University of Alabama ,Tuscaloosa,USA

  • Tuscaloosa,USA

Established in 1820, the University of Alabama is an open research university which is known to be the largest and the oldest university in Alabama. The university began its classes in 1831. It is associated with some renowned organisations like Universities Research Association, University of Alabama System and the Oak Ridge Associated Universities. The infrastructure of the university is designed and built by the famous architect, William Nicholas. He is well-known for the contributions he made in the construction of Alabama State Capitol building and the Chris Episcopal Church in Tuscaloosa.

The campus is spread over 1,970 acres of land. About 297 buildings are located within the campus. It provides all the facilities required by the students. The accommodation facility is also available for the students. The infrastructure of the campus is well-maintained and managed by the management authorities of the university. Many events, fests, quizzes and competitions conducted by the university are organised within the premises. The campus is close to some famous cafes and restaurants. Moreover, stationery shops and chemist stores are also located nearby the campus. Public transport is easily accessible from the university. The campus is known to be clean and green and provides a peaceful learning environment for the students.

The university offers an undergraduate degree program and postgraduate degree program. There are about 33, 305 students in the undergraduate program and 5,258 students in the postgraduate program. The total strength of the university is 38,563 students. The university is known to be accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. Studen

The campus is spread over 1,970 acres of land. About 297 buildings are located within the campus. It provides all the facilities required by the students. The accommodation facility is also available for the students. The infrastructure of the campus is well-maintained and managed by the management authorities of the university. Many events, fests, quizzes and competitions conducted by the university are organised within the premises. The campus is close to some famous cafes and restaurants. Moreover, stationery shops and chemist stores are also located nearby the campus. Public transport is easily accessible from the university. The campus is known to be clean and green and provides a peaceful learning environment for the students.

The university offers an undergraduate degree program and postgraduate degree program. There are about 33, 305 students in the undergraduate program and 5,258 students in the postgraduate program. The total strength of the university is 38,563 students. The university is known to be accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. Students are guided under well-experienced faculty members. The courses are divided into thirteen academic units. Some of the major departments are College of Arts & Sciences, College of Communication & Information Sciences, College of Engineering, College of Law, College of Nursing and the College of Human Environmental Sciences. Students get an opportunity to learn about the research programs along with the professionals. The university majorly focuses on the field of engineering. The university has witnessed rapid growth in the number of enrolments over the years.

The university has a list of famous alumni that includes Mark Childress (Famous Author), Jean Cox (Opera Singer), Borden Deal (Novelist), Tim Early (Poet), Winston Groom (Writer of Forest Gump), James M. Fail (Chairman of Bluebonnet Savings Bank), May Hyman Lesser (Medical Illustrator), Harper Lee (Pulitzer Prize Winner and Author of ‘To Kill a Mocking Bird’), Gay Talese (Renowned Journalist and Author), Ray Reach (Jazz Musician), Tanner Latham (Writer and Podcaster), Samuel Dipiazza (Former CEO of Pricewaterhouse Coopers) and Benjamin C. Russell (President of Russell Manufacturing Company).

Year of establishment1820
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Also Known AsUA
Total International Students1219
Male/Female Ratio1.27
UG/PG Course Ratio1.736
Faculty/Student Ratio23
No.of Campuses2
Yearly Hostel & Meals Expense11802 USD
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University of Alabama Fees
CoursesDuration1st Year Tuition Fees
MS(5 Courses)(18-24 months)USD 29.23 K
MBA/PGDM(1 Courses)(2 years)USD 30.25 K
MIM(3 Courses)(1 year)USD 29.23 K
B.E. / B.Tech(6 Courses)(4 years)USD 29.23 K
BBA(1 Courses)(4 years)USD 29.23 K
B.Sc.(1 Courses)(4 years)USD 30.25 K
University of Alabama Scholarships
Narotam Sekhsaria’s Scholarships
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Engineering,Computers,Science + 4 more
K.C. Mahindra Scholarships For Post-Graduate Studies Abroad
Rs. 8,00,000
Engineering,Computers,Science + 4 more
Hani Zeini Scholarship
Rs. 74,390
Engineering,Computers,Science + 2 more
Harvey Fellowship
Rs. 11,90,240
Science,Humanities,Business

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University of Alabama Entry Criteria
CoursesExams
MS(5 Courses)

: 300.0 & Above

: 6.5 & Above

: 79.0 & Above

MBA/PGDM(1 Courses)

: Accepted

: 300.0 & Above

: 6.5 & Above

MIM(3 Courses)

: 500.0-550.0

: 300.0 & Above

: 6.5 & Above

B.E. / B.Tech(6 Courses)

: 6.0 & Above

: 79.0 & Above

: 54.0 & Above

BBA(1 Courses)

: 6.0 & Above

: 79.0 & Above

: 54.0 & Above

B.Sc.(1 Courses)

