Alabama A & M University: Review & Facts

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Alabama A & M University is a medium four-year, public school with 5,630 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
47
Fair
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 47 majors. The most popular concentrations are Engineering, Education, Biology, Management, and Business. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other colleges.


Student Retention
58%
Fair
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.

The student retention rate at Alabama A & M University is low at 58% (close to Alabama average). Taking this statistic into consideration, it seems that students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
19 : 1
Medium
The graduation rate at Alabama A & M University is low: 33%.

Student to faculty ratio at Alabama A & M University is reasonably decent - 19:1. Learn more details on faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$17,200
High
Average tuition charges are fairly high - about $15,600 a year. The additional fees at Alabama A & M University not covered by tuition are roughly $1,600, which makes it a total of $17,200 per academic year.

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

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
65%
Doable
As reported in recent data, 7,901 applications were submitted and 5,166 were accepted; so it is relatively easy to get admitted at this school.

This school might accept dual credits, credits for life experience, and advanced placement credits at entry.

Find out more about admissions as well applicants test score statistics at Alabama A & M University in the Admissions and Tests report for this school.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$5,000
Medium
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
D-
Unsafe
Alabama A & M University provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates nearly 2,300 students, which provides a decent on-campus housing option. The room price is reasonable: about $5,000 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 obtained a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime data, 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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