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Alabama Admissions Standards

State/CAEP Requirements

State-level requirements
GPA requirement 2.75 individual minimum; 3.0 cohort average

These requirements take effect in fall 2017.
Test requirement A basic skills test

Citation

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State Board of Education Regulations 290-3-3-.02(3)(b) and 290-3-3-.42(4)(c)

State Response

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Alabama disagreed with the inclusion of graduate enrollment numbers in the process of selecting the ten teacher preparation programs with the largest enrollment in the state. The state added that the ranking of institutions by size would vary considerably based on the inclusion of graduate/undergraduate and traditional/alternative candidates.

Alabama Programs

Click below to see analyses of program-level compliance with GPA and/or testing requirements, as well as program responses to these findings.

University of Alabama

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Program-level GPA requirement Program meets the state's…
GPA requirement Test requirement GPA and test requirement
2.75 Yes N/A N/A

Jacksonville State University

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Program-level GPA requirement Program meets the state's…
GPA requirement Test requirement GPA and test requirement
2.75 Yes N/A N/A
Program Response

Jacksonville State University was helpful in providing NCTQ with facts that enhanced this analysis.

Athens State University

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Program-level GPA requirement Program meets the state's…
GPA requirement Test requirement GPA and test requirement
2.75 Yes N/A N/A

Auburn University

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Program-level GPA requirement Program meets the state's…
GPA requirement Test requirement GPA and test requirement
2.75 Yes N/A N/A
Program Response

Auburn University recognized the factual accuracy of this analysis.

University of North Alabama

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Program-level GPA requirement Program meets the state's…
GPA requirement Test requirement GPA and test requirement
2.75 Yes N/A N/A
Program Response

The University of North Alabama recognized the factual accuracy of this analysis.

Troy University

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Program-level GPA requirement Program meets the state's…
GPA requirement Test requirement GPA and test requirement
2.75 Yes N/A N/A
Program Response

Troy University recognized the factual accuracy of this analysis.

University of Alabama at Birmingham

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Program-level GPA requirement Program meets the state's…
GPA requirement Test requirement GPA and test requirement
2.75 Yes N/A N/A

Samford University

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Program-level GPA requirement Program meets the state's…
GPA requirement Test requirement GPA and test requirement
2.75 Yes N/A N/A

University of South Alabama

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Program-level GPA requirement Program meets the state's…
GPA requirement Test requirement GPA and test requirement
2.75 Yes N/A N/A
Program Response

The University of South Alabama recognized the factual accuracy of this analysis.

Oakwood University

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Program-level GPA requirement Program meets the state's…
GPA requirement Test requirement GPA and test requirement
2.75 Yes N/A N/A
Program Response

Oakwood University was helpful in providing NCTQ with facts that enhanced this analysis.

Oakwood University added that the university-level mean SAT or ACT does not necessarily reflect the mean ACT and SAT for students who are admitted to the Education program.