Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical (A&M) University

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School Overview

Alabama A & M University, located in Normal, Alabama, houses five schools that offer undergraduate and graduate degree programs. The following schools are located on campus: engineering and technology, agricultural and environmental science, education, business, and arts and sciences.

Alabama A & M University offers degree programs in these and many other subjects: English, behavioral science, math, languages, military science, social work, the physical and natural sciences, psychology, teaching, music, and physics.

The university has many financial aid counselors that are dedicated to helping student find the right financial aid solution to meet their unique needs.

General Information

Admission Office
Box 908
Normal, AL 35762
(256) 372-5245
(256) 372-5245
Fax: (256) 372-5249

Contact: Juan Alexander
Director of Admissions
Main Address
4900 Meridian Street
Huntsville, AL 35811
(256) 372-5000

Total undergrads: 4,297
First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 1,046
Degree-seeking undergrads: 4,290
Graduate enrollment: 827

Suburban setting
Small city (50,000 – 249,999)
Residential campus

Degrees offered:

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $25

Online application fee: $25
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 49%

Tuition & Fees

Estimated Expenses for Academic Year 2008-’09 2009-’10 2010-’11 2011-’12 % change 2010-’12
Tuition and fees $4,072 $4,072 $4,692 $5,800 +23.61%
Books and Supplies $1,800 $1,800 $1,800 $1,800 0.00%
Living Arrangement – On Campus
Room and Board $4,770 $4,770 $5,350 $5,530 +3.36%
Other $2,600 $2,600 $2,080 $2,080 0.00%
Living Arrangement – Off Campus
Room and Board $4,770 $4,770 $5,530 $5,530 0.00%
Other $2,600 $2,600 $2,080 $2,080 0.00%
Total Expenses 2008-’09 2009-’10 2010-’11 2011-’12 % change 2010-’12
In-state On Campus $13,242 $13,242 $13,922 $15,210 +9.25%
In-state Off Campus $13,242 $13,242 $14,102 $15,210 +7.86%
In-state with Family $5,872 $5,872 $6,492 $7,600 +17.07%
Average Graduate School Tuition & Fees
Tuition for In-state Students $5,562
In-state Student Fees $928
Tuition for Out-of-state Students $11,124
Out-of-state Student Fees $928

Financial Aid

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
Type of Aid Students Percent Amount Average Per Student
All students financial aid 957 92%
Grant or scholarship aid 590 57% $3,386,390 $5,740
• Federal grants 515 49% $2,175,737 $4,225
• Pell grants 515 49% $1,963,008 $3,812
• Other federal grants 224 21% $212,729 $950
Local and state government scholarships or grants 44 4% $64,199 $1,459
Institutional scholarships or grants 154 15% $1,146,454 $7,445
Student loan financial aid 623 60% $4,790,841 $7,690
• Federal student loans 622 60% $4,583,571 $7,369
• Other student loans 33 3% $207,270 $6,281

