Alabama A&M University Rankings

Alabama A&M University logo
EduRank.org best universities badge
Rank Ranking
#2715 of 14,131 In the World
#804 of 2,597 In North America
#737 of 2,496 In the United States
#14 of 33 In Alabama
#900 of 1,034 For Aerospace Engineering
#1613 of 1,741 For Optical Engineering
#2568 of 3,574 For Materials Science
#2665 of 4,082 For Physics
#2867 of 4,317 For Chemistry

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
90%
Average SAT
930
Average ACT
18
Aid receiving
89%
Undergraduates
5,093
Graduates
884
Male:Female Ratio
38:62
Control
Public
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree
Website
www.aamu.edu

Alabama A&M University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Total Men Women
Acceptance Rate 90% 87% 91%
Applicants 9,855 3,394 6,461
Admissions 8,835 2,947 5,888
Freshmen enrolled full time 1,622 660 962
Freshmen enrolled part time 42 16 26

3,890 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

1,869 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
22 or 1%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 840
or below

75% of them
had 1020
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Alabama A&M University are 840-1020 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
1,202 or 72%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 15
or below

75% of them
had 20
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Alabama A&M University are 15-20 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

SAT/ACT Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
College-preparatory program Recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Recommended
Secondary school rank Recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Black or African American 5140 (86%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown 478 (8%)
White 111 (2%)
Two or more races 76 (1%)
Nonresident Alien 76 (1%)
Hispanic 62 (1%)
Asian 13 (0.2%)
American Indian or Alaska Native 8 (0.1%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander 4 (0.1%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Average aid awarded
$9,679
Students receiving aid
89%

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district $8,610$10,128
Tuition in-state $8,610$10,128
Tuition out-of-state $17,220$20,160
Fee in-district $1,414$1,414
Fee in-state $1,414$1,414
Fee out-of-state $1,414$1,414

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity 3,220
Combined charge for room and board $7,522
Room charge $3,682
Meal charge $3,840

Alabama A&M University Majors

Major Bachelor's Master's Doctoral
Social Work 35 80
Biology & Biological Sciences, General 75 17
Business Administration and Management, General 42 47
Mechanical Engineering 41
Criminal Justice & Law Enforcement Administration 34
Electrical and Electronics Engineering 33
General Studies 32
Engineering, Other 30
Computer and Information Sciences, General 20 9
Counseling Psychology 27
Psychology, General 27
Sport and Fitness Administration & Management 26
Radio and Television Broadcasting Technology & Technician 23
Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences, General 15 7
Speech-Language Pathology & Pathologist 21
Exercise Science and Kinesiology 20
Accounting 18
Civil Engineering, General 18
Education & Teaching of Individuals with Speech or Language Impairments 18
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management 15
Food Science 7 4 2
Marketing & Marketing Management, General 12
Political Science and Government, General 12
City & Urban, Community, and Regional Planning 3 8
Communication and Media Studies, Other 11
English Language and Literature, General 10
Agricultural & Animal & Plant & Veterinary Science and Related Fields, Other 6 3
Chemistry, General 9
Construction Engineering Technology & Technician 9
Finance, General 8
Music, General 8
Early Childhood Education and Teaching 2 5
Elementary Education and Teaching 3 4
Physics, General 3 4
Sociology, General 6
Forestry, Other 5
Secondary Education and Teaching 4
Animal Sciences, Other 3
Art & Art Studies, General 3
Mathematics, General 3
Physics, Other 3
Reading Teacher Education 3
Educational Leadership and Administration, General 1
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies, Other 1
Special Education and Teaching, General 1
Grand Total 585 300 11
Total Men Women
Graduation rate 29% 20% 36%
  • Full-time retention rate - 54%
  • Part-time retention rate - 33%

