Alabama A & M University.

Alabama A & M University

Normal, AL4 year degree
Out-of-state tuition
Acceptance rate

About Alabama A & M University

Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical University (Alabama A&M) is a public historically black land-grant university in Normal, Alabama. Founded in the 1875 as a normal school, it took its present name in 1969. AAMU is a member-school of the Thurgood Marshall College Fund and is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical University Historic District, also known as Normal Hill College Historic District, has 28 buildings and four structures listed in the United States National Register of Historic Places.


  • Offers bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees
  • 4,824 students
  • 0.21 faculty staff per student
  • Campus housing available

Notable programs at Alabama A & M University

Food Science
Most popular degree

The most popular degrees are Food Science, Biology, Accounting, Marketing, Finance, Mathematics, Elementary Education, and Education.

Acceptance Rates

Acceptance Rate in 2017
Avg SAT Scores in 2017

7,772 students out of 8,610 applicants were accepted into Alabama A & M University. They had an average SAT score of 929. 1% of people submitted their SAT score along with their applications while 88% chose to submit their ACT score.

Tuition and costs

Out-of-state undergraduate tuition (2017)
In-state undergraduate tuition (2017)

In 2017, the out-of-state cost of tuition at Alabama A & M University was $18,236, while for in-state students it was $9,857. After taking into account financial aid, the costs of books and supplies, room and board, and general living expenses, the average cost for out-of-state students was $23,734.

The average financial aid at Alabama A & M University is $7,702. After factoring this in, out-of-state students pay $10,534 for undergraduate tuition on average.

Financial aid available at Alabama A & M University

Family Income Level

Average Discount

Of undergrads receive grants
Of undergrads receive federal loans

87% of undergraduate students at Alabama A & M University received grants or loans in 2017.

The average award discount is the ratio between the average grant or scholarship value, and the cost, which is the sum of out-of-state tuition, room, board, book, supplies, and other living expenses.

Average student living expenses at Alabama A & M University

Room & board
Books & supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Alabama A & M University was of $9,020 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,600.

Diversity at Alabama A & M University

Ethnic Mix, 2017

Student Gender Mix, 2017