Alabama State University

Alabama State Demographics & Diversity Report

College Factual's 2021 diversity analysis brings to light the racial demographics, age range, gender ratios, and geographic origins of Alabama State students.

Alabama State Student Population

How Many Students Attend Alabama State University?

Alabama State total enrollment is approximately 4,190 students.

3,446 are undergraduates and 298 are graduate students.

Alabama State Undergraduate Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Undergraduates

The full-time Alabama State undergraduate population is made up of 63% women, and 37% men.

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For the gender breakdown for all students, go here.

Alabama State Racial/Ethnic Breakdown of Undergraduates

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Race/Ethnicity Number
Black or African American 3,196
White 56
International 54
Unknown 43
Multi-Ethnic 41
Hispanic 36
Asian 11
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 3

See racial/ethnic breakdown for all students.

Alabama State Graduate Student Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Graduate Students

About 70% of full-time grad students are women, and 30% men.

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For the gender breakdown for all students, go here.

Alabama State Racial-Ethnic Breakdown of Graduate Students

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Race/Ethnicity Number
Black or African American 162
White 113
Hispanic 6
Multi-Ethnic 5
International 5
Unknown 5
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0
Asian 0

See racial/ethnic breakdown for all students.

Average Ranking in Overall Diversity Nationwide

Alabama State achieved a College Factual diversity rank of #2,129 out of 3,514 total schools in the ranking.

Overall Diversity Ranking  2129 out of 3514
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Overall Diversity Score  39.42 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 Alabama State Diversity Compare to National Averages?

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Alabama State 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

93% Racial-Ethnic Minorities *
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Alabama State is ranked 3,515 out of 3,790 when it comes to the racial/ethnic diversity of the students.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity Ranking  3515 out of 3790
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Racial-Ethnic Diversity Score  7.26 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.

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

Alabama State Racial Demographics:

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Race/Ethnicity Number
Black or African American 3,772
White 177
International 64
Unknown 54
Multi-Ethnic 50
Hispanic 45
Asian 15
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 3

Average Racial/Ethnic Diversity Among Faculty

Alabama State University Faculty Racial/Ethnic Demographics:

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Ethnicity Number of Faculty
Black or African American 812
White 125
Asian 44
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 2
Hispanic 0
International 0
Multi-Ethnic 0
Unknown 0

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Average Male/Female Ratio

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Alabama State ranks 2,139 out of 3,790 when it comes to gender parity on campus.

Student Gender Ratio  2139 out of 3790
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Student Male/Female Diversity Score  43.57 out of 100
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This school is more popular with women than with men.

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There are approximately 2,668 female students and 1,522 male students at Alabama State.

Close to Even Balance of Male & Female Teachers

Reporting of the gender of Alabama State is unknown or unavailable.

Faculty Gender Ratio  84.55 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 635 female teachers and 465 male teachers.

High Geographic Diversity

42.33% Out of State
1.2% Out of the Country

Alabama State ranks 508 out of 2,183 when it comes to geographic diversity.

42.33% of Alabama State students come from out of state, and 1.2% come from out of the country.

Student Location Diversity  76 out of 100.
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The undergraduate student body is split among 30 states (may include Washington D.C.). Click on the map for more detail.

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Top 5 States

State Amount
Alabama 662
Georgia 154
Florida 62
Illinois 49
Tennessee 21

International Students at Alabama State

Students from 35 countries are represented at this school, with the majority of the international students coming from Nigeria, Canada, and Jamaica.

Learn more about international students at Alabama State.

High Student Age Diversity

High Student Age Diversity
59.92% 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  70.70 out of 100.
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A traditional college student is defined as being between the ages of 18-21. At Alabama State, 59.92% of students fall into that category, compared to the national average of 60%.

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Student Age Group Amount
18-19 1,610
20-21 1,242
22-24 1,111
25-29 389
35 and over 225
30-34 129
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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