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
6%
500-599
33%
400-499
54%
300-399
7%
700-800
1%
600-699
4%
500-599
31%
400-499
51%
300-399
13%
24-29
5%
18-23
37%
12-17
58%
30-36
1%
24-29
7%
18-23
28%
12-17
57%
6-11
7%
24-29
5%
18-23
24%
12-17
71%
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undergraduateRatios

37%

male

63%

female

1

teacher

15

students

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Not Selective

98%

acceptance rate

Accepted 7,412
Declined + 85
Total Received 7,497
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Public

3,903

undergraduate students

510

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

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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 4,413
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)

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Montgomery, AL

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.

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
yes
Students may have cars on campus

Greek Life

 
5 fraternities 5% of male students
 
4 sororities 7% of female students
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
0%
Top 1/4
16%
Top 1/2
40%
Bottom 1/2
60%
Bottom 1/4
25%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
6%
500-599
33%
400-499
54%
300-399
7%
700-800
1%
600-699
4%
500-599
31%
400-499
51%
300-399
13%
24-29
5%
18-23
37%
12-17
58%
30-36
1%
24-29
7%
18-23
28%
12-17
57%
6-11
7%
24-29
5%
18-23
24%
12-17
71%

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

Not Selective

98%

acceptance rate

Accepted 7,412
Declined + 85
Total Received 7,497

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 Right Now

Admissions Contact

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

Financial Aid

83%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$16,925

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $8,328
Room $3,974
Board $2,076
Additional fees $2,740
Books & supplies $1,600
Total $18,718
Average Financial Aid - $16,925
Total with Avg. Aid $1,793

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $18,359,673
State $186,196
Institutional $746,665
Other external $70,036
Total $19,362,570

Non-need-based

Federal $66,126
State $2,620,055
Institutional $7,072,302
Other external $902,200
Total $10,660,683
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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Office

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

Financial Aid Officer

Tallya Reaux
Director of Financial Aid Officer
treaux@alasu.edu

Varsity Sports

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

Jennifer Lynne Williams (men's)
Interim, Director Of Athletics
email

Freda Freeman-Jackson (women's)
Swa
email

Athletic Facts

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

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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Most Popular Majors

  1. Biology
  2. Criminal Justice
  3. Communication

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

4,413

total students

66%

in-state

34%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

88%

3,903
students

Female
63%
2,455

Male
37%
1,448

12%

510
students

Female
71%
361

Male
29%
149

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

93%

3,643
students

Female
64%
2,311

Male
36%
1,332

7%

260
students

Female
56%
144

Male
44%
116

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Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
94%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Hispanic/Latino
2%
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

82%

Transfer applicants accepted

48%

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

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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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

Linwood Whitton
Director of Diversity and International Affairs
334 229-4713
lwhitton@alasu.edu

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