• ABAC, Georgia's newest State College, is a community-based residential institution offering programs in the natural and physical sciences, the liberal arts, the social sciences, business, physical education and recreation, and health occupations as well as a specialized institution serving a unique role through programs in agriculture and related disciplines. This dual emphasis, together with on-campus housing, gives the college its distinctive character and enables it to attract traditional and nontraditional students from throughout Georgia, other states, and other countries, creating a culturally diverse student body.

School Highlights

Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College serves 3,990 students (62% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the state community college average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 53%.

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Enrollment: 3,990 students
  • In-state tuition: $3,394
  • Out-state tuition: $9,839
  • Acceptance Rate: 76%
  • Student:teacher ratio: 9:1
  • Minority enrollment: 16%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Top Rankings

Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Georgia for:

School Overview

The teacher population of 428 teachers has grown by 234% over five years.
Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College
(GA) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Associates Colleges
Associates Colleges
Institution Level
Four or more years
At least 2 years but < 4 years
Institution Control
Public
Public
Total Faculty
428 staff
209 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College has grown by 17% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College diversity score of 0.28 is less than the state average of 0.67. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
3,990 students
2,328 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
9:1
14:1
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# Full-Time Students
2,472 students
882 students
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# Part-Time Students
1,518 students
1,518 students
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# Enrollment Undergraduate
313 students
245 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
2,472 students
940 students
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# Full-Time Graduate Students
n/a
71 students
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
1,518 students
1,740 students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
n/a
37 students
Total Dormitory Capacity
1,198 students
654 students
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% Asian
1%
3%
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% Hispanic
6%
8%
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% Black
8%
31%
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% White
84%
47%
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% Two or more races
1%
2%
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% Non Resident races
n/a
2%
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% Unknown races
n/a
7%
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Diversity Score
0.28
0.67
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
18%
31%
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
7.87%
3.17%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$35,600
$29,500
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Tuition and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $3,394 is less than the state average of $3,488. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $9,839 is more than the state average of $7,256. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees
$3,394
$3,488
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Out-State Tuition Fees
$9,839
$7,256
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
96%
94%
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Median Debt for Graduates
$17,500
$12,139
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Median Debt for Dropouts
$5,500
$5,500
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Acceptance Rate
76%
79%
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SAT Total Avg.
620
915
SAT Reading
310
465
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SAT Math
310
450
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SAT Writing
440
440
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ACT Total Avg.
42
54
ACT Composite
15
18
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ACT English
12
18
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ACT Math
15
18
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ACT Writing
n/a
7
Source: 2021 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) , School Administrators

School Notes

  • Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College, established in 1908 as the Second District A&M School, became South Georgia A&M College in 1924 and Georgia State College for Men in 1929. Named for a signer of the United States Constitution and the first president of the University of Georgia, the college assumed its present name in 1933 when it became a unit of the University System of Georgia. At that time ABAC embarked on a mission devoted primarily to associate-level studies in agriculture, home economics, and related fields. ABAC's role later expanded to include a diverse educational program. Abraham Baldwin is one of the largest residential, coeducational two-year colleges in Georgia. Over 3,400 students from 16 states, 17 countries, and 149 Georgia counties take classes every day on a beautiful 421-acre campus nestled in the heart of south Georgia. The Division of Agriculture and Forest Resources is the largest division on campus, and nursing is ABAC's largest single program major. The college offers 40 college transfer programs in which students move on to four-year colleges and universities after their ABAC careers are complete. Students can also choose from 10 two-year career technological degrees which propel them into the job market when their ABAC days are behind them. ABAC now offers two very specialized Bachelor of Applied Science programs in Diversified Agriculture and Golf Course and Turfgrass Management. Off-campus and evening programs provide educational opportunities for individuals who are unable at attend classes in the traditional setting. Public service programs include special-interest activities and courses, occupation-enhancing short courses, youth enrichment courses, and performing and visual arts events. The college also provides administrative services and facilities that enable community and state organizations as well as other units of the University System of Georgia to bring seminars, meetings, and upper-level and graduate instruction to the region.

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College cost?

Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College's tuition is approximately $3,394 for In-State students and $9,839 for Out-State students.

What schools are Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College often compared to?

Abraham Baldwin Agricultural Collegeis often viewed alongside schools like Albany Technical College by visitors of our site.

What is the acceptance rate of Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College?

The acceptance rate of Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College is 76%, which is lower than the state average of 79%.

What is Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College's ranking?

Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College ranks among the top 20% of community college in Georgia for: Highest graduate earnings (10 years post graduation).

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Enrollment: 3,990 students
  • In-state tuition: $3,394
  • Out-state tuition: $9,839
  • Acceptance Rate: 76%
  • Student:teacher ratio: 9:1
  • Minority enrollment: 16%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

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