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The University of Alabama

Majors & Degrees


Degrees Offered
Bachelor&Apos;S, Master&Apos;S, Doctoral, Post-Master&Apos;S, And First Professional Certificates
Majors
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studiesafrican American/Black Studies; American Studies; Latin American Studiesbiological And Biomedical Sciencesbiology/Biological Sciences; Marine Biology And Biological Oceanography; Microbiologybusiness, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Servicesaccounting; Business Administration And Management; Business/Managerial Economics; Finance; Management Information Systems; Management Science; Marketing/Marketing Management; Restaurant/Food Services Managementcommunication, Journalism, And Related Programsadvertising; Journalism; Public Relations/Image Management; Radio And Television; Speech Communication And Rhetoriccomputer And Information Sciences And Support Servicescomputer And Information Scienceseducationearly Childhood Education; Elementary Education; Music Teacher Education; Physical Education Teaching And Coaching; Secondary Education; Special Educationengineeringaerospace, Aeronautical And Astronautical/Space Engineering; Chemical Engineering; Civil Engineering; Construction Engineering; Electrical And Electronics Engineering; Mechanical Engineering; Metallurgical Engineeringenglish Language And Literature/Lettersenglishfamily And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciencesapparel And Textiles; Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences; Family Resource Management; Human Development And Family Studies; Human Development And Family Studies Relatedforeign Languages, Literatures, And Linguisticsforeign Languages And Literatures; Spanishhealth Professions And Related Programsathletic Training; Audiology And Speech-Language Pathology; Dietetics; Health Professions Related; Hospital And Health-Care Facilities Administration; Registered Nursing/Registered Nursehistoryhistoryhomeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Servicescriminal Justice/Safetymathematics And Statisticsmathematicsmulti/Interdisciplinary Studiesinterdisciplinary Studiesnatural Resources And Conservationenvironmental Sciencephilosophy And Religious Studiesphilosophy; Religious Studiesphysical Scienceschemistry; Geology/Earth Science; Physicspsychologypsychologypublic Administration And Social Service Professionssocial Worksocial Sciencesanthropology; Geography; International Relations And Affairs; Political Science And Government; Sociologyvisual And Performing Artsart History, Criticism And Conservation; Dance; Dramatic/Theater Arts; Fine/Studio Arts; Interior Design; Music

Admissions


Freshman
Admission: 26,409 applied; 14,019 admitted; 6,371 enrolled Average high school GPA: 3.57

Test Scores:

Applying
Options: electronic application, early admission
Application fee: $40
Required: high school transcript, minimum 3 GPA
Required for some: essay or personal statement, 2 letters of recommendation
Notification: continuous (freshmen), continuous (out-of-state freshmen), continuous (transfers)

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition
    • In-state tuition *Not Reported
    • Out-of-state tuition *Not Reported
    • In-district tuitionN/A
    • * Tuition costs are based on a full academic year typically extending from September to June.
  • Fees
    • Full-time student feesNot Reported
    • Room and board *Not Reported
    • Room only *Not Reported
    • * Room and board charges vary according to board plan selected (i.e., 12-meal plan, 19-meal plan, etc.) and student level (freshman, sophomore, etc.)
  • Other Payment Considerations
    • Guaranteed tuition plan offeredNot Reported
    • Tuition pre-payment planNot Reported
    • Tuition payment plans offeredNot Reported
    • Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuitionNot Reported

Student Body


Undergraduate Student Population
28,026 Undergraduate Students, 54% Women, 46% Men, 5% Transferred In
Minority Breakdown
12% Black Or African American Non-Hispanic/Latino, 1% Asian, Non-Hispanic/Latino, 3% Hispanic/Latino, 0.4% American Indian Or Alaska Native, Non-Hispanic/Latino , 0.1% Hawaiian Or Other Pacific Islander, Non-Hispanic/Latino, 2% Two Or More Races, Non-Hispanic/Latino, 0.3% Race/Ethnicity Unknown
International Population
2% Representing 47 Other Countries
Housing Info
27% Live On Campus

Campus Life


Housing
On-Campus Residence Required For Freshman Year
Options
Coed, Men-Only, Women-Only, Disabled Students, Campus Housing Is University Owned And Leased By The School. Freshman Campus Housing Is Guaranteed
Activities
Drama/Theater Group, Student-Run Newspaper, Radio Station, Choral Group, Marching Band, SOURCE Board Of Governors, Association Of Residence Communities, International Student Association, Student Government Association, Black Student Union, National Fraternities, National Sororities
Most popular organizations
SOURCE Board Of Governors, Association Of Residence Communities, International Student Association, Student Government Association, Black Student Union
Campus security
24-Hour Emergency Response Devices And Patrols, Late-Night Transport/Escort Service, Controlled Dormitory Access, 24-Hour Patrols By University Of Alabama Police (UAPD), Certified Law Enforcement Personnel
Student services
Health Clinic, Personal/Psychological Counseling, Women&Apos;S Center, Legal Services
Academic Programs
Special Study Options: Academic Remediation For Entering Students, Accelerated Degree Program, Adult/Continuing Education Programs, Advanced Placement Credit, Cooperative Education, Distance Learning, Double Majors, English As A Second Language, External Degree Program, Freshman Honors College, Honors Programs, Independent Study, Internships, Off-Campus Study, Part-Time Degree Program, Services For LD Students, Student-Designed Majors, Study Abroad, Summer Session For Creditrotc: Army (B), Air Force (B)School Calendar: Semesters

Athletics


Athletics
Member:Ncaadivision:All Division Iexcept:Football (Division I-A), Golf (Division III)

Faculty


Faculty
Total: 1,663Full-Time: 72% Full-Timestudent/Faculty Ratio: 20 :1

Financial Aid


Costs (2013&-14)
Tuition:state resident $9450 full-time; nonresident $23,950 full-time. Full-time tuition and fees vary according to course load. Part-time tuition and fees vary according to course load
Room and board:$8756; room only: $5600. Room and board charges vary according to board plan and housing facility
Payment plans:installment, deferred payment
Waivers:employees or children of employees

Financial Aid
Of all full-time matriculated undergraduates who enrolled in 2012,13,906 applied for aid, 11,033 were judged to have need, 1,520 had their need fully met. 500 Federal Work-Study jobs (averaging $2964)
In 2012,5409 non-need-based awards were made
Average percent of need met:49%
Average financial aid package:$11,122
Average need-based loan:$4316
Average need-based gift aid:$8552
Average non-need-based aid:$10,799
Average indebtedness upon graduation:$28,508


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