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Tuscaloosa, AL 35487-0166
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The University of Alabama

The University of Alabama Rating: 4.1/5 (54 votes)

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Information Summary

Ranks 4th in Alabama and 278th overall
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Campus Crime Statistics

Ranks 0th in Alabama and 445th overall on StateUniversity.com‘s Safe School Index
  Incidents per 100 Students
Aggravated assault 3 0.01
Murder & Non-Negligent Manslaughter N/A N/A
Rape 3 0.01
Robbery 5 0.02
Arson 1 0.00
Burglary 69 0.22
Larceny N/A N/A
Vehicle theft 3 0.01
Arrest 82 0.26

Local Crime Statistics

  Incidents per 100 People
Aggravated assault 196 0.22
Murder & Non-Negligent Manslaughter 3 0.00
Forcible Rape 39 0.04
Robbery 194 0.21
Arson N/A N/A
Burglary 1,249 1.37
Larceny 2,963 3.26
Vehicle theft 190 0.21

Student Financial Aid Details

Ranks 954th for the average student loan amount.
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Student Enrollment Demographics

Student Graduation Demographics

Most Popular Fields of Study

Carnegie Foundation Classification

Research Universities (high research activity)
UndergraduateProfessions plus arts & sciences, high graduate coexistence
GraduateComprehensive doctoral (no medical/veterinary)
Undergraduate PopulationFull-time four-year, selective, lower transfer-in
EnrollmentHigh undergraduate
Size & SettingLarge four-year, primarily residential

General Characteristics

Title IV EligibilityParticipates in Title IV federal financial aid programs
Highest offeringDoctoral degree
Calendar SystemSemester
Years of college work requiredN/A
Variable Tuition
Religious AffiliationN/A
Congressional District107

Special Learning Opportunities

Distance LearningN/A
ROTC — Army / Navy / Air Force  —   /   / 
Study Abroad
Weekend College
Teacher Certification

Student Tuition Costs and Fees


Ranks 573rd for total cost of attendance
  In District In State Out of State
Effective as of 2014-09-19
FT Undergraduate Tuition $9,450 $9,450 $23,950
FT Undergraduate Required Fees N/A N/A N/A
PT Undergraduate per Credit Hour $513 $513 $1,132
FT Graduate Tuition $9,450 $9,450 $23,950
FT Graduate Required Fees N/A N/A N/A
PT Graduate per Credit Hour $561 $561 $1,246
Total Cost of Attendance — On-Campus $27,000 $27,000 $41,500
Total Cost of Attendance — Off-Campus w/out Family $27,000 $27,000 $41,500
Total Cost of Attendance — Off-Campus with Family $15,620 $15,620 $30,120

Student Tuition Costs for Professional Fields

  In State Out of State
Effective as of 2014-09-19
Medical Degree — Tuition $24,510 $58,590
Medical Degree — Required Fees N/A N/A
Law Degree — Tuition $20,770 $34,840
Law Degree — Required Fees N/A N/A

Student Tuition Cost History and Trends

Prior year cost comparison
  In District In State Out of State
Published Tuition & Fees $8,600 $9,200 $8,600 $9,200 $21,900 $22,950
  Cost (regardless of residency)
Effective as of 2014-09-19
Books & Supplies $1,100(N/C)
On-Campus – Room & Board $10,781 $12,450
On-Campus – Other Expenses $3,458 $3,967
Off-Campus w/out Family – Room & Board $10,781 $12,450
Off-Campus w/out Family – Other Expenses $3,458 $3,967
Off-Campus with Family – Room & Board $3,458 $5,763

Admission Details

Effective as of 2014-09-19
Application Fee RequiredN/A
Undergraduate Application Fee$40
Graduate Application Fee$50
First Professional Application FeeN/A
Applicants 30,975 (12,615 male / 18,360 female)
Admitted 17,515 (7,069 male / 10,446 female)
Admission rate 57%
First-time Enrollment 6,454 (2,830 male / 3,624 female)
FT Enrollment 6,428 (2,820 male / 3,608 female)
PT Enrollment 26 (10 male / 16 female)
Total Enrollment34,752

Admission Criteria

 = Required,   = Recommended,   = Neither required nor recommended
Open Admissions
Secondary School GPA / Rank / Record  /   / 
College Prep. Completion
RecommendationsN/A
Formal competency demoN/A
Admission test scores
TOEFL
Other testsN/A

Admission Credits Accepted

Dual Credit
Life Experience
Advanced Placement (AP)

Athletics - Association Memberships

Sports / Athletic Conference Memberships NCAA
NCAA Football Conference Southeastern Conference
NCAA Basketball Conference Southeastern Conference
NCAA Baseball Conference Southeastern Conference
NCAA Track & Field Conference Southeastern Conference

ACT Test Admission

158th for 75pctl scores
Applicants submitting ACT results 76%
Verbal scores (25/75 %ile) 22 / 32
Math scores (25/75 %ile) 21 / 28
Cumulative scores (25/75 %ile) 22 / 30

