The University of Alabama

country rank  107
world rank  205

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University Overview

Established in 1831, The University of Alabama is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of Tuscaloosa (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Alabama. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, The University of Alabama (UA) is a very large (EduListing enrollment range: 35,000-39,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. The University of Alabama (UA) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the EduListing degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 189 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 50-60% making this US higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Acronym UA
Founded 1831
Colours Crimson and white

University Location

Address 739 University Boulevard
Tuscaloosa (population range: 50,000-249,999)
35487-0166 Alabama
United States
T +1 (205) 348 6010
F +1 (205) 348 9046

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)
10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 50-60%
Admission Office 1707 Ridgemont Dr
Tuscaloosa 35404
+1 2053487207
800 933 2262

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 35,000-39,999
Academic Staff over-5,000
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to The University of Alabama's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes


Institutional Accreditation

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges

Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • American Psychological Association APA
  • American Speech-Language-Hearing Association ASHA
  • Accreditation Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communication ACEJMC
  • Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation CAEP
  • American Library Association ALA
  • Alabama State Department of Education ALSDE
  • Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology ABET
  • National Association of Schools of Art Design NASAD
  • Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education ACGME
  • National Association of Schools of Dance NASD
  • National Association of Schools of Theatre NAST
  • National Association of Schools of Music NASM
  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education CCNE
  • CMS-Certified Laboratory Improvement Amendments CLIA
  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business AACSB International
  • American Bar Association ABA-Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Education Programs CACREP
  • National Association of School Psychologists NASP
  • Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education CAATE
  • Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics ACEND
  • Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care AAAHC
  • Council on Social Work Education CSWE
  • Commission on English Language Program Accreditation CEA

Memberships and Affiliations

  • University of Alabama System
  • Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities (APLU)
  • Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

Academic Structure


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Online Courses

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