The University of Alabama

Address:
739 University Blvd, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487-0166
Phone:
205-348-6010
Website:
http://www.ua.edu/
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About The University of Alabama

The University of Alabama is classified as a doctoral-granting university with high research activity. This very large four-year institution has an estimated annual full-time enrollment of 10,000 students or more. More than half of degree-seeking students are enrolled full time, and 25-49% of undergrads reside on campus. This institution awards 60-79% of its bachelor’s degrees within professional fields. Graduate degrees are available in over half of the fields available to undergraduate majors, and the school awards research doctorate degrees in the sciences, humanities, social sciences, and medical fields. Professional education may also be available within other professional fields and related health professions. According to data for fall enrollment, this institution has a low transfer rate, and at least 80% of undergraduates are enrolled full-time. Fewer than 20% of entering students are undergrad transfer students. Enrollment data shows that both graduates and undergraduates are enrolled at this institution, with only 10-24% of students enrolled in the graduate program.

School Information

General Information

Student Body SizeUndergraduate23,700
 Graduate4,999
 Total28,699
GenderFemale52%
 Male48%
Student Age% Under 2583%
 % 25 and Over17%
 % Age Unknown0%
Attendance Type% Full-time87%
 % Part-time13%
Race/Ethnicity% White81.5%
 % Black11.7%
 % Asian1.2%
 % Latino2.1%
 % Native American0.6%
 % Race Unknown0.0%
 % International student3%
Student ServicesCareer CounselingYes
 Student Employment ServicesYes
 Graduate Placement ServicesYes
 Study AbroadYes
 Day CareYes
Religious AffiliationNO
Campus setting
Intitution typePublic
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Academic Information

Admissions Information

Open AdmissionNo
ApplicantsTotal20,112
 % Admitted54%
 % Admitted Who Enrolled52%
Application RequirementsHigh School GPA
 High School TranscriptRequired
 High School RankingRecommended
 College Prep CoursesRequired
 Letter of RecommendationNeither required nor recommended
 Demonstration of CompetenciesNeither required nor recommended
 Admissions ExaminationRequired
 Test of English as a Foreign Language (International Students)Required
Standardized Tests% of Applicants Submitting SAT19%
 % of Applicants Submitting ACT78%
Admitted Student SAT Scores 25th Percentile75th Percentile
 SAT Critical Reading / 800620 / 800
 SAT Writing480 / 800600 / 800
 SAT Math500 / 800620 / 800
Admitted Student ACT Scores 25th Percentile75th Percentile
 ACT Composite22 / 3629 / 36
 ACT English22 / 3630
 ACT Writing6 / 128 / 12
 ACT Math20 / 3627 / 36

Tuition and Financial Aid

Tuition & FeesUndergraduate Application Fee$40
 Graduate Application Fee$50
 In-State Tuition & Fees$7,900
 Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$20,500
Financial Aid% Undergraduates with Financial Aid66%
 % Undergraduates with Loans36%
 % Undergraduates with Grants46%
 Average Undergraduate Financial Aid Award$ 0
Other CostsBooks and Supplies (Estimated)$1,100
 Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$10,206
 Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$0
 On-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$2,475
 Off-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$0
 Living with Family, Living Expenses (Estimated)$0

Neighborhood Data for the Tuscaloosa Area

Median Age26.7
Median Household Income$34,359
Total Population89,035
Age/Gender % Men % Women
 Total47.4% 52.6%
 Age 0-949.5%50.5%
 Age 10-1752.9%47.1%
 Age 18-2447.6%52.4%
 Age 25-2947.2%52.8%
 Age 30-3951.7%48.3%
 40+48.0%52.0%
Race/Ethnicity% White52.7%
 % Black43.7%
 % Asian1.9%
 % Latino3.3%
 % Native American0.3%
 % Pacific Islander0.0%
 % Indian (South Asia)0.7%

Housing

On Campus Housing ProvidedYes
Meal Plan ProvidedYes, number of meals per week can vary
Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$10,206
Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$0
Median Rent (Rental Units of Any Size)$561
Rental Price Distribution StudioOne BedroomTwo Bedroom
 Under $50086.3%35.3%9.2%
 $500 to $7490.0%50.6%0.0%
 $750 to $99913.7%11.0%39.2%
 Over $10000.0%3.0%14.8%
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