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Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College Data & Information Overview

118 awards Ranking Badges
Great Price Value for Your Money
76% Acceptance Rate
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How Well Is Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College Ranked?

#1,488 Best Colleges in Nation
#41 Best Colleges in GA
Nursing Highest Ranked Major

2023 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 118 badges in the 2023 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is nursing.

Overall Quality

ABAC Tifton landed the #1,488 spot in College Factual's 2023 ranking of best overall colleges in the United States. The higher ed experts analyzed 2,241 colleges and universities across the nation to determine this ranking.

ABAC Tifton also holds the #41 spot on the Best Colleges in Georgia ranking.

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Is It Hard to Get Into ABAC Tifton?

76% Acceptance Rate
61% Of Accepted Are Women
36% Submit SAT Scores

Acceptance Rate

Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College has an acceptance rate of 76%, which makes it somewhat selective. Make sure it's not the only school you apply to, even if it's your school of choice. Whether you get in or not will largely depend on how you compare to other applicants.

Average Test Scores

About 36% 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 460 and 570. Math scores were between 440 and 530.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College  ( 460 to 570 )

SAT Math Scores for Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College  ( 440 to 530 )
ABAC Tifton received ACT scores from 26% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT Composite scores ranged between 16 and 21.

ACT Composite Scores for Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College  ( 16 to 21 )

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Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College Faculty

19 to 1 Student to Faculty
81% Full Time Teachers

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio is often used as a measure to gauge how much access students will have to their professors - the lower the number, the better. At Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College, this rate is 19 to 1, which is high when compared to the national average of 15 to 1.

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 81%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  81 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College

74% Freshmen Retention
11% On-Time Graduation Rate

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate of 74% tells us that most first-year, full-time students like Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College enough to come back for another year. This is a fair bit higher than the national average of 68%. That's certainly something to check off in the good column about the school.

Freshmen Retention Rate  74 out of 100

Graduation Rate

When we say that a student has graduated on time, we mean that they have finished their bachelor's degree within four years. The on-time graduation rate at ABAC Tifton is 11%. That's lower than the national rate of 33.3%

On-Time Graduation Rate  11 out of 100

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Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College Undergraduate Student Diversity

2,472 Full-Time Undergraduates
17.6% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
54.2% Percent Women

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 3,990 undergraduates at ABAC Tifton with 2,472 being full-time and 1,518 being part-time.

How Much Does Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College Cost?

$7,545 Net Price
41% Take Out Loans
$19,604 Total Student Loans
The overall average net price of ABAC Tifton is $7,545. 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 +
$5,064 $5,857 $9,086 $11,023 $10,923

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

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At ABAC Tifton, approximately 41% of students took out student loans averaging $4,901 a year. That adds up to $19,604 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at ABAC Tifton is 12.4%. This is higher than the national default rate of 10.1% so you should proceed with caution when taking out student loans.

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How Much Money Do ABAC Tifton Graduates Make?

$32,130 Avg Salary of Grads
High Earnings Boost
Yearly salaries vary depending on what you major in, but on average, bachelor's degree recipients from ABAC Tifton make around $32,130 per year during the early years of their employment. Unfortunately, this is 24% less that the average college graduate's salary of $42,485 per year. However, graduates in your major field may make more.


See which majors at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College make the most money.

Location of Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College

Georgia State
2,472 Full-Time Undergraduates
Town Campus Setting
Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College is a public institution located in Tifton, Georgia. Tifton is a great place for students who enjoy small town life.

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Contact details for ABAC Tifton are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 2802 Moore Hwy, Tifton, GA 31793-2601
Phone: 229-391-5001

Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College Majors

19 Majors With Completions
486 Undergraduate Degrees
18 Graduate Degrees
During the most recent year for which we have data, students from 19 majors graduated from Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College. Of these students, 486 received undergraduate degrees and 18 graduated with a master's or doctor's degree. The following table lists the most popular undergraduate majors along with the average salary graduates from those majors make.

Most Popular Majors Bachelor’s Degrees Average Salary of Graduates
Other Agriculture 63 $36,159
Agricultural Economics & Business 47 NA
General Business/Commerce 37 NA
Teacher Education Subject Specific 35 NA
Nursing 33 NA
General Biology 24 $24,652
Horticulture 21 $40,717
Forestry 20 $35,706
Writing Studies 12 NA
History and Political Science 8 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

84% Take At Least One Class Online
14% Take All Classes Online

Online learning is becoming popular at even the oldest colleges and universities in the United States. Not only are online classes great for returning adults with busy schedules, they are also frequented by a growing number of traditional students.

In 2019-2020, 3,334 students took at least one online class at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College. This is an increase from the 870 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2019-2020 3,334 575
2018-2019 870 228
2017-2018 1,210 377
2016-2017 556 114
2015-2016 498 99

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Notes and References


*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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