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Alabama A & M University: Accreditation, Admissions and Tuition Expenses

Alabama A & M University

Website: http://www.aamu.edu/
Address: 4900 Meridian St , Normal , Alabama - 35762
Phone: (256) 372-5000
Type
Four or more years Public
Awards offered Less then 1 year certificate, Bachelor's, Master's, Post-master's certificate, Doctorate
Campus setting
Midsize City
Campus housing No
Carnegie classification
Master's Colleges and Universities (larger programs)
Athletics (football) NCAA, Southwestern Athletic Conference
Religious affiliation Not applicable
Calendar system Semester
Remedial services Yes
Academic/career counseling service Yes
Employment services for students Yes
Placement services for completers Yes
On-campus daycare Yes
Distance learning Yes
ROTC Yes
Study abroad Yes
Weekend/evening college Yes
ADMISSIONS: INFORMATION
Application fee $25
STATISTICS
TOTAL
MEN
WOMEN
Applicants
3,961
1,664
2,297
Percent admitted
49%
50%
48%
Admitted applicants who enrolled
54%
57%
52%
TEST SCORES
P 25
P 75
SAT Critical reading
-
-
SAT Math
-
-
SAT Writing
-
-
ACT Composite
16
20
ACT English
15
20
ACT Math
15
19
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college preparatory program Recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Admissions test scores Required
COST
EXPENSES AMOUNT
In-state tuition $3,432
Out-of-state tuition $6,864
Books and supplies $1,800
On-campus room and board $4,770
On-campus other expenses $2,600
FINANCIAL AID
TYPE
AVG %
AVG AMOUNT
Financial aid
92%
-
Federal grant aid
35%
$3,060
State or local grant aid
11%
$1,443
Institutional grant aid
24%
-
Loan aid
10%
$3,512
STUDENT BODY
ENROLLMENT
TOTAL
% MEN
% WOMEN
Enrolled
5,124
44%
56%
Estimated undergraduates enrolled 4,297
Estimated graduates enrolled 827
Undergraduates 24 years old 87%
Undergraduates 25 - 65 years old 12%
GRADUATION RATE
Total 33%
Men 27%
Women 38%
Bachelor's degree - 4 years 11%
Bachelor's degree - 5 years 25%
Bachelor's degree - 6 years 33%

Contact Information

Address: 4900 Meridian Street North, Normal, AL
Phone Number: (256) 851-5000

Tuition, Fees, and Estimated Student Expenses

Estimated expenses for academic year 2006-2007 2007-2008 2008-2009 2009-2010 % change 2008-2009 to 2009-2010
Tuition and fees          
In-state $4,072 $4,072 $4,072 $4,692 15.2%
Out-of-state $7,504 $7,504 $7,504 $8,638 15.1%
Books and supplies $1,800 $1,800 $1,800 $1,800 0.0%
Living arrangement          
On Campus          
Room and board $4,770 $4,770 $4,770 $5,350 12.2%
Other $2,600 $2,600 $2,600 $2,080 -20.0%
Off Campus          
Room and board $4,770 $4,770 $4,770 $5,350 12.2%
Other $2,600 $2,600 $2,600 $2,080 -20.0%
Off Campus with Family          
Other $1,300 $1,300 $1,300 $1,300 0.0%
Total Expenses 2006-2007 2007-2008 2008-2009 2009-2010 % change 2008-2009 to 2009-2010
In-state          
On Campus $13,242 $13,242 $13,242 $13,922 5.1%
Off Campus $13,242 $13,242 $13,242 $13,922 5.1%
Off Campus with Family $7,172 $7,172 $7,172 $7,792 8.6%
Out-of-state          
On Campus $16,674 $16,674 $16,674 $17,868 7.2%
Off Campus $16,674 $16,674 $16,674 $17,868 7.2%
Off Campus with Family $10,604 $10,604 $10,604 $11,738 10.7%

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Admissions

Undergraduate application fee (2009-2010): $30
Undergraduate Admissions Fall 2009
  Total Male Female
Number of applicants 5,705 2,273 3,432
Percent admitted 47% 47% 48%
Percent admitted who enrolled 39% 48% 33%
Admissions Considerations Required Recommended
Secondary school GPA X  
Secondary school rank   X
Secondary school record X  
Completion of college-preparatory program   X
Formal demonstration of competencies   X
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) X  
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign language) X  
Test Scores: Fall 2009 (enrolled first-time students)
Students submitting scores Number Percent
SAT 99 10%
ACT 716 73%
Test Scores 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile**
NOTES:
*  25% of students scored at or below
** 25% of students scored above
  • Data apply to first-time degree/certificate-seeking students.
  • Institutions are asked to report test scores only if they are required for admission.

 

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation
Agency Periods of Accreditation Status
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges 7/1/1963 -   Accredited
Specialized Accreditation
Agency / Program Periods of Accreditation Status
American Dietetic Association, Commission on Accreditation for Dietetics Education
Didactic Program in Dietetics 12/1/1979 -   Accredited
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
Speech-Language Pathology (SP) - Graduate degree programs 10/1/1994 -   Accredited
National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools 1/1/1973 -   Accredited