Undergraduate 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.


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) or via fillable form (Click here to download).

  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:


2.00 - 2.49
2.50 - 2.99
3.00 - 3.49
3.50 or higher

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 email campustours@alasu.edu or call 334-229-4590.

  • 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.