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Alabama A&M University
Huntsville, AL
FRESHMAN ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
Entrance Difficulty
Minimally Difficult: Most freshmen were not in the top 50% of their high school class and scored somewhat below 1010 on the SAT I or below 19 on the ACT; up to 95% of all applicants accepted.
High School Preparation
High School Graduation High school diploma required and GED is accepted
High School Program  
High School Units Required or Recommended
Subject Required Units Recommended Units
English 4  
Mathematics 4  
Science 2  
Foreign Language    
Social Studies    
History    
Academic Electives    
 
Examinations
Exam   Scores Due in Admissions Office
SAT or ACT    
SAT Only    
ACT Only Required Not reported
SAT and SAT
Subject Tests,
or ACT
   
SAT Subject
Tests Only
 
SAT Essay Component Policy Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy Not reported
Use of SAT/ACT
Essay
Not reported
APPLYING FOR ADMISSION
Admissions Office
Address 4900 Meridian Street
City, State, Zip Huntsville, AL  35811
Phone (256) 372-5245
Fax (256) 372-5881
E-mail admissions@aamu.edu
Early Admission
Early Decision Offered No
Early Decision Deadline  
Early Decision Notification  
Early Action Offered No
Early Action Deadline  
Early Action Notification  
 
Application Dates and Fees
Regular Admission Deadline June 15
Application Fee $10
Application Fee Waiver Available
Regular Admission Notification Rolling
Accept Offer of Admission No set date
Waiting List Used No
Defer Admission Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission Transfer applications accepted
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APPLYING FOR ADMISSION - continued
Application Form
Common Application Not accepted
Universal College Application Not accepted
Electronic Application Available
 
Other Application Requirements
Interview Not required
Essay or Personal
Statement
 
Letters of
Recommendation
1 recommended for all freshmen
Other  
Financial Need Financial need is a consideration in the admissions process
SELECTION OF STUDENTS
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Rigor of Secondary School Record   X    
Academic GPA        
Standardized Tests X      
Class Rank       X
Recommendations   X    
Essay     X  
Interview       X
Level of Applicant's Interest       X
Extracurricular Activities     X  
Volunteer Work     X  
Particular Talent/Ability       X
Character/Personal Qualities     X  
First Generation to Attend College       X
State Residency   X    
Geographic Residence       X
Relation with Alumnus       X
Religious Affiliation/ Commitment       X
Ethnicity       X
Work Experience       X
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PROFILE OF FALL ADMISSION
Admission Rates
Overall Admission Rate 51% of 5,363 applicants were admitted
   Women 52% of 3,092 applicants were admitted
   Men 49% of 2,271 applicants were admitted
Students Enrolled 1,332 (49%) of 2,725 admitted students enrolled
   Women 696 (43%) of 1,601 admitted students enrolled
   Men 636 (57%) of 1,124 admitted students enrolled
Early Decision
Admission Rate
 
Early Action
Admission Rate
 
Students Offered Wait List  
Students Accepting Wait List Position  
Students Admitted From Wait List  
SAT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen
SAT Math 370-470 range of middle 50%
  Score of 700 - 800 0%
  Score of 600 - 700 1%
  Score of 500 - 600 16%
  Score of 400 - 500 45%
  Score of 300 - 400 34%
  Score of 200 - 300 3%
SAT Critical Reading 380-470 range of middle 50%
  Score of 700 - 800 0%
  Score of 600 - 700 1%
  Score of 500 - 600 12%
  Score of 400 - 500 51%
  Score of 300 - 400 36%
  Score of 200 - 300 0%
SAT Writing 370-450 range of middle 50%
  Score of 700 - 800 0%
  Score of 600 - 700 0%
  Score of 500 - 600 13%
  Score of 400 - 500 46%
  Score of 300 - 400 40%
  Score of 200 - 300 1%
 
Grade Point Average of Enrolled Freshmen (4.0 scale)
Average GPA Not reported
3.75 and Above Not reported
3.50 - 3.74 Not reported
3.25 - 3.49 Not reported
3.00 - 3.24 Not reported
2.50 - 2.99 Not reported
2.00 - 2.49 Not reported
ACT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen
ACT Composite 16-19 range of middle 50%
  Score of 30 - 36 0%
  Score of 24 - 29 4%
  Score of 18 - 23 43%
  Score of 12 - 17 53%
  Score of 6 - 11 0%
  Score of 5 or Below 0%
Other Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
High School Class Rank  
National Merit Scholar Not reported
Valedictorian Not reported
Class President Not reported
Student Gov. Officer Not reported