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Alabama State University

Montgomery, AL 4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate98%

About Alabama State University

Welcome to Alabama State University (ASU), a vibrant institution bursting with Southern charm and a rich history. Founded in 1867, ASU is a world-class historically Black university in Montgomery, Alabama. Its strong academic programs emphasize liberal arts, fine arts, business, and technology, inspiring the next generation of leaders. With over 50 undergraduate and graduate programs, ASU is a buzzing hive of intellectual curiosity and learning. The campus culture is warm, inclusive, and buzzing with life, from exciting Hornets' sports games to diverse social events and clubs. ASU students embody a spirit of resilience, innovation, and community, making a difference in the world.

Did You Know? 

Alabama State University has a significant role in the history of American civil rights. It served as a key meeting place and organizational center for many of the activists involved in the Montgomery Bus Boycott in 1955-56, a seminal event in the civil rights movement. The boycott, sparked by Rosa Parks' refusal to give up her bus seat to a white passenger, was a powerful demonstration of African American resistance to segregation, and it propelled Martin Luther King Jr. to national prominence.

Alabama State University is a public, state university in the city of Montgomery, Alabama. Alabama State University was founded in 1867. The university currently enrolls around 3,964 students a year, including 3,499 undergrads.

2022 Acceptance Rate for Alabama State University

It is not difficult to get into Alabama State University. In 2022, Alabama State University accepted 98% of applicants. In 2022, 5,889 students applied to Alabama State University and 5,767 were admitted.

Alabama State University Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 98%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Average GPA 3.0
Test Optional May require tests
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 14%

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Alabama State University is located in the city of Montgomery, Alabama,.

If you are interested in seeing Alabama State University for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 85 to Montgomery, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Dannelly Field.

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College Info

915 South Jackson Street Montgomery, AL 36101-0271

Campus Setting: Urban

Alabama State University Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Jul 31

Transfer Applications are Due

Jul 31

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Alabama State University is Jul 31.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Alabama State University is Jul 31.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Alabama State University SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

854 - 1046


Math SAT Range

397 - 516


Reading SAT Range

442 - 534

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

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1046 and Above


854 to 1046


854 and Less


SAT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median SAT score for Alabama State University students is 954. Applicants with SAT scores of 1046 and above have a good chance of being admitted to Alabama State University, while applicants with SAT scores between 854 to 1046 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 854 have a low chance of being offered a spot at Alabama State University.

Alabama State University Tuition & Fees

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Student Life

Wondering what life at Alabama State University is like? There are approximately 3,964 students enrolled at Alabama State University, including 3,499 undergraduate students and 465 graduate students. 87% percent of students attend school full-time, 64% percent are from AL and 36% percent of students are from other states.


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