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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
3,750
Undergraduate
Students
(63.1%) 2,366 Women
(36.9%) 1,384 Men
440
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Minimally difficult
Overall Admission Rate
97% of 6,674 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
July 31

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.09
SAT Math
470 average
418-522 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
486 average
444-527 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
18 average
15-20 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
In-state: $22,110
Out-of-state: $30,438
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $11,068
Out-of-state: $19,396
Room and Board
$6,050
Average Percent of Need Met
68%
Average Freshman Award
$17,083
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$3,486
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
226
Regular Class Size
Not reported
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Campus Life

Montgomery Population
205,293
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Not reported
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are not guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
50% 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.
0.3% American Indian/Alaskan Native
0.1% Asian
94.4% Black/African-American
1.1% Hispanic/Latino
1.5% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.2% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
1.0% White
1.4% Unknown
International Students
0.5% from 32 countries
First-Year Students Returning
61.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
16.6%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
79%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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