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#2 Best Value Colleges in Alabama

The University of Alabama

Tuscaloosa, Alabama

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Overview

Student Population
38,390
The University of Alabama overview
Location Tuscaloosa, Alabama
Online ua.edu
School Type Public 4 Year
Setting Small City
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Size Large
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate
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Located in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, The University of Alabama is a large four year public college offering both undergrad and graduate programs. In the most recent statistical year 38,505 prospective students applied, and 31,835 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 6,764 enrolled in the school.  33,038 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 5,352 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2019/2020, excluding room and board, is $10,780 plus fees of $0. Alabama is ranked 356 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

Ratings

7/10
Overall
8/10
Academics
5/10
Resources
7/10
Outcomes
8/10
Value

Alabama is rated within the top 39% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 7 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated

Rankings

Rankings for The University of Alabama within the 2021 CollegeSimply Best Colleges Lists.

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Getting In

Admission Standards
Very High
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SAT 1080/1340
ACT 23/31
GPA 3.6
Applications Accepted
82.7% 
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Applications Due Apr 1, 2021
Applicant Competition Very Low

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Annual Cost to Attend

Alabama Resident Tuition
$10,780
In State Costs for The University of Alabama
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,000
Other Fees$0
Room and Board $13,636
Budget for Other Expenses$4,600
Total One Year Cost$30,016
Out of State Resident Tuition
$30,250
Out of State Costs for The University of Alabama
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,000
Other Fees$0
Room and Board $13,636
Budget for Other Expenses$4,600
Total One Year Cost$49,486

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Outcomes

Average Salary After 10 Years
$49,900 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
66% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by The University of Alabama students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 29%
Health Professions 10%
Communication 9%
Work and Family Studies 7%
Engineering 7%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=100751 IPEDS survey data for The University of Alabama.

Current students may use the The University of Alabama GPA calculator to determine their current college GPA.