AAMU Admission Requirements
Chances of getting into Alabama A & M University
|Admission Standards||Extremely Easy|
|Applicant Competition||Very Low|
How hard is it to get into AAMU and can I get accepted? The school has a 90% acceptance rate ranking it #21 in Alabama for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 8,661 out of 9,638 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 80 percent. Alabama A & M University typically accepts and attracts "B-" average high school students. Only 18% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.
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AAMU SAT Scores
Applicants Submitting SAT33%
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||430|
|SAT Math 25th||420|
|SAT Composite 25th||850|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||520|
|SAT Math 75th||510|
|SAT Composite 75th||1030|
|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 85 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 850 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 760. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 940 out of 1600. The school ranks #20 in Alabama for highest average SAT composite score. 33 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.
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1030 and Above||Good||>94%|
|940 to 1030||Avg +||90%-94%|
|850 to 940||Avg -||84%-90%|
|760 to 850||Reach||76%-84%|
|Less than 760||Low||<76%|
AAMU ACT Scores
Applicants Submitting ACT75%
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||14|
|ACT Math 25th||15|
|ACT Composite 25th||16|
|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 #24 in Alabama for highest average ACT composite score. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 75 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Alabama A & M University.
|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%|
Avg. High School GPA2.88*
Typical High School GradesB-
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.
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||15%||22%||18%|
Applications are DueJun 15, 2020
Days left to Apply76
Applicants have 76 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|
|May 2||May 15|
|ACT Test Date||Scores Available|
|Apr 4||Apr 14|
What are the requirements for admission to Alabama A & M University and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Recommended|
|Recommendations||Neither required nor recommended|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Recommended|
|Credit for Life Experiences||No|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=100654 IPEDS survey data for Alabama A & M University.
Frequently Asked Questions
33% of students submit their SAT scores to AAMU. 75% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
90% of those who apply are granted admission to AAMU. Admission competition is and the college has extremely easy admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 850 and 1030. 33% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.