Alabama A & M University: Review & Facts

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Alabama A & M University is a medium four-year, public school with 4,855 students enrolled. This college was founded in 1867 and is the only school located in Normal, Alabama.

Alabama A & M University is one of the Historically Black College or University institutions (HBCU).

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
51
At Alabama A & M University you can obtain your bachelor's degree, master's degree, postmaster certificate, or doctoral degree.

Alabama A & M University follows a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers 51 majors. The most popular concentrations are Education, Business, Management, Engineering, and Biology. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other colleges.

It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are normally a good sign. Nevertheless, if you anticipate to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
68%
The student retention rate at Alabama A & M University is relatively low at 68% (above Alabama average). Taking this statistic into consideration, it seems that students like their stay at this school.

Student to faculty ratio at Alabama A & M University is decent: 17:1. Read more information regarding faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$12,800
Average tuition prices are close to the nationwide median, around $11,200 per year. The additional fees at Alabama A & M University (not included in tuition costs) are roughly $1,600; which comes to a total of $12,800 per year.

Read the details about Alabama A & M University additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
54%
As reported in recent data, 10,877 applications were submitted and 5,915 were accepted; so it is not very hard to be accepted at this school.

The college might accept your dual credits, credits for life experience, and advanced placement credits earned prior to admission.

Read the details about admissions as well applicants test score info at Alabama A & M University in the Admissions and Tests report for this institution.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$7,300
Alabama A & M University offers a distance education program, study abroad programs, and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a solid option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Alabama A & M University, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
F
Alabama A & M University offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates approximately 500 students, which offers a viable on-campus housing option. The room price is a bit high -- nearly $7,300 per academic year.

Army ROTC programs are available at Alabama A & M University. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have received a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime information, Alabama A & M University appears to be a very dangerous school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Alabama A & M University Location and Maps



Post Address: Alabama A & M University, 4900 Meridian Street, Normal, Alabama 35762, USA
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