The University of Alabama, Huntsville

Huntsville, AL

The University of Alabama, Huntsville

Huntsville, AL

Tuition & Fees

$11,122

$23,518

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

500-599
67%
400-499
33%
700-800
33%
600-699
33%
500-599
34%
30-36
53%
24-29
30%
18-23
15%
12-17
2%
30-36
28%
24-29
50%
18-23
17%
12-17
5%
30-36
49%
24-29
35%
18-23
16%
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undergraduateRatios

58%

male

42%

female

1

teacher

18

students

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Moderately Selective

82%

acceptance rate

Accepted 4,372
Declined + 923
Total Received 5,295
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Public

7,989

undergraduate students

1,999

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Nursing
  2. Mechanical Engineering
  3. Biology
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Codes

SAT 1854
ACT 0053

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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 9,988
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: 194,585), 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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
28%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
66%
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 6% of male students
 
6 sororities 7% of female students
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
38%
Top 1/4
66%
Top 1/2
82%
Bottom 1/2
18%
Bottom 1/4
2%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

500-599
67%
400-499
33%
700-800
33%
600-699
33%
500-599
34%
30-36
53%
24-29
30%
18-23
15%
12-17
2%
30-36
28%
24-29
50%
18-23
17%
12-17
5%
30-36
49%
24-29
35%
18-23
16%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $30
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline
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
SAT Subject Tests Not used

Moderately Selective

82%

acceptance rate

Accepted 4,372
Declined + 923
Total Received 5,295

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
admissions@uah.edu

Financial Aid

77%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$17,708.00

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $9,730
Room $7,050
Board $3,350
Additional fees $1,392
Books & supplies $2,120
Total $23,642
Average Financial Aid - $17,708
Total with Avg. Aid $5,934

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $8,906,487
State $1,143,369
Institutional $16,954,826
Other external $742,920
Total $27,747,602

Non-need-based

Federal
State $1,505,800
Institutional $27,486,217
Other external $954,221
Total $29,946,238
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Financial Aid Deadline

FAFSA
July 31

Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Office

P: 256 824-6650
F: 256 824-6212
finaid@uah.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Patrick James
Director, Financial Aid
patrick.james@uah.edu

Varsity Sports

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

Club Sports - Men's

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

Club Sports - Women's

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

Intramural/Recreational Sports

basketball, crew, cycling, flag football, Frisbee golf, golf, lacrosse, racquetball, soccer, softball, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

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Athletic Directors

Cade Smith (men's)
Interim Director Of Athletics
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Gulf South Conference
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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Most Popular Majors

  1. Nursing
  2. Mechanical Engineering
  3. Biology

Programs Offered

  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Self-designed majors

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Art
  • Business
  • Computer Science
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • Health Professions
  • Humanities
  • Natural Science
  • Social/Behavioral Science
  • Technologies
  • Other

Pre-professional Programs

  • Other
  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-optometry
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-veterinary science

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 Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
9%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
6%
Hispanic/Latino
70%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
4%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

77%

Transfer applicants accepted

61%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

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

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

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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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 46
Countries most often represented Canada
China
India
Mexico
Nepal
Vietnam
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Mona Foroughi
Director, International Student and Scholar Services
256 824-6055
mona.foroughi@uah.edu

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