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Alabama State University

Montgomery, AL 4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate98%
Acceptance Rate98%

Alabama State University Admissions

If you are considering submitting an application to Alabama State University, the regular decision application deadline is July 31 and the fee for the application is $25.

Students who apply to Alabama State University for the fall semester should anticipate a decision by August 15.

Alabama State University Admissions Stats at a Glance

Here's an overiew of some of Alabama State University's admissions stats.

Alabama State University 2022 Admissions Statistics
Mean Unweighted GPA 3.0
Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class 8%
Mean SAT Score 954
Admissions Test Policy Not optional and are considered
Applicants Who Submit SATs 14%
Applicants Who Submit ACTs 35%
Waitlist No

Alabama State University Application Deadlines

These are the application deadlines for Alabama State University.

Application Type Offered Application Deadline Notification Deadline
Early Decision I No –– ––
Early Decision II –– –– ––
Early Action No –– ––
Regular Decision Yes July 31 August 15

Considering Applying Early to Alabama State University?

Alabama State University does not offer early decision or early action.

➡️ Explore a list of some selective colleges that admit significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.

More on Alabama State University Admissions

For applicants who are non-residents, getting into Alabama State University is not difficult.

Transferring to Alabama State University

It is not difficult to be admitted as a transfer student.

For Students Waitlisted to Alabama State University

Alabama State University has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.

What's Most Important for Getting Into Alabama State University?

Colleges consider a range of factors when deciding who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college decides which factors are they consider most important in the admissions process. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and apply to colleges that put the most emphasis on the areas where you shine.

Admissions Factors at Alabama State University

What does Alabama State University consider during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.

Admissions Factor Level
Academic GPA Very Important
Standardized Test Scores Very Important
Class Rank Important
Application Essay Important
Recommendation(s) Important
Rigor of Secondary School Record Important

Make sure to check with Alabama State University for more information on admission factors.

Alabama State University 2022-2023 Application Requirements

To apply to Alabama State University, all applicants must submit the following items. Make sure to check in with Alabama State University's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.

Area Required Recommended Required for Some Details (If Any)
Written Essay or Personal Statement
Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale) 2.0
Transcript of High School Record

GPA and Testing

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into Alabama State University?

Students admitted to Alabama State University have an average unweighted GPA of 3.0.

Out of all students that were admitted, 1% submitted a class rank. At Alabama State University 8% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 31% were in the top 25% and 39% were in the top 50%.

GPAs of Admitted Students

At Alabama State University, student GPAs fall in the following ranges.

GPA Percent of Students
4.0 GPA 4%
3.75 and 3.99 7%
3.50 and 3.74 11%
3.25 and 3.49 12%
3.00 and 3.24 12%
2.50 and 2.9 32%
2.00 and 2.49 19%

This chart depicts the percentage of all enrolled, degree-seeking, first-time, first year (freshmen) students who had high school grade point average within the given ranges.

Note: Some schools choose not release this information. If you have any questions regarding missing numbers, be sure to reach out to Alabama State University directly.

About GPAs

Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that highlights your high school academic performance. A weighted GPA or an unweighted GPA are the two possible GPA scores considered by colleges.

An unweighted GPA is an average of your scores from each class on a four-point scale. Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. A weighted GPA considers your average grade and the difficulty of your classes. A weighted GPA boosts your average by adding extra points for honors or Advanced Placement courses.

Standardized Test Scores

Alabama State University considers standardized tests scores during the admissions process.

Alabama State University does not have a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

In 2022, 14% of Alabama State University's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 35% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.

What is a Good SAT Score for Alabama State University?

To be competitive with other Alabama State University applicants, you should aim to score between 854 and 1046 (or higher!) on the SAT. At Alabama State University 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1046 and 25% of scored lower than 854, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.The mean composite SAT score for a Alabama State University student is 954.

On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Alabama State University students scored 516 or higher and 75% of students scored 442 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Alabama State University students scored 534 or higher, and 75% scored a 442 or higher.

What is a Good ACT Score for Alabama State University?

To be most competitive at Alabama State University, you should strive to earn between 15 and 20 on the ACT.

An ACT score of 20 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Alabama State University's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 20, and three out of four students scored lower than 20 on the ACT.

A 15 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Alabama State University students. Only one out of every four students scored below 15.

Want To Bring Up Your ACT Score? Access ACT practice tests and study tips and see upcoming ACT test dates.

More Information on Transferring to Alabama State University

For transfer students, it is not difficult to get admitted to Alabama State University.

For transfer students wishing to start in the fall, the deadline to apply is July 31.

Transfer students can enroll in Alabama State University during the following terms:

• Fall Term

• Spring Term

• Summer Term

Alabama State University Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to Alabama State University?

✅ Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Alabama State University.

Does Alabama State University accept transfer credits?

✅ Alabama State University accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Alabama State University accepts:

• CLEP subject tests

Does Alabama State University accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?

❌ Alabama State University does not accept International Baccalaureate credits but does accept Advanced Placement (AP) credits.

Do I have to submit test scores to Alabama State University?

✅ Alabama State University is not test optional. You must submit test scores as part of the application.

What is Alabama State University's acceptance rate?

✅ Alabama State University has an acceptance rate of 98%.

What is the early decision acceptance rate at Alabama State University?

❌ Alabama State University does not offer early decision.

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Alabama State University Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Less Selective


How hard is it to get into Alabama State University? Alabama State University is a less selective institution. The Alabama State University acceptance rate is 98%. This means that the institution accepts 97 out of every 100 applicants.


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

SAT Score

Estimated Chance

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 GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)


GPA Needed to Get Accepted

At Alabama State University, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 2.95. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.

Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved

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