Alabama State University

Montgomery, AL

Alabama State University

Montgomery, AL

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Tuition & Fees

$11,068

$19,396

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
3%
500-599
36%
400-499
56%
300-399
3%
600-699
5%
500-599
27%
400-499
51%
300-399
15%
200-299
0
24-29
5%
18-23
34%
12-17
59%
6-11
0
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undergraduateRatios

37%

male

63%

female

17

students

1

faculty

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Not Selective

96%

acceptance rate

Accepted 6,467
Declined 207
Total Received 6,674
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Public

3,750

undergraduate students

440

graduate students

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School Facts

Alabama State University, is a public, historically black university. It was founded as a Normal school in 1867, joined the state university system in 1887, and gained university status in 1969. Programs are offered through the Colleges of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences; Business Administration; Education; Science; Mathematics and Technology; and Health Sciences, and the School of Music. Its 168-acre campus is located near downtown Montgomery.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 4,190
Established in 1867
Coeducational Coeducational
Historically Black college/university yes

170-acre, urban campus in Montgomery (population: 199,518), 91 miles from Birmingham; branch campuses in Birmingham and Mobile. Served by air and bus; train serves Birmingham. Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Setting: Major city
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Dannelly Field

Alabama State University
915 South Jackson Street
Montgomery, AL
36101

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
50%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
no
No freshman housing consideration
yes
Men only housing
yes
Women only housing
yes
Disabled student housing

Top Organizations

  • Alabama State University Marching Band
  • Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc
  • Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc
  • Nu Alpha Nu Service Fraternity Inc
  • ASU Street Team

Top Events

  • Fall Convocation
  • Founder's Day Convocation
  • Homecoming Week Activities
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Marching band
  • Choral groups
  • National fraternities on campus
  • Local fraternities on campus
  • National soroities on campus
  • Local sororities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Late-night transport/escort service

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
8%
Top 1/4
31%
Top 1/2
39%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
3%
500-599
36%
400-499
56%
300-399
3%
600-699
5%
500-599
27%
400-499
51%
300-399
15%
200-299
0
24-29
5%
18-23
34%
12-17
59%
6-11
0

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $25
Application deadline July 31
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.09

Not Selective

96%

acceptance rate

Accepted 6,467
Declined 207
Total Received 6,674

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA
standardized test scores

Important

application essay
class rank
recommendation(s)
rigor of secondary school record

Not Considered

extracurricular activities
alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
character/personal qualities
first generation
geographical residence
interview
racial/ethnic status
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency
talent/ability
volunteer work
work experience

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 32
Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language no

Financial Aid

95%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$5,602

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $8,328
Room & board $6,050
Additional fees $2,740
Books & supplies $1,600
Other fees $1,840
Total $20,558
Average Financial Aid - $5,602
Total with Avg. Aid $14,956
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Financial Facts

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Tuition waiver for children of alumni yes
Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Bowling
Cheerleading
Cross-country running
Football
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track and field
Volleyball

Intramural Sports Men

Basketball, Football

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Divison I

Majors

Assc. Bach.
Accounting
Art/Art Studies, General
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Chemistry, General
Computer Science
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
Criminalistics and Criminal Science
Dance, General
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Elementary Education and Teaching
English Language and Literature, General
Finance, General
Forensic Chemistry
Health Information/Medical Records Administration/Administrator
History, General
Information Science/Studies
Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Mathematics, General
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Music Teacher Education
Music, General
Occupational Therapy/Therapist
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management, General
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Physics, General
Political Science and Government, General
Psychology, General
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions, Other
Secondary Education and Teaching
Social Work
Special Education and Teaching, General
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
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Programs Offered

  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Freshman honors college
  • Honors college
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Cooporative programs
  • Internships
  • Summer session for credit
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC
  • Air force ROTC

Other Programs

  • Post-bachelors certificate
  • Doctoral degree - professional
  • Doctoral degree research/scholarship

4,190

total students

64%

in-state

36%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

89%

3,750
students

Female
63%
2,366

Male
37%
1,384

11%

440
students

Female
69%
302

Male
31%
138

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

91%

3,446
students

Female
64%
2,188

Male
36%
1,258

9%

304
students

Female
59%
178

Male
41%
126

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 61%
Student 4 year graduation rate 17%
Student 5 year graduation rate 11%
Student 6 year graduation rate 5%

Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
92%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
1%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

155

Transfer students enrolled

4%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests yes
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES no
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: July 31

Transfer difficulty

'Minimally difficult

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni Network
  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Other career services
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

40%

Additional services

  • Day care
  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Other
  • Reader services
  • Special transportation
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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