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#183 Overall Influence #94 Desirability Rank

University of Alabama

Public university located in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, United States

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).

From 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 flagship of the University of Alabama System. The university offers programs of study in 13 academic divisions leading to bachelor's, master's, education specialist, and doctoral degrees. The only publicly supported law school in the state is at UA. Other academic programs unavailable elsewhere in Alabama include doctoral programs in anthropology, communication and information sciences, metallurgical engineering, music, Romance languages, and social work.

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Admissions

What does this school look for?

Annual Applications

39,560

Acceptance

80%

Graduation Rate

72%

Median SAT Score

1210

Median ACT Score

27

Costs

How much does it cost to attend?

Tuition (in-state)

$10,780

Fees (in-state)

$840

After Graduation

Averages for 10 years after enrolling

Avg Earnings

$51,600

Employed

90%

Campus Life

What's it like to attend this school?

The People

Full time on-campus stats

Student Body

35K

Under-Grads

31K

Graduates

4K

The Campus

Where will you be attending?

Location

739 University Blvd, Tuscaloosa AL 35487-0100

City Crime Rates

Property Crime

37 per 100K

Violent Crime

5 per 100K

What is University of Alabama known for?

Our answer to this is to show you the disciplines in which a school's faculty and alumni have had the highest historical influence. A school may be influential in a discipline even if they do not offer degrees in that area. We've organized two lists to show where they are influential and offer corresponding degrees, and where they are influential through scholarship although they don't offer degrees in the disciplines.

Top areas of influence with degrees offered

#49 World Rank
Law
#155 World Rank
Biology
#113 World Rank
Business
#135 World Rank
Medical
#109 World Rank
Education
#85 World Rank
History
#241 World Rank
Literature
#201 World Rank
Engineering
#128 World Rank
Political Science
#239 World Rank
Mathematics
#140 World Rank
Psychology
#127 World Rank
Communications
#307 World Rank
Chemistry
#76 World Rank
Sociology
#292 World Rank
Computer Science
#333 World Rank
Physics
#457 World Rank
Philosophy
#75 World Rank
Criminal Justice
#179 World Rank
Earth Sciences
#485 World Rank
Religious Studies
#198 World Rank
Anthropology
#98 World Rank
Social Work
#146 World Rank
Nursing

Other areas of influence

#313 World Rank
Economics

Influential People

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, Criminal Justice, and Sociology

Shaun Alexander

Shaun Alexander

American football player

Martin Haskell

American physician

Raleigh Kirby Godsey

American academic

Cornelius Bennett

All-American college football player, professional football player, linebacker, College Football Hall of Fame member

Fred Nall Hollis

American artist

Andy Duncan

Andy Duncan

American writer

Vicki Hollub

American businesswoman and mineral engineer

Tom Kilgore

American businessman

LeRoy Pope Walker

LeRoy Pope Walker

Confederate Army general

John G. McNutt

American academic

Joseph Sam Perry

American federal judge

Hudson Strode

American writer