Tuition & Fees

$9,220

$16,156

not including room and board

in-state out-of-state More Financial Details

undergraduateRatios

38%

62%

male

female

1
17

teacher

students

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Selective

45%

acceptance rate

Accepted 4,155
Declined + 4,898
Total Received 9,053
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Public

4,727

undergraduate students

591

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Biology
  2. Criminal Justice
  3. Communication
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Codes

SAT 1006
ACT 0008

Social Networks

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
3%
500-599
10%
400-499
54%
300-399
30%
200-299
3%
600-699
4%
500-599
13%
400-499
43%
300-399
34%
200-299
6%
24-29
10%
18-23
29%
12-17
46%
6-11
15%
24-29
7%
18-23
22%
12-17
71%
24-29
8%
18-23
38%
12-17
54%
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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.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 5,318
Established in 1867
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Historically Black college/university yes
Accredited by •  ACBSP (Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs)
•  AOTA (American Occupational Therapy Association)
•  CAAHEP (Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs)
•  CACREP (Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs)
•  CSWE (Council on Social Work Education)
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)
•  SACS (Southern Assn. of Colleges and Schools)

Montgomery, AL

170-acre, urban campus in Montgomery (population: 200,022), 91 miles from Birmingham; branch campuses in Birmingham and Mobile. Served by air and bus; train serves Birmingham. Public transportation serves campus.

Alabama State University
915 South Jackson Street
Montgomery, AL 36101

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
34%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
80%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus

Greek Life

 
5 fraternities 5% of male students
 
4 sororities 7% of female students

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
9%
Top 1/4
9%
Top 1/2
41%
Bottom 1/2
59%
Bottom 1/4
25%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
3%
500-599
10%
400-499
54%
300-399
30%
200-299
3%
600-699
4%
500-599
13%
400-499
43%
300-399
34%
200-299
6%
24-29
10%
18-23
29%
12-17
46%
6-11
15%
24-29
7%
18-23
22%
12-17
71%
24-29
8%
18-23
38%
12-17
54%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $25
Common application accepted no
Application deadline 10 days prior to beginning of semester
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Selective

45%

acceptance rate

Accepted 4,155
Declined + 4,898
Total Received 9,053

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Standardized test scores

Important

Class rank
Essay
Recommendations
Secondary school record

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Extracurricular activities
Geographical residence
Interview
Minority affiliation
Particular talent/ability
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

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Admissions Contact

William E. Smith
Director of Admissions & Recruitment
P: 800 253-5037
F: 334 229-4984
admissions@alasu.edu

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $6,936
Room $3,346
Board $2,076
Additional fees $2,284
Books & supplies $1,600
Total $16,242
Average Financial Aid - $19,409
Total with Avg. Aid $-3,167

Financial Aid

81%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$19,409

Average financial aid

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $17,153,484
State $170,303
Institutional $494,943
Other external $37,000
Total $17,855,730

Non-need-based

Federal $179,688
State $4,586,621
Institutional $6,833,516
Other external $1,796,977
Total $13,396,802

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
bowling
cheerleading
cross-country
football
golf
soccer
softball
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Southwestern Athletic Conference (Division I, Football I-AA)
Mascot
Hornets
School colors
black and old gold
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Art
Bioengineering
Biology
Biology Education
Business Education
Business Management
Chemistry
Chemistry Education
Communication
Computer Information Systems
Computer Science
Computer/Information Technology
Counseling
Criminal Justice
Early Childhood Education
Educational Administration
Educational Leadership/Policy/Law
Elementary Education
English
English Education
Finance
Forensic Science
General Science Education
Health Education
Health Information Management
History
History Education
Language Arts
Marine Biology
Marketing
Mathematics
Mathematics Education
Mathematics/Engineering
Microbiology
Music
Music Education
Music Performance
Occupational Therapy
Physical Education
Physical Therapy
Physics
Political Science
Prosthetics/Orthotics
Psychology
Recreational Management
Recreational Therapy
School Counseling
Secondary Education
Social Science Education
Social Work
Spanish Education
Special Education
Theatre Arts
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Undergraduate

89%

4,727
students

Female
62%
2,940

Male
38%
1,787

Graduate

11%

591
students

Female
72%
426

Male
28%
165

undergraduateFull-time

92%

4,368
students

Female
63%
2,721

Male
37%
1,647

undergraduatePart-time

8%

359
students

Female
62%
219

Male
38%
140

Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
93%
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

Transfer Admissions

33%

Transfer applicants accepted

55%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Not Required/Recommended
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Not Required/Recommended
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended
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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
  • Co-op education
  • Internships
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance
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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

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens
Countries most often represented Australia
Canada
Ghana
Nigeria
Serbia
Trinidad And Tobago
Special services offered for international applicants Other
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Dr. Linwood Whitton
Interim Vice President of Student Affairs
334 229-4713
lwhitton@alasu.edu

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