All Degrees and Programs

Program Completions for Most Recent Year BA/BS MA/MS Doctor AA/AS CERT
Grand Total of All Programs 533 219 17 9
Agriculture 34 21 11
Agribusiness/agricultural Business Operations 4
Agricultural Economics 1
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, and Related Sciences, Other 12 5 4
Animal Sciences 6
Food Science 12 11 7
Plant Sciences, Other 3 1
Architecture and Related Programs 10 5
City/urban, Community and Regional Planning 10 5
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 47 13
Biology and Biological Sciences 47 13
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Programs 103 19
Accounting 12
Business Administration and Management 61 19
Finance 9
Marketing/marketing Management 21
Office Management and Supervision
Communications Technologies and Support Services 23
Radio and Television Broadcasting Technology/technician 23
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 14 12
Computer and Information Sciences 14 12
Education 85 56 2 9
Art Teacher Education 1 2
Early Childhood Education and Teaching 10 2
Education/teaching Of Individuals With Speech or Language Impairments 7
Educational Leadership and Administration 6 9
Elementary Education and Teaching 19 10
Music Teacher Education 13
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching 19 4
Reading Teacher Education 2
Secondary Education and Teaching 13 22
Special Education and Teaching 3 10
Engineering 51 2
Civil Engineering 9
Electrical and Electronics Engineering 28
Engineering, Other 2
Mechanical Engineering 14
Engineering Technology 20 3
Civil Engineering Technology/technician 1
Electrical and Electronic Engineering Technologies/technicians, Other 5
Industrial Technology/technician 11 3
Mechanical Engineering Related Technologies/technicians, Other 3
English Language and Literature/letters 2
English Language and Literature 2
Health Services/allied Health/health Sciences 17
Speech-language Pathology/pathologist 17
Human Services Programs 29 35
Social Work 29 35
Mathematics and Statistics 7
Mathematics 7
Natural Resources and Conservation 8
Forestry and Related Services 8
Physical Sciences 14 3 4
Chemistry 10
Physics 4 3
Physics and Related Programs 4
Psychology 36 26
Clinical Psychology 5
Counseling Psychology 21
Industrial and organizational Psychology
Psychology 36
Social Sciences 28
Economics 2
Political Science and Government 14
Sociology 12
Visual and Performing Arts 5
Art and art Studies 5
Work and Family Studies 17 7
Family, Consumer and Human Sciences 17 7
Above data represent first majors only.
(-) Indicates that program is not offered at this award level.

Undergraduate Majors

Agriculture & Related Sciences

Agricultural Economics B

Architecture & Related Programs

City/Community/Regional Planning B

Arts, Visual & Performing

Art – General B
Music – General B
Music – General Performance B
Music Conducting B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting B
Business – General B
Business Administration/Management B
Finance/Banking B
Marketing Management B
Office Management B
Public Finance B

Communications & Journalism

Journalism B

Communications Technologies

Communications Technologies – General B
Graphic/Printing Equipment Operation B

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer/Information Sciences – General B


Business Teacher Education B
Counselor Education B
Early Childhood Education B
Education – General B
Education of Speech Impaired B
Elementary Education B
Music Teacher Education B
Physical Education B
Secondary Education B
Special Education B


Civil Engineering B
Mechanical Engineering B

Engineering Technologies

Civil Engineering/Technology B

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General B

Family & Consumer Sciences

Family/Consumer Sciences – General B


Mathematics – General B

Physical Sciences

Chemistry B
Physics B


Psychology – General B

Public Administration & Services

Social Work B

Social Sciences

Political Science/Government B
Sociology B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Alabama A & M University Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(256) 372-5000
Type of School:4-year, Public
Address:4900 Meridian Street, Normal, AL 35762
Setting:Rural: Remote
Campus Housing:Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population:5,859
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):29%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:18 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:4,922 (84% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$9,366
Out-of-state Tuition:$17,496
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:88%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$7,708

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

Alabama A & M University Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Alabama A & M University.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences422
Architecture and Related Services11
Biological and Biomedical Sciences11
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services51
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs1
Communications Technologies/Technicians and Support Services1
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services11
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields3
English Language and Literature/Letters1
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences11
Health Professions and Related Programs1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities1
Mathematics and Statistics1
Natural Resources and Conservation1
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies1
Physical Sciences211
Public Administration and Social Service Professions11
Social Sciences2
Visual and Performing Arts2
Grand total138183

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

See the distance education degree programs that are offered at Alabama A & M University.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services11
Grand total11

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Alabama A & M University and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
Books and supplies$1,600

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid1,29888%
Grant or scholarship aid1,29888%$7,708
Student loan aid1,11075%$9,739

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid3,65181%$7,686
Federal student loans3,45477%$10,095

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Alabama A & M University. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Alabama A & M University students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

Number of applicants7,0432,7254,318
Percent admitted100%84%90%
Percent admitted who enrolled22%24%21%

Admissions Considerations

Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Alabama A & M University Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment5,859
Undergraduate enrollment4,851
Graduate enrollment1,008

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Alabama A & M University Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics
    • Didactic Program in Dietetics
  • American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
    • Speech-Language Pathology (SLP) - Graduate degree programs

*General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. does not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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