2021 Student Population

A total of 2,867 students have enrolled at Athens State University - 2,688 undergraduate and 179 graduate.
By gender, 897 male and 1,970 female students are attending the school. By attendance status, there are 1,246 full-time students and 1,621 part-time students.
The number of students at Athens State University is very small compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in Alabama. Compared to similar schools in rankings such as Concordia College Alabama and South University-Montgomery, its population is very large (average population is 1,092).
Athens State University offers online degree/certificate programs and 1,722 students enrolled in online programs.

Enrollment Chart

Enrollment by Gender/Attending Status

By gender, there are 897 male and 1,970 female students attending the school. The male-to-female ratio is 0.46 to 1 and the ratio is very lower (more women students at the school) (the average male-to-female ratio over all U.S. colleges is 0.75 to 1).
The following table and chart show the student population by gender and attending status.

Gender Distribution Table

UndergraduateGraduate
Population by Gender/Attending Status at
TotalFull-timePart-time
Total2,6881,2021,486
Men821343478
Women1,8678591,008
Population by Gender/Attending Status at
TotalFull-timePart-time
Total17944135
Men761957
Women1032578

Gedner Distribution Chart

Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity

By race/ethnicity, there are 2,139 White students (74.61%) and 416 Black or African American students (14.51%) at Athens State University(top 2 most races/ethnicities). The following table summarizes the population diversity by race at Athens State University.

Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity Table

UndergraduateGraduate
Population by Race/Ethnicity at Athens State University
TotalMenWomen
American Indian or Alaska Native36828
Asian17512
Black or African American35188263
Hispanic972671
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander312
White2,0406491,391
Two or More Races671453
Race/Ethnicity Unknown752946
Total 2,6888211,867
Population by Race/Ethnicity at Athens State University
TotalMenWomen
American Indian or Alaska Native220
Asian000
Black or African American652045
Hispanic642
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander000
White994851
Two or More Races725
Race/Ethnicity Unknown000
Total 17976103

Race/Ethnicity Distribution Chart

Enrollment by Student Age

By age, there are 1,199 students whose age under twenty five and 1,144 students whose age is over thirty years old at Athens State University.
Especially, 8 students are older than sixty five.
The following table and chart show the student population by student age at Athens State University.

Enrollment by Student Age Table

UndergraduateGraduate
Population by Student Age at Athens State University
TotalMenWomen
Total2,688 8211,867
18-1943 1528
20-21489 115374
22-24652 226426
25-29490 172318
30-34350 110240
35-39241 70171
40-49272 72200
50-64144 38106
65 and over7 34
Total 2,688 8211,867
Population by Student Age at Athens State University
TotalMenWomen
Total179 76103
20-211 10
22-2414 410
25-2934 1321
30-3439 2118
35-3921 714
40-4943 1726
50-6426 1214
65 and over1 10
Total 179 76103

Student Age Distribution Chart

Online Student Population

At Athens State University, 2,660 students (92.78% of total enrollment) take online classes to get their degrees. Among them, 1,722 students enrolled exclusively in online classes (i.e. no off-line attendance required) and others are taking online courses with off-line courses. The following tables describe the number of students who enrolled in one or more online courses.
By location of enrolled students, 1,614 students live in Alabama where Athens State University is located in and 108 students have enrolled from other states.

Online Enrollment Table

Enrollment TypeStudent Location
Online Student Population
TotalUndergraduateGraduate
Total2,8672,688179
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Classes1,7221,545177
Enrolled Some in Online Classes9389380
Not Enrolled in Online Classes2072052
Online Student Population by Student Location
TotalUndergraduateGraduate
Total (Enrolled Excl.)1,7221,545177
Alabama Residents1,6141,464150
Other State in U.S.1088127
Outside of U.S.000
Unknown000

Online Enrollment Chart