The University of Alabama

country rank  97
world rank  174

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University Overview

Established in 1831, The University of Alabama is a non-profit public state higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the small city of Tuscaloosa (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Alabama. Officially accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, The University of Alabama (UA) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: 40,000-44,999 students) coeducational US higher education institution. The University of Alabama (UA) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 189 years old US higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 50-60% making this US higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. UA also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Acronym UA
Founded 1831
Colours Crimson and white

University Location

Address 739 University Boulevard
Tuscaloosa
35487-0166 Alabama
United States
Tel +1 (205) 348 6010
Fax +1 (205) 348 9046

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)
10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)
International
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
New Admission Requirements - Secondary school GPA is required
- Secondary school rank is recommended
- Secondary school record is required
- Completion of college-preparatory program is required
- Recommendations are neither required nor recommended
- Formal demonstration of competencies is neither required nor recommended
- Admission test scores are required
- Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is required
- Other Tests (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) are neither required nor recommended
Admission Rate 50-60%
Admission Office 1707 Ridgemont Dr
Tuscaloosa 35404
2053487207
800 933 2262

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 40,000-44,999
Academic Staff 2,000-2,499
Control Type Public State
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Carnegie Classification New

Basic Classification Doctoral Universities: Very High Research Activity
2000 Classification Doctoral/Research Universities--Extensive
Size & Setting Four-year, large, primarily residential institution
Enrollment Profile High undergraduate
Undergraduate Profile Four-year, full-time, more selective, lower transfer-in institution
Undergraduate Instructional Program Professions plus arts & sciences, high graduate coexistence
Graduate Instructional Program Professions plus arts & sciences, no graduate coexistence

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to The University of Alabama's Library
The University of Alabama's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 2,648,650 physical volumes, 193,531 physical media, 157,956 digital/electronic medium and 600 licensed digital/electronic databases. The University of Alabama's library has 6 branches.
Housing Yes
The University of Alabama provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 8,262 students in the 2018 academic year.
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges


Year of first Accreditation

1897


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • American Psychological Association (APA)
  • American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA)
  • Accreditation Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (ACEJMC)
  • Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)
  • American Library Association (ALA)
  • Alabama State Department of Education (ALSDE)
  • Computing Accreditation Commission (CAC) of ABET
  • Engineering Accreditation Commission (EAC) of ABET
  • National Association of Schools of Art & Design (NASAD)
  • Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME)
  • National Association of Schools of Dance (NASD)
  • National Association of Schools of Theatre (NAST)
  • National Association of Schools of Music (NASM)
  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
  • CMS-Certified Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA)
  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)
  • American Bar Association (ABA), Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Education Programs (CACREP)
  • National Association of School Psychologists (NASP)
  • Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE)
  • Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND)
  • Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC)
  • Council on Social Work Education (CSWE)
  • Commission on English Language Program Accreditation (CEA)


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Memberships and Affiliations

  • University of Alabama System
  • Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities (APLU)
  • Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU)
  • National Athletic Association (NAA)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

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Online Courses

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Open Education Global

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