Saturday, September 11, 2021
Alabama State University was founded in 1867, making ASU one of the nation’s oldest institutions of higher education founded by black Americans. Alabama State University, located in Montgomery, Ala., is a widely respected, world-class institution of higher learning which welcomes students of all races. With nearly 50 undergraduate and graduate degree programs, from their historic teacher education program to their new, high- demand programs in health sciences, new Ph.D. in Microbiology and minor in international studies.
Located in Montgomery, the birthplace of the modern civil rights movement, students are offered the unique opportunity to live, learn and grow in a city rich with culture and history. In fact, some of the most notable figures of the civil rights era – including the Rev. Ralph David Abernathy, attorney Fred Gray and the Rev. Fred Shuttlesworth – are counted among ASU’s many distinguished alumni.