University of Alabama, affectionately known as Bama, is home to hundreds of undergraduate and graduate programs, nationally ranking programs and an abundance of artistic landmarks and activities.
Located in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, University of Alabama (UA) offers a variety of academics, with over 200 undergraduate programs in wide-ranging fields:
- Aerospace Engineering
- Classical Greek and Latin
- Criminal Justice
- Early Childhood Education
- Interior Design
Graduate programs are offered through such distinctive schools as the school for commerce and business administration, the school of education, the school of engineering and the school of social work.
Bama also boasts the only publicly supported law school in the state. Distance learning options are also available at different levels and in different departments.
Specific departments, as well as the university as a whole, have all received national recognition from such prestigious journals as Kiplinger's and U.S. News.
The arts also thrive on the UA campus. Dance and theatre performances, several art galleries, literary journals, musical ensembles and even renowned museums make their home on the Bama campus.
Extracurricular activities are another example of UA's exciting college life. Over 250 cultural, religious, academic, social, recreational, ethnic and professional organizations in addition to numerous intramural teams may be found at UA.
Athletics are a huge part of college life at Bama, as the Crimson Tide is a storied program with huge prestige in football especially. Student services are as plentiful as anything else and will help students with everything from career and personal counseling to transportation.
Scholarships at UA are numerous. Other forms of financial aid include loans, grants, work-study and fellowships. All of these options are available to those who qualify to supplement tuition.
Quick Facts about The University of Alabama
Mid-size City Setting
Very Large (+10,000 Undergrad)
Alabama, UA, 'Bama
On-Campus Housing Available
UA Ratings & Reviews
- Full-Time Undergrad Students
- Freshman Class
- Total Students (Undergrads & Graduate Students)
Undergraduate vs. Graduate
Full-Time vs. Part-Time Students
Gender of Students
- African American
- American Indian or Alaska native
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