University of Alabama

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Global Influence / U.S. Influence
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Public university located in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, United States

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About University of Alabama

The University of Alabama (UA) was founded in 1820. UA is organized into 13 academic divisions offering 117 areas of study. Among its most popular degree programs are those in engineering and in business, management, and marketing.

UA’s distance-learning and online department—Bama By Distance—offers a total of more than 70 bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degree programs, as well as various specialist certificates.

Among many distinguished UA-associated individuals, we may mention the following:

UA is regionally accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC).

According to Wikipedia, The University of Alabama is a public research university in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. Established in 1820 and opened to students in 1831, the University of Alabama is the oldest and largest of the public universities in Alabama as well as the University of Alabama System. It is classified among "R1: Doctoral Universities – Very high research activity".

University of Alabama's Online Degrees

BS in Nursing (RN-to-BSN)
  • Required Credits: 25/ 125
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: Online
BA in Criminology and Criminal Justice
  • Required Credits: 120
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: Online
BS in Commerce and Business Administration
Degree Concentrations
  • General Business
  • Management
  • Accounting
  • Marketing
  • Required Credits: 120
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: Online
BS in Hospitality Management
  • Required Credits: 120
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: Online
BS in Human Development and Family Studies
Degree Concentrations
  • Child Life
  • Required Credits: 120
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: Online
BS in Food and Nutrition
  • Required Credits: 120
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: Online
BS in Human Environmental Sciences, Consumer Sciences
Degree Concentrations
  • Consumer Affairs
  • Family Financial Planning and Counseling
  • Required Credits: 120
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: Online
BS in Public Health
  • Required Credits: 120
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: Online
BS/BA in Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Required Credits: 120
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: Online
BS in Early Childhood Education
  • Required Credits: 120
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: Online
BS in Early Childhood Education
  • Required Credits: 120
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: Online
BS in Food and Nutrition
  • Required Credits: 120
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: Online
BS in Human Development and Family Studies
Degree Concentrations
  • Child Life
  • Required Credits: 120
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: Online
BS in Human Environmental Sciences, Consumer Sciences
Degree Concentrations
  • Consumer Affairs
  • Family Financial Planning and Counseling
  • Required Credits: 120
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: Online
BS in Human Environmental Sciences
  • Required Credits: 120
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: Online
BS in Hospitality Management
  • Required Credits: 120
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: Online
BS/BA in Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Required Credits: 120
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: Online
BA in Criminology and Criminal Justice
  • Required Credits: 120
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: Online
BS in Commerce and Business Administration
Degree Concentrations
  • General Business
  • Management
  • Accounting
  • Marketing
  • Required Credits: 120
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: Online
BS in Nursing
  • Required Credits: 25/ 125
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: Online
BS in Public Health
  • Required Credits: 120
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: Online
MS in Nursing
Degree Concentrations
  • Nurse Administrator
  • Required Credits: 33-39
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: Online
MA in Educational Psychology
Degree Concentrations
  • Learning and Assessment
  • Required Credits: 30
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: Online
MS in Mechanical Engineering
  • Required Credits: 30
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: Online
MS in Marketing
Degree Concentrations
  • Digital and Social Media
  • Marketing Analytics
  • Required Credits: 30-33
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: Online
MA in Elementary Education
  • Required Credits: 30-36
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: Online
MA in Kinesiology (Sport Management P-12 Certification)
  • Required Credits: 30
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: Online
MS in Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics
  • Required Credits: 30
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: Online
MA in Journalism and Media Studies
  • Required Credits: 31
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: Online
MA in Health Studies
Degree Concentrations
  • Health Promotion
  • Required Credits: 30
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: Online
MA in Educational Leadership and Reduced Hour Option
  • Required Credits: 18-30
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: Online
MA in Advertising and Public Relations
Degree Concentrations
  • Marketing Communication Management
  • Required Credits: 30
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: Online
MS in Consumer Sciences
Degree Concentrations
  • Family Financial Planning and Counseling
  • Required Credits: 30
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: Online
MA in Health Studies (Health Promotion)
  • Required Credits: 30
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: Online
MS in Human Nutrition
  • Required Credits: 30
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: Online
MS in Hospitality Management
Degree Concentrations
  • Sport Hospitality
  • Required Credits: 30
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: Online
MS in Human Environmental Sciences
Degree Concentrations
  • MS in Human Environmental Sciences (Consumer Quality Management)
  • Required Credits: 30
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: Online
MA in Educational Leadership and Reduced Hour Option
  • Required Credits: 18-30
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: Online
MA in Educational Psychology
Degree Concentrations
  • Learning and Assessment
  • Required Credits: 30
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: Online
MA and Education Specialist
Degree Concentrations
  • Educational Psychology - School Psychometry
  • /Educational Psychology - School Psychology
  • Required Credits: 69
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: Online
MA in Communication Studies
Degree Concentrations
  • Organizational Leadership
  • Required Credits: 30
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: Online
MA in Instructional Technology
  • Required Credits: 30
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: Online
MA in Elementary Education
  • Required Credits: 30-36
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: Online
MA in Journalism
  • Required Credits: 31
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: Online
MA in Kinesiology
  • Required Credits: 30-33
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: Online
MA in Higher Education Administration
  • Required Credits: 36
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: Online
MS in Operations Management
  • Required Credits: 30
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: Online
BSN/MSN in Nursing
  • Required Credits: 50-56
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: Online
MS in Nursing
Degree Concentrations
  • Nurse Practitioner
  • Dual Concentration
  • Family Nurse
  • Required Credits: 45-72
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: Online
MS in Nurse Administrator
  • Required Credits: 33-39
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: Online
MS in Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics
  • Required Credits: 30
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: Online
MS in Mechanical Engineering
  • Required Credits: 30
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: Online
MA in Secondary Education
  • Required Credits: 30
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: Online
MS in Library and Information Studies
Degree Concentrations
  • Archival Studies
  • School Library Media
  • Required Credits: 36
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: Online
MPH in Social Work
Degree Concentrations
  • Children
  • Adolescents and Their Families or Adults and Their Families
  • Required Credits: 42-60
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: Online
MA in Special Education
  • Required Credits: 36
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: Online
MS in Population Health Sciences
  • Required Credits: 30
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: Online
MBA in Management (Global Business Management)
  • Required Credits: 30
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: Online
MPH in Public Health
  • Required Credits: 42
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: Online
MA in Rehabilitation Counseling
  • Required Credits: 60
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: Online
MS in Marketing
Degree Concentrations
  • Digital and Social Media
  • Marketing Analytics
  • Required Credits: 30
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: Online

