Alabama State University

Montgomery, Alabama

Overview

Address915 S Jackson Street
School Websitewww.alasu.edu
School TypePublic, 4-year or above

Midsize

StatusPublic
On Campus HousingYes
Level of StudyUndergraduate/Graduate

Alabama State University is a mid-size public, 4-year college based in Montgomery, Alabama that offers both undergraduate and graduate programs to its students. The highest level of offerings is doctor's degree. In the 2019 academic year, 7,596 students applied to Alabama State University. Of those students, 7,412 were granted admission into the school.

In the 2019 academic year, the in-state tuition for enrolling in Alabama State University was $8,328, in addition to fees of $2,740. This number excludes room and board. The school does provide on-campus housing, which you may want to factor into your cost analysis when planning to attend Alabama State University.

Alabama State University has a 30% graduation rate within six years of enrolling.

Getting In

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The Alabama State University acceptance rate is 98%. To put this into perspective, 7,412 of the 7,596 students who applied to Alabama State University in the 2019 academic year were admitted. It’s clear that enrolling in Alabama State University is not out of reach. You simply need the right credentials.

Most students who have been accepted into Alabama State University had an SAT score between the range of 860 and 1,030. If you want a good shot of getting in, you'll also want to have strong ACT scores. The ACT range for Alabama State University was between 16 and 20 in the last academic year.

In addition, applicants are required to submit their GPA to Alabama State University as part of their application.

Annual Cost to Attend

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Cost is a crucial factor to consider when deciding what college to attend. At Alabama State University, the tuition for in-state residents is $8,328. Combined with fees of $2,740, room and board costs of $6,050, other expenses of $3,392 and the $1,600 cost of books and supplies, the total in-state one-year cost is $22,110.

Out-of-state residents can expect to pay more. While the costs for room, board, and other expenses are the same, out-of-state tuition is significantly higher. Out-of-state students must pay $19,396 in tuition. This brings the total one-year cost of enrolling in Alabama State University to $30,438 for out-of-state students.

Students at Alabama State University are eligible for federal financial aid. The average federal aid awarded to students at Alabama State University was $5,177 last year. The percentage of students awarded federal aid was 78%. This shows that if you apply for federal aid, you have a good chance of receiving it.

Alabama State University Undergraduate Population

Full-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Part-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Student-to-Faculty Ratio15:1

Student composition is an important deciding factor for most students applying to Alabama State University.

Alabama State University has a good gender split, with 63% of undergraduates being female and 37% of undergraduates being male.

At the school, most students are Alabama residents; in fact, 58% of all students reside in Alabama. However, 41% of students come from out-of-state and 1% of students are international. This means you’ll be able to interact with people from all backgrounds.

The student to faculty ratio at Alabama State University is 15:1. This means that you should have no trouble getting the academic support you need from Alabama State University to thrive in your studies.

What's more, only 11% students enroll at Alabama State University part-time; the other 3,934 students enrolled full-time.

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