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Alabama State University

Montgomery, AL

About This Campus

Alabama State University, a Historically Black College/University, was America's first state-supported academic institution founded for the education of Blacks. It was established in 1866 as Lincoln Normal in Marion, Alabama and was moved to Montgomery in 1887. After several name changes the school received its present name in 1969. The 105-acre urban campus has over 5500 students and offers 40 different programs of study. The College of Business Administration has developed special programs geared to assist small business entrepreneurs which give students opportunity for actual experience in the market place.

Location Information

Montgomery, Alabama - the home of the civil rights movement. The captial of Alabama - 2 hours to Atlanta - 3 hours to the beach.

Chance of Placement

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Host Payment (A)
Excellent
Home Payment (B)
Excellent

Campus Links

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Campus Homepage

Fast Facts

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Location | Montgomery
Population | 200,000
Enrollment | 12,010
Language | English
Calendar | Semester
Canada | Both (A/B)
Term Dates
Fall | 08/09-12/15
Spring | 01/07-05/13

Campus Diversity

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White | 3%
Black | 91%
Hispanic/Latino | 1%
Asian | 0%
Native/1st Nation | 0%
Hawaiian/P.I. | 0%
Two or more | 0%
Other | 5%

Academics

-- Campus Catalog --

Registration Priority
  • According to class standing
Limitations
Recommendation from the home campus is required for admission to music or art classes.

Notable Academic Programs

  • Business Administration
  • Theater Art
  • Biology/Life Science

Unique Academic Programs

  • Afro-American Studies
  • Social Work

Options
RA Exchange: Yes

Undergraduate Majors Open to NSE Students
Aerospace Sciences: Aerospace Studies

Agriculture: Agriculture Biology

Anthropology: Anthropology

Area Studies: Afro-American Studies

Art/Design/Fine Art: Art, Art Education, Ceramic Art/Ceramics, Graphic Design, Theater Art, Visual Arts

Athletics: Coaching, Health and Fitness Teaching, Physical Education

Biological Sciences: Applied Biology, Aquatic Biology, Biology/Life Science, Microbiology

Business: Accounting, Business Administration, Business Education, Business Information Systems, Finance/Banking, Management, Management Information Systems, Marketing, Public Relations

Chemistry: Chemistry, Forensic Chemistry

Communications: Broadcasting, Communication, Graphic Communication, Interpersonal and Public Communication, Journalism, Mass Communication, Radio and Television Studies, Speech/Rhetoric/Public Address, Visual Design/Web Media

Computer Science: System Administration

Criminal Justice: Corrections, Criminal Justice, Forensic Science, Juvenile Justice, Law Enforcement/Police Sciences

Earth Sciences: Science

Economics: Economics

Education: Early Childhood, Educational Media/Services, Elementary Education, English, Health Education, Instructional Media, Junior High/Middle School, Kindergarten Education, Mathematics, Physical Education, Reading, Science, Secondary Education, Social Science Education, Special Education

English: English

Foreign Language: French, Spanish

General Studies: Arts and Science, Liberal Studies, Social Studies

Geography and Urban Studies: Geography

Health and Safety Sciences: Health Information Administration, Health Services/Hospital Administration and Management, Medical Laboratory Technology, Medical Records Administration and Services, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, Rehabilitation Sciences

History: History

Hospitality and Tourism: Hospitality Management, Hotel/Restaurant Management

Information Studies: Computer Information Systems, Computer Programming, Computer Science, Information Systems

Library Science: Media Librarian

Marine Sciences: Marine Biology

Mathematics: Mathematics

Military Sciences: Air Force ROTC, Army ROTC

Performing Arts: Dance, Modern Dance, Music, Music Business/Merchandising, Music Education, Music Performance, Theater Arts/Drama

Physics: Physics

Political Science: Political Science, Public Administration/Affairs

Pre-Professional : Engineering Pre-Professional

Psychology: Counseling, Psychology

Recreation: Recreation Therapy, Urban Recreation and Administration

Sociology/Social Work: Social Science, Social Work, Sociology

Theater:

Conditions

Quick Links GPA and Other Academic Requirements
  • 2.50 GPA
  • None.
Exchange Preferences
  • Full-year exchange Accepted
  • Single term exchange Accepted
  • Prefer students who will live on campus
Mid-Year Exchange (Exchange that begins with the Spring/Winter Term)
  • Available
Non-Native English Speakers
  • TOEFL: must have a score of 500 paper, 173 computer or 61 Internet
Summer Exchange
  • Not available
International Students (Visa Students)
  • Will accept on Plan A/B

Tuition / Fees

-- Campus Budget --
  • Fees are subject to change without notice.
  • Two semesters = one academic year
  • Three quarters = one academic year
Tuition and Fees Per Semester - Host Payment (Plan A) Students
  • Figures are current as of 07/19/17.
  • Estimated cost: $3468.00.
  • Expect 5-15% increase for the subsequent academic year.
  • Figures are based on 15 hours. Actual costs may be greater or less depending upon your actual enrollment.
  • Figures do not include costs you will incur for course specific enrollment (e.g., laboratory courses, student teaching, studio art)
  • See below for credit hour restrictions and/or miscellaneous fees applicable to Host Payment (Plan A) students.
Tuition and Fees - Home Payment (Plan B) Students
  • No tuition/fees are paid to the host campus.
  • Figures do not include costs you will incur for course specific enrollment (e.g., laboratory courses, student teaching, studio art)
  • See below for credit hour restrictions and/or miscellaneous fees applicable to Home Payment (Plan B) students.
Maximum Credit Hours Per Semester
  • Host Payment (Plan A): 18 ($250 per additional hour)
  • Home Payment (Plan B): 18 ($250 per additional hour)
Miscellaneous Fees - Per Semester
Figures are current as of 07/19/17.

Purpose Amount Period Plan Status
Housing Deposit $200 Year Plan A & B Mandatory
Parking Fee $75 Year Plan A & B Optional
Orientation Fee $75 Semester Plan A & B Optional
Gen University Fee $1142.00 Semester Plan A & B Mandatory

Exchange with Canada - Health Insurance
Students must purchase campus health insurance at $210 per semester.

Financial Aid

Host Payment (Plan A)
For Plan A U.S. students, aid is awarded by and disbursed from your host campus. Students apply for federally funded financial aid by using the FAFSA code of their host campus. Host campuses award aid to eligible incoming Plan A students on a first-come, first-served basis as long as funds are available. Ask your home campus NSE coordinator if your campus awards aid to their own outgoing students. If so, do not apply for aid from your host campus.

For eligible Plan A applicants U.S. federal financial aid may be available in the following programs:

  • Pell
  • CWS
  • Perkins
  • SEOG
  • DL
  • Plus
Use FAFSA CODE: 001005

Home Payment (Plan B)
For eligible Plan B students, aid is awarded by and disbursed from your home campus.

Canada
Regardless of Payment Plan, students exchanging to or from Canada, apply for financial aid at their home campus.

Room / Meals

Figures are current as of 07/19/17

On-Campus Housing Per Semester
  • 35% living on campus
  • Double: $2711.00 (includes meals)
  • Per semester unless otherwise noted
  • Students must live on campus
  • Maximum housing reserved for women: 20
  • Maximum housing reserved for men: 20
Off-Campus Housing
  • Appoximate monthly cost: $1500
  • Proximity to campus: 5
  • Local Public Transportation Available to Campus
Meal Plans Per Semester
  • Meal plans are not available.
Notes About Meal Plans
Included in room/board costs

All data in this document is the responsibility of the campus and has been provided by the campus NSE coordinator.
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