Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical University
PO Box 908
Normal, AL 35762
Phone: (256) 372-5245
July 15 application deadline
July 15 accepted
Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical University is a public institution that was founded in 1875. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 4,940, its setting is urban, and the campus size is 1,173 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical University's ranking in the 2012 edition of Best Colleges is Regional Universities (South), Tier 2. Its in-state tuition and fees are $5,926 (2010-11); out-of-state tuition and fees are $11,174 (2010-11).
School mission (as provided by the school):
Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical University reflects the uniqueness of the traditional land-grant institution which combines professional, vocational and liberal arts pursuits. The University provides baccalaureate and graduate studies that are compatible with the times to all qualified, capable individuals who are interested in further developing their technical, professional, and scholastic skills and competencies. It operates in the three-fold function of teaching, research, and public service, including extension. A center of substance and excellence, Alabama A&M University provides a setting for the emergence of scholars, leaders, thinkers, and other contributors to society. Specifically, the University is committed to:
Excellence in education and a scholarly environment in which inquiring and discriminating minds may be nourished.
The education of students for effective participation in local, state, regional, national, and international societies.
The search for new knowledge through research and its applications.
The provision of a comprehensive outreach program designed to meet the changing needs of the larger community.
Programs necessary to adequately address the major needs and problems of capable students who have experienced limited access to education.
Integration of state-of-the-art technology into all aspects of University functions.
Alabama A&M University, in cooperation with businesses, industrial and governmental agencies, and other institutions, provides a laboratory where theory is put into practice in a productive environment.
School type - public, coed college
Year founded - 1875
Religious affiliation - N/A
Academic calendar - semester
Setting - urban
2010 Endowment - N/A
Selectivity - less selective
Fall 2010 acceptance rate - 51%
Application deadline - July 15
SAT/ACT scores must be received by - July 31
Class sizes -
Student-faculty ratio - 20:1
4-year graduation rate - 37% - Medium
Five most popular majors for 2010 graduates -
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 19% Education 16% Engineering 9% Psychology 7% Public Administration and Social Service Professions 6%