Graduate Studies

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

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How much is the application fee?

$25 (check or money order payable to Albany State University)

How do I apply?

Albany State University’s Graduate School only accepts online applications for admission to our graduate programs. Click here for information on how to apply.

When are admissions decisions made?

Albany State University renders admissions decisions on a rolling basis. There is no specific date on which all decisions are made.

Where do I mail my application materials?

Albany State University Graduate Studies
Billy C. Black Building, 389
504 College Drive
Albany, Georgia 31705

How does the admission process work?

  • The online application and all program specific documents are received by the Graduate School from you in accordance with all admission related deadlines.
  • The completed file is then forwarded to your academic department for review.
  • The program coordinator reviews the completed file and sends an admissions decision to the Graduate School.
  • The Graduate School will send an email to the email address provided on your application informing you of the decision made by your academic department.

What are the hours of operation of the Graduate Office?

Office hours, in Billy C. Black Bldg 389, are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. (EST), Monday through Friday, with the exception of major holidays.

How long does it take to process my application?

Once you have submitted all required documents, admissions processing takes a minimum of two weeks. You will receive an email with a list of requirements once you have submitted your online application. You will also receive communication if your file is incomplete.

Are there funds available to assist me in paying for my graduate education?

There are limited graduate assistantships available.  Please contact the graduate office if you would like an application.