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 720 to 900, 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 20% 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 2013


The overall acceptance rate for Alabama A & M University was reported as 89.9% in Fall 2013 with over 6,140 college 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 2021 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2021-2022 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for A&M has been getting much higher in the past few years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2009-2010: 47.3%
  • 2010-2011: 51.3%
  • 2011-2012: 50.1%
  • 2012-2013: 54.4%
  • 2013-2014: 89.9%
  • Projected A&M Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 65.9%

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 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Oakwood University34.4%
University of Alabama in Huntsville80.6%
Sewanee-The University of the South60.3%
University of North Alabama80.9%
Covenant College57.0%

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 2013)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Alabama A & M University (A&M) (Fall 2013)

ACT®Score Range
English14 - 19
Math15 - 18
Composite Score15 - 19
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