Alabama A & M University (A&M)

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Alabama A & M University is a historically black college found in Normal, AL. There are around six thousand students enrolled each year at A&M.

The majority of students that got into this school got an SAT score within the range of 840 to 1010, or got accepted with an ACT score in the range of 15 to 19. We were able to estimate the Alabama A & M University (A&M) average GPA (2.64 - 2.90) of admitted students by applying sampled GPA data on over 150 schools. Roughly 90% of all applicant were admitted at Alabama A & M University, and from those that were granted acceptance nearly 19% continued on to attend. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall Alabama A & M University (A&M) Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020


The overall acceptance rate for Alabama A & M University was reported as 91.8% in Fall 2020 with over 9,580 applications submitted to A&M. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • A&M ACT Scores: 15 - 19
  • A&M Average GPA: 2.64 - 2.90

How Hard Is It to Get into Alabama A & M University?

Applicant Selectivity: Low

When considering the average GPA and SAT/ACT scores of students accepted to A&M and comparing to other schools nationwide, applicant selectivity is lower than most other schools.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2023 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2023-2024 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for A&M has been slowly getting higher over the past years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 87.4%
  • 2017-2018: 90.3%
  • 2018-2019: 89.9%
  • 2019-2020: 91.8%
  • Projected A&M Acceptance Rate 2023-2024: 84.1%

How Does Alabama A & M University (A&M) Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Alabama A & M University is sixty-two percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Oakwood University64.7%
University of Alabama in Huntsville82.6%
Sewanee-The University of the South66.7%
University of North Alabama88.8%
Jacksonville State University54.8%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • High School Class Rankings are Recommended
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Recommended
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2020)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Alabama A & M University (A&M) (Fall 2020)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading430 - 510
Math410 - 500
Total Score840 - 1010
ACT®Score Range
English14 - 20
Math15 - 18
Composite Score15 - 19
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