The University of Alabama

Tuscaloosa, AL
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Tuscaloosa, AL, 739 University Blvd
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Students and Culture A-
Facilities A
Activities and Groups A
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The University of Alabama is a large, public, four-year university enrolling 37,098 students and offering 192 degrees in Tuscaloosa, AL.

Study Areas, Degree Popularity

Check out the most popular majors and specific degrees students have earned at The University of Alabama.

*Sources for school statistics and data include the U.S. Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics and the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System. Data may vary depending on school and academic year.
1
Business
2,350 recent grads, 3 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Accounting
314
115
3
Advertising
109
18
Business Administration and Management
446
109
2
Business/managerial Economics
118
23
4
Family and Consumer Sciences/human Sciences
112
149
Finance
279
22
7
Management Science
89
41
2
Marketing/marketing Management
306
64
2
Taxation
16
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
2
Human and Social Sciences
1,502 recent grads, 4 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
African-American/black Studies
2
American/united States Studies/civilization
22
2
Anthropology
25
12
2
Educational Psychology
13
7
2
Family Resource Management Studies
54
History
126
11
4
Human Development and Family Studies
80
Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services
99
International Relations and Affairs
39
Latin American Studies
0
0
Library and Information Science
109
Mental Health Counseling/counselor
5
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies
147
3
Philosophy
28
Political Science
155
6
5
Psychology
212
11
21
Public Administration
8
Religion/religious Studies
7
School Psychology
2
Social Work
58
210
5
Sociology
0
Women's Studies
10
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
3
Education and Liberal Arts
1,136 recent grads, 4 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Applied Mathematics
0
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
11
4
Counselor Education/school Counseling and Guidance Services
2
7
2
Creative Writing
15
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
0
0
Educational, Instructional, and Curriculum Supervision
34
Educational Leadership and Administration
37
21
4
Educational Statistics and Research Methods
3
Elementary and Middle School Administration/principalship
2
Elementary Education and Teaching
115
22
2
2
English Language and Literature
127
8
1
Fine Arts and Art Studies
3
Foreign Languages and Literatures
29
German Language and Literature
5
Health and Physical Education/fitness
5
Higher Education/higher Education Administration
15
28
Music Teacher Education
11
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
177
27
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
10
4
Secondary Education and Teaching
53
42
6
8
Secondary School Administration/principalship
4
Spanish Language and Literature
53
Special Education and Teaching
38
27
5
2
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
102
12
Speech-Language Pathology/pathologist
43
Teaching English As a Second or Foreign Language/esl Language Instructor
8
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
4
Healthcare
875 recent grads, 3 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Athletic Training/trainer
20
Audiology/audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/pathologist
89
Dietetics/dietitian
113
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences
71
81
Hospital and Health Care Facilities Administration/management
1
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
4
Nursing Practice
115
Public Health
0
Registered Nurse
310
58
Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling/counselor
13
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
5
Engineering
557 recent grads, 3 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/space Engineering
35
9
3
Architectural Engineering
1
Chemical Engineering
106
6
3
Civil Engineering
101
16
4
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
56
12
5
Engineering Mechanics
0
Environmental/environmental Health Engineering
1
4
Environmental Science
22
Materials Engineering
4
Materials Sciences
3
Mechanical Engineering
133
15
6
Metallurgical Engineering
10
2
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
6
Mathematics and Science
495 recent grads, 3 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Biology
204
9
10
Chemistry
30
9
13
Geography
21
9
Geology/earth Science
20
13
3
Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography
8
0
Mathematical Statistics and Probability
17
0
Mathematics
79
10
6
Microbiology
8
Physics
16
6
4
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
7
Communication and Media
442 recent grads, 3 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Journalism
57
11
Mass Communication
17
Public Relations/image Management
217
Radio and Television
137
3
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
8
Legal and Law
406 recent grads, 3 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
American/u.s. Law/legal Studies/jurisprudence
0
Criminal Justice
174
9
Law
144
Legal Research and Advanced Professional Studies
79
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
9
Art and Design
231 recent grads, 3 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Dance
27
Drama and Dramatics/theatre Arts
37
18
Fine Arts
47
4
Interior Design
34
Music
39
14
11
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
10
Computer Technology
207 recent grads, 3 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Computer and Information Sciences
40
11
5
Management Information Systems
151
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
11
Hospitality
146 recent grads, 1 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Restaurant/food Services Management
146
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
12
Trades and Careers
91 recent grads, 1 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Apparel and Textiles
71
Construction Engineering
20
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
Online Programs

