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Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical University

Normal, AL

At A Glance

Main Address

4900 Meridian St NW

Normal, AL 35762-7500

www.aamu.edu

Admission Office

Box 908

Normal, AL 35762

(256) 372-5245

Fax : (256) 372-5249

admissions@aamu.edu

Contact : Venita King

Director of Admissions

Type of School

Medium

Public

university

agricultural college

4-year school

Coed

Historically Black College

Regionally Accredited

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools

College Board Member

College Board Code: 1003

Quick Facts

Total undergraduates : 5,038

In-State Tuition : $10,622.00

Out-of-State Tuition : $18,371.00

School Calendar

Semester

Degrees Available

Bachelor's

Master's

Doctoral

Setting

Small City (50-250k)

Suburban

Residential campus

Other Characteristics

Campus near the Redstone Arsenal: Defense Research/Space Research Center.

Deadlines

Admission

Regular application due: No Regular Application Deadline

Priority application due : --

College will notify student of admission : --

Student must reply to acceptance by : --

Housing deposit due : Aug 1

Tests

SAT Reasoning/ACT Score report due : Jul 31

SAT subject score report due : Jul 31

Financial Aid

Financial Aid Application due : Mar 1

Financial Aid Priority Application due : --

College will notify student : --

Student must reply : --

Transfer Students

Transfer Application closing date : --

College will notify student of transfer decision by : --

Transfer priority application date : --

Transfer student must reply : --

Transfer deadline for filing financial aid forms : --

Transfer priority financial aid deadline : --

College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about : --

Student must reply to financial aid decision by : --

Major and Learning Environment

Learning Environment

Calendar type : Semester

Degrees Offered in : Bachelor's, Master's, Doctoral degrees

Returning for sophomore year : 59.0%

Accreditation and Associations

Regionally Accredited

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools

Historically Black College

College Board Member

Most Popular Majors

Bachelor's
Business/Marketing : 19.0%
Education : 10.0%
Engineering : 9.0%
Biology : 7.0%
Liberal Arts : 7.0%
Agriculture : 5.0%
Engineering Technologies : 5.0%
Psychology : 5.0%
Security and Protective Services : 5.0%
Social Sciences : 5.0%

All Majors

Levels at which colleges offer undergraduate majors are designated by these letters :

A = Associate degree, B = Bachelor's degree, C = Certificate degree, D = Doctor degree, M = Master degree

Agriculture & Related Sciences
Food Science B D M

Architecture & Related Programs
City/Urban, Community, and Regional Planning B M

Biological & Biomedical Sciences
Biology/Biological Sciences, General B M
Biotechnology B

Business, Management, Marketing, & Related Support
Accounting B
Business Administration and Management, General B M
Business/Commerce, General B
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies B
Finance, General B
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management B
Marketing/Marketing Management, General B

Communications Technologies & Support Services
Radio and Television Broadcasting Technology/Technician B

Computer & Information Sciences, Support Services
Computer and Information Sciences, General B M

Education
Early Childhood Education and Teaching B M
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Speech or Language Impairments B
Educational Leadership and Administration, General M
Elementary Education and Teaching B M
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching B
Reading Teacher Education D
Secondary Education and Teaching B M
Special Education and Teaching, General B M

Engineering
Civil Engineering, General B
Electrical and Electronics Engineering B
Mechanical Engineering B

Engineering Technologies/Technicians
Construction Engineering Technology/Technician B

English Language, Literature & Letters
English Language and Literature, General B

Family, Consumer & Human Sciences
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General B M

Health Professions & Related Clinical Sciences
Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist M

Liberal Arts & Sciences, Gen Studies & Humanities
General Studies B

Mathematics & Statistics
Mathematics, General B

Parks, Recreation & Fitness Studies
Exercise Science and Kinesiology M
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management B

Physical Sciences
Chemistry, General B
Physics, General B M

Psychology
Counseling Psychology M
Psychology, General B

Public Administration & Social Services
Social Work B M

Security & Protective Services
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration B

Social Sciences
Political Science and Government, General B
Sociology B

Visual & Performing Arts
Art/Art Studies, General B
Music, General B

Learning outside the classroom

Many colleges offer special programs like the opportunity to study abroad or participate in internships to get on-the-job training. Nearly all colleges provide extra academic help or tutoring to students who need it.

Special Study Options

Cooperative Education

Dual Enrollment of High School Students

Teacher Certification

Double Major

Visiting/Exchange Student Program

Honors Program

Independent Study

Internships

Off-Campus Study Options

Washington Semester

Study Abroad

ROTC Available

ROTC, Army

Extended Class Availability

Extensive evening or early morning classes

Saturday Classes

Distance Learning

Weekend College

Computer Services

928 Public computers, available in: Computer Center, Dorms, Libraries, Student Center

Dorms wired for access to campus-wide network

Dorms wired for high speed internet connections

Wireless network available

Campus Life

Campus General Information

Size : Medium-sized

Unique Facilities : State black archives and museum

Geographic Location : 12 miles from downtown, 126 miles from Birmingham.

