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U Alabama at Huntsville is a public university. Founded in 1950, it joined the state university system in 1960. Its 376-acre main campus is located in northwest Huntsville; its medical campus is in the downtown medical district.

Website: www.uah.edu/

Public
Co-ed
7,989
Undergraduate
Students
(42.2%) 3,375 Women
(57.8%) 4,614 Men
1,999
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
81% of 4,543 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
August 17

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.90
SAT Math
565 average
450-680 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
630 average
560-700 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
28 average
25-31 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
In-state: $27,868
Out-of-state: $40,264
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $11,122
Out-of-state: $23,518
Room and Board
$10,632
Average Percent of Need Met
82%
Average Freshman Award
$18,908
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$27,929
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
364
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 11% of classes
10-19 students: 20% of classes
20-29 students: 24% of classes
30-39 students: 20% of classes
40-49 students: 10% of classes
50-99 students: 15% of classes
Over 100 students: 2% of classes
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Campus Life

Huntsville Population
183,739
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Not reported
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
28% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division II
Mascot
Charger Blue
Sororities
5% of women participate
Fraternities
5% of men participate
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
1.1% American Indian/Alaskan Native
3.6% Asian
9.2% Black/African-American
5.8% Hispanic/Latino
3.7% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
72.6% White
4.0% Unknown
International Students
2.3%
First-Year Students Returning
83.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
27.0%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
81%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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