Alabama is a highly rated public university located in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. It is a large institution with an enrollment of 29,220 undergraduate students. Admissions is fairly competitive as the Alabama acceptance rate is 53%. Popular majors include Business, Finance, and Marketing. Graduating 69% of students, Alabama alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $34,800.
NCAA Division I-FBS
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Early Decision/Early Action
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.
I love Alabama's active student life, an array of majors, school spirit, and greek life options! I feel safe on campus, have helpful and knowledgeable professors. Game day at the University of Alabama is unlike any other school. Pom poms shake throughout Bryant Denny Stadium and each spectator is completely invested in Alabama's sports teams. Moving 18 hours away from home was extremely nerve-racking but Alabama could not feel more like home. The amount of scholarship offered to out-of-state students is amazing and helps combat the high cost.
The University of Alabama is an amazing school. The professors were extremely professional and so enthusiastic about teaching. I could not recommend a better college to anyone. The environment is clean and the school really makes you feel as though you are part of a really large family. There are always events going on to meet new people and form connections. As long as you are willing to put in the effort, your professors will really work with you as best as they can. I wish there was a ten star rating I could click five times. Find a way to become a part of this school. I promise you will not regret it. Roll tide!