The University of Alabama: Ranking & Review

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Tuscaloosa Rank United States Rank World Rank
1 120 281
Top 2%

The University of Alabama Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate53%54%53%
Applicants38,12914,70523,424
Admissions20,3217,99212,329
Enrolled undergraduates7,4073,1674,240
Enrolled total (including graduate students)38,56316,87021,693

11,697 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

4,100 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Admission requirements

Application fee for undergraduates - $40. Application fee for graduates - $60.

Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankRecommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of the college-preparatory programRequired
RecommendationsNeither required nor recommended
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission test scoresRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required

Typical SAT scores

Number of students submitting SAT scores1,397
Percent of students submitting SAT scores19%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing
585
Math
580

Typical ACT scores

Number of students submitting ACT scores5,981
Percent of students submitting ACT scores81%
ACT Composite
27
ACT English
28
ACT Math
25

The University of Alabama Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
On-campus $29,424 $46,744
Off-campus $29,424 $46,744
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $9,424 and other expenses per full academic year.

The University of Alabama provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 8,449 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
In-stateOut-of-state
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates $10,780 $28,100
Fees for full-time undergraduates $0 $0
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates $586 $1,336
Tuition for Full-time graduates $10,780 $28,100
Fees for full-time graduates $0 $0
Per credit hour charge for part-time graduates $640 $1,470

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoralTotal
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 1,949 384 16 2,349
Health Professions and Related Programs 745 150 59 954
Engineering 711 75 23 809
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 682 36 11 729
Education 429 163 68 660
Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences 392 200 592
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 79 198 9 286
Psychology 226 38 20 284
Social Sciences 223 18 8 249
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 209 14 7 230
Visual and Performing Arts 178 31 5 214
Legal Professions and Studies 57 133 190
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 159 12 171
Physical Sciences 70 22 31 123
English Language and Literature & Letters 75 28 4 107
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies 105 2 107
Mathematics and Statistics 50 33 10 93
History 70 5 5 80
Library Science 72 72
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 57 8 5 70
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 31 20 3 54
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies 20 14 34
Natural Resources and Conservation 22 22
Philosophy and Religious Studies 19 19
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 18 18
Grand Total6,5011,5784378,516

A total of 6,501 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at The University of Alabama.

At the master's and doctor's level 2,015 degrees were conferred in the graduate programs.

TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate68%65%71%
  • Full-time retention rate - 87%
  • Part-time retention rate - 56%

General info

Alternative namesUA
Founded1831
Religious affiliationNot applicable
Colorscrimson, white
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff6,166
Instructional FTE1,609
Sector of institutionPublic, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPublic
Carnegie ClassificationDoctoral Universities: Higher Research Activity

Location and Contacts

Official Websitewww.ua.edu
Address739 University Blvd
Tuscaloosa, Alabama, 35487-0166
United States
Urbanization levelCity: Small
City population50,000 - 250,000
Phone2053486010
Fax+1 (205) 348 9046

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