Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College

Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College’s goal is to contribute to a better-educated Georgia. To that end, it engages in a comprehensive planning and assessment process, enabling it to build upon its many strengths. The College’s faculty, staff, and administration are committed to excellence in preparing students to be informed and productive citizens.

  • Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College (ABAC) is a State College in the University System of Georgia with an enrollment of 3,458 students from 155 of 159 Georgia counties, 24 countries, and 19 states. More than 1,300 students live on the Tifton campus in ABAC Lakeside and ABAC Place.
  • The School of Agriculture and Natural Resources is the largest of the six schools of study on campus. Nursing is the most popular associate degree with almost 600 students seeking to attain Registered Nurse (R.N.) status after completing their degree requirements.
  • ABAC bachelor’s degrees with concentrations in a variety of different areas of study include Biology, Diversified Agriculture, Business and Economic Development, Turfgrass and Golf Course Management, and Natural Resource Management with options in Forestry and Wildlife. Bachelor’s programs under the umbrella of Rural Studies include Writing and Communication, Politics and Modern Cultures, and Social and Community Development.
  • ABAC is the only college in Georgia and one of only 16 in the United States to receive a Best Value designation from University Research and Review.
  • ABAC’s campus includes a nine-hole golf course, horse stables, a 200-acre farm teaching laboratory, and the Georgia Museum of Agriculture and Historic Village.
  • ABAC has an annual economic impact of more than $261 million on Tifton and the surrounding area. The college also offers classes for more than 200 students in Moultrie at ABAC on the Square.
  • ABAC offers six intercollegiate sports including soccer, tennis and softball for women, and baseball, golf, and tennis for men.


Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College (ABAC) is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate and baccalaureate degrees.

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges

1866 Southern Lane
Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097


ABAC’s Associate of Science in Nursing degree is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN).

Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing

3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850
Atlanta, GA 30326


ABAC’s Associate of Science in Nursing degree is approved by the Georgia Board of Nursing.

Georgia Board of Nursing

237 Coliseum Drive
Macon, Georgia 31217-3858


ABAC’s Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Education is accredited by the Georgia Professional Standards Commission.

Georgia Professional Standards Commission

200 Piedmont Avenue SE, Suite 1702, West Tower
Atlanta, GA 30334-9032


The Bachelor of Science in Natural Resource Management (Forestry track) is accredited by the Society of American Foresters (SAF). SAF is the national organization responsible for accreditation of post-secondary degree-awarding programs in forestry in the U.S.

Society of American Foresters

10100 Laureate Way Bethesda, MD 20814-2198


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