Albany State University

    Founded in 1903, Albany State University is one of three historical
    black colleges & universities in Georgia. With over 4,000 students,
    Albany State University is a 1st tier school among Black Colleges and
    African American Universities. Emphasizing liberal arts programs, this
    four-year, public HBCU was started by Joseph Winthrop Holley, inspired
    by W. E. B. Du Bois. Albany State’s primary mission of creating
    outstanding citizens is reflected in their motto: “Potential. Realized.”