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About the School:

Alabama State University was founded in 1867, in Marion, Ala., as a school for African-Americans. The school started as the Lincoln Normal School with $500 raised by nine freed slaves now known as the Marion Nine, making ASU one of the nation’s oldest institutions of higher education founded for black Americans.Today, Alabama State University, located in Montgomery, Ala., is a widely respected, world-class institution of higher learning which welcomes students of all races. They offer 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 business.

Laptop Programs:

As of Fall 2019 we are proud to announce that our students will have an opportunity to loan out an Apple MacBook Pro laptop to use throughout the semester.College of Business and Administration has established a partnership with Apple in which our College was able to get a brand-new Mac lab with more than twenty Mac computers for our students to use daily. Additionally, COBA has obtained numerous MacBook Pro laptops which are designated for our brightest students. This is a semester long loan and students are supposed to use their MacBooks to learn how to navigate in MacOS as well as to complete their coursework.