Alabama State University

Montgomery, AL

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Founded in 1867, Alabama State University is a public institution located in Montgomery, Ala. The university, then called Lincoln Normal School, was started by nine freed slaves with $500 they had raised to open a school specifically for African-Americans. The university offers an online graduate degree in education and requires taking the GRE exam to enter the program.

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Quick Facts


915 S. Jackson Street
Montgomery, AL 36101
Institutional Control: Public
Year Founded: 1887

Admission

Academic calendar: Semester
July 30 application deadline
53.3% accepted

2015-2016 Tuition

Rolling Deadline for applying for financial aid
6% Used GI Bill benefits to partially or fully finance tuition and fees
$15,656 Tuition and Fees

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Summary


School Details

Has guaranteed admission agreement with at least one other institution: No
Guaranteed admission agreement URL: N/A

Programs Offered

bachelor's degree, doctorate, master's degree, post-bachelor's certificate, post-master's certificate

Majors Offered

Information science/studies, Computer science, Computer/information technology services administration and management, other, Education, general, Educational/instructional technology, Special education and teaching, general, Counselor education/school counseling and guidance services, Elementary education and teaching, Secondary education and teaching, Teacher education, multiple levels, Early childhood education and teaching, Music teacher education, Physical education teaching and coaching, Bioengineering and biomedical engineering, English language and literature, general, Biology/biological sciences, general, Microbiology, general, Marine biology and biological oceanography, Mathematics, general, Parks, recreation and leisure facilities management, general, Chemistry, general, Physics, general, Psychology, general, Criminal justice/safety studies, Forensic science and technology, Criminalistics and criminal science, Social work, Public administration and social service professions, other, Political science and government, general, Dance, general, Drama and dramatics/theatre arts, general, Art/art studies, general, Music, general, Health information/medical records administration/administrator, Occupational therapy/therapist, Orthotist/prosthetist, Physical therapy/therapist, Rehabilitation and therapeutic professions, other, Business administration and management, general, Accounting, Finance, general, Marketing/marketing management, general, History, general, Speech communication and rhetoric

General Student Body Information

Gender distribution: 
Total number of undergraduates: 4,803
Total number of degree-seeking full-time undergraduates: 4,373
Total number of degree-seeking part-time undergraduates: 429

Student Services

Basic services offered: nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service, health insurance
Remedial learning services offered: reading, math, writing, study skills
Counseling services offered: academic, birth control, career, minority student, military, older student, personal, psychological, veteran student
Campus safety and security services offered: 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols; Late night transport/escort service; 24-hour emergency telephones; Controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)

Activities

Student activities offered: Campus ministries, Choral groups, concert band, dance, drama/theater, jazz band, international student organization, literary magazine, marching band, model un, music ensembles, musical theater, pep band, radio station, student government, student newspaper, yearbook

Sports

Intercollegiate varsity scholarship sports offered for men: Baseball, basketball, cross country, football, golf, tennis, track and field (indoor), track and field (outdoor)
Intercollegiate varsity scholarship sports offered for women: Basketball, bowling, cross country, golf, soccer, softball, tennis, track and field (indoor), track and field (outdoor), volleyball


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Crime Statistics

Criminal Offences - On-Campus1 2011 2012 2013
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Sex offenses - Forcible 1 1 2
Sex offenses - non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 0 0 0
Robbery 0 1 17
Aggravated assault 5 8 10
Burglary 23 45 68
Motor vehicle theft 2 0 0
Arson 0 0 0
Criminal Offences - On-Campus Student Housing Facility2 2011 2012 2013
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Sex offenses - Forcible 0 1 2
Sex offenses - non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 0 0 0
Robbery 0 0 0
Aggravated assault 0 0 0
Burglary 23 38 61
Motor vehicle theft 0 0 0
Arson 0 0 0
Criminal Offences - Noncampus Building or Property3 2011 2012 2013
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Sex offenses - Forcible 0 0 3
Sex offenses - non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 0 0 0
Robbery 0 0 1
Aggravated assault 0 0 1
Burglary 0 0 2
Motor vehicle theft 0 0 1
Arson 0 0 0
Arrests - On-Campus1 2011 2012 2013
Illegal weapons possession 5 0 3
Drug law violations 18 28 20
Liquor law violations 2 0 0
Arrests - On-Campus Student Housing Facility2 2011 2012 2013
Illegal weapons possession 0 0 0
Drug law violations 14 6 0
Liquor law violations 2 0 0
Arrests - Noncampus Building or Property3 2011 2012 2013
Illegal weapons possession 0 0 0
Drug law violations 0 0 0
Liquor law violations 0 0 0

Comments



1On-Campus: (1) Any building or property owned or controlled by an institution within the same reasonably contiguous geographic area and used by the institution in direct support of, or in a manner related to, the institution's educational purposes, including residence halls; and (2) Any building or property that is within or reasonably contiguous to paragraph (1) of this definition, that is owned by the institution but controlled by another person, is frequently used by students, and supports institutional purposes (such as a food or other retail vendor).
2On-Campus Student Housing Facility: Any student housing facility that is owned or controlled by the institution, or is located on property that is owned or controlled by the institution, and is within the reasonably contiguous geographic area that makes up the campus is considered an on-campus student housing facility.
3Noncampus Building or Property: (1) Any building or property owned or controlled by a student organization that is officially recognized by the institution; or (2) Any building or property owned or controlled by an institution that is used in direct support of, or in relation to, the institution's educational purposes, is frequently used by students and is not within the same reasonably contiguous geographic area of the institution.