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Alabama's Four-Year Colleges

Alabama A & M University         www.aamu.edu
A public university which focuses on teaching, research and public service. 

4900 Meridian Street North, Huntsville, AL 35811 
Admissions Counselor:  Ca
ry Watkins - cary.watkins@aamu.edu - (256) 372-6678
Admission is based on 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.  ACT Writing recommended.  Scholarships begin at ACT 23 (SAT 1590) and GPA 3.25.  Application fee:  $30.  Application fee waivers are available for students who participate in a free/reduced lunch program; contact your counselor for required documentation.  

Alabama State University  www.alasu.edu 
A public university founded by freed slaves, one of the nation's oldest institutions of higher education founded for African-Americans but is open to all races. 
915 South Jackson Street, Montgomery, AL 36104 
Admissions:  admissions@alasu.edu - (334) 229-4291 

ASU uses a sliding scale to consider applicants for admission:

 GPA ACT/SAT
 2.00 - 2.49 18 or higher / 870 - 890 
 2.50 - 2.99 17 / 820 - 850
 3.00 - 3.49  16 / 770 - 810 
 3.50 or higher 15 / 720 - 760 


Scholarships begin at ACT 20 (SAT 970) and GPA 3.0.  ACT Writing recommended. Application fee:  $25.  

Auburn University  www.auburn.edu
One of the largest public universities in the South offering a blend of arts and applied science programs.  
108 Mary Martin Hall, Auburn, AL 36849 
Admissions Counselor:  Kali Tucker - kat0003@auburn.edu - (334) 734-3381 

Academic requirements:  4 credits English; 3 credits social science; 3 credits math (including Algebra I, Algebra II, and either Geometry, Trigonometry or Calculus); 2 credits science (including Biology and Physical Sciences with a lab component).  In addition to an evaluation of core classes, Auburn will consider high school grade point average (GPA), highest composite ACT or SAT scores, and answers to essay questions.  Middle 50% profile for Freshmen 2014:  ACT 24-30 (SAT 1090-1350), GPA 3.83.  ACT Writing is not required. Scholarships begin at ACT 28 (SAT 1250) and GPA 3.5.  Application fee:  $60.  Application fee waivers are available for students who participate in a free/reduced lunch program; contact your counselor for required documentation.

Auburn University at Montgomery          www.aum.edu
A public university that offers more than 90 areas of study at both undergraduate and graduate levels. 
7440 East Drive #107, Montgomery, AL 36117
Admissions Counselor:  Jordan Cockrell - jordan@aum.edu - (334) 244-3842 

Admission requirements start at ACT 18 (SAT 940) and GPA 2.3.  Bridge students need ACT 17 (SAT 900) and GPA 2.3.  ACT Writing is not required.  Scholarships begin at ACT 20 (SAT 950) and GPA 3.0. Application fee: None.  


Birmingham-Southern College  www.bsc.edu
A private, liberal arts college affiliated with the United Methodist Church.  
900 Arkadelphia Road, Birmingham, AL 35254 
Admissions Counselor:  Josh Harvey - jiharvey@bsc.edu - (205) 226-4689

Admission decisions are made on personal essay, two recommendations, ACT/SAT scores and GPA.  BSC will super-score ACT/SAT scores.  Note:  BSC has a test-optional admission policy where applicants interview and submit an academic portfolio in lieu of standardized test scores. The portfolio can include (but is not limited to) the following: entrepreneurial proposal, community service project or graded research paper.  ACT Writing recommended. Scholarships begin at ACT 20 (SAT 950) and GPA 3.0. Application fee:  Free if student applies before November 15; $50 after November 15.  

Faulkner University          www.faulkner.edu
A private Christian university with campuses in Birmingham, Huntsville, Mobile and Montgomery. 
5345 Atlanta Highway, Montgomery, AL 36109
Admissions Counselor: Sydney Maddox - smaddox@faulkner.edu - (334) 386-7126 

High school diploma required for admission.  ACT Writing is not required. Scholarships begin at ACT 21 (SAT 1500).  Application fee:  $25.  


Huntingdon College          www.huntingdon.edu 
A private, liberal arts college offering an undergraduate education; affiliated with the United Methodist Church. 
1500 East Fairview Avenue, Montgomery, AL 36106 
Admissions Counselor:  Jenny McDavid - jmcdavid@hawks.huntingdon.edu - (334) 833-4469

Admission requires ACT 20 (SAT equivalent) and GPA 2.0.  Writing is not required. Will take ACT/SAT scores from high school counselor.  Scholarships begin at ACT 22 (SAT 1110) and GPA 3.0.  Application fee:  None.  

