Amridge University

Amridge University

Amridge University was established as the Alabama Christian School of Religion in 1967. In 1991, the name was changed to Southern Christian University, and it was given the name Regions University in 2006. It was finally christened Amridge University in 2008. It is considered to be a successor of Alabama Christian College which was originally founded in 1942 as the Montgomery Bible School. The main campus of Amridge University occupies an area of 9 acres in Montgomery, Alabama. The university also operates satellite campuses in Nashville, Tennessee; and Phoenix, Arizona.

Amridge University awards associate's, bachelor's, and master's degrees in arts, science, divinity, and business administration. Doctorate degrees are granted in ministry, professional counseling, biblical studies, and marriage and family therapy. The university is organized into the following schools and colleges:

  • College of Business and Leadership
  • College of General Studies
  • School of Continuing Education
  • School of Human Services
  • Turner School of Theology

Students of Amridge University are offered extensive financial assistance to help complete their education. Federal Pell Grants, Veteran's Benefits, Stafford loans, and Work Study programs are available. In addition, deserving candidates are awarded University Need-Based Scholarships, Military Scholarships, and Non-Institutional Scholarships.

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Amridge University
1200 Taylor Rd
Montgomery , AL 36117-3553

Amridge University Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Religion and Philosophy81bible studies, theology, ministry, theological and ministerial studies, pastoral counseling
Liberal Arts79liberal arts and sciences
Computer Science and Engineering1computer support

Number of programs and degrees for Amridge University in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Associate's degree31
Bachelor's degree903
Master's degree553
Doctor's degree53
First-professional degree81

Amridge University Student Body

In 2007-2008, Amridge University had a total enrollment of 720 students (577 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 50%
Graduate 40%
First Professional 10%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 50%
Black 38%
Hispanic 3%
Asian 0%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 8%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 0%
18-19 0%
20-21 1%
22-24 6%
25-29 16%
30-34 17%
35-39 18%
40-49 25%
50-64 14%
65+ 0%

Amridge University Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 100 %

Amridge University Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Montgomery, Alabama for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Alabama Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Amridge University Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 6,600
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 6,600
Books and supplies $ 1,500

Financial Aid:
Amridge University participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 2503400)

Amridge University Faculty

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured and not on tenure track359

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Instructorcalendar year35$38,4669$37,422
All faculty totalcalendar year35$38,4669$37,422

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Amridge University Degree Programs (2007)

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services, Other

Liberal Arts
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies

Religion And Philosophy
Bible/Biblical Studies
Divinity/Ministry (BD, MDiv)
Pastoral Studies/Counseling
Theological and Ministerial Studies, Other
Theology/Theological Studies

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What Sets Amridge University Apart:

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Top 6%Amridge University Faculty/student ratio (full-time)
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Top 11%Amridge University % of degrees in liberal arts
Male % of student body
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Top 16%Amridge University Male % of student body

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checked Grants credits for AP courses
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