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Facts & Stats

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With approximately 7,100 students, Armstrong is just the right size for those who like the feel of a private college with the affordability, diversity and depth of academic offerings of a state university. Another fact to appreciate: Armstrong is well known for its one-on-one attention students receive from our dedicated and experienced faculty. 

 

Founded

Founded in 1935 in the historic Armstrong House

 

Affiliation

Part of the University System of Georgia

 

Location

Armstrong’s 268-acre arboretum campus is located 15 minutes south of Savannah’s National Historic Landmark District, where you’ll find antebellum homes, picturesque squares surrounded by magnificent Spanish moss-draped oaks and an exciting nightlife scene. The university is situated 25 miles from the sandy beaches of Tybee Island and is adjacent to a busy area of shopping malls, movie theaters and restaurants.

 

Campus Location

Main Campus

11935 Abercorn Street • Savannah, Georgia 31419 (view map)
 

Liberty Center

740 East General Stewart Way, Suite 210 • Hinesville, Georgia 31313 (view map)

 

Fall 2016 Enrollment

 

Fall 2016 Student Information

 

Faculty & Staff

Colleges

 

Degrees & Programs

Armstrong offers more than 100 academic programs

 

Engineering Partnership

Armstrong offers a collaborative program that begins with an Associate of Science degree at Armstrong, with the opportunity to complete a bachelor’s degree in engineering at several universities across the state.

 

Money Matters

Cost

Armstrong offers great value.
 

Financial Aid

More than 85% of Armstrong students receive financial aid in a variety of forms, including scholarships, grants, loans and work/study programs.
 

Economic Impact

Armstrong has an economic impact on the Savannah area of more than $235 million.

 

Athletics

NCAA Division II

Armstrong competes in the following Peach Belt Conference sports:
 

Men’s Sports

Women’s Sports

The men’s and women’s tennis teams both won the 2008, 2009 and 2012 NCAA Division II National Championships, the 2012 Peach Belt regular season and tournament titles and ITA All-American honors in singles and doubles. The women’s team also won the 2010 and 2015 NCAA D-II Championships. 
 

Mascot

Pirate
 

School colors

Maroon and gold

 

Student Activities

 

Housing

Four residential complexes — Compass Point, University Crossing, University Terrace and Windward Commons — currently house more than 1,400 students in apartment-style facilities.

 

Student Union

The university’s first “green” building includes a 300-seat, food court-style dining area, a 200-seat lecture hall/movie theater and a ballroom. The 60,180 square feet also houses a convenience store, bookstore and coffee shop.

 

Alumni

Armstrong has approximately 36,000 alumni. They include community leaders, attorneys, a college president, scientists, physicians, nurses, teachers, computer programmers, a newspaper editor, actors and even a zookeeper.

 

Library

Lane Library contains more than 200,000 books, 18,000 audiovisuals, 1,000 journals and a myriad of digital resources.

 

Administration

President       Dr. Linda Bleicken

Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs  Dr. Robert Smith

Vice President for Business and Finance   Mr. Christopher Corrigan

Vice President for Advancement     Mr. William Kelso

Vice President for Student Affairs  Dr. Georj Lewis

Chief Information Officer     Mr. Tim Moody

 

Accreditation

Armstrong State University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACS-COC) to award associate, baccalaureate, masters and doctorate degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097, or call 909.679.4500 for questions about the accreditation of Armstrong State University.

Normal inquiries about Armstrong, such as admission requirements, financial aid, educational programs, etc. should be addressed directly to Armstrong (912.344.2576) and not to the Commission.

The Commission is to be contacted only if there is evidence that appears to support an institution’s significant non-compliance with a requirement or standard.

Some departments and programs also have accreditation through discipline-specific national and state agencies and governing bodies.

NEWS:

Read More New Waters College of Health Professions Facility Breaks Ground

(Aug. 29, 2017) – Armstrong State University officially broke ground earlier today on the new building that will house the Waters College of Health Professions in Savannah. Georgia Governor Nathan Deal praised the $22 million state-of-the-art facility at a ceremony attended by more than 300 community leaders, political dignitaries, faculty, staff and students.

Read More Consolidation Implementation Committee approves recommendations to promote student success

(August 7, 2017) – Earlier today, the Armstrong State University/Georgia Southern University Consolidation Implementation Committee (CIC) met and approved recommendations to benefit students and promote student success. Recommendations included tailoring academic degree programs for students, streamlining administrative processes to be more efficient, and defining the new admission requirements for the new Georgia Southern.

Read More Governor Nathan Deal Approves $22 Million in Construction Funding for New College of Health Professions Center at Armstrong

(May 1, 2017) – Today, Governor Nathan Deal signed the FY18 budget for the State of Georgia, which includes $22 million in construction funding to build a health professions building on the Armstrong State University campus.

Read More Military Times Ranks Armstrong’s Cybersecurity Program # 9 in the Nation

(April 10, 2017) – Armstrong State University has been ranked #9 on the prestigious Military Times 10 Best Cybersecurity Programs list. Armstrong is the only university in Georgia included on the list.

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