SAT Test Admission

294th for 75pctl scores
Applicants submitting SAT results 23%
Verbal scores (25/75 %ile) 490 / 620
Math scores (25/75 %ile) 500 / 640
Cumulative scores (25/75 %ile) 990 / 1260

Student Services

Remedial Services
Academic / Career Counseling
PT Cost-defraying Employment
Career Placement
On-Campus Day Care
Library Facility

Student Living

First-time Room / Board Required
Dorm Capacity9,198
Meals per WeekN/A
Room Fee$5,600
Board Fee$3,156

Student Completion / Graduation Demographics

 
Total 155 731 144 77 26 5,494 25 6,697
Accounting 16 23 9 3 266 318
Advertising 3 5 2 2 91 103
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/Space Engineering 1 1 1 21 24
African-American/Black Studies 2 2
American/United States Studies/Civilization 18 1 19
Anthropology 1 1 1 23 26
Apparel and Textiles, General 6 2 49 57
Art History, Criticism and Conservation 1 1 10 12
Athletic Training/Trainer 3 16 19
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist 12 3 70 1 87
Biology/Biological Sciences, General 3 20 6 6 2 147 184
Business Administration and Management, General 15 48 7 7 1 489 3 577
Business/Managerial Economics 2 2 3 2 65 75
Chemical Engineering 4 1 3 1 67 76
Chemistry, General 1 4 1 2 20 28
Civil Engineering, General 3 5 1 1 91 101
Computer and Information Sciences, General 3 43 47
Construction Engineering 1 1 6 8
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services 2 10 12
Creative Writing 1 14 15
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies 34 1 80 115
Dance, General 1 1 24 26
Dietetics/Dietitian 4 2 1 67 74
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General 5 24 30
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Educational Leadership and Administration, General 3 30 34
Educational Psychology 4 1 17 22
Electrical and Electronics Engineering 11 6 2 1 53 73
Elementary Education and Teaching 6 11 3 2 160 182
Engineering Mechanics 2 1 3
English Language and Literature, General 1 11 3 2 84 101
Environmental Science 27 27
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering 4 4
Family Resource Management Studies, General 5 2 1 1 37 46
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General 4 40 3 3 2 186 1 242
Finance, General 16 10 6 4 143 179
Fine Arts and Art Studies, Other 7 7
Fine/Studio Arts, General 1 2 1 1 48 53
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General 1 1 1 10 13
Geography 1 1 40 1 43
Geology/Earth Science, General 1 25 26
German Language and Literature 3 1 4
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other 31 2 1 105 3 142
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration 2 6 8
History, General 4 3 1 96 1 105
Hospital and Health Care Facilities Administration/Management 5 5
Human Development and Family Studies, General 12 2 70 85
Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services, Other 17 1 55 73
Interior Design 1 3 38 42
International Relations and Affairs 3 3 1 22 29
Journalism 7 3 1 1 62 2 77
Latin American Studies
Legal Research and Advanced Professional Studies, Other 2 5 3 3 1 62 1 81
Library and Information Science 2 2 3 2 112 2 125
Management Information Systems, General 3 15 2 2 100 122
Management Science 2 11 3 3 1 67 88
Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography 8 8
Marketing/Marketing Management, General 12 11 5 3 275 309
Materials Engineering
Mathematical Statistics and Probability 2 6 8
Mathematics, General 4 5 1 2 31 43
Mechanical Engineering 9 7 1 2 86 105
Mental Health Counseling/Counselor 4 4
Metallurgical Engineering 2 3 1 8 14
Microbiology, General 1 2 3
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General 2 12 4 1 131 151
Music Teacher Education 1 1 1 8 12
Music, General 1 1 1 1 41 45
Philosophy 2 1 2 18 23
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching 2 16 2 1 139 1 162
Physics, General 3 2 4 9
Political Science and Government, General 15 4 1 114 135
Psychology, General 2 31 6 2 151 1 193
Public Administration 2 7 10
Public Relations/Image Management 3 20 8 3 2 151 188
Radio and Television 19 2 1 99 122
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse 42 3 2 222 6 275
Religion/Religious Studies 1 6 7
Restaurant/Food Services Management 2 3 103 108
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General 1 2 3 6
Secondary Education and Teaching 2 8 4 1 118 133
Social Work 2 116 4 1 1 154 285
Sociology
Spanish Language and Literature 1 1 19 21
Special Education and Teaching, General 5 1 70 77
Speech Communication and Rhetoric 1 15 2 1 76 96
Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist 2 1 23 26
Taxation 19 19
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor 1 1 3 1 6
Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling/Counselor 2 5 7
Women's Studies 3 1 6 11

Faculty Compensation / Salaries

Ranks 396th for the average full-time faculty salary.
Effective as of 2014-09-20
Tenure system N/A
Average FT Salary $89,969 ($100,671 male / $70,928 female)
Number of FT Faculty 1,252 (702 male / 550 female)
Number of PT Faculty 1,801
FT Faculty Ratio 0.7 : 1
Total Benefits $63,880,513

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