Alabama State University is one of two public four-year historically
black colleges in Alabama. Nine freed slaves known as the “Marion Nine”
created this school almost a century and a half ago. The university
offers 31 bachelor’s degrees and 11 master’s degrees.
among Historical Black Colleges and Universities, they are known for
their Marching Hornets band. Like other HBCU colleges and African
American Universities, they offer a unique learning environment.