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Reviews 783 total reviews with an average rating of 3.2

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4 College Sophomore

Majors: As a food science major, I enjoy being apart of my department. We have various department activities that engage students (freshmen or undeclared) with undergrads, graduate students, and the faculty and staff within our department. The classroom experience is good, but the trips are even better to meet with other food companies.

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2 College Sophomore

Drug Safety: During my freshman year in the dorm halls, I can say that drug scene was somewhat visible throughout the day. Everyday, there was a floor, if not more than one, that was fogged with smoke. Drinking seems like a natural habit on the weekend, if not everyday.

1 College Sophomore

Party Scene: There are several bars/clubs that are a good distance from campus. I don't attend any of those festivities.

3 College Sophomore

Athletics: I believe that our athletics could be much better as far as school spirit, team performance and fan support. AAMU's varsity sports are pretty decent at times. The lack of school spirit is probably one of the factors affecting the teams perfomance.

3 College Sophomore

Weather: For the past couple of weeks, it has been raining every day. When it does rain, I make sure to wear stable footwear so that I won't fall when I'm walking up the hill. The temperature is sometimes warmer in the morning than in the noon. To say the least, I usually prepare myself for the various weather conditions.

2 College Freshman

Party Scene: There are house parties that are free , and sometimes parties but you have to get there by a certain time to get in free. Only thing I don't like about the clubs around here is that they play the same songs over and over again. That gets irritating after a while .

3 College Freshman

Administration: This school is pretty strict when it comes to alot of things because it is an HBCU.

4 College Freshman

Parking: I do not have a problem with parking because I do not have a car. I do not here people complain about their parking space.

3 College Freshman

Scholarships: I received a lot if finacial aid, but it wasn't easy as I thought it would be. I still have a balance until this day and I do not know what to do.

3 College Freshman

Drug Safety: The drug scene at Alabama A&M University is not really big, although it depends on who you hang out with. If people are doing drugs, they're usually just smoking. Drinking is a much more popular activity.

2 College Sophomore

Athletics: varsity sports at A&M could be amongs the top but it is so much selfishness that floats around the athletic atmosphere.

5 College Junior

Guys & Girls: The young men at A&M go through a process there are some that try to be thugs in college which is impossible and stupid looking. But they may come in that way, but they will not leave that way, its amazing how many boys i see change, you have the city boys, theGQ guys, the gentlemen, the ruff around the edges, its just a buffet of mixed men at A&M. The girls for the most are classy young ladies, although there are a few that still have that street mentality of "I can wear whatever and do whatever as long as im going to class who cares." which most teachers do not allow and will have them to leave class if there clothing is inapropriate. which I love. I love my University

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3 College Junior

Scholarships: starting out there was no order, people were putting in wrong information, things were done on time and out of order, it was a mess and it was a headache and crazt, but now the process has obtained order, more efficient work personel they are better organized. They still need more work but its better than where they were.

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3 College Junior

Campus Housing: I love the campus life, its a convenience to have classes close by, seeing familiar faces, the Cafe most days has a good selection of foods. the teachers are for the most part understanding, although the cost of books are rediculous and waaaayy to expensive if you dont have other means to pay for them. the social atmosphere is kind of like high school, you have the jocks, the prepy kids(fashionable), band geeks, science geeks, etc things along those lines, and then everybody else who's just there.

3 College Junior

Diversity: The diversity at A&M is slowly starting to change, because its a HBCU pretty much there's perdominatly African Americans, but we have a lot more international races coming to out school, more cacasions, hispanics, indians, etc. so much more its becoming more well rounded. everything is pretty much mixed now, the religion is mixed, but we do have more Christian organizaitons above the rest, which is amazing. sexual orientation at A&M is mixed also, which allows people to express who they are.

4 College Junior

Weather: When it does snow or we have flash flood warnings, the campus is very efficient in shutting down the campus and getting people back to there dorms safely and in an orderly process. for example the April tornadoes, we were down stairs and prepd for what could happen. and after it snows all the dorms come out and we have snow ball fights, i loved it.

3 College Junior

Majors: My major is Management. My teachers and chair of the department really seem to care about the student's progress. They're readily available for help or just simple discussion of how you're feeling about the class. I'm very pleased with my major and the professors who run it.

3 College Freshman

Weather: Lately it been rainy,but overall the weather is understandable at times.

3 College Freshman

Party Scene: The nightlife is unpredictable. its always something you can be able to do.

3 College Freshman

Parking: Besides the time the school have a big event. Parking on campus can be descent at times.

3 College Freshman

Campus Food: Campus food is decent, but could use a lot of improvement. Knight dining hall does not have enough seating during the lunch hour and the lines are extremely too long. The cooking and serving is not done in a very sufficient and time saving manner. Also the variety of food is very poor. Its as if the same menu is repeated every week. Also, there are no late night options. If a students is hungry after 9 there is no place to dine. It would also be very beneficial if our one on campus restaurant, the Greasy Spoon was built into our meal plan and allowed students to swipe the ID card for meals.

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3 College Freshman

Health & Safety: There have been a couple of incidents on campus relating to crime, but the campus police are usually quick to respond and students are alerted about the incident quickly. I have never felt majorly threatend on campus. I do wish the police would enforce the drug rules on campus.

4 College Freshman

Athletics: The athletes at Alabama A&M University are very well taken care of and most of the teams have decent records. Some of the programs could use some work, but there is always progress being made. No matter what all of the sports teams have great fan support. The school always backs the teams with a lot of school spirit.

5 College Freshman

Scholarships: I have received my financial aid and it paid for my whole semester and even got a refund check but it took forever me to get settled with my financial aid

3 College Freshman

Local Area: Being on campus there is nothing to do and there is nothing to do off campus either.


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The A&M experience is excellent! Students who have graduated from A&M often say that there is no place like "The Hill." Sure, students complain about the long financial aid lines, old buildings, and out-of-date resources, but when asked if they would do it all over again and still make A&M their first choice, many have said they would. A&M is truly a "home away from home." It's a great place for students to discover who they are and who they can become. Being a historically black college, A&M has so much history engraved in its roots. After attending A&M, students gain a greater appreciation for their heritage and for those who came before them. Also, out of all the Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs), A&M has one of the best food science programs. It is one of the only HBCU's that has an accredited program. Most of the students who graduate from A&M with a food science degree are employed and working for major companies like Coca-Cola.  

A&M is a great school to attend. Lifelong friendships and connections are made on this campus. Students at A&M are more than classmates—they're family. They encourage and support each other throughout their academic journey. 

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