About Athens State University
Athens State University is located in Athens, Alabama. It was established as the Athens Female Academy in 1822.
Athens State University offers coursework at the junior and senior levels and it is a baccalaureate degree granting institution of the Alabama Community College System.
Governed under the authority of the Alabama State Board of Education, and in collaboration with the other institutions of the Alabama Community College System, Athens State University provides affordable education in an environment that recognizes diversity and nurtures the discovery and application of knowledge.