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Undergrad Admissions

High school seniors, below are the requirements and deadlines for applying to Alabama State University. If you’re not a high school senior, check out the admissions pages for GED Applicants, Transfer Students or International Students.


Deadlines

Your application, deposit, transcript, and ACT/SAT scores must be received by the Office of Admissions & Recruitment no later than May 10 for Summer Semester and July 30 for Fall Semester.

 View other important dates and deadlines on ASU's Academic Calendar.


How to Apply

Complete the on-line application for admission (Online).

  1. Indicate your desired major on the application.
  2. Send all of the following to the Office of Admissions & Recruitment:
    • $25 application fee
    • Copy of your official high school transcript
    • ACT/SAT test scores


Admissions Requirements

Alabama State University uses a sliding scale to consider applicants for admission. In regards to SAT scores, we only evaluate the critical reading and math scores. Generally, applicants with higher GPAs and ACT test scores may be accepted with lower ACT/SAT scores, while applicants with lower GPAs may be accepted with higher ACT/SAT scores. To be considered for admission, you must earn a diploma from an accredited high school and meet the following criteria according to the sliding scale:

GPA

2.00 - 2.49
2.50 - 2.99
3.00 - 3.49
3.50 or higher
ACT / SAT

18 or higher / 950 or higher
17 / 910 - 949
16 / 870 - 909
15 / 830 - 869


Campus Tours

Whether you’re a prospective student considering a visit to Alabama State University as part of your college search or a community member attending an event on our campus, we’ll do everything possible to make your visit a rewarding experience.

Tours of our campus are offered Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 10 a.m., 1 p.m., and 3 p.m. Tours must be scheduled at least 48 hours in advance.

If you are interested in scheduling a tour, please call 334-229-4354 or email orientation@alasu.edu with the following information:

  • Families: Your Name, Contact Number, Desired Date, Time and Area of Interest
     
  • Groups: Name of Group, Person of Contact, Contact Number, Number of Students and Chaperons, Desired Date, Time and Special Requests (example: Lunch, Informational Session, etc.)

A representative from the orientation office will follow up with a phone call and email confirmation for the tour.


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Advanced Placement

If you score a 3, 4 or 5 on advanced placement (AP) exams and you have a minimum GPA of 3.0, you may qualify for course credit or advanced placement. To be considered, send all AP test scores to the Office of Admissions & Recruitment during the application process.


Special Admissions

If you’re interested in taking classes at ASU but don’t want to get your degree, you can apply for admission as a special student. To do so, you must:

  1. Complete the on-line application for admission (Online).
  2. Send all of the following to the Office of Admissions & Recruitment:
    • $25 application fee
    • Completed Undergraduate Special Student Classification Form 
       

The admission policies of Alabama State University are predicated upon the presumed competence of the individual rather than upon any consideration whatsoever of race, color, sex, religion or national origin.

 

 

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Admissions & Recruitment Staff

Alabama State University
Admissions & Recruitment
P.O. Box 271
Montgomery, AL 36101 

Phone: (334) 229-4291
Phone: (800) 253-5037
Email: admissions@alasu.edu 
Fax: (334) 229-4984
 

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Stats & Facts

  • ASU has an enrollment of nearly 5,000 students from all 50 states and from countries around the world.
  • In 1925, ASU’s fourth president, George Washington Trenholm, died five years after being in office and was succeeded by his 25-year-old son, Harper Council Trenholm.
  • In 1873 ASU, then known as Lincoln Normal School, began receiving state support, becoming the nation's oldest state-supported institution educating black teachers and offering a liberal arts curriculum.
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