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COLLEGE PROFILE

University of Alabama

Tuscaloosa, AL

Academic Calendar SystemSemester
Summer SessionOffered
General Catalog/BulletinOnline Catalog

UNDERGRADUATE EDUCATION

Undergraduate Majors
  • Accounting
  • Advertising
  • Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/Space Engineering
  • African-American/Black Studies
  • American/United States Studies/Civilization
  • Anthropology
  • Apparel and Textiles, General
  • Architectural Engineering
  • Art History, Criticism and Conservation
  • Athletic Training/Trainer
  • Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Business/Managerial Economics
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Chemistry, General
  • Civil Engineering, General
  • Computer and Information Sciences, General
  • Construction Engineering
  • Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
  • Dance, General
  • Dietetics/Dietitian
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Early Childhood Education and Teaching
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Environmental Science
  • Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering
  • Family Resource Management Studies, General
  • Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General
  • Finance, General
  • Fine/Studio Arts, General
  • Foreign Languages and Literatures, General
  • Geography
  • Geology/Earth Science, General
  • Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other
  • History, General
  • Hospital and Health Care Facilities Administration/Management
  • Human Development and Family Studies, General
  • Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services, Other
  • Interior Design
  • International Relations and Affairs
  • Journalism
  • Latin American Studies
  • Management Information Systems, General
  • Management Science
  • Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Mathematics, General
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Metallurgical Engineering
  • Microbiology, General
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Music, General
  • Philosophy
  • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
  • Physics, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Public Relations/Image Management
  • Radio and Television
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Religion/Religious Studies
  • Restaurant/Food Services Management
  • Secondary Education and Teaching
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Special Education and Teaching, General
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
 
Most Popular DisciplinesBusiness/marketing, Communication/journalism, Engineering
Combined Liberal Arts/
Professional Degree Programs
None
Special ProgramsAccelerated program, Double major, Honors program, Independent study, Student-designed major, Teacher certification, Cooperative education program, Internships, Washington semester
Study AbroadOffered
Online DegreesSome online degree programs

CURRICULUM AND GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS

General Education/
Core Curriculum
Required
ComputerNot required
Foreign LanguageNot required
Math/ScienceRequired for all students

FACULTY AND INSTRUCTION

Full-Time Faculty1,284
Part-Time Faculty515
Full-Time Faculty with
Ph.D./Terminal Degree
81%
Regular Class Size2-9 students: 12% of classes
10-19 students: 28% of classes
20-29 students: 21% of classes
30-39 students: 12% of classes
40-49 students: 7% of classes
50-99 students: 12% of classes
Over 100 students: 7% of classes
Discussion Section/Lab
Class Size
2-9 students: 11% of discussion sections/labs
10-19 students: 27% of discussion sections/labs
20-29 students: 39% of discussion sections/labs
30-39 students: 12% of discussion sections/labs
40-49 students: 4% of discussion sections/labs
50-59 students: 3% of discussion sections/labs
Over 100 students: 4% of discussion sections/labs

ADVANCED PLACEMENT

International BaccalaureateAccepted
Advanced Placement (AP) ExaminationsAccepted for placement and credit
Sophomore StandingNot available

ACADEMIC RESOURCES

Libraries
Library Available on CampusYes
Holdings4,966,712
Computing
Computer OwnershipStudents not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available on Campus2500
Internet/E-mail AccessNot reported

ACADEMIC SUPPORT SERVICES

Remedial InstructionOffered
TutoringAvailable
Services for Learning
Disabled Students
Available
Services for Physically
Disabled Students
Hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