Jacksonville State University          www.jsu.edu 
A public university offering over 45 degree programs. 
700 Pelham Road North, Jacksonville, AL 36265 
Admissions Counselor: Jade Wagner - jwagner@jsu.edu - (256) 782-8294

Unconditional admission starts at ACT 20 (SAT 980) and GPA 2.0.  Conditional admission at ACT 18-19 (SAT 870-940) and GPA 2.0.  ACT Writing not required. Scholarships will be posted on October 1, 2016. Application fee: $35.  Application fee waivers are available for students who participate in free/reduced lunch program; contact your counselor for required documentation.  

Judson College         www.judson.edu 
A private Christian institution for females only.
302 Bibb Street, Marion, AL 36756 
Admissions Counselor:  Amy Collins - acollins1@judson.edu - (334) 683-5166
Academic requirements:  4 credits English; 3 credits social studies; 2 credits natural science; 2 credits of math (Algebra is highly recommended); 5 credits electives (two credits of foreign language highly recommended).  Admission also requires ACT 18 (SAT 940) and GPA 2.0.  ACT Writing is not required. Preview and Scholarship Day is September 17 and November 12, 2016; see website to register. Application fee:  $43.  

Miles College          www.miles.edu 
A private, liberal arts Historically Black College (HBC) with roots in the Christian Methodist Episcopal Church. 
5500 Myron Massey Boulevard, Fairfield, AL 35064 
Admissions Director:  Chris Robertson - crobertson@miles.edu - (205) 929-1656

Miles College has an open door admission policy.  ACT Writing recommended. Scholarships begin at ACT 18 (SAT 1320 - 3 subtests) and GPA 3.0.  Application fee:  None.  

Samford University          www.samford.edu 
A private Christian university affiliated with the Southern Baptist Church.  
800 Lakeshore Drive, Birmingham, AL 35229 
Admissions Counselor: Kaleigh Hartley - kwarwick@samford.edu - (205) 726-2902

Because Samford's admission and scholarship process is holistic, there are not minimum scores for admission or scholarships.  However, the middle 50% scores fall within ACT 23-29 (SAT 1080-1320). Samford will super score ACT/SAT for admission; however, only the SAT will be super scored for scholarship eligibility. Admission decisions are made on personal essay, academic recommendation from counselor or teacher, ACT/SAT scores and GPA.  Test scores have to be sent from ACT/SAT.  ACT Writing is not required.  Admission and scholarship applications are due December 1.  Application fee: $40. Application fee waivers are available for students who participate in free/reduced lunch program; contact your counselor for required documentation. 

Spring Hill College          www.shc.edu
A private Christian college which is the third oldest Jesuit college in the U.S. 
4000 Dauphin Street, Mobile, AL 36608 
Admissions Counselor: Katie Dolan - kdolan@shc.edu - (251) 380-3033

Admission decisions are made on ACT/SAT scores, official transcript and letter of recommendation from counselor or teacher.  SHC super scores ACT/SAT.  ACT Writing recommended.  Application fee:  None.  

Stillman College          www.stillman.edu
A private, four-year, liberal arts college offering bachelor of arts and bachelor of science degrees.  
3601 Stillman Boulevard, Tuscaloosa, AL 35401
Admissions Counselor:  Walt Mathis - wmathis1955@bellsouth.net 

Admission starts at ACT 16 and GPA 2.0.  Scholarships start at ACT 19.  Stillman reviews all applications individually.  Application fee:  $15.  

Troy College          www.troy.edu 
A public university with four campuses:  Dothan, Montgomery, Phenix City and Troy. 
600 University Avenue, Troy, AL 35401 
Admissions Counselor:  Tara Elliott - teelliott@troy.edu - (205) 382-3803 

Unconditional admission starts at ACT 20 (SAT 950) and GPA 2.0.  Conditional admission at ACT 20 (SAT 950) and GPA below 2.0; ACT 17-18-19 (not less than SAT 830) and GPA 2.5 or higher. ACT Writing recommended.  Academic scholarships start at ACT 28 (SAT 1260 - CR & M) and GPA 3.5.  Troy will accept ACT and SAT scores from counselors.  Application fee: $50.  

