Last Updated on 10th July 2020

Founded in 1875 by a former slave, William Hooper Councill and opened as the “Huntsville Normal School” in downtown Huntsville.
The AAMU campus is situated on more than 2,300 scenic acres, a 5-minute commute from downtown Huntsville. The campus has the unique distinction of being laid out by Frederick Law Olmsted, Sr., designer of New York’s Central Park. AAMU has its own post office, Normal, Alabama.

AAMU Students
From 44 states and 11 foreign countries
4,940 undergraduates and 874 graduate students
42 percent first-time college students
Middle 50th percentile on ACT: 17-18
93 student clubs and organizations
75 percent student participation in community service projects

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AAMU Faculty
20:1 student-faculty ratio
Fewer than 40 students in 86 percent of courses
348 faculty members across all undergraduate, graduate and professional programs

AAMU Academics
Five undergraduate schools (Agricultural & Environmental, Arts & Sciences, Business, Education, and Engineering & Technology) and Graduate Studies.
41 Baccalaureate, 23 Master’s, 1 EdS and 4 doctoral degrees offered
Degrees conferred: BA, BGS, BS, BSCE, BSEE, BSET, BSME, EdS, MBA, MEd, MEng, MS, MSW, MURP, PhD.

Contact Address

4900 Meridian Street North
Normal, Alabama 35762

Phone: (256) 372-5000
Email: [email protected]
P. O. Box 908 (Undergraduate)
or P. O. Box 998 (Graduate)