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The University of Alabama

Tuscaloosa, AL

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Overview

The University of Alabama is a University institution located in Tuscaloosa, AL, in a suburban setting.

Location & Contact

Address Box 870132
Tuscaloosa, AL  35487
United States
Contact Dr. Matthew McLendon
Assistant Vice President for Enrollment Management
Email: admissions@ua.edu
Phone: 205-348-8666
Fax: 205-348-9046

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Majors & Degrees

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
African-american/black Studies Checkmark
American/united States Studies/civilization Checkmark
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biology/biological Sciences, General Checkmark
Marine Biology And Biological Oceanography Checkmark
Microbiology, General Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Accounting Checkmark
Business Administration And Management, General Checkmark
Business Statistics Checkmark
Business/managerial Economics Checkmark
Finance, General Checkmark
Hospitality Administration/management, General Checkmark
Management Information Systems, General Checkmark
Management Science Checkmark
Marketing/marketing Management, General Checkmark
Restaurant/food Services Management Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
Advertising Checkmark
Journalism Checkmark
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Public Relations/image Management Checkmark
Radio And Television Checkmark
Radio, Television, And Digital Communication, Other Checkmark
Speech Communication And Rhetoric Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
Computer And Information Sciences, General Checkmark
Education Associate Bachelors
Elementary Education And Teaching Checkmark
Learning Sciences Checkmark
Music Teacher Education Checkmark
Physical Education Teaching And Coaching Checkmark
Secondary Education And Teaching Checkmark
Special Education And Teaching, General Checkmark
Engineering Associate Bachelors
Aerospace, Aeronautical, And Astronautical/space Engineering, General Checkmark
Architectural Engineering Checkmark
Chemical Engineering Checkmark
Civil Engineering, General Checkmark
Computer Engineering, General Checkmark
Construction Engineering Checkmark
Electrical And Electronics Engineering Checkmark
Electrical, Electronics, And Communications Engineering, Other Checkmark
Environmental/environmental Health Engineering Checkmark
Mechanical Engineering Checkmark
Metallurgical Engineering Checkmark
English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
English Language And Literature, General Checkmark
Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences Associate Bachelors
Apparel And Textiles, General Checkmark
Family And Community Services Checkmark
Family And Consumer Sciences/human Sciences, General Checkmark
Family Resource Management Studies, General Checkmark
Human Development And Family Studies, General Checkmark
Human Development, Family Studies, And Related Services, Other Checkmark
Human Nutrition Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
Foreign Languages And Literatures, General Checkmark
Spanish Language And Literature Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Athletic Training/trainer Checkmark
Audiology/audiologist And Speech-language Pathology/pathologist Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences, Other Checkmark
Hospital And Health Care Facilities Administration/management Checkmark
Public Health, General Checkmark
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
History, General Checkmark
Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
Mathematics, General Checkmark
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies, General Checkmark
Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
Environmental Science Checkmark
Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
Exercise Science And Kinesiology Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
Philosophy Checkmark
Religion/religious Studies Checkmark
Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Chemistry, General Checkmark
Geology/earth Science, General Checkmark
Physics, General Checkmark
Psychology Associate Bachelors
Psychology, General Checkmark
Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
Criminal Justice/safety Studies Checkmark
Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Anthropology, General Checkmark
Criminology Checkmark
Geography Checkmark
International Relations And Affairs Checkmark
Political Science And Government, General Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Art History, Criticism And Conservation Checkmark
Dance, General Checkmark
Drama And Dramatics/theatre Arts, General Checkmark
Fine/studio Arts, General Checkmark
Interior Design Checkmark
Music, General Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

39,560
Applied
31,804
Accepted
31,670
Enrolled
80%
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Female Admissions

24,653
Females Applied
19,692
Females Accepted
80%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

14,907
Males Applied
12,112
Males Accepted
81%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

40
Application Fee
3.82
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
A minimum high school GPA of 3
Required for some programs Interview
2 recommendations

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen May 1st Not reported
Out of state Fall freshmen May 1st Not reported
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer March 1st Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score 25th % Info icon 75th % Info icon
SAT Critical Reading 600 540 660
SAT Math 598 530 670
ACT Composite 27 23 31

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

10,780
In-state
30,250
Out-of-state
10,780
In-district
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Fees

840
Full-time student fees
11,534
Room & board
7,300
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Employees

Financial Aid

15,204
Avg. Financial Aid Package
16,262
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
32,761
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,203
Avg. Loan Aid
16,647
Avg. Grant Aid
13,587
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
98% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
54.37%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
20%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

31,670
Total Undergrad students
2%
International Students
59%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 5.12%
Black or African American 10.24%
White or Caucasian 76.95%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.33%
Asian 1.31%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.08%
Two or more races 3.59%
Other 0.51%

Gender

Male (43.68%)
Female (56.32%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Men-only housing
Women-only housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 25%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
Drama/theatre group Checkmark
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Marching band Checkmark
Choral groups Checkmark
Campus events:
Homecoming/Football, Get On Board Day/Week of Welcome and Honors Week

Student Services

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Personal/psychological counseling Checkmark
Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark

Student Organizations

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co-educational, religious, professional
Most popular organizations:
ABXY Gaming Network, Residence Hall Association, International Student Association, Student Government Association and Black Student Union

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
Student patrols Checkmark
Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark
Other Campus Security & Safety:
24-hour patrols by University of Alabama Police (UAPD), certified law enforcement personnel

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton No Checkmark No
Baseball No Division 1 Checkmark
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Bowling No Checkmark No
Cheerleading No Division 1 Checkmark
Crew No Checkmark No
Cross-country Running No Division 1 Checkmark
Equestrian Sports No Checkmark No
Football No Division 1A Checkmark
Golf No Division 1 Checkmark
Gymnastics No No No
Ice Hockey No Checkmark No
Lacrosse No Checkmark No
Rugby No Checkmark No
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Softball No No No
Swimming And Diving No Division 1 Checkmark
Table Tennis No Checkmark No
Tennis Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Track And Field No Division 1 Checkmark
Triathlon No Checkmark No
Ultimate Frisbee No Checkmark No
Volleyball No Checkmark No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton No Checkmark No
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Bowling No Checkmark No
Cheerleading No Division 1 Checkmark
Crew No Division 1 Checkmark
Cross-country Running No Division 1 Checkmark
Equestrian Sports No No No
Football No No No
Golf No Division 1 Checkmark
Gymnastics No Division 1 Checkmark
Ice Hockey No No No
Lacrosse No Checkmark No
Rugby No Checkmark No
Soccer Checkmark Division 1 No
Softball No Division 1 Checkmark
Swimming And Diving No Division 1 Checkmark
Table Tennis No Checkmark No
Tennis Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Track And Field No Division 1 Checkmark
Triathlon No Checkmark No
Ultimate Frisbee No Checkmark No
Volleyball No Checkmark Checkmark

Faculty

1,908
Total Faculty
20:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 1,454
Part-time - 454
Male - 992
Female - 916
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