Founded in 1875, Alabama A&M University (AAMU) is located in Normal, Alabama, a small town within the city limits of Huntsville. This historically black institution was previously known as The Huntsville Normal School. In 1969, the school became known by its current name. This institution offers a variety of programs to study, from agriculture and mechanical engineering to political science and business. The university works to provide all students who are interested in pursuing their professional and personal goals a chance to do just that through studies, research, and public service. The university is committed to a scholarly environment where young minds can continue to grow.