Alabama State University (ASU)

Montgomery, AL

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Alabama State University

Alabama State University Student Essentials

Alabama State University Student Essentials
Region: Southeast
Setting: Mid-size City Setting
Type: Public
Affiliation: Not applicable
Size: Medium (2,000 to 5,000 Undergrad)
Mascot: Hornets
Website: www.alasu.edu
On-Campus Housing Available: Yes
Selectivity: Highly Selective
In-State Tuition: $7,932
Out-of-State Tuition: $14,244
Retention Rate: 52%
Enrollment: 5,553
Year Established: 1867

About ASU

The Alabama State University in Montgomery, Alabama, provides high-quality educational programs in the liberal arts, fine arts, sciences and business for undergraduate and graduate students.

Student life is anything but dull. More than 70 student organizations from Greek life to the Student Government Association to the Art Club make it easy to get involved on campus, make new friends and engage with the local community.

The school also offers exceptional visual and performing arts programs throughout the year, like art exhibits and musical, dance and theatre performances.

The ASU Student Services Center is a hub for student activity with its food court, movie theatre, cyber café and other amenities.

Academics are offered in nearly 50 undergraduate, graduate and continuing education programs. Degrees are offered in the health sciences, international business, education, performing arts and more.

Admissions require students to submit an official high school transcript and ACT/SAT scores. The school uses a sliding scale to determine admissions. Applicants with lower GPAs may be admitted with higher ACT or SAT scores.

Tuition is set lower for Alabama residents.

Students who have filed a FAFSA will be considered to receive financial aid through ASU scholarships, outside scholarships, federal grants, loans and work study programs.

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ASU Ratings & Reviews

Overall School Rating:

Rated 4.5 of 5 Stars 3 Reviews

67% of students gave Alabama State University 5 stars overall.

Student Ratings

Student at This School - Grad Year 2014

Overall Rating

ASU has one of the best education programs in alabama. The: school is to my opinion the most historical black college. Our school is ranked in top twenty party schools but education is always first. The people are friendly and classes are more intrusting than average. The cafe is the best thing on campus for now. The new student union will be done up coming spring. If your looking for a good education and want to live a fun college life come to STATE.


Overall Rating

Personally, I think ASU is a great school to attend to further your education. Although the telephone service isn't that great, the school itself is wonderful.


ASU Map & Location

Alabama State University
915 South Jackson Street
Montgomery, AL 36104


Getting Around ASU

Walkability

Very good walkability. We recommend walking in this area.

8/10
walk

ASU Students

Full-Time Undergrad Students 4,730
Freshman Class 1,101
Total Students (Undergrads & Graduate Students) 5,553

Ethnic Diversity:

  • African American: 96%
  • Caucasian: 3%
  • Unknown and Other: 1%
African American 96%
Caucasian 3%
Unknown and Other 1%

Undergraduate 85%
Graduate 15%
Full-Time 99%
Part-Time 1%
Women 56%
Men 44%
International 1%
Domestic 99%

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