Tuskegee University          www.tuskegee.edu 
A private, liberal arts Historically Black University (HBU) founded in 1881 by Booker T. Washington. 
1200 West Montgomery Road, Tuskegee, AL 36088 
Admissions Counselor: Raveign Lee - rlee@mytu.tuskegee.edu 

Academic requirements:  4 credits English; 3 credits math (Engineering requires 4 credits math with Trigonometry recommended); 1 credit biological science and/or physical science (Engineering requires 1 credit physical science with Physics and Chemistry recommended - Nursing requires 1 credit biological science and 1 credit of Chemistry with Physiology recommended); 3 credits social studies (Nursing requires 1 credit of social studies); elective credits to include foreign language and computer (Engineering recommends Computer Science).  Students with ACT 24 (SAT 1000) and GPA 3.5 are often successful freshmen.  ACT Writing is not required.  Scholarships begin at ACT 20 (SAT 900) and GPA 2.6.  Application fee: $25.  

University of Alabama          www.ua.edu 
One of the largest public universities in the South focused on shaping a better world through teaching, research and service. 
801 Campus Drive, Tuscaloosa, AL 35401 
Admissions Counselor:  Neil Adams - neil.bama@ua.edu 

Required Academics: 4 credits English; 4 credits social studies (including World History or a comparable course); 3 credits math (including Algebra I, Algebra II; and one credit of either Geometry, Trigonometry or Calculus); 3 credits of natural science (including two courses with lab components), 1 credit of foreign language; 5 additional credits of academic courses (fine arts or computer with additional courses in math, natural science and foreign language).  Students who exceed the minimum number of credits in math, natural science and foreign language will be given additional consideration.  Admission requires a minimum ACT 21 (SAT 1080) and GPA 3.0. ACT Writing is no longer required.  Scholarships begin at ACT 27 and GPA 3.5.  Scholarship applications must be completed by December 15 at www.mybama.ua.edu. Application fee:  $40. Application fee waivers are available for students who participate in the free lunch program (does not apply to the reduced lunch program); contact your counselor for required documentation.  

University of Alabama at Birmingham          www.uab.edu 
A public university that offers an education for the 21st century workforce with 140 programs in 12 academic divisions. 
1720 2nd Avenue South, Birmingham, AL 35233 
Admissions Counselor: Lauren Hanhauser - leh@uab.edu - (205) 934-8150 

Required Academics:  4 credits English, 3 credits social studies, 3 credits math (Algebra I and higher), 3 credits of science (including two lab sciences), 1 credit foreign language, 3 additional core courses for a total of 17 core credits. Admission also requires ACT 20 (SAT 1020) and GPA 2.25.  ACT Writing is not required. Scholarships begin at ACT 24 and GPA 3.0.  To be eligible for scholarships, admission paperwork must be completed by December 1.  Application fee: $30. Application fee waivers are available for students who participate in free/reduced lunch program; contact your counselor for required documentation. 

University of Alabama in Huntsville          www.uah.edu
A public university with 110+ areas of study in eight colleges; known for its programs in science and engineering.
301 Sparkman Drive NW, Huntsville, AL 35805 
Admissions Counselor: Sumer Swaim - sls0040@uah.edu - (256) 824-5624

Required Academics:  4 credits English, 3 credits math (including Algebra I, Algebra II and Geometry - Trigonometry is required by the College of Engineering and recommended by all other colleges), 3 credits science, 4 credits of history and/or social studies, academic electives to meet the required 20 Carnegie high school credits (may include foreign language, computer programing, religion, and philosophy courses as well as higher-level science and math courses). Admission requires a minimum ACT 20 and GPA 2.9. Scholarships begin at ACT 25 (SAT 1200) and GPA 3.0.  UAH will take higher ACT/SAT and GPA until August 1.  ACT Writing is not required.  Application fee:  $30.  

University of Mobile          www.umobile.edu
A private, Christ-centered academic community providing liberal arts and professional programs. 
5735 College Parkway, Mobile, AL  36613 
Admissions Counselor:  Faith Baker - fbaker@umobile.edu - (251) 442-2448 

Admission requires a minimum ACT 21 (SAT 980) and GPA 2.75.  Contact the admissions counselor for scholarship information.

University of Montevallo          www.montevallo.edu
Alabama's only public, liberal arts university which offers 30 degree programs encompassing 75 majors. 
75 College Drive, Montevallo, AL 35115 
Admissions Counselor:  Greg Embry - embryg@montevallo.edu - (205) 665-6034

Admission requires a minimum ACT 20 (SAT 950) and GPA 2.5.  Conditional admission at ACT 18 (SAT 870) and higher GPA.  Scholarships begin at ACT 23 and GPA 3.0.  ACT Writing is not required. Application fee:  $30.  

