Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College

Public, Four-years School Located in Tifton, GA

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How much is the ABAC tuition? For the academic year 2023-2024, ABAC's tuition & fees is $3,195 for Georgia residents and $10,101 for out-of-state students.
With indirect costs not billed by school, such as room & boards and personal living expenses, the total cost of attendance for one academic year is $15,625 for Georgia residents and $22,531 for out-of-state students when a student lives on-campus.

ABAC Tuition & Expenses

2022-2023 Rate
Georgia Residents Tuition & Fees$3,195
Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$10,101
Books & Supplies Costs$1,000
On-campus Room & Board$8,230
On-campus Expenses$3,200
Off-campus Room & Board$6,200
Off-campus Expenses$3,200
2023-2024 Estimates
Georgia Residents Tuition & Fees$2,863
Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$9,744

How Much Does it Cost to Go to ABAC for 4 Years?

For the class of 2027, who entering colleges in 2023, the 4 years tuition & fees is $40,706 at ABAC. The estimated tuition rate is based on the changes over last 5 years. With room & board, books, and other personal expenses, the estimated 4 years costs of attendance is $89,237. After receiving financial aid including grants, scholarships, and/or student loans, the 4 years COA is down to $66,903.
The following table computes the 4 years tuition and COA by class of year.
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2023-24)$10,131$21,836$16,277
Sophomore (2024-25)$10,161$22,147$16,572
Junior (2025-26)$10,192$22,465$16,873
Senior (2026-27)$10,222$22,790$17,181
4 Years Total$40,706$89,237$66,903
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2024-25)$10,161$22,147$16,572
Sophomore (2025-26)$10,192$22,465$16,873
Junior (2026-27)$10,222$22,790$17,181
Senior (2027-28)$10,252$23,122$17,497
4 Years Total$40,827$90,523$68,123
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2025-26)$10,192$22,465$16,873
Sophomore (2026-27)$10,222$22,790$17,181
Junior (2027-28)$10,252$23,122$17,497
Senior (2028-29)$10,283$23,462$17,820
4 Years Total$40,949$91,838$69,371
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2026-27)$10,222$22,790$17,181
Sophomore (2027-28)$10,252$23,122$17,497
Junior (2028-29)$10,283$23,462$17,820
Senior (2029-30)$10,314$23,809$18,150
4 Years Total$41,071$93,182$70,648
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2027-28)$10,252$23,122$17,497
Sophomore (2028-29)$10,283$23,462$17,820
Junior (2029-30)$10,314$23,809$18,150
Senior (2030-31)$10,344$24,163$18,488
4 Years Total$41,193$94,556$71,955

Average Tuition By School Type and Comparison

Compared to four-years schools nationwide, ABAC' tuition is lower than the average tuition of $12,960. Compared to public, four-years colleges in Georgia, its tuition is comparable to the average tuition of $10,033.
In-StateOut-of-State
Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College$3,195$10,101
U.S. Four-years Colleges$18,672
Public Schools$7,199$12,960
Private Schools$20,937
Georgia Four-years Colleges$15,800
Public Schools$5,352$10,033
Private Schools$19,537

Compare Similar School's Tuition

The next table compares the tuition & fees between ABAC and similar schools. The similar colleges are selected by school type & level (public, four-years), ranking, and comparison frequency by our users. The comparison is based on 2022-2023 tuition rate.
LocationIn-StateOut-of-State
Abraham Baldwin Agricultural CollegeTifton, GA$3,195$10,101
Atlanta Metropolitan State CollegeAtlanta, GA$3,105$9,731
Georgia Highlands CollegeRome, GA$2,944$9,296
Gordon State CollegeBarnesville, GA$3,475$10,381
South Georgia State CollegeDouglas, GA$2,970$9,322

