Alabama State University

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Alabama State University is a historically black college found in Montgomery, AL. Alabama State University has an enrollment of nearly 5,900 students.

Most of the students that got into this school got an SAT score within the range of 750 to 960, or got accepted with an ACT composite score within the range of 15 to 19. We were able to estimate the Alabama State University average GPA (2.64 - 2.90) of admitted students by applying sampled GPA data on over 150 schools. Alabama State University sends acceptance letters to approximately 50 percent of students applying each year. Of those that are accepted, roughly 28 percent enrolled. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall Alabama State University Acceptance Rate - Fall 2012


The overall acceptance rate for Alabama State University was reported as 51.3% in Fall 2012 with over 10,200 applications submitted to this school. 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

  • ACT Scores: 15 - 19
  • Average GPA: 2.64 - 2.90

How Hard Is It to Get into Alabama State University?

Applicant Selectivity: Low

Students applying to Alabama State University have a higher chance of getting accepted due to the low selectivity of the school as determined by the average standardized test scores ACT/SAT and average high school GPA of applicants from previous years.

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 Alabama State University has been staying about the same from year to year.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2008-2009: 46.3%
  • 2009-2010: 52.8%
  • 2010-2011: 50.8%
  • 2011-2012: 46.0%
  • 2012-2013: 51.3%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 49.6%

How Does Alabama State University Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Alabama State University is eight percent lower than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Huntingdon College62.8%
Auburn University at Montgomery83.7%
Tuskegee University35.1%
University of Montevallo87.3%
Point University53.5%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores 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 2012)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Alabama State University (Fall 2012)

ACT®Score Range
English14 - 20
Math15 - 18
Composite Score15 - 19
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