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

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
531
25th
438
75th
518
25th
406
75th
20
25th
14
75th
20
25th
14
75th
20
25th
14
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undergraduateRatios

37%

male

63%

female

15

students

1

faculty

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Not Selective

98%

acceptance rate

Accepted 6,948
Declined 79
Total Received 7,027
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Public

4,127

undergraduate students

513

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 4,640
Established in 1867
Coeducational Coeducational
Historically Black college/university yes

Social Networks

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: Small-medium city

Alabama State University
915 South Jackson Street
Montgomery, AL
36101

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
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
no
Alcohol is not permitted on campus to students of legal age

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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
8%
Top 1/4
31%
Top 1/2
39%
Bottom 1/2
61%
Bottom 1/4
27%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
531
25th
438
75th
518
25th
406
75th
20
25th
14
75th
20
25th
14
75th
20
25th
14

Admissions Facts

Application fee $25
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Recommended
Application deadline (final deadline) 10 days prior to beginning of semester
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Not Selective

98%

acceptance rate

Accepted 6,948
Declined 79
Total Received 7,027

Admissions Factors

Required

TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
Admission test scores
Secondary School GPA

Recommended

Secondary School Record

Neither required nor recommended

Formal demonstration of competencies
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Completion of college-preparatory program
Secondary School Rank
Recommendations

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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

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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Financial Aid

93%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$8,387

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $8,328
Room $3,500
Board $2,550
Additional fees $2,740
Books & supplies $1,600
Total $18,718
Average Financial Aid - $8,387
Total with Avg. Aid $10,331

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $21,823,088
State $161,951
Institutional $7,752
Other external $73,050
Total $22,065,841

Non-need-based

Federal $42,454
State $2,259,587
Institutional $7,618,221
Other external $2,259,587
Total $12,179,849

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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 334 229-4323
F: 334 229-4924
finaid@alasu.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
All track combined
Baseball
Basketball
Bowling
Football
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Volleyball

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Southwestern Athletic Conference (Division I, Football I-AA)

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting.
Art/Art Studies, General.
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering.
Biology/Biological Sciences, General.
Business Administration and Management, General.
Chemistry, General.
Computer Science.
Computer/Information Technology Services Administration and Management, Other.
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services.
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies.
Criminalistics and Criminal Science.
Dance, General.
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General.
Educational Leadership and Administration, General.
Educational/Instructional Technology.
Elementary Education and Teaching.
English Language and Literature, General.
Finance, General.
Forensic Science and Technology.
Health Information/Medical Records Administration/Administrator.
History, General.
Information Science/Studies.
Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography.
Marketing/Marketing Management, General.
Mathematics, General.
Microbiology, General.
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other.
Music Teacher Education.
Music, General.
Occupational Therapy/Therapist.
Orthotist/Prosthetist.
Parks, Recreation, and Leisure Facilities Management, General.
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching.
Political Science and Government, General.
Psychology, General.
Public Administration and Social Service Professions, Other.
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions, Other.
Secondary Education and Teaching.
Social Work.
Special Education and Teaching, General.
Speech Communication and Rhetoric.
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels.

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Biology
  2. Criminal Justice
  3. Psychology

Programs Offered

  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Art
  • Business
  • Computer Science
  • Education
  • Health Professions
  • Humanities
  • Natural Science
  • Social/Behavioral Science
  • Technologies
  • Vocational Arts

4,640

total students

54%

in-state

46%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

89%

4,127
students

Female
63%
2,584

Male
37%
1,543

11%

513
students

Female
67%
345

Male
33%
168

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

89%

3,689
students

Female
63%
2,323

Male
37%
1,366

11%

438
students

Female
60%
261

Male
40%
177

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Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
92%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American 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 Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

4%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Not Required/Recommended
College transcript(s) Required of All
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Not Required/Recommended
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Application Deadline

Not reported

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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

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