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ASU advances as a top-ranked HBCU - ASU recognized as #1 public HBCU in Georgia

 | Published on 9/18/2015
ALBANY, Ga. – U.S. News & World Report has released this year’s list
of top ranked colleges and universities. Albany State University
is listed among the nation’s top Historically Black Colleges and
Universities and the #1 public HBCU in the state of Georgia for the
second year in a row. ASU made the cut at #13 among all publicHBCUs in the nation.

“We provide an excellent education at Albany State University, an
education that prepares our students to compete on a global
level,” said Interim President Arthur Dunning. “ We are delighted that the work of our faculty, staff and students is being recognized on a national level; we are working diligently to provide even more opportunities for student success.”

According to the rankings, ASU pulled ahead of Georgia’s public HBCUs -- Fort Valley State University and Savannah State University. The rankings are based on graduation and retention rates, peer assessments, student-to- faculty

The Albany State University Alumni Association is a Corporation, a legally recognized organization under the laws of the State of Georgia. The Association is classified as a non-profit, tax-exempt organization formed solely for philanthropic purposes.