33,305
Students
Financial aid thermometer
14,459
Avg. Financial Aid
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
53
53%
Acceptance Rate
Suburban setting
Suburban
Setting
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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. Rick Barth
Assistant Vice President for Enrollment Management
Email: admissions@ua.edu
Phone: 205-348-8666
Fax: 205-348-9046

Majors & Degrees

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
African American/Black Studies Checkmark
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Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biology/biological Sciences Checkmark
Marine Biology And Biological Oceanography Checkmark
Microbiology Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Accounting Checkmark
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Business/managerial Economics Checkmark
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Hospitality Administration Checkmark
Management Information Systems Checkmark
Management Science Checkmark
Marketing/marketing Management Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Public Relations/image Management Checkmark
Speech Communication And Rhetoric Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
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Physical Education Teaching And Coaching Checkmark
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Engineering Associate Bachelors
Aerospace, Aeronautical And Astronautical/space Engineering Checkmark
Architectural Engineering Checkmark
Chemical Engineering Checkmark
Civil Engineering Checkmark
Construction Engineering Checkmark
Electrical And Electronics Engineering Checkmark
Environmental/environmental Health Engineering Checkmark
Mechanical Engineering Checkmark
Metallurgical Engineering Checkmark
English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Family And Consumer Sciences/human Sciences Checkmark
Family Resource Management Checkmark
Human Development And Family Studies Checkmark
Human Development And Family Studies Related Checkmark
Human Nutrition Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
Foreign Languages And Literatures Checkmark
Spanish Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Athletic Training Checkmark
Audiology And Speech-language Pathology Checkmark
Hospital And Health-care Facilities Administration Checkmark
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
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Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
Environmental Science Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Chemistry Checkmark
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Physics Checkmark
Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
Criminal Justice/safety Checkmark
Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Anthropology Checkmark
Criminology Checkmark
Geography Checkmark
International Relations And Affairs Checkmark
Political Science And Government Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Art History, Criticism And Conservation Checkmark
Dance Checkmark
Dramatic/theater Arts Checkmark
Fine/studio Arts Checkmark
Interior Design Checkmark
Music Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

38,129
Applied
20,321
Accepted
33,305
Enrolled
53%
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Female Admissions

23,424
Females Applied
12,329
Females Accepted
53%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

14,705
Males Applied
7,992
Males Accepted
54%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

40
Application Fee
3.72
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
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer March 1st Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
SAT Critical Reading 591 530 640
SAT Math 586 520 640
ACT Composite 27 23 32

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

10,780
In-state
29,230
Out-of-state
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Fees

10,102
Room & board
6,300
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

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

Financial Aid

14,459
Avg. Financial Aid Package
16,254
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
26,511
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,303
Avg. Loan Aid
15,945
Avg. Grant Aid
12,730
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
97% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
54%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
21%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

33,305
Total undergrad students
2%
International Students
60%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 4.71%
Black or African American 10.05%
White or Caucasian 78.47%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.32%
Asian 1.16%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.1%
Two or more races 3.17%
Other 0.4%

Gender

Male (44.1%)
Female (55.9%)

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 24%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper 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

Legal services Checkmark
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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
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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
Field Hockey No No No
Football No Division 1A Checkmark
Golf No Division 1 Checkmark
Gymnastics No No No
Ice Hockey No Checkmark No
Lacrosse No Checkmark No
Racquetball No Checkmark No
Rugby No Checkmark No
Soccer Checkmark Checkmark No
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 Checkmark Checkmark No
Volleyball Checkmark Checkmark No
Water Polo No Checkmark No
Wrestling 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 Checkmark No
Field Hockey No Checkmark No
Football No No No
Golf No Division 1 Checkmark
Gymnastics No Division 1 Checkmark
Ice Hockey No No No
Lacrosse No Checkmark No
Racquetball No Checkmark No
Rugby No Checkmark No
Soccer Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
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 Checkmark Checkmark No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Water Polo No No No
Wrestling No No No

Faculty

1,898
Total Faculty
23:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 1,382
Part-time - 516
Male - 980
Female - 918