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The University of Alabama

College of Human Environmental Sciences

Tuscaloosa, AL

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Overview

The University of Alabama / College of Human Environmental Sciences is located in Tuscaloosa, AL, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA)
Master of Science in Human Environmental Sciences (MSHES)
Master of Science (MS)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 283
Doctoral Degrees 3
Other Advanced Degrees 0

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test or MAT
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

366
Applied
271
Accepted
206
Enrolled
74%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
60
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline July 6th Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test or MAT (minimum score: 50th percentile)
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test or MAT
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

589
Total Graduate Students
1%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 5.09%
Black or African American 13.24%
White or Caucasian 72%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.34%
Asian 2.21%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.17%
Two or more races 3.06%
Unknown 1.36%

Gender

Male (25%)
Female (74%)

Faculty

66
Total faculty
Full-time - 64
Part-time - 2
Male (19)
Female (47)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Students' use of credit, determinants of income differential: comparing Asians with blacks and whites, expenditure patterns of Chinese, racial and ethnic differences in the likelihood of charitable contributions, health insurance coverage and precautionary behavior savings
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
179,600

Location & Contact

Address 206 Student Services Center
Tuscaloosa, AL  35487
United States
Contact Dr. Stuart Usdan
Dean
Email: susdan@ches.ua.edu
Phone: 205-348-6250
Fax: 205-348-3789

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