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#12 Best Public Universities in Alabama

AAMU Admission Requirements

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Chances of getting into Alabama A & M University

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
89.6%
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 #21 in Alabama for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 8,835 out of 9,855 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 84 percent. Alabama A & M University typically accepts and attracts "B-" average high school students. Only 19% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

Test Requirements

You must submit admission test scores with your application. Alabama A & M University is not a test optional school. Note: Please consult the school directly to determine if testing requirements are temporarily suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

AAMU SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
840-1020
Applicants Submitting SAT
1%
SAT Scores for Alabama A & M University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 430
SAT Math 25th 410
SAT Composite 25th 840
SAT Scores for Alabama A & M University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 520
SAT Math 75th 500
SAT Composite 75th 1020
Average SAT Score 930

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 prefers applicants to be in the top 86 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 840 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 750. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 930 out of 1600. The school ranks #19 in Alabama for highest average SAT composite score. 1 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Alabama A & M University admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1020 and Above Good >94%
930 to 1020 Avg + 90%-94%
840 to 930 Avg - 84%-90%
750 to 840 Reach 76%-84%
Less than 750 Low <76%
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AAMU ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
15-20 
Applicants Submitting ACT
72%
ACT Scores for Alabama A & M University
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 14
ACT Math 25th 15
ACT Composite 25th 15
ACT Scores for Alabama A & M University
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 20
ACT Math 75th 18
ACT Composite 75th 20
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 15 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 81 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 12 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 20 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #20 in Alabama for highest average ACT composite score. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 72 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Alabama A & M University.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Alabama A & M University admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
20 and Above Good >94%
17 to 20 Avg + 90%-94%
15 to 17 Avg - 85%-90%
13 to 15 Reach 79%-85%
Less than 13 Low <79%
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AAMU GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
2.88*
Typical High School Grades
B-

What GPA do you need to get into Alabama A & M University?

You can get into AAMU 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 #27 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.

 What do these ratings mean?

*This school has not released high school GPA data for its incoming freshmen. In these cases, CollegeSimply employs an artificial intelligence (AI) process to predict GPA based on this school's test scores and a large sample of other colleges' data. 2.88 is an estimate of the school's average incoming freshman GPA.

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Admission Statistics

Alabama A & M University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 6,461 3,394 9,855
Accepted 5,888 2,947 8,835
Acceptance Rate 91% 87% 90%
Enrolled 988 676 1,664
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 17% 23% 19%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Fall 2022 Application Deadline

Applications were Due
May 15, 2022
Days left to Apply
None

The application deadline for Fall 2022 has passed. Applications were due on May 15, 2022.

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to Alabama A & M University is $30.

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Alabama A & M University and what student information is used for 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 https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=100654 IPEDS survey data for Alabama A & M University.

FAQs

Does Alabama A & M University prefer SAT or ACT?

1% of students submit their SAT scores to AAMU. 72% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

What is my chance of getting into Alabama A & M University?

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.

What SAT score is required for Alabama A & M University?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 840 and 1020. 1% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

What ACT score is required for Alabama A & M University?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 15 and 20. 72% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.