Small City

Suburban

Residential Campus

Total undergraduates : 5,038

First-time degree-seeking freshmen : --

Degree-seeking undergrads : 4,826

Graduate enrollment : --

Student General Information

All students average age : 21

Full time students average age : 20

In state students : 72.0%

Out of state students : 28.0%

Race/Ethnicity

Two or more races : 1.0%

Black African American : 91.0%

Race Ethnicity Unknown : 3.0%

White : 3.0%

Other Activities & Organizations

Student Newspaper : The Maroon & White student newspaper

Housing Options

Apartments For Single Students

Men's Housing

Women's Housing

Additional Housing Options

Housing deposit : $250.00

Housing deposit due : Aug 1

Housing deposit is refundable in full if student does not enroll.

Car is allowed for freshman

Pet is not allowed in the Dorm

General Athletics

Team Name : Bulldogs

Sport Member : NCAA

Sport's Levels Available

NCAA Division IAA

NCAA Division I

Intercollegiate

Intramural

Club

Scholarship

Counseling And Wellness

Career counseling

Employment services for undergraduates

Health services

Personal counseling

Placement services for graduates

Adult (re-entering) student services/programs

Veteran's counselor

Financial aid counseling

Additional Programs for Students with Disabilities

Services and/or facilities for hearing impaired

Partial services for students with learning disabilities

Services and/or facilities for speech or communications disorders

Services and/or facilities for visually impaired

Wheelchair Accessibility

Academic Support Programs

Reduced course load

Remedial instruction

Study skills assistance

Tutoring

Writing center

Activities

Y indicates available and N indicates not available

Activity Name

Available on Campus

Campus Ministries

N

Choral Groups

Y

Concert Band

Y

Dance Activity

Y

Drama/Theater

Y

Film Society

N

Fraternities

Y

Government or Political Activity

Y

International Student Organization

Y

Jazz Band

Y

Literary Magazine

N

Marching Band

Y

Model United Nations

N

Music Ensembles

Y

Musical Theater

N

Opera

N

Pep Band

Y

Radio Station

Y

Sororities

Y

Student Newspaper

Y

Symphony Orchestra

N

Television Station

Y

Yearbook

Y

Sports

Sport Name

Levels Available

Baseball

Men's Intercollegiate

Men's Scholarship

Men's NCAA Division I

Basketball

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Men's Scholarship

Women's Scholarship

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Men's NCAA Division I

Women's NCAA Division I

Bowling

Women's Intercollegiate

Men's Club

Women's Club

Women's NCAA Division I

Cross-Country

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Men's Scholarship

Women's Scholarship

Women's NCAA Division I

Football

Men's Intercollegiate

Men's Scholarship

Men's Intramural

Men's NCAA Division IAA

Golf

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Men's NCAA Division I

Soccer

Women's Intercollegiate

Women's Intramural

Women's NCAA Division I

Softball

Women's Intercollegiate

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Men's Club

Women's Club

Women's NCAA Division I

Tennis

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Men's Scholarship

Women's Scholarship

Men's NCAA Division I

Women's NCAA Division I

Track and Field

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Men's Scholarship

Women's Scholarship

Track: Indoor

Men's NCAA Division I

Women's NCAA Division I

Track: Outdoor

Men's NCAA Division I

Women's NCAA Division I

Volleyball

Women's Intercollegiate

Women's Scholarship

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Women's NCAA Division I

Applying

General Applying Information

Application Fee: $30.00

Application fee notes: Paper/Online

Application Fee Waiver Available: No

Applied early admission : --

Admitted early admission : --

Applied early action : --

Admitted early action : --



Admission stats are based on first-time, degree seeking freshmen from Fall 2016 and Fall 2017.

Very Important

Standardized Test Scores

Important

Recommendations

Rigor of secondary school record

State Residency

Considered

Application Essay

Character/Personal Qualities

Extracurricular Activities

Volunteer Work

Test Policies for Admission Decisions

Required for some: SAT or ACT

Test Policies for placement

SAT Reasoning Test

ACT

SAT score use policy

Information not supplied by college

Other Test Policies

Information not supplied by college

A note from the college

Composite Predictive Index (CPI) score of 18 or higher required. The CPI score is a combination of the high school grade point average (GPA) and ACT/SAT scores. GPA cannot be lower than a 2.0.

Advanced Placement Program (AP) Information

Offers credit for AP Exams : Yes

Offers placement into higher-level courses for AP Exams : No

Offers sophomore standing for qualifying AP scores : Yes

AP credit policy depends on student’s major, school, or program : Yes

From the college: The University awards semester credit hours to students who score three on the Advanced Placement Examination in the areas of biology, chemistry, English, foreign language, history, mathematics, physics, art and music. Students scoring 4 or 5 may be awarded additional credit upon the recommendation of the appropriate department chairperson.

