#12 Best Public Universities in Alabama

Alabama State Demographics & Diversity

Montgomery, Alabama

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Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
Extremely Low

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at Alabama State are almost exclusively Black with a small Foreign Resident population. The school has extremely low racial diversity. 98% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Alabama State University is a Historically Black College and University (HBCU) primarily serving the African-American community.

Racial demographics of Alabama State University students
Race Percent of Students
White 2%
Black 93%
Hispanic 1%
Asian 0%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 1%
International 2%
Race Unknown 1%
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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 76% more female students than male students enrolled at Alabama State University with a gender ratio of 64% women to 36% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Alabama State has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Alabama State University students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 36%
Women 64%
Enrollment by gender for Alabama State University students
Gender Number of Students
Men 1,597
Women 2,816

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity

Alabama State serves a low number of students outside of Alabama, with 58 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Alabama State University students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 58%
Out of State 41%
Foreign 1%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$46,065 per year

77% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 9.7%
Part time Undergrads 7.7%

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