Alabama State University

Montgomery, AL

School Background

2022 Undergraduate Enrollment: 3,495
Graduate Enrollment: 465
Doctoral/Professional Universities
Highest degree awarded: Graduate
Historically Black College/University
Religious Affiliation: None

Campus Details

Medium City (100k-250k)
Four-year, medium, highly residential // full-time, inclusive, lower transfer-in

Applicant and Admittance Traits

2022 Admission Rate: 97.99%

Male/Female: 39% / 61% (2017)

First generation college students: 34.3% (2017)
Percentage of students who are married when enrolled: 0.8% (2017)
Percentage of students who are veterans: 0.4% (2014)

Test scores for admission: Considered but not required
2022 Median Admit SAT: 955
SAT 25th Percentile - 75th: 839 - 1050

2022 Median Admit ACT: 18
ACT 25th Percentile - 75th: 15 - 20

Appliants applying to 2+ schools: 66.3% (2017)
Appliants applying to 3+ schools: 49.7% (2017)
Appliants applying to 4+ schools: 38.4% (2017)
Appliants applying to 5+ schools: 29.0% (2017)

Ethnicity Information

White: 1.5%
Black: 92.6%
Hispanic: 1.3%
Asian: 0.2%
American Indian/Alaska Native: 0.2%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.1%
2+ races: 1.3%
Non-resident alien: 1.7%
Unknown race: 1.1%

Costs & Fees

2022 Average Tuition & Fees (Room/Board/Books): $21,938
In-State tuition: $11,068
Out-of-State tuition: $19,396

Estimated books and supplies: $1,600 (2022)
Estimated on-campus room & board: $6,050 (2022)
Estimated on-campus other fees: $3,392 (2022)

Estimated off-campus room & board: $7,320 (2022)
Estimated off-campus other fees: $3,392 (2022)

Average Family Income: $34,469 (2017)
Median Family Income: $22,081 (2017)

Scholarships & Financial Aid

Percentage of students receiving Pell Grant: 72.1%
Percentage of students with Federal Loans: 76.4%

Median federal loan debt at graduation: $31,000 (2021)
Median federal loan payment: $329 (2021)

Household Income Net Cost
0-$30k $12,877
$30k-48k $14,170
$48k-75k $13,992
$75k-110k $20,568
$110k+ $21,938

Graduate Outcomes & Job Placements

4-year graduation rate: 10%
6-year graduation rate: 28%

1 year post-graduation workforce participation: 96.2% (2020)

Loans

Median federal debt for graduates: $31,000 (2021)
Median federal debt for non-graduates: $11,000 (2021)

Median federal debt for first-generation graduates: $17,299 (2021)
Median federal debt for Pell grant recipient graduates: $18,236 (2021)

Ability to Repay Loans

Graduates, % of Loans in Repayment
(Non-delinquent/default)
Percentage
@1 Year 24.5% (2015)
@3 year 36.6% (2017)
@5 year 44.2% (2017)


1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid (Non-delinquent/default) - Pell Grant Recipients: 12.8% (2015)
1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid - 1st Generation Attendees: 13.9% (2015)

Earnings Power

Median earnings, 1 year post graduation: $27,282 (2020)
Median earnings, 4 years post graduation: $37,551 (2020)

Popular Majors

Type of Degree Major 2022 Graduates Median Federal Debt Median Monthly Payment 1yr Median Earnings (monthly gross) 4yr Median Earnings (monthly gross)
Bachelor's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods. 33 $34,750 $342 $37,415 ($3,118) $38,533 ($3,211)
Bachelor's Degree Mathematics. 8
Bachelor's Degree Communication and Media Studies. 48 $32,750 $342 $20,687 ($1,724) $33,507 ($2,792)
Bachelor's Degree Information Science/Studies. 25 $31,993 $345 $25,510 ($2,126) $44,692 ($3,724)
Bachelor's Degree Computer Science. 10
Master's Degree Computer/Information Technology Administration and Management. 6
Graduate/Professional Certificate Education, General. 3
Master's Degree Educational Administration and Supervision. 6
Doctoral Degree Educational Administration and Supervision. 3
Master's Degree Educational/Instructional Media Design. 3
Bachelor's Degree Special Education and Teaching. 2
Master's Degree Special Education and Teaching. 6
Master's Degree Student Counseling and Personnel Services. 4
Graduate/Professional Certificate Student Counseling and Personnel Services. 3
Bachelor's Degree History. 3
Bachelor's Degree Psychology, General. 36 $31,000 $329 $27,387 ($2,282) $28,440 ($2,370)
Bachelor's Degree Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions. 64 $33,000 $347 $23,389 ($1,949) $37,793 ($3,149)
Master's Degree Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions. 33 $621 $54,502 ($4,542) $61,348 ($5,112)
First Professional Degree Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions. 23
Bachelor's Degree Business Administration, Management and Operations. 24 $32,125 $331 $30,500 ($2,542) $43,995 ($3,666)
Bachelor's Degree Accounting and Related Services. 13 $30,750 $318 $42,391 ($3,533)
Master's Degree Accounting and Related Services. 15 $220 $50,971 ($4,248)
Bachelor's Degree Finance and Financial Management Services. 7
Bachelor's Degree Marketing. 12
Master's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods. 22 $574 $49,579 ($4,132) $54,415 ($4,535)
Bachelor's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas. 14 $52,000 $532 $29,183 ($2,432)
Bachelor's Degree Biomedical/Medical Engineering. 1
Bachelor's Degree English Language and Literature, General. 8
Bachelor's Degree Biology, General. 38 $31,000 $329 $23,670 ($1,973) $33,460 ($2,788)
Master's Degree Biology, General. 3
Doctoral Degree Microbiological Sciences and Immunology. 1
Master's Degree Mathematics. 1
Bachelor's Degree Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other. 17 $26,000 $237
Bachelor's Degree Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management. 7
Bachelor's Degree Chemistry. 10
Bachelor's Degree Criminal Justice and Corrections. 58 $32,261 $329 $29,043 ($2,420) $34,218 ($2,852)
Master's Degree Criminal Justice and Corrections. 4
Bachelor's Degree Social Work. 24 $39,593 $352 $25,733 ($2,144) $34,589 ($2,882)
Master's Degree Social Work. 11 $35,890 ($2,991)
Master's Degree Public Administration and Social Service Professions, Other. 6
Bachelor's Degree Political Science and Government. 8
Bachelor's Degree Dance. 8
Bachelor's Degree Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft. 12 $31,000 $307 $33,076 ($2,756)
Bachelor's Degree Fine and Studio Arts. 6
Bachelor's Degree Music. 5
Bachelor's Degree Health and Medical Administrative Services. 9


Campus Resources

Average faculty salary: $69,309
Full time faculty: 68%

Undergraduate student-to-faculty ratio: 13.0

School's endowment start of year: $111,315,175 (2022)
School's endowment end of year: $130,589,167 (2022)