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

23

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

Founded in 1831, the University of Alabama 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%
of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
94%
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 yes yes
Baseball yes
Basketball yes yes
Football yes
Golf yes yes
Gymnastics yes
Rowing yes
Soccer yes
Softball yes
Swimming and diving yes yes
Tennis yes yes
Volleyball yes

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

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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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