High school Coursework

High School diploma required, GED accepted

Course Name

Required

Recommended

English

4

0

Math

4

0

Science

2

0

TEST Scores

Percent who submitted SAT scores : -- and Percent who submitted ACT scores : --

Test Subjects

Middle 50% of First-Year Students

SAT Math

*

SAT Evidence Based Reading & Writing

*

ACT Composite

*


* The college did not report these requirements or does not have specific requirements.


College-Level Examination Program (CLEP)

Exam

Minimum Grade for Credit

Credit Hours Awarded

American Government

99

3

American Literature

99

3

Analyzing and Interpreting Literature

99

3

Biology

99

4

Calculus with Elementary Functions

99

3

Chemistry

99

4

College Algebra

99

3

English Literature

99

3

French I

99

3

French II

99

3

German I

99

3

German II

99

3

History of United States I

99

3

History of United States II

99

3

Human Growth and Development

99

3

Information Systems and Computer Applications

99

3

Introduction to Educational Psychology

99

3

Introductory Business Law

99

3

Introductory Psychology

99

3

Introductory Sociology

99

3

Principles of Macroeconomics

99

3

Principles of Management

99

3

Principles of Marketing

99

3

Principles of Microeconomics

99

3

Spanish I

99

3

Spanish II

99

3

Western Civilization I

99

3

Western Civilization II

99

3

Paying

Financial Aid Distribution & Stats

Financial Aid Deadlines

Regular Financial Aid Deadline : Mar 1

Contact Information

Financial aid contact name : Darryl Jackson

Financial aid office phone : (256) 372-5400

Financial Aid Forms

Domestic first-year financial aid applicants must submit the following forms, if applicable:

FAFSA

Institution's own financial aid form

Scholarship Opportunities

Presidential Scholarship: full tuition, course fees, room and board, $1,000 for books and supplies per semester; for students with 3.5 GPA or higher. Provost Scholarship: full tuition, course fees, room and board, $800 for books and supplies per semester; for students with 3.4 GPA or higher. Dean's Scholarship: full tuition, course fees, room and board, $500 for books and supplies per semester; for students with 3.3 GPA or higher.

Need-based financial aid determined by

Academics

Non need-based financial aid determined by

Athletics

Minority Status

Work Study Programs

Weekends

Tuition payment plans

Credit card payment

Deferred payment

Installment payment

Annual College Costs

Cost Category

On Campus

Off Campus

At Home

In-state tuition and fees:

$10,622.00

$10,622.00

$10,622.00

Out-of-state tuition and fees:

$18,371.00

$18,371.00

$18,371.00

Room and board:

$7,522.00

$7,012.00

$3,530.00

Books and supplies:

$1,600.00

$1,600.00

$1,600.00

Estimated personal expenses:

$1,290.00

$1,290.00

$1,290.00

Transportation expenses:

$1,800.00

$1,800.00

$1,800.00

Estimated Total In-state:

$22,834.00

$22,324.00

$18,842.00

Estimated Total Out-of-state:

$30,583.00

$30,073.00

$26,591.00

The prices listed above are probably not what you and your family will pay. Most college students receive financial aid, which reduces the amount the family actually pays. For U.S. colleges, use the college's net price calculator to get the best estimate of what your family will pay.


Athletic Scholarship Opportunities

Sport

Male

Female

Baseball

Available

Basketball

Available

Available

Cross-Country

Available

Available

Football

Available

Tennis

Available

Available

Track and Field

Available

Available

Volleyball

Available

For Transfer Students

Credit Information

Minimum number of credits: 12

Minimum college GPA (on a 4.0 scale): 2

Lowest grade earned for course that may be transferred for credit (on a 4.0 scale): 1

Maximum credits/courses from a 2-year institution: --

Maximum credits/courses from a 4-year institution: --

Minimum credits transfers must complete to earn bachelor's degree: --

Admission Requirements (Required)

High School Transcript

College Transcript(s)

Standardized Test Scores

Statement of good standing from Prior Institution(s)

Students who applied for transfer

Terms in which transfer students may enroll

Fall

Spring

Summer

Transfers accepted as

1st semester freshman

2nd semester freshman

Sophomore

Junior

Senior

Services for students transferring IN from another school

Advisor

Orientation

Services for students transferring OUT of this school

Transfer advisor

College fairs/transfer recruitment on campus

Special Requirements

Previous institutions must be regionally accredited: Minimum 18 transferable quarter hours, good academic standing from last institution attended required.

For International Students

Admission for International Students

Application fee: $30.00

Annual College Costs

Tuition and Fees: $18,371.00

Room & Board(on-campus): $7,522.00

Room & Board(off-campus): $7,012.00

Additional estimated expenses: --

Costs per credit hour: --

Financial Aid

International students eligible for non-need based aid

Tests for International Students

TOEFL Required of non-resident alien applicants

TOEFL (internet-based test) average score: --

TOEFL (internet-based test) minimum score: 61

TOEFL (paper) average score: --

TOEFL (paper) minimum score: --

Services for International Students

Special International Student Orientation Program

International Student Adviser