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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 A minus
  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

About

801 CAMPUS DRIVE WEST
TUSCALOOSA, AL 35487
Athletic Division
NCAA Division I-FBS
Athletic Conference
Southeastern Conference
From The University of Alabama

Year after year, the UA campus ranks among the very best in the nation. From tulips and cherry blossoms in the spring to cascades of golden leaves in the fall, you’re surrounded by dramatic intersections of classic architecture and modern advancement.

UA is located in Tuscaloosa, Alabama – a vibrant, multicultural community a few hours from several major cities. Our exciting downtown and small-city atmosphere make our home one of the best places to live in the Southeastern United States.

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The University of Alabama Rankings

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Admissions

Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
Acceptance Rate
80%
SAT Range
1070-1330
ACT Range
23-31
Application Fee
$40
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Accepts Common App
Yes

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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
17:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
84%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 218 responses
65%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 273 responses
63%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 272 responses

Majors

Experiential Learning at UA

The University of Alabama, founded in 1831, is the place Where Legends Are Made. Our students, faculty and staff come from around the world to join UA’s mission – teaching, research and service to our campus, our nation and the world. Experiential learning is waiting for you. Enroll with the best at The University of Alabama.

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
8%
Pell Grant
17%
Varsity Athletes
2%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 222 responses
  • Friendly
    36%
  • 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. 388 responses
Poll
66%
of students say almost everything on campus revolved around sports. 438 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 218 responses
  • Roll Tide
    78%
  • Energetic
    7%
  • Tradition
    5%
  • Classic
    2%
  • Unique
    2%
  • Happy
    2%
  • Snobby
    1%

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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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