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The University of Alabama
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  • 4 Year
  • TUSCALOOSA, AL

Report Card

grade A minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B+
  2. Value
    grade B+
  3. Diversity
    grade A minus
  4. Campus
    grade A+
  5. Athletics
    grade A+
  6. Party Scene
    grade A+
  7. Professors
    grade A minus
  8. Location
    grade B+
  9. Dorms
    grade A+
  10. Campus Food
    grade A
  11. Student Life
    grade A+
  12. Safety
    grade B minus

editorial

Alabama is a highly rated public university located in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. It is a large institution with an enrollment of 27,750 undergraduate students. The Alabama acceptance rate is 80%. Popular majors include Finance, Marketing, and Business. Graduating 72% of students, Alabama alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $37,400.

About

739 UNIVERSITY BLVD
TUSCALOOSA, AL 35487
About Alabama...
Athletic Division
NCAA Division I-FBS
Athletic Conference
Southeastern Conference

The University of Alabama Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

UA Admissions

Acceptance Rate
80%
Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
SAT Range
1070-1330
ACT Range
23-31
Application Fee
$40
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
No

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Cost

Net Price
$20,518 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$14,400 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
85%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade A minus
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
18:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
84%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 218 responses
64%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 268 responses
63%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 267 responses

Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
0
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    78%
  • On Campus
    6%
  • Online
    16%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
27,750 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
3,920
Undergrads Over 25
252600%
Pell Grant
17%
Varsity Athletes
2%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 217 responses
  • Friendly
    35%
  • Enthusiastic
    14%
  • Southern Football fanatics
    12%
  • Southern charm
    9%
  • Greek
    7%
  • Loyal
    6%
  • Likes to party
    4%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
No data available  
Poll
68%
of students say that Greek life is pretty big. 383 responses
Poll
67%
of students say almost everything on campus revolved around sports. 433 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 214 responses
  • Roll Tide
    78%
  • Energetic
    7%
  • Tradition
    5%
  • Classic
    2%
  • Unique
    2%
  • Happy
    2%
  • Snobby
    1%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$44,500 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
72%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
93%
National
83%
90%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 164 responses

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