Alabama State University traces its roots all the way back to the Lincoln Normal School, which was founded in 1867. The university as it is known today is actually one of the first institutions of higher education founded by African-Americans. It continues to stand in the city of Montgomery, providing students from all walks of life high quality education.
There are currently more than 50 majors being offered by the Alabama State University. These majors are spread throughout various degree programs ranging from bachelors degrees, masters degrees, and doctoral degrees. A program for education specialists is also available. The university also offers online programs and online classes for certain courses.
There are 11 residence halls inside the campus, all of which are adequately equipped with necessary facilities and amenities. Room and board contracts are required for those who wish to stay in the residence halls. Admission to the residence halls is open to all students without prejudice.
For the academic year 2009-2010, an undergraduate student living on-campus with 12-18 credit hours can expect to pay about $15,412. A graduate student will need about $14,200 for 9 credit hours. These figures include tuition and other fees, room and board, books, and other expenses.
The university has a student to faculty ratio of 20 to 1, which is low enough to assure students of personalized instruction in each of their classes. Aside from academic offerings, the university also has a wide range of extracurricular activities, as supported by the 70 something clubs and organizations in existence today. For more specific information, the office of admissions is open for queries during office hours.