Tuition & Fees

$9,842

$20,612

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
17%
600-699
44%
500-599
26%
400-499
12%
300-399
1%
700-800
15%
600-699
37%
500-599
32%
400-499
14%
300-399
2%
30-36
44%
24-29
36%
18-23
19%
12-17
1%
30-36
24%
24-29
49%
18-23
20%
12-17
7%
30-36
37%
24-29
42%
18-23
21%
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undergraduateRatios

58%

42%

male

female

1
17

teacher

students

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Moderately Selective

76%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,467
Declined + 1,078
Total Received 4,545
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Public

6,507

undergraduate students

1,961

graduate students

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School Facts

The University of Alabama in Huntsville is a public university. Founded in 1950, it joined the state university system in 1960. Its 400-acre main campus is located in northwest Huntsville.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 8,468
Established in 1950
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business)
•  ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.)
•  CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education)
•  CSAB (Computing Sciences Accreditation Board)
•  NASAD (National Association of Schools of Art and Design)
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)
•  SACS (Southern Assn. of Colleges and Schools)

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Huntsville, AL

400-acre campus in Huntsville (population: 186,254), 100 miles from both Birmingham and Nashville. Served by air and bus. Public transportation serves campus.

The University of Alabama, Huntsville
301 Sparkman Drive
Huntsville, AL 35899

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
25%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
62%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

Greek Life

 
6 fraternities 7% of male students
 
6 sororities 8% of female students

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
29%
Top 1/4
56%
Top 1/2
85%
Bottom 1/2
15%
Bottom 1/4
3%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
17%
600-699
44%
500-599
26%
400-499
12%
300-399
1%
700-800
15%
600-699
37%
500-599
32%
400-499
14%
300-399
2%
30-36
44%
24-29
36%
18-23
19%
12-17
1%
30-36
24%
24-29
49%
18-23
20%
12-17
7%
30-36
37%
24-29
42%
18-23
21%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $30
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline August 20
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Neither
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

76%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,467
Declined + 1,078
Total Received 4,545

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Standardized test scores

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Class rank
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Geographical residence
Interview
Minority affiliation
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations
Religious affiliation/commitment
Secondary school record
State residency
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

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Admissions Contact

Peggy Masters
Director of Undergraduate Admissions
P: 800 824-2255
F: 256 824-4539
uahadmissions@uah.edu

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $8,996
Room & board $9,603
Additional fees $846
Books & supplies $1,688
Total $21,133
Average Financial Aid - $10,713
Total with Avg. Aid $10,420

Financial Aid

61%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$10,713

Average financial aid

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $7,926,470
State $2,000
Institutional $8,346,333
Other external $461,036
Total $16,735,839

Non-need-based

Federal
State $1,000
Institutional $13,457,093
Other external $489,311
Total $13,947,404

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cheerleading
cross-country
ice hockey
lacrosse
soccer
softball
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Gulf South Conference (Division II)
Mascot
Chargers
School colors
Charger blue and white
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Aerospace Systems Engineering
Applied Mathematics
Art
Atmospheric Science
Atmospheric Sciences
Biological Sciences
Biology
Biotechnology Science/Engineering
Chemical Engineering
Chemistry
Civil Engineering
Civil/Environmental Engineering
Communication Arts
Computer Engineering
Computer Science
Earth Systems Science
Economics/Computational Analysis
Education
Electrical Engineering
Elementary Education
Engineering
English
Finance
Foreign Languages/Literature
History
Individualized
Industrial Engineering
Industrial/Systems Engineering
Information Assurance/Security
Information Systems
Integrated Science Technology Engineering/Mathematics
Management
Marketing
Materials Science
Mathematics
Mechanical Engineering
Mechanical/Aerospace Engineering
Modeling/Simulation
Music
Nursing
Operations Research
Optical Engineering
Optical Science/Engineering
Philosophy
Physics
Political Science
Psychology
Public Affairs
Sociology
Software Engineering
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Undergraduate

77%

6,507
students

Female
42%
2,726

Male
58%
3,781

Graduate

23%

1,961
students

Female
46%
909

Male
54%
1,052

undergraduateFull-time

80%

5,257
students

Female
43%
2,221

Male
57%
3,036

undergraduatePart-time

20%

1,250
students

Female
41%
505

Male
59%
745

Student Break-down

3%
Nonresident aliens
11%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Hispanic/Latino
70%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

75%

Transfer applicants accepted

65%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of Some
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

64

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

64

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Co-op education
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Other
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

98%

Additional services

  • Day care
  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Other
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Other
  • Reader services
  • Special housing
  • Talking books
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 34
Countries most often represented Canada
China
India
Japan
Mexico
South Korea
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Sabrina Williams
Director of International Student Recruitment and Processing
256 824-2744
williamss@uah.edu

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