Financial Aid and COA

At Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College, 3,795 students (99%) received grant or scholarship from the federal government, state or local government, the institution, and other sources. The average amount of grant/scholarship received is $5,542.
After receiving financial aid, the cost of attendance (COA) at ABAC is $16,989 for students living on-campus and $14,959 for students living off-campus.
For beginning students (i.e. first-time freshmen), 793 students received any type of financial aid including grants/scholarship and student loans. The average amount of grant/scholarship for the first-time students is $7,306 and the average amount of student loans is $4,770.
The financial aid data is based on 2021-2022 statistics from IPEDS.
Georgia ResidentsOut-of-State
COA (on-campus)$15,625$22,531
COA (off-campus)$13,595$20,501
Tuition & Fees$3,195$10,101
Indirect Costs (on-campus)$12,430$12,430
Indirect Costs (off-campus)$10,400$10,400
COA (on-campus) after Receiving Aid$10,083$16,989
COA (off-campus) after Receiving Aid$8,053$14,959
Average Financial Aid$5,542$5,542
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Grant or Scholarship3,79599%$5,542
Pell Grants1,39737%$4,865
Federal Student Loan1,13930%$5,565
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Any Financial Aid793100%-
Grants or Scholarships793100%$7,306
Federal Grants791100%$4,093
Pell Grants38448%$5,208
Other Federal Grants78399%$1,581
State/Local Grants44856%$2,906
Institutional Grants30639%$4,100
Student Loan Aid29938%$4,770
Federal Student Loans29938%$4,738
Other Student Loans2-$4,863
Income LevelNumber of StudentsNumber of Students AwardedAverage Amount Aid Awarded
All level466438$6,302
0-30,000168168$8,182
30,001-48,000102102$7,849
48,001-75,0008583$5,410
75,001-110,0005039$2,754
110,001 or more6146$2,687

Admission Stats and Requirements to Apply

ABAC's acceptance rate is 75.36%. A total of 2,200 applicants applied to and 1,658 students were accepted. Of the admitted students, 865 enrolled finally, and the yield (i.e. enrollment rate) is 52.17%.
To apply to ABAC, 5 items are required - Secondary school GPA, Secondary school record, Completion of college-preparatory program, Admission test scores and TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language).
TotalMenWomen
Applicants2,200845$1,345
Admitted1,658661$993
Enrolled865374$491
Acceptance Rate75.36%78.22%73.83%
Yield (Enrollment Rate)52.17%56.58%49.45%
Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankNeither Required Nor Recommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of college-preparatory programRequired
RecommendationsNeither Required Nor Recommended
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither Required Nor Recommended
Admission test scoresRequired
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither Required Nor Recommended

SAT and ACT Scores

The SAT and ACT scores are required to apply to ABAC. The average SAT score of the enrolled first-time students is 1,035 and the average ACT score (ACT composite) is 19.
Its SAT score is lower than the national average score of 1,174. The ACT score is lower than the national average score of 25.
Average25th75th
SAT Total1,0359401,130
National Average1,174
Georgia Average1,121
SAT EBRW535480590
SAT Math500460540
ACT Composite191622
National Average25
Georgia Average23
ACT Math181620
ACT English181421

Student Population

Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College has a total of 3,647 students (all undergraduate). By gender, there are 1,527 male students and 2,287 female students attending ABAC. The school offers online degree programs and 431 students enrolled online exclusively (11.82% of all students).
TotalMaleFemale
Undergraduate3,814 1,5272,287

Directory & Academic Information

Directory Information
Address2802 Moore Hwy, Tifton, GA
Phone229-391-5001
WEBhttps://www.abac.edu/
Degree & Programs
DegreeUndergraduate
Program Offered19 Programs
Academic Stats
Acceptance Rate77.01%
Yield55.01%
Student Population3,647
Graduation Rate39%
Transfer-out Rate25%
Retention Rate63% (Full-time), 41% (Part-time)
Students to Faculty Ratio Rate19 to 1
Faculty & Staffs
Number of Faculties143 (Full-time), 35 (Part-time)
Number of Staffs369 (Full-time), 114 (Part-time)
Average Faculty Salary$58,067
Average Staff Salary$49,323