The University of Alabama: Ranking & Review

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Tuscaloosa
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United States
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World
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1120281
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

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

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

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 Services1,949384162,349
Health Professions and Related Programs74515059954
Engineering7117523809
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs6823611729
Education42916368660
Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences392200592
Public Administration and Social Service Professions791989286
Psychology2263820284
Social Sciences223188249
Biological and Biomedical Sciences209147230
Visual and Performing Arts178315214
Legal Professions and Studies57133190
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service15912171
Physical Sciences702231123
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies1052107
English Language and Literature & Letters75284107
Mathematics and Statistics50331093
History705580
Library Science7272
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services578570
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics3120354
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies201434
Natural Resources and Conservation2222
Philosophy and Religious Studies1919
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies1818
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 population90,000
Phone2053486010
Fax+1 (205) 348 9046

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