University of North Alabama         www.una.edu
A public university that takes pride in its strong academic programs and its dedicated faculty and staff. 
1 Harrison Plaza, Florence, AL 35632 
Admissions Counselor:  Mary Daniel - mdaniel@una.edu - (256) 765-4608 

Required Academics:  4 credits of English, 2 credits math (Algebra I, Algebra II, Geometry, Trigonometry, Statistics or Calculus), 2 credits natural or physical science (one biological and one physical science), 3 credits social studies (one credit American/US history and at least 1/2 credit in government with balance from world history, state history, economics, geography, psychology, political science or anthropology), 2 credits of other courses (foreign language, computer science, or any of the courses listed in the above areas which are not used to meet requirements in those areas).  Admission requires a minimum ACT 20 (SAT 950) and unweighted GPA 2.5.  Conditional admission at ACT 16 and unweighted GPA 2.0. Scholarships begin at ACT 20 and unweighted GPA 3.0.  ACT Writing is not required.  Application fee: $35.  

University of South Alabama          www.southalabama.edu 
A public university founded in 1963 offering fields of concentration in business, the liberal arts, education, engineering, computing, the sciences and health care. 
309 North University Boulevard, Mobile, AL 36688 
Admissions Counselor:  Jennifer Henderson - jhhenderson@southalabama.edu - (251) 525-3757

Required Academics:  4 credits English, 3 credits social science; 3 credits math (must include Algebra I, Algebra II or higher), 3 credits science (at least two of the sciences must include labs), 3 credits of advanced electives (courses chosen from any of the four core areas above and may include foreign language).  Admission requires a minimum of ACT 19 (SAT 980) and GPA 2.5. Scholarships begin at ACT 23 and GPA 3.0.  ACT Writing is not required.  Application fee:  $35. Application fee waivers are available for students who participate in free/reduced lunch program; students must complete a paper application and give it to their school counselor who will attach required documentation and mail it.

University of West Alabama          www.uwa.edu 
A public university that provides degrees in business and technology, education, liberal arts, natural sciences and mathematics, and nursing. 
100 US Highway 11, Livingston, AL 35470 
Admissions Counselor:  Kirstan Cunningham - kcunningham@uwa.edu - (205) 652-3599

Admission requires a minimum ACT 19 (SAT 900) and GPA 2.0.  Conditional admission at ACT 17 (SAT 830) and GPA 2.0.  Scholarships begin at ACT 21 and GPA 3.0.  ACT Writing is not required. UWA will accept ACT and SAT scores from counselors.  Application fee:  $35.  

Alabama's Two-Year Colleges 

Bevill State Community College          www.bscc.edu
101 State Street, Sumiton, AL 35148 
Admissions Counselor:  Adam Blevins - adam.blevins@bscc.edu

Four campuses:  Fayette, Hamilton, Jasper and Sumiton.  High School diploma required for admission.  No housing on campus.  Application fee:  None.  

Jefferson State Community College          www.jeffersonstate.edu
2601 Carson Road, Birmingham, AL 35215 
Admissions Counselor:  Jacob Call - jcall@jeffstateonline.com

Four campuses:  Birmingham, Clanton, Hoover and Pell City.  High school diploma required for admission. No housing on campus.  Application fee:  None.  

Lawson State Community College          www.lawsonstate.edu 
3060 Wilson Road SW, Birmingham, AL 35221
Admissions Counselor:  Joe Hollins - jhollins@lawsonstate.edu 

Two campuses:  Bessemer and Birmingham.  High school diploma required for admission. Housing offered on campus.  Application fee:  None.  

Shelton State Community College          www.sheltonstate.edu
9500 Old Greensboro Road, Tuscaloosa, AL 35405 
Director of Recruiting: Tennyson "TJ" Smith - tjsmith@sheltonstate.edu - (205) 391-2214

High school diploma required for admission.  No housing on campus.  Application fee:  None.  (SSCC is located near the University of Alabama.  Some students who do not meet criteria for admission at UA will move to the Tuscaloosa area, complete one or two years at SSCC and then transfer to UA at the beginning of their sophomore or junior year.)  

Southern Union State Community College          www.suscc.edu 
750 Roberts Street, Wadley, AL 36276 
High school diploma required for admission.  Housing offered on campus. Application fee:  None.  (SUSCC is located near Auburn University.  Some students who do not meet the criteria for admission at AU will move to the Auburn area, complete one or two years at SUSCC and then transfer to AU at the beginning of their sophomore or junior year.) 

Wallace State Community College          www.wallacestate.edu
801 Main Street NW, Hanceville, AL 35077 
Admissions Director:  Jennifer Hill - jennifer.hill@wallacestate.edu - (256) 352-8032 
High school diploma required for admission.  Housing offered on campus. Application fee:  None.  




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