Economics & Business 19 NA
Horticulture 18 NA
Rural Sociology 6 NA
Agricultural Public Services 5 NA

Learn more about the majors offered at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at ABAC Tifton

Online learning options are becoming more and more popular at American colleges and universities. Online classes are great for students who have busy schedules or for those who just want to study on their own time.

In 2017-2018, 1,210 students took at least one online class at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College. This is an increase from the 556 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2017-2018 1,210 377
2016-2017 556 114
2015-2016 498 99
2014-2015 314 65
2013-2014 158 39

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Notes and References

Footnotes

*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.

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