The University of Alabama

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world rank  201

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University Overview

Established in 1831, The University of Alabama is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of Tuscaloosa (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Alabama. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Gadsden. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, The University of Alabama (UA) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: 35,000-39,999 students) coeducational 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 187 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on 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, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

University Identity

Name
Acronym UA
Founded 1831
Colours Crimson and white

University Location

Address 739 University Boulevard
Tuscaloosa (population range: 50,000-249,999)
35487-0166 Alabama
United States
T +1 (205) 348 6010
F +1 (205) 348 9046
Other locations Gadsden

Degree Levels & Study Areas


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate
Postgraduate
Local student 10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)
10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)
Int'l student over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 50-60%
Admission Office Box 870132
Tuscaloosa 35487-0132
+1 (205) 348 5666
800 933 2262

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 35,000-39,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range over-5,000
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to The University of Alabama's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)
  • American Bar Association (ABA), Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar

Affiliations

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

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Site last updated: Tuesday, 16 January 2018