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Alabama State University
  • 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
  8. Location
    grade C
  9. Dorms
    grade D+
  10. Campus Food
    grade B minus
  11. Student Life
    grade C+
  12. Safety
    grade C+

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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 3,289 undergraduate students. The Alabama State acceptance rate is 99%. Popular majors include Communications, Rehabilitation and Therapy, and Criminal Justice and Safety Studies. Graduating 32% of students, Alabama State alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $22,600.

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915 S JACKSON STREET
MONTGOMERY, AL 36104
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About Alabama State...
Athletic Division
NCAA Division I-FCS
Athletic Conference
Southwestern Athletic Conference

Alabama State University Rankings

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Alabama State Admissions

Acceptance Rate
99%
Application Deadline
July 30
SAT Range
880-1020
ACT Range
14-20
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
$13,282 / 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
$9,091 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
93%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
13:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
76%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 62 responses
57%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 75 responses
70%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 76 responses

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Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
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
    62%
  • On Campus
    5%
  • Online
    34%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
3,289 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
325
Undergrads Over 25
7%
Pell Grant
76%
Varsity Athletes
10%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 49 responses
  • Diverse
    45%
  • Local
    33%
  • Different
    8%
  • Loud
    8%
  • Extremely loud
    4%
  • Outgoing
    2%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
No data available  
Poll
56%
of students say that Greek life is pretty big. 106 responses
Poll
63%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life. 115 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 46 responses
  • HBCU
    72%
  • I love my HBCU I said I love my HBCU
    15%
  • Unique
    9%
  • Not what it seems
    2%
  • Underrated
    2%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$27,700 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
32%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
92%
National
83%
85%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 48 responses

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