Alabama A & M University

AAMU Demographics & Diversity Report

What does the AAMU student population look like? College Factual wanted to know the truth so we ran the numbers. We analyzed racial demographics, gender ratios, age and geographic origins of college campuses accross the United States. See how Alabama A & M University fared in our 2021 diversity report.

AAMU Student Population

How Many Students Attend Alabama A & M University?

AAMU total enrollment is approximately 6,172 students.

4,975 are undergraduates and 597 are graduate students.

AAMU Undergraduate Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Undergraduates

The full-time AAMU undergraduate population is made up of 61% women, and 39% men.

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For the gender breakdown for all students, go here.

AAMU Racial/Ethnic Breakdown of Undergraduates

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Race/Ethnicity Number
Black or African American 4,524
Unknown 227
White 62
Multi-Ethnic 57
Hispanic 44
International 36
Asian 10
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 6

See racial/ethnic breakdown for all students.

AAMU Graduate Student Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Graduate Students

About 72% of full-time grad students are women, and 28% men.

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For the gender breakdown for all students, go here.

AAMU Racial-Ethnic Breakdown of Graduate Students

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Race/Ethnicity Number
Black or African American 404
Unknown 131
International 31
White 25
Multi-Ethnic 3
Hispanic 2
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0
Asian 0

See racial/ethnic breakdown for all students.

Average Ranking in Overall Diversity Nationwide

AAMU achieved a College Factual diversity rank of #1,779 out of 3,514 total schools in the ranking.

Overall Diversity Ranking  1779 out of 3514
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Overall Diversity Score  49.39 out of 100
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This school is was found to be average when it comes to overall diversity, which means the student races, ethnicities, ages, genders and locations are close to the typical amount seen in most universities.

How Does AAMU Diversity Compare to National Averages?

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AAMU is considered middle of the road when it comes to overall diversity. Some aspects of diversity may be stronger than others.

Below Average Racial/Ethnic Diversity

90% Racial-Ethnic Minorities *
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AAMU is ranked 3,505 out of 3,790 when it comes to the racial/ethnic diversity of the students.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity Ranking  3505 out of 3790
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Racial-Ethnic Diversity Score  7.52 out of 100
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Some schools are low in racial/ethnic diversity due to catering to one specific racial/ethnic group, or because they are located in an area where they primarily serve the nearby community.

AAMU is a Historically Black College or University (HBCU) with a principal mission of serving and educating the black community.

AAMU Racial Demographics:

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Race/Ethnicity Number
Black or African American 5,415
Unknown 407
White 121
International 79
Multi-Ethnic 65
Hispanic 50
Asian 14
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 6

Average Racial/Ethnic Diversity Among Faculty

Alabama A & M University Faculty Racial/Ethnic Demographics:

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Ethnicity Number of Faculty
Black or African American 824
White 124
Asian 32
Multi-Ethnic 2
Hispanic 0
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0
International 0
Unknown 0

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Average Male/Female Ratio

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AAMU ranks 1,552 out of 3,790 when it comes to gender parity on campus.

Student Gender Ratio  1552 out of 3790
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Student Male/Female Diversity Score  59.07 out of 100
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This school is more popular with women than with men.

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There are approximately 3,808 female students and 2,364 male students at AAMU.

Even Balance of Male & Female Teachers

Reporting of the gender of AAMU is unknown or unavailable.

Faculty Gender Ratio  89.09 out of 100.
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There are more female teachers than male teachers at this school.

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There are approximately 564 female teachers and 453 male teachers.

High Geographic Diversity

Top 15% in Geographic Diversity
38.1% Out of State

AAMU ranks 560 out of 2,183 when it comes to geographic diversity.

38.1% of AAMU students come from out of state, and 0% come from out of the country.

Student Location Diversity  74 out of 100.
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The undergraduate student body is split among 28 states (may include Washington D.C.). Click on the map for more detail.

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Top 5 States

State Amount
Alabama 884
Georgia 172
Illinois 96
Tennessee 36
Florida 35

International Students at AAMU

Students from 33 countries are represented at this school, with the majority of the international students coming from India, Nigeria, and Canada.

Learn more about international students at AAMU.

High Student Age Diversity

High Student Age Diversity
61.51% Traditional College Age
The age diversity score this school received indicates it is doing a good job attracting students of all ages.

Student Age Diversity  70.31 out of 100.
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A traditional college student is defined as being between the ages of 18-21. At AAMU, 61.51% of students fall into that category, compared to the national average of 60%.

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Student Age Group Amount
18-19 2,226
20-21 1,465
22-24 1,207
25-29 609
35 and over 284
30-34 173
Under 18 0

Notes and References

Footnotes

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

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