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Incoming Freshman Students

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Alabama Agricultural & Mechanical University, is a dynamic and progressive 140 year old Land-Grant Institution with a strong commitment to academic excellence.  The picturesque campus is situated on what many alumni and friends fondly call "The Hill".  The university is only a few miles from Cummings Research Park, which is the nation's second largest research park. Our  academic programs prepare graduates to meet the demands of an advancing work force.​ Our commitment to making a quality education possible and affordable is what makes our legacy so rich.

As you move through the admission process just remember, there is a place for you at Alabama A&M University, where the lights shine bright on The Hill.


The admission requirements for Incoming Freshman Students are below. There are also other important links for you to follow. 


Admission Requirements:

Freshman Admission Requirements:

Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical University is committed to admitting students whose academic records indicate a high potential for success.  The university, consistent with its mission, is dedicated to providing higher education access and opportunity.  We recognize that some students have potential for success not clearly evident through test scores alone.

Therefore, to be fully accepted into Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical University, one must have a Composite Predictive Index (CPI) score of 18 or higher.  The CPI score is a combination of the high school grade point average  (GPA) and ACT/SAT scores.  The GPA however, cannot be lower than a 2.0.