General Information About The University of Alabama
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. Our Strategic Goals 1. Advance the University's academic, research, scholarship and service priorities, consistent with a top tier university, and continue to promote growth and national prominence in these areas. 2. Retain and recruit outstanding faculty and staff to support the teaching, research and service mission of the University. 3. Enhance the University's learning environment to attract and retain excellent students. 4. Develop a university-wide emphasis on leadership as a primary role of the flagship university of the State of Alabama.
Institutional statistical data was gathered from the U.S. Department of Education - Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, 2009-2010.
- 4-year, Public
Special Learning Opportunities
- ROTC (Army, Air Force)
- Teacher certification
- Distance learning opportunities
- Study abroad
- Weekend/evening college
- Remedial services
- Academic/career counseling service
- Employment services for students
- Placement services for completers
- On-campus day care for students' children
- Dual credit
- Credit for life experiences
- Advanced placement (AP) credits
- The acceptance of credits for work experience or military experience are subject to review by the school and cannot be guaranteed.
- Not applicable
- Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
- Bachelor's degree
- Master's degree
- Post-master's certificate
- City: Midsize
Disability Services Student
- 3% or Less
Admission Total Applicants 18,967 Percent Admitted 59% Men Admitted 59% Women Admitted 58% Full Time Retention Rate 83%
Submitted ACT & SAT Scores
25th Percentile Score 75th Percentile Score Critical Reading 490 600 Math 490 610
25th Percentile Score 75th Percentile Score Composite 21 27 English 21 28 Math 19 26
Student Demographics Total Enrolled 30,140 Native American 175 Asian 371 African American 3,626 Hispanic 619 Enrolled FullTime Undergraduates 22,866 Enrolled FullTime Graduates 2,991