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Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical University is a public institution that was founded in 1875. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 4,093, 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 2014 edition of Best Colleges is Regional Universities (South), Tier 2. Its in-state tuition and fees are $8,586 (2013-14); out-of-state tuition and fees are $15,576 (2013-14).
|School mission and unique qualities (as provided by the school):|
Excellence in education and a scholarly environment in which inquiring and discriminating minds may be nourished.
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|
When applying to Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical University, it's important to note the application deadline is July 15. Scores for either the ACT or SAT test are due July 31. The application fee at Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical University is $25. It is least selective, with an acceptance rate of 54.4 percent.
For more information about the tests, essays, interviews, and admissions process, visit the Applying to College knowledge center.
|Fall 2012 acceptance rate||54.4%|
|Application deadline||July 15|
|SAT/ACT scores must be received by||July 31|
The student-faculty ratio at Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical University is 20:1, and the school has 45.8 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical University include: Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services; Biological and Biomedical Sciences; Engineering; Psychology; and Social Sciences. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 69 percent.
|4-year graduation rate||10%|
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Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical University has a total undergraduate enrollment of 4,093, with a gender distribution of 48.8 percent male students and 51.2 percent female students. At this school, 48 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 52 percent of students live off campus. Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical University is part of the NCAA I athletic conference.
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|Collegiate athletic association||NCAA I|
Campus Info & Services
Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical University offers a number of student services including nonremedial tutoring, placement service, day care, health service, and health insurance. Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical University also offers campus safety and security services like late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, and controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc). Of the students at Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical University, 50 percent have cars on campus. Alcohol is not permitted for students of legal age at Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical University.
|Students who have cars on campus||50%|
|Health insurance offered||Yes|
Paying for School
At Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical University, 87.1 percent of full-time undergraduates receive some kind of need-based financial aid and the average need-based scholarship or grant award is $7,270.
Paying for college doesn't have to be difficult or devastating. Go to the Paying for College knowledge center to get advice on raising cash and reducing costs.
|In-state tuition and fees||$8,586 (2013-14)|
|Out-of-state tuition and fees||$15,576 (2013-14)|
|Room and board||$5,546 (2013-14)|
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* Overview details based on 2012 data