Facilities

Location
Normal, AL
Undergrads
3,771
Tuition (in-state)
$12,774 ($7,182)
Admission Difficulty
Average
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3 College Sophomore

Facilities: The campus life at school is pretty nice. There will sometimes be Greek shows , athletic events, and even parades.

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3 College Sophomore

Facilities: Alabama A&M University is a prestigious school. There are buildings that are still standing since the school was established in 1875.

4 College Freshman

Facilities: student life is nice. we have a nice library that is in one of the dorms we have the wellness center that has a pool a gym weights dance rooms a track and basketball courts and a racket ball room. the dorms are always full of life you can visit rooms in your dooms have sleep overs or whatever you want.

4 College Freshman

Facilities: we have the best engineering program in Alabama. we put out the best people in co-opts and interns every year our graduates are garneted to have a job by the time they graduate or before.

3 Recent Alumnus

Facilities: Alabama A&M's campus is unlike any other it is beautiful with unlimited potential. More effort only needs to be put into it. As well as people with the right intentions. We need more campus activities. The health and wellness center is a great addition to the hill. AAMU needs more grant money with is usually given to other schools instead, a sad truth.

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Rankings View more rankings . . .

  • 515th
    Best Athletic Facilities
  • 782nd
    Best Library
  • 1100th
    Best Performance Venues
  • 1306th
    Greenest Campuses
  • 1347th
    Best Student Centers

Student Author OverviewWhat's This?

The facilities on campus are pretty good. Of course, the LRC, Learning Resources Center, is a popular and well-used facility on campus. Students are always piling in the LRC to do research, study, finish up last-minute homework, or to just socialize. When you really want to get away from your room and all of the distractions, you can always go to the LRC to stay focused. Another popular facility on campus is the gym. Pretty much the gym is always filled with students and faculty. However, it tends to be less busy in the mornings and on the weekends. In the gym is a bowling alley that students enjoy. Unfortunately, to participate in on-campus bowling, students have to pay a small fee. Students cannot swipe their ID cards and bowl for free.

The Greasy Spoon is a fairly new eatery downstairs in the Knight Complex. This is the only restaurant on campus. Sadly, it is not free for students, as they cannot get a meal by swiping their ID cards. The prices are reasonable, for the amount of food you get. In the summertime, there is a small ice cream shop that opens for students. The ice cream is a little pricey, but you do get a lot of ice cream. Unfortunately, at A&M, there are not a lot of places for students to chill. Most students chill downstairs in the Knight Complex, the library, or in study lounges.

Facts & Statistics

Service & Maintenance Staff
52
Campus Size
880 acres
Student Centers
Knight Complex
Campus Library?
Yes
Main Libraries
J.F. Drake Memorial Learning Resources Center (LRC)
Popular Places to Chill
  • LRC
  • Quad
  • West Campus
Bar on Campus
None
Bowling on Campus
There is a bowling alley in the gym. It is fairly new, so students are still getting used to it. It is a very nice bowling alley, but the only problem is that it is not free for students. The fee is the main reason why not very many students take advantage of the bowling alley.
Coffeehouse on Campus
None
Movie Theater on Campus
None
School Slang
  • Acting new: Usually refers to a person who is not acting normal around a close friend or a close group of friends
  • Ain't it: Isn't it
  • Wrachet: Dirty or nasty; can refer to people, places, or things
  • Y'all: You all; refers to a group of people
Urban Legends
There is a house on top of the hill that used to belong to the founder of AAMU and his wife. Students say that the house is haunted.
Favorite Things To Do
Students like to hang out on the quad and go to the gym.
Student Newspaper
The Maroon and White
Clubs and Organizations on Campus
Some of the major organizations on campus are SGA (Student Government Association), Honors Program, Greeks, Pre-Alumni Association, departmental clubs (psychology, food science, math, social science), Dancin' Divas, Southern Belles, and any of the University choirs.
Student Activities Offered
  • Campus ministries
  • Choral groups
  • Concert band
  • Dance
  • Drama/theater
  • Jazz band
  • Literary magazine
  • Marching band
  • Music ensembles
  • Radio station
  • Student government
  • Television station
  • Yearbook
ROTC
Air Force ROTC: No
Navy ROTC: No
Army ROTC: Yes
Did You Know?
  • Almost every organization or club requires an interview for new members.
  • There is no movie theater on campus, but occasionally students have the opportunity to attend an outdoor movie.

Student Polls

Rate the campus facilities in the following areas    Based on 30 responses

Very poor
Excellent
  • Athletics/recreation
  • Classrooms
  • Computer labs
  • Dining
  • General aesthetics/architecture of campus
  • "Green" buildings/initiatives
  • Housing
  • Lawns/green space
  • Library
  • Modernity of facilities
  • Performing arts
  • Science/research labs
  • Student center
  • Study spots
  • Visual arts (work spaces, galleries)

How would you describe the student center/union?    Based on 32 responses

  • 9% The student center is in need of a major renovation.
  • 44% The student center serves its purpose but is not a popular hangout.
  • 25% The student center is great but isn't central to student life.
  • 22% The student center is state-of-the-art and the hub of student life.

What is your overall opinion of your school and the campus community?    Based on 31 responses

  • 6% I hate my school and have no school spirit.
  • 3% The school community is okay-we're all just here for an education, nothing more.
  • 48% I like mostly everything about my school, but there are some things I wish were different.
  • 42% I love everything about my school and have a lot of campus pride.
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