University of Alabama Admissions, Retention, and Graduation Information

Annual ApplicationsAcceptanceGraduation RateMedian SAT ScoreMedian ACT Score
39,56080%72%121027

How Much Does University of Alabama Cost To Attend?

Tuition (in-state)Fees (in-state)
$10,780$840

How Much Do University of Alabama Graduates Make?

If you graduate from University of Alabama, then you can expect to earn an average of $51,600 per year. You also have a 90% chance of being employed after 10 years.

University of Alabama's Demographics

Demographic data is for full-time, on-campus students.

Student BodyUnder-GradsGraduates
35,17331,3403,833

Where is University of Alabama?

University of Alabama is located at 739 University Blvd, Tuscaloosa AL 35487-0100

How Safe is University of Alabama?

Tuscaloosa has a violent crime rate of less than .01% and a property crime rate of less than .01%.

What Is University of Alabama Known For?

University of Alabama is known for it's academic work in the following disciplines:

University of Alabama's Top Areas of Influence With Degrees Offered

Who Are University of Alabama's Most Influential Alumni?

University of Alabama's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Law, Social Work, and Criminal Justice. Here are some of University of Alabama's most famous alumni:

Edward O. Wilson
Edward O. Wilson
A U.S. biologist and author, (1929 – 2021), Birmingham, Alabama, USA.
Timothy Leary
Timothy Leary
An American psychologist .
George Armitage Miller
George Armitage Miller
An American cognitive psychologist.
Jimmy Wales
A Wikipedia co-founder and American Internet entrepreneur.
Gay Talese
Gay Talese
An American writer.
Bernie Madoff
Bernie Madoff
An American former businessman, stockbroker, investment advisor, financier and white collar criminal .
Nathan Jacobson
Nathan Jacobson
An American mathematician.
Harper Lee
Harper Lee
An American author.
Albert Brewer
A 47th Governor of Alabama .
George W. Snedecor
An American mathematician.
Mel Allen
Mel Allen
An American sports announcer .
Robert J. Van de Graaff
Robert J. Van de Graaff
A Physicist, inventor of Van de Graaff generator.

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