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Alabama State 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 Arts and Sciences, Business Administration, and Education and the School of Music. Its 114-acre campus is located near downtown Montgomery.

Website: www.alasu.edu/

Public
Co-ed
3,903
Undergraduate
Students
(62.9%) 2,455 Women
(37.1%) 1,448 Men
510
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Minimally difficult
Overall Admission Rate
98% of 7,588 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
 

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.05
SAT Math
420-510 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
480 average
440-520 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
18 average
16-20 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
In-state: $22,260
Out-of-state: $30,588
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $11,068
Out-of-state: $19,396
Room and Board
$6,050
Average Percent of Need Met
81%
Average Freshman Award
$17,575
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$3,376
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
227
Regular Class Size
Not reported
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Campus Life

Montgomery Population
205,293
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are not guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
34% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I
Mascot
Hornets
Sororities
27% of women participate
Fraternities
13% of men participate
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.1% American Indian/Alaskan Native
0.4% Asian
94.5% Black/African-American
1.0% Hispanic/Latino
1.0% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
1.7% White
1.2% Unknown
International Students
1.0% from 24 countries
First-Year Students Returning
59.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
10.1%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
79%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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