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The University of Alabama

Tuscaloosa, AL, USA
3.90 Average Rating

Established in 1820, the University of Alabama is the largest public university in Alabama. The school is well-known for their football program and School of Library and Information Studies, which was ranked #25 in the nation’s public universities by U.S. News & World Report. UA is the oldest university in Alabama and the top fields of study for undergraduates are Business Administration and Management, Marketing, and Finance.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Public
  • Not for Profit
  • Coed
Level of Institution 4 Year
Campus Setting City
In State Students
41%
Out of State Students
56%
0
100
56%
Acceptance Rate
Average ACT Composite: 27
0
36
Average SAT Composite: 1181
0
1600

Key Deadlines

Application Type Application Deadline Reply Deadline
Fall Regular Decision May 1, 2019
Other February 1, 2019
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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Doctorate
Total Number of Students
38,563
Total Number of Undergrads
33,305
Academic Calendar

Semester

Non Traditional Learning
  • Online Classes
  • Online Undergrad Degrees
  • Summer Sessions
  • Combined Institution Double Degree Programs
  • Some Programs Requires Co-Op/Internship
Learning Options
  • ROTC Army
  • ROTC Air Force
  • Study Abroad
  • Honors Program
  • Teacher Certification Offered
0
100
44%
Graduate in 4 Years National: 28%
0
100
68%
Graduate in 6 Years National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
23:1
National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$20,575
Tuition
In-State Tuition
$11,580
Out-of-State Tuition
$30,030
0
100
54%
Need Met
Students Receiving Financial Aid
64%
Average Aid Per Year
$14,032
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Gender
Male
Female
44%
56%
Student Organizations
556
Size of Town
City: Small
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
yes
On Campus Women's Center
yes
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Top 5 Cities
Tuscaloosa
Birmingham
Atlanta
Huntsville
Mobile
Employed
6 mos. after graduation
61%
Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$49,900
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What Students Are Saying

3.90 Average Rating
I would give the University a A++. It is a beautiful school with an amazing campus. The teachers are all very helpful and want the best for you. Staff is also amazing, wanting to help with your every need
Elizabeth from Maylene, AL
The academics are challenging and keep you thinking. Football and traditions here are important. Roll Tide.
Kathryn from Roseville, CA

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