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Alabama State University
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  • 4 Year
  • MONTGOMERY, AL

Report Card

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

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Alabama State is a public university located in Montgomery, Alabama. As a historically black college, Alabama State has a strong history of and commitment to the education of black Americans. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 3,055 undergraduate students. The Alabama State acceptance rate is 98%. Popular majors include Criminal Justice and Safety Studies, Liberal Arts and Humanities, and Communications. Graduating 28% of students, Alabama State alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $22,600.

About

915 S JACKSON ST
MONTGOMERY, AL 36104
Athletic Division
NCAA Division I-FCS
Athletic Conference
Southwestern Athletic Conference

Alabama State University Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Alabama State Admissions

Acceptance Rate
98%
Application Deadline
July 30
SAT Range
880-1020
ACT Range
15-20
Application Fee
$25
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
No

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Cost

Net Price
$12,875 / 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
$10,796 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
93%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B minus
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
13:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
75%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 68 responses
55%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 83 responses
65%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 84 responses

Majors

Online

Programs Offered Entirely Online
0
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    77%
  • On Campus
    11%
  • Online
    12%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
3,055 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
444
Undergrads Over 25
7%
Pell Grant
74%
Varsity Athletes
10%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 60 responses
  • Diverse
    42%
  • Local
    30%
  • Different
    8%
  • Loud
    7%
  • Stressed
    7%
  • Extremely loud
    3%
  • Outgoing
    3%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
No data available  
Poll
55%
of students say that Greek life is pretty big. 114 responses
Poll
63%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life. 123 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 54 responses
  • HBCU
    61%
  • I love my HBCU I said I love my HBCU
    19%
  • Unique
    11%
  • Not what it seems
    4%
  • Underrated
    4%
  • HORRIBLE
    2%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$27,700 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
28%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
92%
National
83%
84%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 51 responses

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