Alabama State University: Review & Facts

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Alabama State University is a medium four-year, public school with 5,820 students enrolled. This college was originated in 1867 and is one of the 10 colleges located in Montgomery, Alabama.

Alabama State University is one of the Historically Black College or University institutions (HBCU).

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
38
At Alabama State University you can get your bachelor's degree, master's degree, postmaster certificate, or doctoral degree.

Alabama State University follows a semester-based curriculum calendar system and has 38 majors. The most popular concentrations are Education, Medical, Social Work, Management, and Criminal Justice. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other colleges.

It is important 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 positive sign. However, if you would like to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
62%
The rate of student retention at Alabama State University is relatively low at 62% (close to Alabama average). Taking this statistic into consideration, it seems that students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Alabama State University is very low: 22%.

Student to faculty ratio at Alabama State University is decent, 16:1. Learn more about instructors at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$14,400
Average tuition pricing is close to the nationwide median, around $12,700 a year. The additional fees at Alabama State University beyond tuition are about $1,700, which makes it a total of $14,400 annually.

Read the details about Alabama State 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
46%
According to recent data, 7,592 applications were submitted and 3,495 were accepted; so it is pretty hard to get admitted at this school.

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

Learn more about admissions as well applicants test score statistics at Alabama State University in the Admissions and Tests report for this institution.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$2,600
Alabama State University offers a distance learning option, 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 State 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
D
Alabama State University offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates nearly 2,500 students, which offers a viable on-campus housing opportunity. The room price is relatively low, approximately $2,600 per year.

Army and Air Force ROTC programs are available at Alabama State 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 obtained a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime data, Alabama State University appears to be a relatively dangerous school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Alabama State University Location and Maps



Post Address: Alabama State University, 915 S Jackson Street, Montgomery, Alabama 36104-0271, USA
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