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?
- The highest award offered at AAMU is the doctor's degree.
- For the 2017-2018 academic year, 74% of the faculty were full-time.
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.
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Where Is Alabama A & M University?
Contact details for AAMU are given below.
|Address:||4900 Meridian Street, Normal, AL 35762|
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
|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|
How Hard Is It To Get Into AAMU?
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.
Can I Afford Alabama A & M University?
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
There are also 899 graduate students at the school.
Of the 4,975 full-time undergraduates at AAMU, 39% are male and 61% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of Alabama A & M University students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||4,524|
|Hispanic or Latino||44|
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
The following chart shows how the online learning population at AAMU has changed over the last few years.
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%|
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.
*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.
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- National Center for Education Statistics
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