The University of Alabama

Tuscaloosa, AL

The University of Alabama

Tuscaloosa, AL

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Tuition & Fees

$11,620

$31,090

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
660
25th
540
75th
670
25th
530
75th
33
25th
23
75th
29
25th
21
75th
31
25th
23
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undergraduateRatios

44%

male

56%

female

-

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

80%

acceptance rate

Accepted 31,804
Declined 7,756
Total Received 39,560
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Public

35,872

undergraduate students

6,224

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

The University of Alabama, founded in 1831, is a public, comprehensive doctoral and research institution. Its 1,026 acre campus is located in west central Alabama, approximately 60 miles southwest of Birmingham.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 42,096
Established in 1831
Coeducational Coeducational

Social Networks

1,026-acre campus in Tuscaloosa (population: 100,287), 61 miles from Birmingham; branch campus in Gadsden. Served by bus and train; major airport serves Birmingham. Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Setting: Small-medium city

The University of Alabama
719 University Boulevard
Tuscaloosa, AL
35487-0100

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
25%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
94%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
40%
Top 1/4
61%
Top 1/2
84%
Bottom 1/2
16%
Bottom 1/4
4%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
660
25th
540
75th
670
25th
530
75th
33
25th
23
75th
29
25th
21
75th
31
25th
23

Admissions Facts

Application fee $40
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Required of some
Application deadline (priority deadline) February 1
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

80%

acceptance rate

Accepted 31,804
Declined 7,756
Total Received 39,560

Admissions Factors

Required

TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
Admission test scores
Secondary School Record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Secondary School GPA

Recommended

Secondary School Rank

Neither required nor recommended

Formal demonstration of competencies
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Recommendations

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Counseling services

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

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Other
  • 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

80%

Additional services

  • Day care
  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

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

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Financial Aid

67%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$13,788

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $10,780
Room $5,900
Board $4,112
Additional fees $840
Books & supplies $1,000
Total $22,632
Average Financial Aid - $13,788
Total with Avg. Aid $8,844

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Financial Aid Office


P: 855 469-2262
F: 205 348-2989
financialaid@ua.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
All track combined
Baseball
Basketball
Football
Golf
Gymnastics
Rowing
Soccer
Softball
Swimming and diving
Tennis
Volleyball

Club Sports - Men's

badminton, baseball, bowling, boxing, crew, equestrian sports, fishing, golf, ice hockey, kayak fishing, kayaking, lacrosse, racquetball, rugby, skeet shooting, soccer, swimming, table tennis, tennis, triathlon, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, water polo, water skiing, wheelchair basketball

Club Sports - Women's

badminton, bowling, boxing, crew, equestrian sports, field hockey, golf, gymnastics, kayak fishing, kayaking, lacrosse, racquetball, rugby, skeet shooting, soccer, swimming, table tennis, tennis, triathlon, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, water skiing, wheelchair basketball

Intramural/Recreational Sports

basketball, climbing, dodgeball, flag football, non-tackle football, soccer (indoor/outdoor), softball, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting.
Advertising.
Aerospace, Aeronautical, and Astronautical/Space Engineering, General.
African-American/Black Studies.
American/U.S. Law/Legal Studies/Jurisprudence.
American/United States Studies/Civilization.
Anthropology, General.
Apparel and Textiles, General.
Applied Mathematics, General.
Applied Statistics, General.
Architectural Engineering.
Art History, Criticism and Conservation.
Athletic Training/Trainer.
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist.
Biology/Biological Sciences, General.
Business Administration and Management, General.
Business Statistics.
Business/Managerial Economics.
Chemical Engineering.
Chemistry, General.
Civil Engineering, General.
Communication and Media Studies, Other.
Community Health and Preventive Medicine.
Computer Engineering, General.
Computer and Information Sciences, General.
Computer and Information Systems Security/Auditing/Information Assurance.
Construction Engineering.
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services.
Creative Writing.
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies.
Criminology.
Dance, General.
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General.
Early Childhood and Family Studies.
Educational Leadership and Administration, General.
Educational Psychology.
Educational Statistics and Research Methods.
Educational, Instructional, and Curriculum Supervision.
Educational/Instructional Technology.
Electrical and Electronics Engineering.
Electrical, Electronics, and Communications Engineering, Other.
Elementary Education and Teaching.
English Language and Literature, General.
Environmental Science.
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering.
Exercise Science and Kinesiology.
Family Resource Management Studies, General.
Family and Community Services.
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General.
Finance, General.
Fine Arts and Art Studies, Other.
Fine/Studio Arts, General.
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General.
Geography.
Geology/Earth Science, General.
German Language and Literature.
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other.
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration.
History, General.
Hospitality Administration/Management, General.
Human Development and Family Studies, General.
Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services, Other.
Human Nutrition.
Interior Design.
International Relations and Affairs.
Journalism, Other.
Journalism.
Learning Sciences.
Legal Research and Advanced Professional Studies, Other.
Library and Information Science.
Management Information Systems, General.
Management Science.
Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography.
Marketing/Marketing Management, General.
Mass Communication/Media Studies.
Materials Engineering.
Materials Science.
Mathematical Statistics and Probability.
Mathematics, General.
Mechanical Engineering.
Mental Health Counseling/Counselor.
Metallurgical Engineering.
Microbiology, General.
Music Teacher Education.
Music, General.
Nursing Science.
Philosophy.
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching.
Physics, General.
Political Science and Government, General.
Programs for Foreign Lawyers.
Psychology, General.
Public Administration.
Public Health, General.
Public Health, Other.
Public Relations/Image Management.
Radio and Television.
Radio, Television, and Digital Communication, Other.
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse.
Religion/Religious Studies.
Restaurant/Food Services Management.
School Psychology.
Secondary Education and Teaching.
Secondary School Administration/Principalship.
Social Work.
Sociology, General.
Spanish Language and Literature.
Special Education and Teaching, General.
Speech Communication and Rhetoric.
Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist.
Sports, Kinesiology, and Physical Education/Fitness, Other.
Tax Law/Taxation.
Taxation.
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor.
Women's Studies.

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Marketing
  2. Banking/finance
  3. Business Administration

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • External degree program
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Self-designed majors
  • Weekend College

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Art
  • Business
  • Computer Science
  • Engineering
  • Health Professions
  • Home Economics
  • Humanities
  • Natural Science
  • Social/Behavioral Science
  • Technologies

Pre-professional Programs

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

42,096

total students

42%

in-state

58%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

85%

35,872
students

Female
56%
19,984

Male
44%
15,888

15%

6,224
students

Female
61%
3,805

Male
39%
2,419

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

84%

30,125
students

Female
54%
16,393

Male
46%
13,732

16%

5,747
students

Female
62%
3,591

Male
38%
2,156

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Student Break-down

3%
Nonresident aliens
10%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Hispanic/Latino
75%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

0%

Students are transfer students

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 Deadline

Not reported

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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 58
Countries most often represented China
Germany
Japan
Kuwait
Saudi Arabia
South Korea
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
English lab
International student center
Other
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

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