Alabama A & M University

Public, Four-years School Located in Normal, AL

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How much is the AAMU tuition? For the academic year 2023-2024, AAMU's tuition & fees is $10,024 for Alabama residents and $18,634 for out-of-state students.
With indirect costs not billed by school, such as room & boards and personal living expenses, the total cost of attendance for one academic year is $24,234 for Alabama residents and $32,844 for out-of-state students when a student lives on-campus.

AAMU Tuition & Expenses

2022-2023 Rate
Alabama Residents Tuition & Fees$10,024
Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$18,634
Books & Supplies Costs$1,600
On-campus Room & Board$9,520
On-campus Expenses$3,090
Off-campus Room & Board$9,520
Off-campus Expenses$3,090
2023-2024 Estimates
Alabama Residents Tuition & Fees$10,024
Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$18,634

How Much Does it Cost to Go to AAMU for 4 Years?

For the class of 2027, who entering colleges in 2023, the 4 years tuition & fees is $74,536 at AAMU. The estimated tuition rate is based on the changes over last 5 years. With room & board, books, and other personal expenses, the estimated 4 years costs of attendance is $124,976. After receiving financial aid including grants, scholarships, and/or student loans, the 4 years COA is down to $81,788.
The following table computes the 4 years tuition and COA by class of year.
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2023-24)$18,634$31,244$20,447
Sophomore (2024-25)$18,634$31,244$20,447
Junior (2025-26)$18,634$31,244$20,447
Senior (2026-27)$18,634$31,244$20,447
4 Years Total$74,536$124,976$81,788
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2024-25)$18,634$31,244$20,447
Sophomore (2025-26)$18,634$31,244$20,447
Junior (2026-27)$18,634$31,244$20,447
Senior (2027-28)$18,634$31,244$20,447
4 Years Total$74,536$124,976$81,788
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2025-26)$18,634$31,244$20,447
Sophomore (2026-27)$18,634$31,244$20,447
Junior (2027-28)$18,634$31,244$20,447
Senior (2028-29)$18,634$31,244$20,447
4 Years Total$74,536$124,976$81,788
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2026-27)$18,634$31,244$20,447
Sophomore (2027-28)$18,634$31,244$20,447
Junior (2028-29)$18,634$31,244$20,447
Senior (2029-30)$18,634$31,244$20,447
4 Years Total$74,536$124,976$81,788
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2027-28)$18,634$31,244$20,447
Sophomore (2028-29)$18,634$31,244$20,447
Junior (2029-30)$18,634$31,244$20,447
Senior (2030-31)$18,634$31,244$20,447
4 Years Total$74,536$124,976$81,788

Average Tuition By School Type and Comparison

Compared to four-years schools nationwide, AAMU' tuition is higher than the average tuition of $12,960. Compared to public, four-years colleges in Alabama, its tuition is slightly higher than the average tuition of $14,073.
In-StateOut-of-State
Alabama A & M University$10,024$18,634
U.S. Four-years Colleges$18,672
Public Schools$7,199$12,960
Private Schools$20,937
Alabama Four-years Colleges$15,034
Public Schools$7,408$14,073
Private Schools$15,848

Compare Similar School's Tuition

The next table compares the tuition & fees between AAMU and similar schools. The similar colleges are selected by school type & level (public, four-years), ranking, and comparison frequency by our users. The comparison is based on 2022-2023 tuition rate.
LocationIn-StateOut-of-State
Alabama A & M UniversityNormal, AL$10,024$18,634
Arkansas Tech UniversityRussellville, AR$8,508$14,502
Fort Valley State UniversityFort Valley, GA$5,392$16,114
SUNY College at PlattsburghPlattsburgh, NY$8,881$18,791
Bowie State UniversityBowie, MD$8,999$19,889
Minnesota State University-MankatoMankato, MN$9,490$18,860
Sul Ross State UniversityAlpine, TX$7,592$17,384
Winston-Salem State UniversityWinston-Salem, NC$6,735$17,391
University of Central ArkansasConway, AR$10,118$17,258
Mississippi Valley State UniversityItta Bena, MS$7,414$7,912
Indiana University-NorthwestGary, IN$8,179$22,043

