|Degrees offered||Undergrad & Graduate|
|Students with disability||5%|
|Student to faculty ratio||23:1|
|Dormitory capacity||8,519 students|
|Freshmen are required
to live on campus
The University of Alabama is somewhat selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 38,237 applications and 20,107 students were granted admission. The University of Alabama is at the #51 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.
Among other admission requirements, applicants must submit ACT or SAT test scores in order to get their application considered. In Fall 2016, 80% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 19% submitted SAT scores.
|SAT||980 to 1230|
|ACT||23 to 31|
The University of Alabama charges different tuition rate depending on students residency. In 2016-2017 academic year, students from out of state paid $26,950 and in-state students paid $10,470.
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In 2016-2017 academic year, 79% of The University of Alabama's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 18% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,380 (which is 1.2% below the national average.)
The total number of federal student loan recipients at The University of Alabama in 2016-2017, was 3,032, which is 42% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $5,542 (which is 4.5% above the national average.)
In Fall 2016, The University of Alabama has enrolled a total of 37,663 students (32,488 students full-time and 5,175 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 37,663 students, 1,478 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 44% men and 56% women and 32,563 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 5,100 for graduates studies.
The institution also enrolled 3,627 students for distance studies.
Black/African American: 11%
Non-resident alien: 3%
Two or more races: 3%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 0%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%
Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at The University of Alabama.Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
|Study Areas||Percent||Total Graduates||Online|
|Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services||16%||855||385|
|Public Administration And Social Service Professions||16%||837||0|
|Legal Professions And Studies||11%||574||0|
|Health Professions And Related Programs||5%||251||249|
|Family And Consumer Sciences/human Sciences||3%||178||152|
|Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics||2%||129|
Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.
The following section details graduation and dropout rates of The University of Alabama full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.
The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.
The typical median income of The University of Alabama graduates 6 years after enrollment is $34,800. Last year, out of the total 4,642 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 4,317 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 4,057 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 3,651 were employed.
|6 years after enrollment||10 years after enrollment|
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