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University of Alabama - ACT Scores, Costs and Admissions Data


University of Alabama

University of Alabama

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University of Alabama Description:

The University of Alabama at Tuscaloosa is the state's flagship institution of higher learning. Alabama's low state tuition combined with UA's consistent ranking among the top 50 public universities in the country make it a true value. The popular undergraduate business program also finds itself on many top 50 lists, and UA's strengths in the liberal arts and sciences have earned it a chapter of Phi Beta Kappa. About 20% of the University of Alabama's first-year students participate in the UA Honors Program. In athletics, the 'Bama Crimson Tide competes in the NCAA Division I Southeastern Conference.

Admissions Data (2012):

Enrollment (2012):

  • Total Enrollment: 33,503 (28,026 undergraduates)
  • Gender Breakdown: 46% Male / 54% Female
  • 91% Full-time

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Costs (2012 - 13):

  • Tuition and Fees: $9,200 (in-state); $22,950 (out-of-state)
  • Books: $1,100
  • Room and Board: $12,450
  • Other Expenses: $3,967
  • Total Cost: $26,717 (in-state); $40,467 (out-of-state)

University of Alabama Financial Aid (2011 - 12):

  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 76%
  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of Aid
    • Grants: 58%
    • Loans: 44%
  • Average Amount of Aid
    • Grants: $9,601
    • Loans: $13,089

Most Popular Majors:

Accounting, Advertising, Biology, Business Administration, Elementary Education, Finance, Marketing, Nursing, Political Science, Psychology, Public Relations

Graduation and Retention Rates:

  • First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 85%
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate: 41%
  • 6-Year Graduation Rate: 67%

Data Source:

National Center for Educational Statistics

University of Alabama Mission and Vision Statements:

mission and vision statements from http://ua.edu/mission.html

Our Mission
To advance the intellectual and social condition of the people of the State through quality programs of teaching, research, and service.

Our Vision
The University of Alabama will be the university of choice for the best and brightest students in Alabama and a university of choice for all other students who seek exceptional educational opportunities. The University of Alabama will be a student-centered research university and an academic community united in its commitment to enhancing the quality of life for all Alabamians.

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