: 6.0 & Above

: 79.0 & Above

: 54.0 & Above

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On-campus Accommodation

Available

  • The University of Alabama provides 17 housing community options to house up to 8,400 residents
  • The University of Alabama offers on-campus accommodation to its students in its residence halls with the following facilities:-
  • Furniture which includes Standard twin bed and mattress, desk, desk chair and 3-drawer dresser
  • High-speed internet access
  • Cable TV access
  • 24/7 community desk service
  • Kitchen access (private kitchens only available in apartment-style halls)
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Includes Accommodation:- $4,000 and Meal Plan:-$1901 (Per Semester)
Off-campus Accommodation

Available

  • The average rent is 550 to 750 USD/month
  • The residence type includes studio apartments, 3 bedroom apartments, 4 bedroom apartments and shared apartments
  • The apartments are fully furnished with free Hi-speed WIFI and central air-conditioning facility
  • All-inclusive rent covering electric, water, cable, trash & recycling
  • The lease period is 12 months. Rent can be paid in 12 equal instalments or by semester
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Average 1st Year Tuition Cost
MS INR 22.5 L
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BE/Btech INR 25.2 L
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BSc INR 25.4 L
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BBA INR 22.8 L
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MA INR 23.6 L
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MIM INR 26.1 L
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MBA INR 27.4 L
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MFA INR 26.2 L
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MEng INR 25.2 L
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MArch INR 28.6 L
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MEM INR 20.7 L
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BHM INR 22.5 L
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MDes INR 33.9 L
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MASc INR 21.9 L
Average Hostel & Meals Expense

INR 8.3 L (based on 1015 colleges listed on Studyabroad.shiksha.com)

Average Admission Exam ScoresTOEFL: 80
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IELTS: 6.5
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PTE: 54
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GRE: 295
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GMAT: 500
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SAT: 1049
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University of Alabama FAQs

University of Alabama FAQs

Q. What is the ranking position of University of Alabama?

A. The University of Alabama ranks at #67 among the Top Public Schools in the US and #148 among National Universities by US News. It is ranked as #1 in Best College Campuses in Alabama and #70 in Top Public Universities in America by Niche as well. Get more details at: University of Alabama Ranking

Q. Is The University of Alabama test optional?

A. The University of Alabama will not require standardized ACT or SAT scores from students applying through the Fall 2022 Semester. While those who would be applying for the 2023 session will probably be allowed to submit these test scores.

Q. What was the acceptance rate of University of Alabama in 2020?

A. University of Alabama admissions were more selective with an acceptance rate of 80% for Fall 2020. Half of the applicants admitted to University of Alabama had a SAT score between 1070 and 1330 or an ACT score of 23 and 31. Get more information at: University of Alabama Admissions

Q. Does University of Alabama offer any housing facilities to its students?

A. Yes, the University of Alabama offers around 17 housing community options to house up to 8,400 residents. Their facilities are offered as traditional, suite, and apartment style floor plans, as well as various Living-Learning Communities and Themed Housing. Bryce Lawn, the Highlands, East Edge and The Lofts are  available only for upper class students, and not for freshmen.

Q. How many colleges function within University of Alabama?

A. There 8 colleges and 2 schools that function within University of Alabama offering courses under - Business, Engineering, Arts & Sciences, Health Sciences, Education, Law, Social Work, etc. Find more at: University of Alabama Courses

Q. Are letters of recommendation required along with the application of University of Alabama?

A. If students are applying to the University of Alabama to a course which requires LORs, the application will require at least 3 letters of recommendation. Once the application is submitted, the recommenders will receive a notification within 24-48 hours, allowing them to upload their statements.

Q. When does University of Alabama release admission decisions?

A. The University of Alabama declares admission decisions within 2 weeks if the student submits all relevant documents and application with the required fee.

Q. Where can applicants send their transcripts at University of Alabama?

A. Applicants can send their transcripts for application either by post or email. By mail the applicants: UA Early College, Box 870365, Tuscaloosa, AL, 35487-0369. By secure email to ec@ua.edu. Using your electronic transcript provider. By fax to 205-348-3165, followed by an official hard copy by mail.

Q. What are the minimum ELP test scores for admission to University of Alabama?

A. The following minimum scores in English language proficiency are accepted for admission to University of Alabama:

Q. What is the cost of attendance for international undergrads at University of Alabama?

A. The following is the cost of attendance for attending University of Alabama as an international undergraduate students:
COA – University of Alabama  Expenses 
Tuition  USD 30,250 
Fees Estimate  USD 800 
Room  USD 9,000 
Board  USD 4,934 
Books  USD 800 
Transportation  USD 3,080 
Miscellaneous  USD 2,464 
Loan Fee Estimate  USD 70 
Total Costs  USD 51,398 

Q. How many students were enrolled at University of Alabama in 2021?

A. Around 38,320 undergraduate, professional and graduate students were enrolled at the University of Alabama in the fall semester of 2021. Out of which 42.1% of the students were from Alabama and 57.9% of them came from the United States and 92 other foreign countries.  
Location
University CityTuscaloosa, Alabama, USA
Size of cityMedium
Population of City1,00,287
Wikipedia Linkhttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tuscaloosa,_Alabama

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