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Alabama A & M University
Alabama A & M University 4900 Meridian St Normal, AL 35762 Phone: (256) 372-5000
  • General Information
    About Alabama A & M University

    Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical University reflects the uniqueness of the traditional land-grant institution which combines professional, vocational and liberal arts pursuits. The University provides baccalaureate and graduate studies that are compatible with the times to all qualified, capable individuals who are interested in further developing their technical, professional, and scholastic skills and competencies. It operates in the three-fold function of teaching, research, and public service, including extension. A center of substance and excellence, Alabama A&M University provides a setting for the emergence of scholars, leaders, thinkers, and other contributors to society. Specifically, the University is committed to: Excellence in education and a scholarly environment in which inquiring and discriminating minds may be nourished. The education of students for effective participation in local, state, regional, national, and international societies. The search for new knowledge through research and its applications. The provision of a comprehensive outreach program designed to meet the changing needs of the larger community. Programs necessary to adequately address the major needs and problems of capable students who have experienced limited access to education. Integration of state-of-the-art technology into all aspects of University functions. Alabama A&M University, in cooperation with businesses, industrial and governmental agencies, and other institutions, provides a laboratory where theory is put into practice in a productive environment.


    Institutional statistical data was gathered from the U.S. Department of Education - Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, 2009-2010.

    Institution Type
    • 4-year, Public
    Special Learning Opportunities
    • ROTC (Army)
    • Teacher certification
    • Study abroad
    • Weekend/evening college
    Student Services
    • Remedial services
    • Academic/career counseling service
    • Employment services for students
    • Placement services for completers
    • On-campus day care for students' children
    Credit Accepted
    • Dual credit
    Religious Affiliation
    • Not applicable
    Federal Aid
    • Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
    Degrees/Certificates offered
    • Bachelor's degree
    • Master's degree
    • Post-master's certificate
    Campus Setting
    • City: Midsize
    Disability Services Student
    • 3% or Less
  • Admission
    Total Applicants 5,705
    Percent Admitted 47%
    Men Admitted 47%
    Women Admitted 48%
    Full Time Retention Rate 69%
  • Submitted ACT & SAT Scores

    •     25th Percentile Score 75th Percentile Score
    •     25th Percentile Score 75th Percentile Score
      Composite 16 20
      English 15 20
      Math 15 19
  • Student Demographics
    Total Enrolled 6,149
    Native American 10.0
    Asian 12.0
    African American 5,515.0
    Hispanic 28.0
    Enrolled FullTime Undergraduates 4,592
    Enrolled FullTime Graduates 433

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