#12 Best Public Universities in Alabama

Alabama State University

Montgomery, Alabama

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Alabama State University overview
Location Montgomery, Alabama
Online alasu.edu
School Type Public 4 Year
Setting Midsize City
Alabama State University overview
Size Mid-size
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate

Located in Montgomery, Alabama, Alabama State University is a mid-size four year public college offering both undergrad and graduate programs. In the most recent statistical year 5,974 prospective students applied, and 5,854 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 890 enrolled in the school.  3,378 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 586 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2021/2022, excluding room and board, is $8,328 plus fees of $2,740. Alabama State is ranked 951 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2023 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

Alabama State University is a Historically Black College and University (HBCU) primarily serving the African-American community.
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Alabama State is rated within the lower 19% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 2 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated


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Admission Standards
Extremely Easy
Alabama State University overview
SAT 839/1050
ACT 15/20
GPA 2.95
Applications Accepted
Alabama State University overview
Applications Due Mar 1, 2023
Applicant Competition Very Low
Application Fee $25

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Annual Cost to Attend

Alabama Resident Tuition
In State Costs for Alabama State University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,600
Other Fees$2,740
Room and Board $6,050
Budget for Other Expenses$3,392
Total One Year Cost$22,110
Out of State Resident Tuition
Out of State Costs for Alabama State University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,600
Other Fees$2,740
Room and Board $6,050
Budget for Other Expenses$3,392
Total One Year Cost$30,438

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Average Salary After 10 Years
$29,500 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
26% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Alabama State University students
Subject Percent of Class
Education 18%
Business 14%
Biology 11%
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting 11%
Psychology 8%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=100724 IPEDS survey data for Alabama State University.

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