Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College

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Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College (ABAC) is a State College of the University System of Georgia. Located in Tifton, Georgia, ABAC offers baccalaureate and associate degrees. The college is named after Abraham Baldwin, a signer of the United States Constitution from Georgia and the first president of the University of Georgia.

ABAC was established in 1908 as the Second District A&M School. The name was changed to the South Georgia A&M College in 1924, and to the Georgia State College for Men in 1929. It became Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College in 1933 when ABAC became a part of the newly formed University System of Georgia. At that time, ABAC’s mission was devoted to associate level studies in agriculture, home economics, and related fields. Today, ABAC offers a variety of bachelor’s degree programs as well as associate degrees.

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Fast Facts

  • Public, Four or more years
  • students
  • $8,207.00 avg tuition

2802 Moore Hwy
Tifton, GA 31793-2601
(229) 391-5001

Apply online Admissions:
www.abac.edu/admissions/
Financial Aid:
www.abac.edu/fa/

Areas of Study:

  • Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, And Related Sciences
  • Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services
  • Engineering Technologies And Engineering Related Fields
  • Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences
  • Health Professions And Related Programs
  • Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services
  • Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities
  • Natural Resources And Conservation
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Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College

Statistics:
Applied 2,481
Admitted 1,722 69%
Enrolled total 1,159
Full Time: 943
Part Time 216
Standards:
Test 25th % 75th %
SAT EBRW 410 520
SAT Math 410 520
SAT Written (2006-2015) Optional 0 0
ACT Composite 17 22
ACT English 15 22
ACT Math 16 21
ACT Writing 0 0
Retention / Graduation:
Retention rate 50%
4-year graduation rate
6-year graduation rate
Application Deadlines:
Regular Application Deadline
Early Admission Deadline
Early Decision Deadline
Financial Aid Deadline
Student Response Deadline
Transfer Student Application Deadline
Requirements:
Open Admissions Policy No
Secondary School GPA Required
Secondary School Rank Neither required nor recommended
Secondary School Record Neither required nor recommended
Formal Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission Test Scores Required
TOEFL Required
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Credit:
AP Credits Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College

Tuition In-District In-State Out-Of-State
Avg Full-Time Undergraduate Tuition $2,221.00 $2,221.00 $8,207.00
Full-Time Undergraduate Required Fees $1,002.00 $1,002.00 $1,002.00
Part-Time Undergraduate Cost Per Credit Hour $93.00 $93.00 $342.00
Avg Full Time Graduate Tuition $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Full Time Graduate Required Fees $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Part-Full Time Graduate Cost Per Credit Hour $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Expenses On-Campus Off-Campus
(without family)
Off-Campus
(with family)
Room and Board $6,220.00 $0.00 $0.00
Other Expenses $2,180.00 $0.00 $0.00
Additional Fees
Undergraduate Application Fee $20.00
Graduate Application Fee $0.00
Books and Supplies $775.00
Financial Aid
Percent receiving aid 90%
Percent receiving grant aid 82%
Avg amount of grant aid $5,710.00
Percent receiving student loan aid 48%
Avg amount of student loan aid $5,043.00

Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College

Programs and majors Associate's Bachelor's Master's Doctorate
AGRICULTURE, AGRICULTURE OPERATIONS, AND RELATED SCIENCES
Agricultural Business and Management, Other X
Agricultural Power Machinery Operation X
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, and Related Sciences, Other X
Animal/Livestock Husbandry and Production X
Applied Horticulture/Horticulture Operations, General X
Crop Production X
Turf and Turfgrass Management X
BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping X
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General X
Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations, General X
ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGIES AND ENGINEERING-RELATED FIELDS
Drafting and Design Technology/Technician, General X
FAMILY AND CONSUMER SCIENCES/HUMAN SCIENCES
Child Care and Support Services Management X
HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist X
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse X
Surgical Technology/Technologist X
HOMELAND SECURITY, LAW ENFORCEMENT, FIREFIGHTING AND RELATED PROTECTIVE SERVICES
Criminal Justice/Police Science X
LIBERAL ARTS AND SCIENCES, GENERAL STUDIES AND HUMANITIES
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies X X
NATURAL RESOURCES AND CONSERVATION
Forest Technology/Technician X
Wildlife, Fish and Wildlands Science and Management X

Scholarships for Students in Georgia

Name Amount Deadline
Airgas-Terry Jarvis Memorial Scholarship $2,500 February 15, 2017
Marian A. Smith Scholarship Award $2,000 January 21, 2017
Charles Clarke Cordle Memorial Scholarship $1,000 January 31, 2017
SETC Secondary School Scholarship $1,000 January 15, 2017
Polly Holliday Award $1,000 January 28, 2017
Marion Maccarrell Scott Scholarship Varies January 31, 2017

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