Financial Aid and COA

At Alabama A & M University, 4,246 students (83%) received grant or scholarship from the federal government, state or local government, the institution, and other sources. The average amount of grant/scholarship received is $10,797.
After receiving financial aid, the cost of attendance (COA) at AAMU is $22,047 for students living on-campus and $22,047 for students living off-campus.
For beginning students (i.e. first-time freshmen), 1,229 students received any type of financial aid including grants/scholarship and student loans. The average amount of grant/scholarship for the first-time students is $10,066 and the average amount of student loans is $6,150.
The financial aid data is based on 2021-2022 statistics from IPEDS.
Alabama ResidentsOut-of-State
COA (on-campus)$24,234$32,844
COA (off-campus)$24,234$32,844
Tuition & Fees$10,024$18,634
Indirect Costs (on-campus)$14,210$14,210
Indirect Costs (off-campus)$14,210$14,210
COA (on-campus) after Receiving Aid$13,437$22,047
COA (off-campus) after Receiving Aid$13,437$22,047
Average Financial Aid$10,797$10,797
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Grant or Scholarship4,24683%$10,797
Pell Grants3,33865%$5,519
Federal Student Loan2,73354%$6,652
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Any Financial Aid1,22987%-
Grants or Scholarships1,18183%$10,066
Federal Grants95567%$5,816
Pell Grants95567%$5,639
Other Federal Grants856%$1,993
State/Local Grants363%$1,989
Institutional Grants82258%$7,617
Student Loan Aid71751%$6,150
Federal Student Loans71450%$5,855
Other Student Loans131%$17,632
Income LevelNumber of StudentsNumber of Students AwardedAverage Amount Aid Awarded
All level567549$8,185
0-30,000311307$8,962
30,001-48,000143142$8,641
48,001-75,0005753$6,635
75,001-110,0002922$3,028
110,001 or more2725$5,628

Admission Stats and Requirements to Apply

AAMU's acceptance rate is 71.60%. A total of 6,560 applicants applied to and 4,697 students were accepted. Of the admitted students, 1,534 enrolled finally, and the yield (i.e. enrollment rate) is 32.66%.
To apply to AAMU, 3 items are required - Secondary school GPA, Secondary school record and TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) and 3 items are recommended to submit - Secondary school rank, Completion of college-preparatory program and Formal demonstration of competencies. SAT and ACT scores are considered during the admissions process but are not required to be submitted.
TotalMenWomen
Applicants6,5602,209$4,345
Admitted4,6971,599$3,092
Enrolled1,534647$885
Acceptance Rate71.60%72.39%71.16%
Yield (Enrollment Rate)32.66%40.46%28.62%
Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankRecommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of college-preparatory programRecommended
RecommendationsNeither Required Nor Recommended
Formal demonstration of competenciesRecommended
Admission test scoresConsidered But Not Required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither Required Nor Recommended

SAT and ACT Scores

The SAT and ACT scores are considered but not required to apply to AAMU. The average SAT score of the enrolled first-time students is 935 and the average ACT score (ACT composite) is 18.
Its SAT score is lower than the national average score of 1,168. The ACT score is lower than the national average score of 24.
Average25th75th
SAT Total9358401,030
National Average1,168
Alabama Average1,119
SAT EBRW475430520
SAT Math460410510
ACT Composite181520
National Average24
Alabama Average22
ACT Math171518
ACT English171420

Student Population

Alabama A & M University has a total of 6,007 students including 5,206 undergraduate and 801 graduate students. By gender, there are 2,353 male students and 3,616 female students attending AAMU. The school offers online degree programs and 429 students enrolled online exclusively (7.14% of all students).
TotalMaleFemale
Total5,969 2,3533,616
Undergraduate5,107 2,0723,035
Graduate862 281581

Directory & Academic Information

Directory Information
Address4900 Meridian Street, Normal, AL
Phone256-372-5000
WEBwww.aamu.edu/
Degree & Programs
DegreeUndergraduate, Graduate
Program Offered62 Programs
Online Program Offered2 Online Programs
Graduate Program Offered23 Graduate Programs
Academic Stats
Acceptance Rate68.40%
Yield28.30%
Student Population6,007
Graduation Rate26%
Transfer-out Rate34%
Retention Rate59% (Full-time), 25% (Part-time)
Students to Faculty Ratio Rate19 to 1
Faculty & Staffs
Number of Faculties253 (Full-time), 110 (Part-time)
Number of Staffs762 (Full-time), 156 (Part-time)
Average Faculty Salary$79,026
Average Staff Salary$57,809