The University of Alabama, Huntsville

Huntsville, AL

The University of Alabama, Huntsville

Huntsville, AL

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Tuition & Fees

$11,122

$23,518

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
37%
600-699
37%
500-599
12%
400-499
12%
700-800
12%
600-699
37%
500-599
25%
400-499
12%
300-399
12%
30-36
49%
24-29
34%
18-23
16%
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undergraduateRatios

58%

male

42%

female

18

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

80%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,674
Declined 869
Total Received 4,543
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Public

7,989

undergraduate students

1,999

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.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 9,988
Established in 1950
Coeducational Coeducational

400-acre campus in Huntsville (population: 194,585), 100 miles from both Birmingham and Nashville. Served by air and bus. Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Setting: Suburbs
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Huntsville International

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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
28%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through sophomore year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Coed housing
yes
Disabled student housing

Top Organizations

  • Student Government Association
  • Student Run Sports
  • International Student Association
  • CRU
  • Blue Crew

Top Events

  • Week of Welcome
  • Spring Fling
  • Homecoming
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Choral groups
  • National fraternities on campus
  • National soroities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances
  • Other security measures
  • 24/7 dispatch center, community policing efforts

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
38%
Top 1/4
66%
Top 1/2
82%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
37%
600-699
37%
500-599
12%
400-499
12%
700-800
12%
600-699
37%
500-599
25%
400-499
12%
300-399
12%
30-36
49%
24-29
34%
18-23
16%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $30
Application deadline August 17
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.9

Moderately Selective

80%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,674
Declined 869
Total Received 4,543

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA
standardized test scores

Considered

level of applicant's interest

Not Considered

extracurricular activities
alumni/ae relation
character/personal qualities
application essay
first generation
geographical residence
interview
racial/ethnic status
class rank
recommendation(s)
religious affiliation/commitment
rigor of secondary school record
state residency
talent/ability
volunteer work
work experience

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International Facts

Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language yes

Financial Aid

94%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$5,058

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $9,730
Room & board $10,632
Additional fees $1,392
Books & supplies $2,120
Other fees $2,428
Total $26,302
Average Financial Aid - $5,058
Total with Avg. Aid $21,244

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Not Reported

Non-need-based

Not Reported

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Financial Facts

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Installment payment plan yes
Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross-country running
Ice hockey
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track and field
Volleyball

Club Sports - Men's

badminton, crew, cycling, Frisbee golf, lacrosse, tennis

Club Sports - Women's

badminton, crew, cycling, Frisbee golf, lacrosse, tennis

Intramural Sports Men

Basketball, Football, Racquetball, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Ultimate frisbee, Volleyball

Intramural Sports Women

Basketball, Football, Racquetball, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Ultimate frisbee, Volleyball

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division II

Majors

Assc. Bach.
Accounting
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/Space Engineering
Art/Art Studies, General
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Business/Managerial Economics
Chemical Engineering
Chemistry, General
Civil Engineering, General
Computer Engineering, General
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Early Childhood Special Education Programs
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
Elementary Education and Teaching
Engineering, Other
English Language and Literature, General
Finance, General
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General
History, General
Industrial Engineering
Management Information Systems, General
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Mathematics, General
Mechanical Engineering
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Music, General
Philosophy
Physical Sciences, Other
Physics, General
Political Science and Government, General
Psychology, General
Purchasing, Procurement/Acquisitions and Contracts Management
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Secondary Education and Teaching
Sociology
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
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Programs Offered

  • English as a second language
  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Freshman honors college
  • Honors college
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Cooporative programs
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC

Other Programs

  • Post-bachelors certificate
  • Doctoral degree - professional
  • Doctoral degree research/scholarship

9,988

total students

80%

in-state

20%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

80%

7,989
students

Female
42%
3,375

Male
58%
4,614

20%

1,999
students

Female
52%
1,040

Male
48%
959

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

84%

6,749
students

Female
42%
2,828

Male
58%
3,921

16%

1,240
students

Female
45%
547

Male
55%
693

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 83%
Student 4 year graduation rate 27%
Student 5 year graduation rate 25%
Student 6 year graduation rate 5%

Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
8%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Hispanic/Latino
70%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

796

Transfer students enrolled

8%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests yes
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES yes
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: August 17

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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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

  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

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
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