University of Alabama
#196 Overall Influence#94 Desirability Rank

University of Alabama

Public university located in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, United States

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

Influence Rankings by Discipline

How’s this school influential?

#71 World Rank #33 USA Rank
Religious Studies
#104 World Rank #81 USA Rank
Communications
#115 World Rank #85 USA Rank
Nursing
#118 World Rank #88 USA Rank
Social Work
#120 World Rank #66 USA Rank
History
#120 World Rank #62 USA Rank
Biology
#141 World Rank #85 USA Rank
Psychology
#164 World Rank #120 USA Rank
Business
#168 World Rank #78 USA Rank
Anthropology
#185 World Rank #101 USA Rank
Law
#208 World Rank #117 USA Rank
Political Science
#223 World Rank #113 USA Rank
Medical
#227 World Rank #103 USA Rank
Engineering
#240 World Rank #136 USA Rank
Education
#245 World Rank #184 USA Rank
Criminal Justice
#351 World Rank #136 USA Rank
Literature
#370 World Rank #138 USA Rank
Chemistry
#412 World Rank #175 USA Rank
Computer Science
#565 World Rank #232 USA Rank
Sociology
#586 World Rank #214 USA Rank
Economics
#781 World Rank #289 USA Rank
Mathematics
#904 World Rank #344 USA Rank
Philosophy

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 Nursing. 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
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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Raleigh Kirby Godsey

American academic

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Charles J. Cooper

American lawyer

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Robert Tollison
Robert Tollison

American economist

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About This School

How does this school stack up?

The University of Alabama is a public research university in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. Established in 1820, 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.

Source: Wikipedia