Augusta State University Profile

Augusta State University is one of the South's premier residential universities. It is the oldest institution in the state of Georgia, founded as the Academy of Richmond County in 1783.

- Augusta State University is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award Associate's, Bachelor's, Master's and Specialist's degrees.
- All teacher education degree programs for elementary, special, secondary, and P-12 teacher, administrator, counselors, and supervisors, are approved by the Georgia Professional Standards Commission and accredited by the National Council of Accreditation for of Teacher Education (NCATE).
- The Counselor Education Program gained accreditation by the Council for the Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP).
- The Clinical/Counseling track of the master's program is accredited by the Masters in Psychology Accreditation Council (MPAC).
- The nursing program is accredited by the National League for Nursing and approved by the Georgia Board of Nursing.
- The Hull College of Business has achieved accreditation from AACSB International.
- The music programs are accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music.
- The art program is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Art and Design.

Ranking Profile:

- Augusta State University is placed among Tier 2 Regional Universities (South) by US News & World Report (2011).

- The James M. Hull College of Business was featured in The Princeton Review 2008 edition of "Best 290 Business Schools".

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