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The University of Alabama is a public institution. Its School of Music's Moody Music Building offers some of the best performance, study and practice facilities in the Southeast. Music students work with internationally recognized faculty and world-renowned visiting artists, who regularly conduct master classes. The school also offers New College programs, with independent study and self-designed majors. Programs are offered through the Colleges of Arts and Sciences, Commerce and Business Administration, Communication, Education, Engineering, and Human Environmental Sciences; the School of Social Work; and Capstone College of Nursing. Its 1,000-acre campus is located in west central Alabama, 50 miles southwest of Birmingham.

Website: www.ua.edu/

Public
Co-ed
32,795
Undergraduate
Students
(55.7%) 18,277 Women
(44.3%) 14,518 Men
5,305
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
83% of 38,505 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
May 1

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.77
SAT Math
602 average
530-680 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
604 average
550-660 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
27 average
23-31 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
In-state: $27,216
Out-of-state: $46,686
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $10,780
Out-of-state: $30,250
Room and Board
$10,836
Average Percent of Need Met
56%
Average Freshman Award
$15,518
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$34,975
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
1,466
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 12% of classes
10-19 students: 24% of classes
20-29 students: 22% of classes
30-39 students: 12% of classes
40-49 students: 8% of classes
50-99 students: 12% of classes
Over 100 students: 9% of classes
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Campus Life

Tuscaloosa Population
93,357
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Birmingham
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
25% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I
Mascot
Elephant (Big Al)
Sororities
40% of women participate
Fraternities
26% of men participate
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.4% American Indian/Alaskan Native
1.2% Asian
10.3% Black/African-American
5.2% Hispanic/Latino
3.6% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
78.7% White
0.5% Unknown
International Students
2.3% from 58 countries
First-Year Students Returning
86.9%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
50.2%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
64%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
22.0%
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