Alabama State University Admission Chances

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Acceptance Chances

Can I get into Alabama State University? These admission statistics provide an indication how difficult it is to get in and what your chances are. 3,876 out of 8,356 applicants or 46% were admitted making Alabama State University a more competitive school to get into with a lesser chance of acceptance for average applicants. Academically, it has extremely easy requirements for admission test scores. Alabama State University typically accepts and attracts B- average high school students. Only 26% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

Women Men Total
Applied 5,442 2,914 8,356
Accepted 2,630 1,246 3,876
Acceptance Rate 48% 43% 46%
Enrolled 622 399 1,021
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 24% 32% 26%

Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT and ACT requirements for students to be admitted to Alabama State University and what score do you need to get in? The tables below describe the SAT and ACT test score percentile profile of the Fall 2015 starting class.

ACT Requirements

Admission data indicates that Alabama State University regularly accepts students with ACTs of 16 and above. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 14 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 18 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 19 and above have very competitive chances. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 88 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Alabama State University.

SAT Requirements (New SAT)

Reporting indicates the school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 820 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 735. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 905 out of 1600. 21 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.

25th Percentile Score 75th Percentile Score
SAT Composite 820 990
SAT Reading 420 490
SAT Math 400 500
ACT Composite 16 19
ACT English 14 19
ACT Math 15 17

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by Score

What do these ratings mean?

ACT Score Competitiveness Est. Admission Chances
19 and Above Good >63%
17 to 19 Avg + 46%-63%
16 to 17 Avg - 37%-46%
15 to 16 Reach 30%-37%
Less than 15 Low <30%
SAT Score (NEW 1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
990 and Above Good >59%
905 to 990 Avg + 46%-59%
820 to 905 Avg - 33%-46%
735 to 820 Reach 23%-33%
Less than 735 Low <23%

Estimated GPA Requirements

You can get into Alabama State University with slightly below average high school grades. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Alabama State University was 2.89 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B- students are accepted and ultimately attend. Even with a competitive GPA, admission to Alabama State University will be challenging as the school denies more applicants than it admits.

What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Admission Chances
3.75+ 8% Good
3.50 to 3.75 8% Good
3.25 to 3.50 12% Good
3.00 to 3.25 29% Avg +
2.75 to 3.00 15% Avg -
2.50 to 2.75 20% Avg -
2.25 to 2.50 2% Reach
2.00 to 2.25 4% Reach

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Alabama State University and what considerations affect admission decisions?

Test Scores Required
High School GPA Recommended
High School Class Rank Neither required nor recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Neither required nor recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

Does accept high school AP credits or award dual credit towards both a college and high school degree?

AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=100724 IPEDS survey data for Alabama State University.

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