University of Alabama
#199 Overall Influence#94 Desirability Rank

University of Alabama

Public university located in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, United States

University of Alabama Rankings

    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).

    Admissions

    What does this school look for?

    Annual Applications

    37,302

    Acceptance

    59%

    Graduation Rate

    69%

    Median SAT Score

    1170

    Median ACT Score

    27

    Costs

    How much does it cost to attend?

    Tuition (in-state)

    $10,780

    Fees (in-state)

    $0

    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

    36K

    Under-Grads

    32K

    Graduates

    4K

    The Campus

    Where will you be attending?

    Location

    739 University Blvd, Tuscaloosa AL 35487-0166

    On Campus Crime Rates

    Property Crime

    13k per 100k

    Violent Crime

    0k per 100k

    City Crime Rates

    Property Crime

    37k per 100k

    Violent Crime

    5k 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

    #76 World Rank #35 USA Rank
    Religious Studies
    #120 World Rank #66 USA Rank
    History
    #125 World Rank #67 USA Rank
    Biology
    #88 World Rank #71 USA Rank
    Communications
    #181 World Rank #87 USA Rank
    Anthropology
    #147 World Rank #87 USA Rank
    Psychology
    #116 World Rank #87 USA Rank
    Social Work
    #137 World Rank #101 USA Rank
    Nursing
    #232 World Rank #103 USA Rank
    Engineering
    #189 World Rank #103 USA Rank
    Law
    #230 World Rank #119 USA Rank
    Medical
    #166 World Rank #123 USA Rank
    Business
    #221 World Rank #123 USA Rank
    Political Science
    #234 World Rank #130 USA Rank
    Education
    #391 World Rank #149 USA Rank
    Chemistry
    #389 World Rank #157 USA Rank
    Literature
    #510 World Rank #169 USA Rank
    Mathematics
    #230 World Rank #173 USA Rank
    Criminal Justice
    #430 World Rank #181 USA Rank
    Computer Science
    #575 World Rank #241 USA Rank
    Sociology
    #1369 World Rank #536 USA Rank
    Philosophy

    Other areas of influence

    #543 World Rank #202 USA 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 Religious Studies, Communications, and Social Work. University of Alabama’s most academically influential people include Edward O. Wilson, Jimmy Wales, and Timothy Leary.

    Edward O. Wilson
    Edward O. Wilson

    U.S. biologist and author

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    Jimmy Wales

    Wikipedia co-founder and American Internet entrepreneur

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    Timothy Leary
    Timothy Leary

    American psychologist

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    Harper Lee
    Harper Lee

    American author

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    Gay Talese
    Gay Talese

    American writer

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    George Armitage Miller
    George Armitage Miller

    American cognitive psychologist

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    J. N. Reddy
    J. N. Reddy

    American academic

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    William March
    William March

    United States Marine, novelist, short story writer

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    Bernard Madoff
    Bernard Madoff

    American former businessman, stockbroker, investment advisor, financier and white collar criminal

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    Charles J. Cooper

    American lawyer

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    Robert Tollison
    Robert Tollison

    American economist

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    James Hood
    James Hood

    Civil right activist

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