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Alabama A & M University Overview

Alabama A & M University is a public institution situated in Normal, Alabama. The location of AAMU is great for students who prefer living in an urban area.

What Is Alabama A & M University Known For?

560 Undergraduate Awards
$22,794 Avg Cost After Aid
90% Acceptance Rate
  • The highest award offered at AAMU is the doctor's degree.
  • For the 2017-2018 academic year, 74% of the faculty were full-time.

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Alabama A & M University Rankings

Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at AAMU.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#2 Most Popular Other Agriculture Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#9 Most Popular Audiovisual Communications Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Where Is Alabama A & M University?

Location of Alabama A & M University

Contact details for AAMU are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 4900 Meridian Street, Normal, AL 35762
Phone: 256-372-5000
Website: www.aamu.edu/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/aamuedu
Twitter: https://twitter.com/aamuedu

How Do I Get Into AAMU?

You can apply to AAMU online at: https://www.aamu.edu/admissions-aid/undergraduate-admissions/apply-today.html

Admission Requirements for AAMU

Submission Required?
High School GPA required
High School Rank recommended
High School Transcript required
College Prep Program recommended
Recommendations neither required nor recommended
SAT or ACT Scores required
TOEFL required

How Hard Is It To Get Into AAMU?

90% Acceptance Rate
65% Of Accepted Are Women
1% Submit SAT Scores
AAMU has the high acceptance rate of 90%, which means it is fairly easy to gain admittance as long as you submit a complete application with requested materials.

Approximately 35% of accepted students are men and 65% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 88%, and the acceptance rate for women is 91%.

Average Test Scores

About 1% of students accepted to AAMU submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 365 and 485. Math scores were between 360 and 495.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Alabama A & M University  ( 365 to 485 )
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800

SAT Math Scores for Alabama A & M University  ( 360 to 495 )
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800
AAMU received ACT scores from 88% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT English scores ranged between 14 and 20. Math scores were between 15 and 18. Composite scores were between 16 and 19.

ACT English Scores for Alabama A & M University  ( 14 to 20 )
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36
ACT Math Scores for Alabama A & M University  ( 15 to 18 )
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36
ACT Composite Scores for Alabama A & M University  ( 16 to 19 )
1
36

Can I Afford Alabama A & M University?

$22,794 Net Price
72% Take Out Loans
18.2% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of AAMU is $22,794. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At AAMU, approximately 72% of students took out student loans averaging $6,427 a year. That adds up to $25,708 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at AAMU is 18.2%. Watch out! This is significantly higher than the national default rate of 10.1%, which means you could have trouble paying back your student loans if you take any out.

Alabama A & M University Undergraduate Student Diversity

4,975 Full-Time Undergraduates
61% Women
93% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 5,273 undergraduate students at AAMU, with 4,975 being full-time and 298 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  AAMU

There are also 899 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 4,975 full-time undergraduates at AAMU, 39% are male and 61% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  AAMU

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Alabama A & M University students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of AAMU Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 10
Black or African American 4,524
Hispanic or Latino 44
White 62
International Students 36
Other Races/Ethnicities 299

Geographic Diversity

Alabama students aren't the only ones who study at Alabama A & M University. At this time, 31 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 33 countries are represented at AAMU. The most popular countries sending students to the school are India, Nigeria, and Canada.

Online Learning at Alabama A & M University

120 Took All Classes Online
1,209 Took At Least One Class Online
54.1% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
There are 1 bachelor’s degree and 3 master’s degree programs available online at AAMU. In 2017-2018, 1,209 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at AAMU has changed over the last few years.

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This school is the 29th most popular in Alabama for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.

Online Growth Rankings of AAMU

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Alabama A & M University was 54.1%. This is the #478 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at AAMU regardless of major.

The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of AAMU majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Business Administration & Management 12%
Business, Management & Marketing 5%
Educational Administration 50%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at AAMU ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at AAMU.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Business Administration & Management #118
Business, Management & Marketing #153

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

Alabama A & M University Undergraduate Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Bachelor’s Master’s Doctor’s TOTAL
Social Work 29 60 0 89
Business Administration & Management 54 24 0 78
General Biology 57 18 0 75
Criminal Justice & Corrections 41 0 0 41
Computer Information Systems 31 8 0 39
Audiovisual Communications 35 0 0 35
Health & Physical Education 19 16 0 35
Clinical, Counseling & Applied Psychology 0 35 0 35
Electrical Engineering 34 0 0 34
Liberal Arts General Studies 33 0 0 33
General Psychology 31 0 0 31
Mechanical Engineering 27 0 0 27
Teacher Education Grade Specific 7 19 0 26
General Family & Consumer Sciences 18 4 0 22
Special Education 17 4 0 21
Food Science Technology 7 8 2 17
Communication Sciences 0 17 0 17
Accounting 14 0 0 14
Marketing 12 0 0 12
General English Literature 10 0 0 10
Political Science & Government 10 0 0 10
Construction Engineering Technology 9 0 0 9
Other Engineering 0 9 0 9
Urban & Regional Planning 2 6 0 8
Educational Administration 0 8 0 8
Forestry 8 0 0 8
Chemistry 8 0 0 8
Finance & Financial Management 7 0 0 7
Music 7 0 0 7
Animal Science 6 0 0 6
Other Agriculture 2 2 2 6
Civil Engineering 6 0 0 6
Teacher Education Subject Specific 2 1 2 5
Physics 4 1 0 5
Communication & Media Studies 0 4 0 4
Sociology 4 0 0 4
Fine & Studio Arts 4 0 0 4
Mathematics 3 0 0 3
Entrepreneurial Studies 2 0 0 2
General Education 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 560 244 6 810

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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