Check out the online programs offered at The University of Alabama.

Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/space Engineering
Business Administration and Management
Counselor Education/school Counseling and Guidance Services
Dietetics/dietitian
Educational Leadership and Administration
Educational Psychology
Elementary Education and Teaching
Family and Consumer Sciences/human Sciences
Family Resource Management Studies
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences
*Sources for school statistics and data include the U.S. Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics and the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System. Data may vary depending on school and academic year.
School Accreditation Information
This institution is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
Specialized institution accreditations:
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics Didactic Program in Dietetics
Dietetics (DIET) - Coordinated Program in Dietetics
American Bar Association, Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar Law (LAW) - Professional schools American Psychological Association, Commission on Accreditation Clinical Psychology (CLPSY) - PhD Doctoral programs American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology Speech-Language Pathology (SLP) - Graduate degree programs Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
Commission on English Language Program Accreditation English Language
National Association of Schools of Art and Design, Commission on Accreditation Art and Design (ART) - Degree-granting schools and departments and non-degree-granting programs National Association of Schools of Dance, Commission on Accreditation Dance (DANCE) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and non-degree-granting programs National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs National Association of Schools of Theatre, Commission on Accreditation Theatre (THEA) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools
*Source data obtained from U.S. Department of Education's Office of Post-secondary Education (OPE)
Alumni & Student Reviews
A- Excellent
Career Preparation
What letter grade would you give your school on how well it prepares students for a career in the real world?
Based on 7 Reviews
Alumni
Political Science, Class of 1988

There's not much for a polit major

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Social Work, Class of 1983

At that time there really wasn't much help - not social media, a lackluster alumni group in my particular school, and the curriculum wasn't the most current in many respects. I was fortunate to get a really, really good first job with good training and supervision.

Rated January 2016
Alumni
law, Class of 1985

Continuing Ed oops Strong alumni assoc

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Telecommunication and Film, Class of 2006

Career centers, mock interviews, internship opportunities

Rated January 2016
A- Excellent
Students and Culture
What letter grade would you give the students/culture at your school?
Based on 7 Reviews
Alumni
Masters of Social Work, Class of 2015

Mostly white, very focused on sports, and underestimated for the quality of the education.

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Social Work, Class of 1983

Very disenfranchised in my particular college.

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Telecommunication and Film, Class of 2006

Diverse, inviting, but very grounded in tradition.

Rated January 2016
A Excellent
Facilities
What letter grade would you give the facilities at your school.
Based on 7 Reviews
Alumni
Political Science, Class of 2014

Very nice, mostly new or like new

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Masters of Social Work, Class of 2015

Computer labs are very modern and feature both apple and microsoft options. The libraries are wonderful and comforting spaces. The classrooms can feel small for the class sizes.

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Social Work, Class of 1983

Old classrooms. I didn't live in dorms or use dining halls so unable to comment.

Rated January 2016
Alumni
law, Class of 1985

Outstanding. Many very new mixed with renovated old classic buildings

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Telecommunication and Film, Class of 2006

Very advanced. New computer labs, artisan food courts, condo-style dorms

Rated January 2016
A Excellent
Activities and Groups
What overall letter grade would you give the activities/groups at your school?
Based on 7 Reviews
Alumni
Political Science, Class of 2014

Football games Social Fraternities/Sororities

Rated January 2016
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