Undergraduate Admissions

Get your undergraduate or graduate degree from Alabama State University, a school with more than 140 years of rich history, tradition, and academic excellence.

ASU offers nearly 50 degrees, including high-demand programs in science and technology. Our faculty members are experts in the classroom and in their chosen fields. Our tuition is reasonable, and so is our student-to-faculty ratio (18:1). And our campus is safe.

We are looking for students ready to challenge themselves -- to be who they are and work to become who they want to be. We want students who are not afraid to take risks and students looking to make a difference by giving back to the local and global community. If you are ready to make your dreams for the future a reality, we are ready to help.

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

ADD (Using red font):  *Note:  Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the University is waiving test score requirements for Fall 2020 and Spring 2021 semesters. 


Admissions Requirements

BEGINNING FRESHMEN

Applicants who have earned a diploma from any high school and who meet the requirements in the sliding scale below (or GED certificate) who demonstrate that they can benefit from and contribute to the University’s educational program and goals will be fully admitted to the University.

GPA

ACT/SAT

2.O0-2.49

18/940-970

2.50-2.99

17/900-930

3.00-3.49

16/860-890

3.5 +

15/810-850

 

Applicants who do not meet regular admission requirements may be admitted to the University’s Tier II or Tier III (Summer Bridge) if they fall within the category listed below. Students who do not meet regular, Tier II, or Tier III admissions will be denied. 

Tier II

GPA

ACT/SAT

2.O0-2.49

17/900-930

2.50-2.99

16/860-890

3.00-3.49

ANY SCORE

 

 

Tier III (Summer Bridge)

GPA

ACT/SAT

2.O0-2.49

15/810-850

2.50-2.99

14/760-800

2.70+

13/720-750

 

Students who are initially denied admissions may appeal to the Admissions Committee for reconsideration based upon special factors or circumstances that may be mitigating in a review process.  Appeals should be forwarded to the Office of Admissions and Recruitment.   The director of Admission has limited discretion, under the authority of the president of the University to adjust admissions requirements based on existing market trends.  

Applicants who are seniors in high school are admitted with the understanding that requirements for admission to the university will be fulfilled during their senior year.  These applicants must submit a final high school transcript that reflects completion of high school with a standard, honors, or advanced diploma from their high school.


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:
    • $30 application fee
    • Copy of your official high school transcript
    • ACT/SAT test scores

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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.


Enrollment Checklist:

  1. Complete FAFSA Online (001005 ASU School Code) Beginning October 1
  2. Apply for on-campus housing
  3. Register for new student orientation
  4. Submit Health Evaluation Form
  5. Apply for ASU Scholarships October 1-February 15
  6. Request final high school transcript be mailed to: P O Box 271 Montgomery, AL 36104

Campus Tours 

*Note:  Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the University tours are cancelled until further notice.

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.

Spring campus tours are offered Monday through Friday at 10 a.m., 1 p.m., or 3 p.m. Tours must be scheduled at least 72 hours in advance.

To schedule a visit please click HERE to complete the tour request. 

*Note: The tour request form is a google fill form. Please make sure you have access to a Gmail account in order to complete the request.*

You will receive a confirmation within 48 hours of your request.  

If you have additional questions,  please email campustours@alasu.edu or call 334-604-5267


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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:
    • $30 application fee
    • Completed Undergraduate Special Student Classification Form 
       

Alabama State University adheres to the highest ethical standards when it comes to recruitment practices and does not engage in fraudulent recruiting.  Recruiters do not receive any commissions, bonuses, or other incentive payment based on securing enrollment.  In addition, ASU is committed to providing an equal opportunity for all qualified individuals and to policies and practices, which will ensure that there is no discrimination against any person on the grounds of race, color, age, religion, sex, marital status, disability, national origin or, veteran status.