University of Alabama

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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 flagship of the University of Alabama System.

University of Alabama Admissions, Retention, and Graduation Information

Annual Applications Acceptance Graduation Rate Median SAT Score Median ACT Score
39,560 80% 72% 1210 27

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 Body Under-Grads Graduates
35,173 31,340 3,833

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.