Athens State University

School Description

Athens State University was established in 1822 as the Athens Female Academy, with the purpose of addressing the educational needs of women in the community. It became Athens Female Institute in 1842, after it was transferred to the Tennessee Conference of the Methodist Church. After several more name changes, the institute became Athens College in 1931, and in 1974 it was officially approved to become a public institution of higher learning.

Athens State University today has over 3000 students enrolled each semester. One of the many buildings on campus is the McCandless Hall, which houses the university auditorium and was built in 1912. the Office of Student Activities provides students with programs to get them involved in the campus community. Students can even be involved in the university's student newspaper.

Courses Offered

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  • 300 N Beaty St, Athens, AL 35611, USA

    Accountancy

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Accounting Principles. The program offers courses that focus on all aspects of business, management and finance.  

    Tuition Fee: USD 13,620
  • 300 N Beaty St, Athens, AL 35611, USA

    Biology

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Biology. The program offers courses that focus on the study of cell growth, DNA expression, botany, parasitology and recombinant more
    Tuition Fee: USD 13,620
  • 300 N Beaty St, Athens, AL 35611, USA

    Chemistry

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Chemistry. The program offers courses that focus on the study of general chemistry, organic chemistry, and chemical analysis.  

    Tuition Fee: USD 13,620
  • 300 N Beaty St, Athens, AL 35611, USA

    Childhood Education

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the principles of Childhood Education. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the design and provision of teachin more
    Tuition Fee: USD 13,620
  • 300 N Beaty St, Athens, AL 35611, USA

    Computer Information Systems

    This program is designed to equip students with theoretical and practical knowledge of the principles of Computer Applications. The program offers courses that focus on the study of basic computer design and architectur more
    Tuition Fee: USD 13,620