GRADUATE/PROFESSIONAL SCHOOL EDUCATION

Master's Degrees Offered
Executive Master of Business Administration, Master of Fine Arts, Master of Tax Accounting, Master of Arts in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages, Master of Science in Metallurgical Engineering, Master of Science, Master of Music, Master of Science in Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, Master of Science in Chemical Engineering, Master of Accountancy, Master of Business Administration, Master of Science in Civil Engineering, Master of Social Work, Master of Library and Information Studies, Master of Laws, Master of Education, Master of Arts, Master of Public Administration, Master of Science in Nursing, Master of Laws in Taxation, Master of Science in Human Environmental Sciences
Master's Programs of Study
  • Accounting
  • Advertising and Public Relations
  • Aerospace/Aeronautical Engineering
  • American Studies
  • Anthropology
  • Applied Mathematics
  • Applied Statistics
  • Art History
  • Art/Fine Arts
  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences--General
  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Chemistry
  • Child and Family Studies
  • Civil Engineering
  • Clothing and Textiles
  • Communication Disorders
  • Communication--General
  • Community Health
  • Computer Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Construction Engineering
  • Consumer Economics
  • Counselor Education
  • Criminal Justice and Criminology
  • Economics
  • Education of the Gifted
  • Educational Leadership and Administration
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Elementary Education
  • Engineering and Applied Sciences--General
  • English
  • English as a Second Language
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Ergonomics and Human Factors
  • Exercise and Sports Science
  • Family and Consumer Sciences-General
  • Film, Television, and Video Production
  • Finance and Banking
  • French
  • Geographic Information Systems
  • Geography
  • Geology
  • Geosciences
  • German
  • Health Education
  • Health Promotion
  • Higher Education
  • History
  • Hospitality Management
  • Human Development
  • Industrial and Manufacturing Management
  • Information Studies
  • Journalism
  • Kinesiology and Movement Studies
  • Law
  • Library Science
  • Marketing
  • Marriage and Family Therapy
  • Materials Engineering
  • Mathematics
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Mechanics
  • Media Studies
  • Metallurgical Engineering and Metallurgy
  • Music
  • Music Education
  • Nursing--General
  • Nutrition
  • Photography
  • Physical Education
  • Physics
  • Political Science
  • Public Administration
  • Quality Management
  • Rhetoric
  • Romance Languages
  • Secondary Education
  • Social Work
  • Spanish
  • Special Education
  • Speech and Interpersonal Communication
  • Sports Management
  • Taxation
  • Theater
  • Urban and Regional Planning
  • Women's Studies
  • Writing
Doctoral Degrees Offered
Doctor of Philosophy, Doctor of Musical Arts, Doctor of Nursing Practice, Doctor of Education, Juris Doctor, Doctor of Juridical Science
Doctoral Programs of Study
  • Accounting
  • Aerospace/Aeronautical Engineering
  • Anthropology
  • Applied Mathematics
  • Applied Statistics
  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences--General
  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Chemistry
  • Civil Engineering
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Communication--General
  • Computer Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Construction Engineering
  • Counselor Education
  • Economics
  • Education of the Gifted
  • Educational Leadership and Administration
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Elementary Education
  • Engineering and Applied Sciences--General
  • English
  • English as a Second Language
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Exercise and Sports Science
  • Experimental Psychology
  • Family and Consumer Sciences-General
  • Finance and Banking
  • French
  • Geology
  • German
  • Health Education
  • Health Promotion
  • Higher Education
  • History
  • Industrial and Manufacturing Management
  • Information Studies
  • Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Kinesiology and Movement Studies
  • Law
  • Library Science
  • Marketing
  • Mass Communication
  • Materials Engineering
  • Materials Sciences
  • Mathematics
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Mechanics
  • Metallurgical Engineering and Metallurgy
  • Music
  • Music Education
  • Nursing--General
  • Physical Education
  • Physics
  • Political Science
  • Psychology--General
  • Public Administration
  • Rhetoric
  • Romance Languages
  • Secondary Education
  • Social Work
  • Spanish
  • Special Education
  • Taxation
  • Writing
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  GPA SAT ACT
UW W M ERW  
Average 3.56 3.90 613 610 28
Low 2.23 2.23 420 420 19
High 4.00 5.00 790 800 36
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