Alabama is a highly rated public university located in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. It is a large institution with an enrollment of 29,923 undergraduate students. Admissions is fairly competitive as the Alabama acceptance rate is 53%. Popular majors include Business, Finance, and Marketing. Graduating 68% of students, Alabama alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $34,800.
NCAA Division I-FBS
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Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
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Evening Degree Programs
- of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.218 responses
- of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.246 responses
- of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.245 responses
Most Popular Majors
Mechanical Engineering273 Graduates
Management Sciences and Information Systems265 Graduates
Public Relations264 Graduates
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching206 Graduates
Undergrads Over 25
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
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Freshmen Live On-Campus
- of students say that Greek life is pretty big.361 responses
- of students say almost everything on campus revolved around sports.411 responses
Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
- of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.164 responses
The University of Alabama Reviews
I have absolutely fallen in LOVE with UA! The faculty and staff that I've come to know and interact with are all welcoming, inclusive, and genuinely care about helping each of their students succeed. There are lots of great study spaces around campus and there's always something to get involved in. I wish there was more ethnic diversity on campus and in the city of Tuscaloosa as a whole, but the school is composed of over 50% of its undergraduate students from states other than Alabama. This makes for a very unique undergraduate experience, and I never seem to run out of new people to meet or places to hear about! My biggest complaint about the University is the lack of transportation for going off campus. During my freshman year, I did not have access to a car so I couldn't get groceries, go to the town center, or really do anything off campus. It became very easy to feel stuck/get into a rut, and the amount of public transportation from campus to the rest of Tuscaloosa is limited.
My expectations for my first year of college has been met! A lot of people told me negative things about moving from a big city to a small town, but it was a good choice. It gave me the college experience I was looking for and it lived up to its expectations. The professor here are very generous and are willing to help you with any problems you have. There are also a lot of opportunities on campus that are very useful. Even though there may be times where it may let me down, I highly recommend this school!
I am going to attend the University of Alabama in the fall of 2019, and have been a fan of the University ever since I stepped in the boundaries of Tuscaloosa. Tuscaloosa has a feel of success and home all wrapped up into the best college town in the world. I love the way the entire university is set up in such. perfect way so in the future they can expand into a larger university. Of course they also have the best fan base for their sports teams and excel especially at football. Anyways, the University of Alabama is the best University in the world and I suggest that everyone give them the chance to overwhelm you!