University of North Alabama

Florence, AL

The University of North Alabama is a public institution. Founded in 1830 as LaGrange College, it became a state school in 1872, adopted coeducation in 1874, and became a university in 1967. Programs are offered through the Colleges of Arts and Sciences, Business, Education and Human Sciences, Nursing, and University College. Its 130-acre campus is located in a residential section of Florence, AL.

Tuition & Fees

$10,500

$20,100

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
7%
600-699
31%
500-599
44%
400-499
16%
300-399
2%
700-800
5%
600-699
11%
500-599
60%
400-499
22%
300-399
2%
30-36
16%
24-29
32%
18-23
39%
12-17
13%
30-36
2%
24-29
26%
18-23
42%
12-17
30%
30-36
6%
24-29
36%
18-23
50%
12-17
8%
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undergraduateRatios

39%

male

61%

female

1

teacher

19

students

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Moderately Selective

63%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,805
Declined + 1,587
Total Received 4,392
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Public

6,339

undergraduate students

1,707

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Nursing
  2. Professional Management
  3. Social Work
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Codes

SAT 1735
ACT 0014

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School Facts

The University of North Alabama is a public institution. Founded in 1830 as LaGrange College, it became a state school in 1872, adopted coeducation in 1874, and became a university in 1967. Programs are offered through the Colleges of Arts and Sciences, Business, Education and Human Sciences, Nursing, and University College. Its 130-acre campus is located in a residential section of Florence, AL.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 8,046
Established in 1830
Coeducational Coeducational College, Became Coeducational College
Accredited by •  AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business)
•  ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.)
•  ACBSP (Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs)
•  ACEJMC (Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communication)
•  CACREP (Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs)
•  CAEP (Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation)
•  CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education)
•  CIDA (Council for Interior Design Accreditation)
•  CSAB (Computing Sciences Accreditation Board)
•  CSWE (Council on Social Work Education)
•  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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Florence, AL

200-acre campus in Florence (population: 39,852), 125 miles from Birmingham. Served by bus; air and train serve Birmingham; major airport serves Huntsville (60 miles).

University of North Alabama
1 Harrison Plaza
Florence, AL 35632-0001

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
26%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
73%
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

Greek Life

 
12 fraternities 14% of male students
 
9 sororities 18% of female students
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
22%
Top 1/4
46%
Top 1/2
77%
Bottom 1/2
23%
Bottom 1/4
5%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
7%
600-699
31%
500-599
44%
400-499
16%
300-399
2%
700-800
5%
600-699
11%
500-599
60%
400-499
22%
300-399
2%
30-36
16%
24-29
32%
18-23
39%
12-17
13%
30-36
2%
24-29
26%
18-23
42%
12-17
30%
30-36
6%
24-29
36%
18-23
50%
12-17
8%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $35
Common application accepted no
Application deadline August 1 (priority 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

Moderately Selective

63%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,805
Declined + 1,587
Total Received 4,392

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Standardized test scores

Important

Class rank
Secondary school record

Not Considered

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

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Admissions Contact

Julie Taylor
Director of Admissions
P: 800 TALKUNA
F: 256 765-4349
admissions@una.edu

Financial Aid

59%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$8,963

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $9,600
Room $6,100
Board $3,600
Additional fees $900
Books & supplies $1,500
Total $21,700
Average Financial Aid - $8,963
Total with Avg. Aid $12,737

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $10,677,835
State $105,940
Institutional $199,448
Other external
Total $10,983,223

Non-need-based

Federal
State
Institutional $11,765,910
Other external $621,377
Total $12,387,287
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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Office

P: 256 765-4278
F: 256 765-4329
sfins@una.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Shauna James
Director of Student Financial Aid
sljames@una.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
football
golf
soccer
softball
tennis
volleyball

Club Sports - Men's

bass fishing, disc golf, rugby, swimming, tennis

Intramural/Recreational Sports

badminton, basketball, corn hole, dodgeball, soccer, volleyball

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Athletic Directors

Mark Linder (men's)
Athletic Director
email

Debbie Williams (women's)
Athletics Business Manager/swa
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Atlantic Sun Conference
Mascot
Lions
School colors
purple and gold

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Applied Health Science
Art
Biology
Business Administration
Chemistry
Clinical Mental Health Counseling
Communication Arts
Computer Information Systems
Computer Science
Criminal Justice
Culinary Arts Management
Culinary/Nutrition/Hospitality Management
Early Childhood Education
Earth Systems Sustainability
Economics
Elementary Education
Engineering Technology
English
Entertainment Industry
Exercise Science
Family Studies
Family/Community Services
Fashion Merchandising/Design
Finance
Fine Arts
Foreign Languages
French
Geographic Information Science
Geography
Geospatial Sciences
German
Health Promotion/Human Performance
Health/Physical Education/Recreation
History
Hospitality/Events Management
Human Environmental Sciences
Industrial Hygiene
Information Technology
Instructional Leadership
Interdisciplinary Studies
Interior Architecture/Design
Marine Biology
Mass Communication
Mathematics
Music
Nursing
Physics
Political Science
Professional Management
Professional Marketing
Professional Studies
Psychology
Public History
School Counseling
Secondary Education
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish
Special Education
Sport/Recreation Management
Teacher Education Multiple Level N-12
Teacher Leader
Theatre
Writing
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Nursing
  2. Professional Management
  3. Social Work

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • External degree program
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Self-designed majors

Cooperative Education Programs

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

Pre-professional Programs

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

8,046

total students

84%

in-state

16%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

79%

6,339
students

Female
61%
3,885

Male
39%
2,454

21%

1,707
students

Female
59%
1,015

Male
41%
692

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

77%

4,942
students

Female
63%
3,109

Male
37%
1,833

23%

1,397
students

Female
56%
776

Male
44%
621

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Student Break-down

4%
Nonresident aliens
12%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Hispanic/Latino
66%
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 Admissions

70%

Transfer applicants accepted

77%

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

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • 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

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service
  • 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
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 56
Countries most often represented China
India
Japan
Saudi Arabia
South Korea
Vietnam
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
English lab
Host family program
International student center
Other
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Chunsheng Zhang
Senior Vice Provost for International Affairs
256 765-4898
international@una.edu

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