Publications & Citations

Publications
591
Citations
7,451

Publication / Citation count by topic

Engineering
243 / 2,658
Physics
226 / 2,078
Chemistry
187 / 2,515
Materials Science
146 / 1,332
Biology
112 / 2,373
Environmental Science
112 / 1,685
Optical Engineering
61 / 377
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
44 / 382
Agricultural Science
43 / 689
Computer Science
38 / 454
Medicine
32 / 452
Psychology
28 / 212
Geography and Cartography
24 / 102
Nutrition and Food Science
23 / 734
Ecology
23 / 285
Atomic and Molecular physics
23 / 275
Remote Sensing
21 / 749
Business
18 / 176
Demography
16 / 108
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
15 / 93
Condensed Matter Physics
14 / 263
Hydrology and Water resources management
13 / 492
Mathematics
13 / 152
Economics
13 / 76
Quantum and Particle physics
12 / 163
Astrophysics and Astronomy
12 / 124
Environmental Management
12 / 74
Aerospace Engineering
12 / 18
Botany
12 / 176
Metallurgical Engineering
11 / 55
Animal Science
10 / 118
Horticulture
10 / 147
Meteorology and Atmospheric Science
9 / 117
Computer Vision
9 / 68
Child Psychology
8 / 36
Art & Design
8 / 3
Microbiology
8 / 373
Development Studies
7 / 68
Sociology
7 / 31
Education Majors
7 / 9

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 17 40
1992 22 52
1993 16 50
1994 25 62
1995 10 48
1996 29 68
1997 26 103
1998 27 96
1999 14 129
2000 14 136
2001 23 172
2002 12 163
2003 12 176
2004 21 171
2005 25 214
2006 16 232
2007 30 272
2008 16 307
2009 15 294
2010 22 379
2011 12 423
2012 13 509
2013 14 444
2014 12 501
2015 13 457
2016 24 464
2017 12 468
2018 17 403
2019 19 409
2020 10 543
2021 18 643

Alabama A&M University alumni

  1. Sun Ra

    Sun Ra
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1914-1993 (aged 79)
    Occupations
    pianistinstrumentalistmusic arrangerpoetcomposer
    Biography

    Le Sony'r Ra, better known as Sun Ra, was an American jazz composer, bandleader, piano and synthesizer player, and poet known for his experimental music, "cosmic" philosophy, prolific output, and theatrical performances. For much of his career, Ra led "The Arkestra", an ensemble with an ever-changing name and flexible line-up.

  2. Ruben Studdard

    Ruben Studdard
    Born in
    Germany Flag Germany
    Years
    1978-.. (age 44)
    Occupations
    singer
    Biography

    Ruben Studdard is an American singer and actor. He rose to fame as winner of the second season of American Idol and received a Grammy Award nomination in 2003 for Best Male R&B Vocal Performance for his recording of "Superstar". In the years following Idol, Studdard has released seven studio albums, including his platinum-selling debut, Soulful, and the top-selling gospel follow-up, I Need an Angel. He is most well known for his recording career, which has produced hits including "Flying Without Wings", "Sorry 2004", and "Change Me", but he has also segued into television and stage work. Most notably, he starred as Fats Waller in a national tour revival of Ain't Misbehavin', which spawned a Grammy-nominated soundtrack.

  3. Robert Mathis

    Robert Mathis
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1981-.. (age 41)
    Occupations
    American football player
    Biography

    Robert Nathan Mathis is a former American football defensive end and outside linebacker who played his entire 14-year career with the Indianapolis Colts of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Alabama A&M University and was drafted by the Colts in the fifth round of the 2003 NFL Draft. A five-time Pro Bowler, Mathis won Super Bowl XLI with the Colts in 2006 over the Chicago Bears. He is also the NFL's all-time leader in forced fumbles and strip sacks. The year after retiring, Mathis joined the Colts as an assistant defensive coach.

  4. Mandela Barnes

    Mandela Barnes
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1986-.. (age 36)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Mandela Barnes is an American politician who has served as the 45th Lieutenant Governor of Wisconsin since 2019. A member of the Democratic Party, he previously served as the Wisconsin State Representative for the 11th district from 2013 to 2017. Barnes, the first African American to assume the state's lieutenant governorship, is a candidate in the 2022 U.S. Senate election in Wisconsin.

General info

Alternative names AAMU
Founded 1875
Motto Service is Sovereignty
Colors maroon, white
Academic Calendar August to May
Total FTE staff 814
Carnegie Classification Master's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs

Location and Contacts

Address 4900 Meridian Street
Normal, Alabama, 35762
United States
Phone 2563725000
Fax +1 (256) 372 5249

Alabama A&M University in Social Media