The University of Alabama

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The University of Alabama

739 University Blvd

Student Details

The Student Details section provides a numeric overview of the students enrolled at the institution. The data lists the number of total students and breaks down this statistic by gender, full-time vs. part-time students, and student-to-faculty-ratio. With this information, you can determine the school’s size, the availability and popularity of part-time programs compared to full-time programs, and the potential size of classes. This section also discusses the institution’s admissions and retention rate. With this information, you can gain a sense of your own likelihood of obtaining admittance to the institution, as well as how many students typically continue on at the institution after one year.
Total Number of Students 37,098
Number of Men 16,564
Number of Women 20,534
Percentage Women45%
Percentage Men55 %
Full-time Students 32010
Part-time Students 5088
Number of Applicants Not Reported
Number of Admitted Not Reported
Full-time Retention Rate (2015) 86%
Student-to-faculty Ratio 24 to 1

Tuition + Costs*

The Cost section provides an overview of how much it will cost to attend the institution for the full academic year. The section discusses the average annual cost of tuition, books and supplies, room and board, and extra expenses and fees. With this information, you can estimate how much it may cost you to attend the institution yourself.
yesTuition payment plan
In-state Tuition $10,170
Books and Supplies $1,200
On Campus Room and Board $12,880
Application Fee $40
Estimated Total$24,290

Net Price + Financial Aid*

The Net Price & Federal aid provides an overview of the average amount of financial aid awarded to undergraduate and first-time students enrolled in the institution, as well as the percentage of students that received aid. The types of financial aid that is reported includes scholarship aid, institutional grant aid, federal grant aid, state/local grant aid, Pell grant aid, and federal student loan aid. With this information, you can get a feeling for the types of financial aid that you might receive once you are enrolled in the institution.
Average net price-students receiving grant or scholarship aid18814
Percent of undergraduate students receiving federal, state, local, institutional or other sources of grant aid 57%
Average amount of federal, state, local, institutional or other sources of grant aid dollars received by undergraduate students$11,878
Percent of full-time, first-time undergraduates receiving federal grant aid 19%
Average amount of federal grant aid received by full-time, first-time undergraduates $4,526
Percent of undergraduate students receiving Pell grants 20%
Average amount Pell grant aid received by undergraduate students $4,119
Percent of undergraduate students receiving federal student loans 41%
Average amount of federal student loan aid received by undergraduate students $6,805
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The Degrees section provides an overview of the top area of studies that are awarded by the institution and the number of degrees that are awarded at each level. The degree types are classified by the US Department of Education’s CIP code system. With this information, you can begin to determine whether the institution offers the particular area of study and degree level that you would like to pursue.

Degrees Offered

yesBachelor’s Degree
yesMaster’s Degree
yesPost-Master’s Degree
yesDoctor’s Degree – research/scholarship
yesDoctor’s Degree – professional practice

Degrees Awarded

Degrees Awarded by CIPCODE

Business Administration and Management, General557
Marketing/Marketing Management, General372
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse368
Finance, General308
Social Work273
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General261
Psychology, General244
Biology/Biological Sciences, General223
Public Relations/Image Management217
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching204
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies183
Political Science and Government, General166
Mechanical Engineering154
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other152

Degrees Awarded by Level

Bachelor's Degree6173
Master's Degree1670
Doctor's Degree - research/scholarship (new degree classification)247
Doctor's Dgree - professional practice (new degree classification)115
Post-master's certificate27

Additional Services

yesWeekend/evening college
yesAcademic/career counseling service
yesEmployment services for students
yesPlacement services for completers

Sports and Athletics

yesNational Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)
yesNCAA or NAIA member for football - Southeastern Conference
yesNCAA or NAIA member for basketball - Southeastern Conference
yesNCAA or NAIA member for baseball - Southeastern Conference
yesNCAA or NAIA member for cross country/track - Southeastern Conference

Institution’s internet website address
School Setting City: Small: Territory inside an urbanized area and inside a principal city with population less than 100,000.
Geographic RegionSoutheast AL AR FL GA KY LA MS NC SC TN VA WV
PresidentDr. Stuart R. Bell
Name of System, Governing Board or Corporate Structure Institution is part of a system or corporate entity
The University of Alabama System
Opeflag Participates in Title IV federal financial aid programs
Institutional control or affiliationPublic institution - An educational institution whose programs and activities are operated by institutionly elected or appointed school officials and which is supported primarily by public funds.
Dual credit Yes
Calendar system Semester A calendar system that consists of two semesters during the academic year with about 16 weeks for each semester of instruction. There may be an additional summer session.
Admission test scores
All data has been taken directly from the US Department of Education's IPEDS Data Center and reflects information that was self-reported by the institution for the 2012-2013 IPEDS Survey. Financial aid is only available to those who qualify. Refer to our glossary for additional reference for the information given above.