Albany State University

Albany State Demographics & Diversity Report

Who is the typical student at Albany State? College Factual wanted to know the truth so we ran the numbers. We analyzed racial diversity, gender ratios, age and geographic origins of college campuses accross the United States. See how Albany State University fared in our 2021 diversity report.

Albany State Student Population

How Many Students Attend Albany State University?

Albany State total enrollment is approximately 6,122 students.

4,109 are undergraduates and 166 are graduate students.

Albany State Undergraduate Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Undergraduates

The full-time Albany State undergraduate population is made up of 72% women, and 28% men.

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For the gender breakdown for all students, go here.

Albany State Racial/Ethnic Breakdown of Undergraduates

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Race/Ethnicity Number
Black or African American 3,325
White 280
Hispanic 235
Unknown 136
Multi-Ethnic 80
International 33
Asian 12
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 1

See racial/ethnic breakdown for all students.

Albany State Graduate Student Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Graduate Students

About 80% of full-time grad students are women, and 20% men.

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For the gender breakdown for all students, go here.

Albany State Racial-Ethnic Breakdown of Graduate Students

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Race/Ethnicity Number
Black or African American 118
White 34
International 5
Asian 3
Unknown 3
Hispanic 2
Multi-Ethnic 1
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0

See racial/ethnic breakdown for all students.

Below Average Ranking in Overall Diversity Nationwide

Albany State achieved a College Factual diversity rank of #2,617 out of 3,514 total schools in the ranking.

Overall Diversity Ranking  2617 out of 3514
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Overall Diversity Score  25.53 out of 100
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A lower overall diversity school means the student body is not very diverse when it comes to race/ethnicity, ages, genders, and locations.

How Does Albany State Diversity Compare to National Averages?

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Albany State is considered below average in terms of overall diversity on a national level. Some areas of diversity in the school may be better than others.

Below Average Racial/Ethnic Diversity

82% Racial-Ethnic Minorities *
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Albany State is ranked 2,727 out of 3,790 when it comes to the racial/ethnic diversity of the students.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity Ranking  2727 out of 3790
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Racial-Ethnic Diversity Score  28.06 out of 100
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Some schools are low in racial/ethnic diversity due to catering to one specific racial/ethnic group, or because they are located in an area where they primarily serve the nearby community.

Albany State is a Historically Black College or University (HBCU) with a principal mission of serving and educating the black community.

Albany State Racial Demographics:

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Race/Ethnicity Number
Black or African American 4,552
White 839
Hispanic 304
Unknown 208
Multi-Ethnic 113
International 51
Asian 38
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 2

High Racial/Ethnic Diversity Among Faculty

Albany State University Faculty Racial/Ethnic Demographics:

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Ethnicity Number of Faculty
Black or African American 476
White 292
Asian 32
Multi-Ethnic 2
Hispanic 0
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0
International 0
Unknown 0

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Average Male/Female Ratio

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Albany State ranks 2,896 out of 3,790 when it comes to gender parity on campus.

Student Gender Ratio  2896 out of 3790
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Student Male/Female Diversity Score  23.60 out of 100
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This school is more popular with women than with men.

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There are approximately 4,461 female students and 1,661 male students at Albany State.

Close to Even Balance of Male & Female Teachers

Reporting of the gender of Albany State is unknown or unavailable.

Faculty Gender Ratio  74.94 out of 100.
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There are more female teachers than male teachers at this school.

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There are approximately 524 female teachers and 314 male teachers.

Average Geographic Diversity

12.44% Out of State

Albany State ranks 1,385 out of 2,183 when it comes to geographic diversity.

12.44% of Albany State students come from out of state, and 0% come from out of the country.

Student Location Diversity  36 out of 100.
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The undergraduate student body is split among 15 states (may include Washington D.C.). Click on the map for more detail.

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Top 5 States

State Amount
Georgia 387
Florida 33
Alabama 7
Maryland 2
New York 2

International Students at Albany State

Students from 20 countries are represented at this school, with the majority of the international students coming from South Korea, Nigeria, and Dominican Republic.

Learn more about international students at Albany State.

High Student Age Diversity

High Student Age Diversity
50.17% Traditional College Age
The age diversity score this school received indicates it is doing a good job attracting students of all ages.

Student Age Diversity  85.40 out of 100.
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A traditional college student is defined as being between the ages of 18-21. At Albany State, 50.17% of students fall into that category, compared to the national average of 60%.

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Student Age Group Amount
18-19 2,070
20-21 1,249
22-24 927
35 and over 870
25-29 690
30-34 412
Under 18 0

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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