Alabama State University Overview
Located in Montgomery, Alabama, Alabama State University is a public institution. The location of the school is great for students who enjoy the amenities of city life.
What Is Alabama State University Known For?
- Although it may not be available for every major, the doctor's degree is the highest award a student can attain at Alabama State.
- In 2017-2018, 58% of the faculty were full-time.
Alabama State 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 Alabama State.
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Where Is Alabama State University?
Contact details for Alabama State are given below.
|Address:||915 S Jackson Street, Montgomery, AL 36104-0271|
How Do I Get Into Alabama State?
You can apply to Alabama State online at: www.alasu.edu/admissions/undergrad-admissions/index.aspx
Admission Requirements for Alabama State
|High School GPA||required|
|High School Rank||neither required nor recommended|
|High School Transcript||recommended|
|College Prep Program||neither required nor recommended|
|Recommendations||neither required nor recommended|
|SAT or ACT Scores||required|
How Hard Is It To Get Into Alabama State?
Approximately 31% of accepted students are men and 66% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 97%, and the acceptance rate for women is 98%.
Average Test Scores
About 18% of students accepted to Alabama State submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 380 and 485. Math scores were between 375 and 481.
Can I Afford Alabama State University?
The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.
Student Loan Debt
Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At Alabama State, approximately 76% of students took out student loans averaging $6,709 a year. That adds up to $26,836 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at Alabama State is 20.3%. 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 State University Undergraduate Student Diversity
There are also 440 graduate students at the school.
Of the 3,446 full-time undergraduates at Alabama State, 37% are male and 63% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of Alabama State University students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||3,196|
|Hispanic or Latino||36|
Alabama students aren't the only ones who study at Alabama State University. At this time, 32 states are represented by the student population at the school.
Over 35 countries are represented at Alabama State. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Nigeria, Canada, and Jamaica.
Online Learning at Alabama State University
The following chart shows how the online learning population at Alabama State has changed over the last few years.
This school is the 30th 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 Alabama State
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Alabama State University was 72.4%. This is the #407 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Alabama State regardless of major.
The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Alabama State majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.
|Major||1-Year Growth Rate|
|Instructional Media Design||33%|
The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Alabama State 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 Alabama State.
|Major||Growth Rate Rank|
|Instructional Media Design||#11|
|Teacher Education Grade Specific||#24|
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 State 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.
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
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More about our data sources and methodologies.
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