Chances of getting into Alabama A & M University

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
Admission Difficulty for Alabama A & M University
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsExtremely Easy
Applicant CompetitionVery Low

How hard is it to get into AAMU and can I get accepted? The school has a 90% acceptance rate ranking it #23 in Alabama for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 7,772 out of 8,610 applicants were admitted making Alabama A & M University an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has extremely easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 82 percent. Alabama A & M University typically accepts and attracts "B-" average high school students. Only 17% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

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SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
Applicants Submitting SAT
SAT Scores for Alabama A & M University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 410
SAT Math 25th 400
SAT Composite 25th 810
SAT Scores for Alabama A & M University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 530
SAT Math 75th 530
SAT Composite 75th 1060
Average SAT Score 940

SAT Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Alabama A & M University?

Alabama A & M University typically requires applicants to be in the top 89 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 810 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 680. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 940 out of 1600. The school ranks #22 in Alabama for highest average SAT composite score. 1 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Alabama A & M University admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1060 and Above Good >94%
935 to 1060 Avg + 90%-94%
810 to 935 Avg - 84%-90%
685 to 810 Reach 76%-84%
Less than 685 Low <76%
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ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
Applicants Submitting ACT
ACT Scores for Alabama A & M University
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 14
ACT Math 25th 15
ACT Composite 25th 16
ACT Scores for Alabama A & M University
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 20
ACT Math 75th 18
ACT Composite 75th 19
Average ACT Score 17

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into AAMU?

Admission data indicates that AAMU regularly accepts students with ACT's of 16 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 75 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 14 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 18 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 19 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #25 in Alabama for highest average ACT composite score. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 88 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Alabama A & M University.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Alabama A & M University admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
19 and Above Good >95%
17 to 19 Avg + 90%-95%
16 to 17 Avg - 86%-90%
15 to 16 Reach 82%-86%
Less than 15 Low <82%
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
Typical High School Grades

You can get into Alabama A & M University with slightly below average high school grades. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Alabama A & M University was 2.88 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B- students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #24 in Alabama for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 2.88 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as AAMU accepts 90% of all applicants.

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Admission Statistics

Alabama A & M University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 5,544 3,066 8,610
Accepted 5,068 2,704 7,772
Acceptance Rate 91% 88% 90%
Enrolled 776 518 1,294
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 15% 19% 17%

Fall 2020 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Jun 15, 2020
Days left to Apply

Applicants have 242 days left until the Fall 2020 term applications are due on Jun 15, 2020.

Seniors, these are the SAT and ACT test dates you can still sit for a test and send your results to AAMU before the Jun 15 application deadline.

SAT Test Date Scores Available
Nov 2 Nov 15
Dec 7 Dec 20
Mar 14 Mar 27
May 2 May 15
ACT Test Date Scores Available
Oct 26 Nov 14
Dec 14 Dec 24
Feb 8 Feb 19
Apr 4 Apr 14

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Alabama A & M University and what considerations affect admission decisions?

Alabama A & M University Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Demonstration of Competencies Recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Alabama A & M University
AP Credit No
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education IPEDS survey data for Alabama A & M University.