Alabama A&M University

Normal, AL
School Type:
4-year, Public
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Admission Requirements
Required GPA
Required SAT
Required ACT
Quick facts
  • Founded: 1875
  • Enrollment: 6,007
  • Mascot: Bulldog
  • Colors: Maroon and White
  • Motto: Service is Sovereignty
  • Campus Setting: City
  • Campus Housing: Yes
Short description

Alabama A&M University, a prestigious public land-grant and research institution, is nestled in Normal, Alabama. It was established in 1875 and has since been a vital part of providing higher education, especially to the African American community. The university offers an extensive array of academic programs, including Bachelor's, Master's, and Doctorate degrees, as well as Post-master's certificates. Known for its programs in Business, Engineering, Biological Sciences, Education, and Agriculture-related Sciences, the university draws a diverse student population of over 6,000 enrollees. 

The urban campus offers students a dynamic city experience coupled with a tight-knit community feel, complete with on-campus housing. Upholding the principle of service, the university's motto, "Service is Sovereignty," echoes its dedication to nurturing leadership and community engagement amongst its students. 

The Bulldog, the university's mascot, and the school's maroon and white colors encapsulate the school's spirit, displayed proudly during various athletic events. As participants in the NCAA Division I, The Alabama A&M Bulldogs and Lady Bulldogs participate in the Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC Conference), demonstrating superiority and competitiveness in college sports. The institution stands not only as an academic stronghold but also as a beacon of cultural and athletic pride in Alabama.

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Popular Majors
  • Business
  • Engineering
  • Biological Sciences
  • Education
  • Agriculture-related Sciences.

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NCAA Division I - Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC Conference) 

Team Name: Bulldogs and Lady Bulldogs

Men's Sports:

  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Football
  • Golf
  • Tennis
  • Track & Field
  • Cross Country

Women's Sports:

  • Basketball
  • Bowling
  • Softball
  • Soccer
  • Tennis
  • Track & Field
  • Volleyball
  • Cross Country

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