Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical University reflects the uniqueness of the traditional land-grant institution which combines professional, vocational and liberal arts pursuits. The University provides baccalaureate and graduate studies that are compatible with the times to all qualified, capable individuals who are interested in further developing their technical, professional, and scholastic skills and competencies. It operates in the three-fold function of teaching, research, and public service, including extension. A center of substance and excellence, Alabama A&M University provides a setting for the emergence of scholars, leaders, thinkers, and other contributors to society.
Alabama State University provides quality undergraduate and graduate instruction, which will lead to degrees in liberal arts, the fine arts, business, the sciences, teacher education and other professions. The University’s general objective is the preparation of students for an effective and productive role in American society as professionals and as citizens. The university provides learning experiences designed to develop students’ intellectual abilities, as well as their social, moral, cultural and ethical values. In so doing, the university is equipping its students with those skills, insights, attitudes and practical experiences which will enable them to become well-rounded and discerning citizens, fully qualified for service to humanity.