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The University of Alabama

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Rating

Public

Type

42,432

Students

$30,250

Tuition

83%

Acceptance

#148

Ranking

Midsize City

Campus Setting

Tuscaloosa, AL

739 University Blvd, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487-0100

The University of Alabama is a very large public university located in Tuscaloosa, AL ranked 4thin Alabama. It has a total of 36,045 full-time undergraduate students and is not competitive, accepting close to five in every six applicants. The University of Alabama offers 214 different majors and is best known for its managerial economics, human sciences, and marketing programs (nationally ranked 2nd, 2nd, and 3rd respectively). With a tuition cost of $10,780 for in-state students and $30,250 for those from out-of-state, The University of Alabama is reasonably costly. 57.21% of students graduate moving on to the next phase of their lives, employment. After graduation, alumni go on to earn about $44,500 per year, which is 7% greater than the national median.

Rankings

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Cost

$30,250/Year
Above Average

The University of Alabama

$30,250

National Average

$18,347
Pay with Cash

$49,486/year

Total annual cost including tuition, books and living expenses; excluding any financial aid, grants or scholarships.

Pay with Financial Aid

$34,326/year

Average annual cost including tuition, books and living expenses after financial aid, grants or scholarships.

Getting In

83%Acceptance
Not Very Selective

The University of Alabama

83%

National

69%
Sat

1080 - 1340

27% of students submit

Admissions Yield

21%

ACT

21 - 29

72% of students submit

Application Website

apply.ua.edu

SAT & ACT

Required

Application Fee

$40

Students

36,045Undergrads
Large Student Population

Full-Time

6,631

Part-Time

31
Male

45%

In-state

83%

Female

55%

Out of state

15%

Undergrads Over 25

8%

International

1%

Majors/Degrees

Popular Majors
Graduates per Major
6% Business Administration and Management, General6% Marketing/Marketing Management, General5% Finance, General83% Others

6% Business Administration and Management, General

6% Marketing/Marketing Management, General

5% Finance, General

83% Others

Business Administration and Management, General

6%

588 Graduates

Marketing/Marketing Management, General

6%

580 Graduates

Finance, General

5%

492 Graduates

Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse

5%

461 Graduates

Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General

4%

372 Graduates

Mechanical Engineering

4%

369 Graduates

Accounting

4%

366 Graduates

Psychology, General

4%

341 Graduates

Academics

B+
Professors
StudentsProfessors20:120:1

Students

Professors

Student Faculty Ratio

20

Number of Library Books

1,981,210

Academic Spend per Student

$9,983

Full-time Retention Rate

87%

Total spend on salaries and wages to all employees, faculty, staff, per student.

High retention indicates students are generally satisfied with their experience.

Post-Graduation Salary

$37,400/Year

The University of Alabama

$37,400

National

$26,900
Median Earnings

$37,400

2 Years After Graduation

Employed 2 Years after Graduation

1%

Median Earnings

$44,500

6 Years After Graduation

Graduation Rate

57%