Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College, located in Tifton, Georgia, was founded in 1908 and was originally known as Second District A&M. The school went through several more name changes in subsequent years, including South Georgia A&M College in 1924, Georgia State College for Men in 1929, and finally Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College in 1933 when the school became part of the newly formed University of System of Georgia. The school is named after Abraham Baldwin one of the original signers of the US Constitution fro Georgia and the first president of the University of Georgia.
Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College was originally an associate degree granting institution but has expanded its role to provide bachelor degrees in studies to relating agriculture and business.The school still offers a large number of associate level programs that allow students to pursue transfer opportunities or career related education as part of the services offered by the school. Career programs allow students to receive an education in a high demand field and take between one and two years to complete.
Programs offered include:
Admissions and Financial Aid
Individuals interested in enrollment at ABAC will have separate requirements for admission based on the course of study pursued and whether it is a bachelor's or associate's program. Individuals will supply an application, transcripts and test scores (if available) and must pay all associated fees. Participation in orientation and a meeting with a counselor is encouraged. Financial aid is available in the form of loans, grants and scholarships and are awarded based on need as determined by the information provided by the student in the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
Admission Requirements & Details
The admission details below may give an overview of the applicants Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College accepts. The details may include admissions application requirements and recommendations, as well as any AP credits that may be transferred.
College Credits Accepted
- Dual Credits
- Life Experience Credits
- AP Course Credits
The total student enrollment at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College is about 3,400, where graduate students make up roughly 30% of the student body.
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $8,100. To calculate a more personalized cost visit the net price calculator. There is also a $20 application fee for students applying to the school. The figures listed below are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.
Tuition & Fees Information
- Tuition estimates per year:
- State Residents: $2,500-$2,900
- Out-of-State: $9,100-$10,870
- Charges per unit:
- In-State: $100-$120 per unit
- Out-of-State: $380-$450 per unit
Financial Aid Details
The financial aid table below details the types of financial aid, along with the percent of students receiving aid, and on average the amount of aid per student per year.
|Percent of Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||90%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||79%||$4,756|
|Receiving Student Loans||52%||$5,269|
Academics & Student Services
Student ServicesTo help students and recent graduates, Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College may provide student services including:
- Online classes
- Remedial courses
- Academic counseling for students
The overall graduation rate of ABAC is close to 16%.
Specialized Programs & Accreditations
- Associate's Degree in Nursing (ADN) Program
- * Accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (since 1971)
Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College is a Member of National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA), with many of the sports being in the NJCAA Division I classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:
The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.
Get more information about the programs offered by Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College by clicking the request information to the right.
(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)
Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Business and Marketing Studies
Health and Clinical Professions
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Natural Resources and Conservation
Security and Protective Services
Visual and Performing Arts
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