Abraham BaldwinAgricultural College By: AJ Simmons Simmons 04/27/2012 1
History• Abac was founded in 1908.• Named after Abraham Baldwin. – Signer of U.S. Constitution – First President of UGA.• Member of the University System of Georgia.• First President: David Bridges• Current Dean: Darbie Sewell Simmons 04/27/2012 2
Location• Located in Tifton, Georgia.• Considered a Rural Campus.• 2802 Moore Highway, Tifton, Georgia• (229) 391-5001• Distance from SMHS: 169.5 Miles Simmons 04/27/2012 3
Freshman Requirements• 20 ACT English and 20 Math score• 480 SAT Critical Reading and 480 Math• Incoming freshman required to dorm first year Simmons 04/27/2012 4
Programs/Degrees offered• Rural Studies• Academic Common Market• Early Childhood Education• Business• Two year degrees: – Art, Criminal Justice, Forestry, Nursing, Wildlife Simmons 04/27/2012 5
Cost of Enrollment• Estimated annual costs: – Tuition and fees$3,778Based on Fall 2011 & Spring 2012 new student tuition and fees of $1,889 each costs. – Housing: $5,060 – Meals, Books, ect: $4,405• TOTAL$14,243 Simmons 04/27/2012 6
Current Enrollment• Total number of students: 3,665 – 69.6% are full time students• Small town feel• Smaller classes: – More one on one time with Professors Simmons 04/27/2012 7
Extracurricular Activities• Sports: – Mens: Baseball, Golf and Tennis – Women’s: Soccer, Softball, Tennis• Life Guard Training• 9 Fraternity’s on Campus Simmons 04/27/2012 8
Campus Life• Clubs: – Technology, Bass Fishing, Cattleman’s, Honor’s, Shooting Sports and many more• Art Faculty: – Consists of 10 art teachers and 22 music Majors• Stallion Coins: – Earn prizes like DVD players, Xbox’s, ect for attending on campus speeches Simmons 04/27/2012 9
Famous Alumni• Tom Cheney, who struck out the highest number of batters in a single Major League Baseball game playing for the Washington Senators• Cathy Cox, former Secretary of State of Georgia• Kyle Farnsworth: relief pitcher for the Tampa Bay Rays• Boo Weekley: professional golfer who plays on the PGA Tour Simmons 04/27/2012 10
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