Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College (ABAC) is a coeducational college specializing in agriculture, located in Tifton, Georgia. It is a part of the University System of Georgia, and is named for Abraham Baldwin, the first president of the University of Georgia, Georgia’s first university.
Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College was established in 1908 as the Second District A&M School, became South Georgia A&M College in 1924 and Georgia State College for Men in 1929. Named for a signer of the United States Constitution and the first president of the University of Georgia, the college assumed its present name in 1933 when it became a unit of the University System of Georgia. At that time ABAC embarked on a mission devoted primarily to associate-level studies in agriculture, home economics, and related fields. ABAC’s role later expanded to include a diverse educational program including offering four-year degrees.
Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College is a residential institution offering certificates, associate degrees in a broad array of disciplines, and baccalaureate degrees in targeted fields. With a state-wide mission in agriculture and strong programs in the liberal arts, nursing, business, the natural and physical sciences, the social sciences, and physical education.
Schools of Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College
Address: 2802 Moore Highway, Tifton, GA 31793