Alabama A&M University (AAMU)

Alabama A&M University, Meridian Street North, Huntsville, AL, United States

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Public, HBCU Land-grant university ; Suburban, 880 acres (3.6 km2)

Alabama A&M University is a public, historically black, land-grant university located in Normal, Alabama, United States. AAMU is a member-school of the Thurgood Marshall College Fund and has been accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. Founded in the 1870s as a normal school, it took its present name in 1969. Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical University Historic District, also known as Normal Hill College Historic District, has 28 buildings and 4 structures listed in the United States National Register of Historic Places. With academic programs ranging from engineering to education, the letters \"A&M\", originally short for \"Agricultural and Mechanical\", are retained primarily as a link to the university\'s roots in agriculture and mechanical programs.

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Motto: Service is Sovereignty

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Undergraduates: 4,505 (Fall 2015)

Postgraduates: 1,123 (Fall 2015)

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