Welcome to the Armstrong Archives.
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 in 1935 in the historic Armstrong House
Part of the University System of Georgia
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.
11935 Abercorn Street • Savannah, Georgia 31419 (view map)
740 East General Stewart Way, Suite 210 • Hinesville, Georgia 31313 (view map)
Fall 2016 Enrollment
- Undergraduate 6397
- Graduate 760
Fall 2016 Student Information
- Male 33.2%
- Female 66.8%
- 86.0% are from Georgia
- 12.0% are from out of state
- 2.0% are from 47 other countries
- Asian 3.7%
- Pacific Islander 0.3%
- African American 25.5%
- Hispanic 8.1%
- Multi-Racial 4.5%
- American Indian or Alaska Native 0.2%
- White/Caucasian 57.5%
Faculty & Staff
- Full-Time Instructional Faculty — 263
- Administration and Support Staff — 351
- Student to Faculty Ratio — 19:1
- College of Education
- College of Health Professions
- College of Liberal Arts
- College of Science & Technology
- Graduate Studies
Degrees & Programs
Armstrong offers more than 100 academic programs
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.
Armstrong offers great value and in-state tuition for residents of Georgia, Florida, South Carolina and Alabama.
More than 85% of Armstrong students receive financial aid in a variety of forms, including scholarships, grants, loans and work/study programs.
Armstrong has an economic impact on the Savannah area of more than $235 million.
NCAA Division II
Armstrong competes in the following Peach Belt Conference sports:
- Cross Country
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 2013 NCAA D-II Championships.
Maroon and gold
- 100+ clubs and organizations
- The university offers more than 100 plays, concerts, art exhibits, lectures, films and other presentations each year
- The Campus Union Board and individual campus organizations stage dozens of events each year, including concerts, comedy performances, dances, poetry slams, open mic nights and festivals
- Numerous study abroad opportunities are available each year
Four residential complexes — Compass Point, University Crossing, University Terrace and Windward Commons — currently house more than 1,400 students in apartment-style facilities.
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.
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.
Lane Library contains more than 200,000 books, 18,000 audiovisuals, 1,000 journals and a myriad of digital resources.
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
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.