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Alabama A&M University
  • 4 Year
  • NORMAL, AL

Report Card

grade C
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade C
  2. Value
    grade C
  3. Diversity
    grade B minus
  4. Campus
    grade C
  5. Athletics
    grade B
  6. Party Scene
    grade A+
  7. Professors
    grade B
  8. Location
    grade B
  9. Dorms
    grade C
  10. Campus Food
    grade C+
  11. Student Life
    grade B
  12. Safety
    grade C+

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Alabama A&M is a public university located in Huntsville, Alabama. As a historically black college, AAMU has a strong history of and commitment to the education of black Americans. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 4,975 undergraduate students. The Alabama A&M acceptance rate is 92%. Popular majors include Biology, Business, and Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Administration. Graduating 30% of students, Alabama A&M alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $25,200.

About

4900 MERIDIAN STREET
NORMAL, AL 35762
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Athletic Division
NCAA Division I-FCS
Athletic Conference
Southwestern Athletic Conference

Alabama A&M University Rankings

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AAMU Admissions

Acceptance Rate
92%
Application Deadline
June 15
SAT Range
840-1010
ACT Range
15-19
Application Fee
$30
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
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Cost

Net Price
$14,604 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$10,891 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
90%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
20:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
67%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 78 responses
51%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 99 responses
55%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 99 responses

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Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
1
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
1
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    19%
  • On Campus
    80%
  • Online
    2%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
4,975 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
298
Undergrads Over 25
3%
Pell Grant
71%
Varsity Athletes
6%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 62 responses
  • Average
    32%
  • Interesting
    31%
  • Immature
    13%
  • Extra
    11%
  • Sophisticated but bound to stereotypes
    8%
  • Outgoing
    3%
  • Stressed
    2%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
No data available  
Poll
52%
of students say that Greek life is pretty big. 100 responses
Poll
54%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life. 126 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 74 responses
  • Interesting
    32%
  • Outstanding
    18%
  • Challenging
    14%
  • Community oriented
    9%
  • Life Lessons
    9%
  • A big mistake
    7%
  • Exceptional
    4%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$31,000 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
30%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
93%
National
83%
84%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 61 responses

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