university of alabama
  • Five Notable Alumni mentioned in this article including American basketball player, Football player, Actress, Governor, and American Actor.
  • The students of the military school of this university participated in the Civil War.
  • Brief Information about the University Rankings.

University of Alabama

The University of Alabama which is also known as UA is a public research university situated in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. The university was established on 18 December 1820. The date makes it the oldest and largest public university in Alabama.

It is a doctoral-level Institution, which is made with the aim to advance the intellectual and social condition of the people of the Alabama state by providing them quality programs of teaching, research, and service.

The inaugural ceremony of the university was held on April 12, 1831. The first enrollment application received by the university was on April 18, 1831.

On may 28, 1831, more than 50 students got enrolled in this institution.

In 1838, the university becomes the first in the state for offering the engineering studies to the students.

In 1860, the university becomes a military school. The cadets graduated from the school also went to serve as an officer in the Confederate army during the civil war.

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University Facts

The total of 38,392 undergraduate, professional, and graduate students enrolled at UA in the Fall Semester of 2018.

Following is the percentage of the area who got enrollment in fall 2018.

40.1% come from Alabama, 56.7% come from elsewhere in the United States, 3.2% are international students from 82 countries, 56.5% are women’s, and 43.5% are men.

The percentage also gives us an idea that the ratio of the female is much higher than that of the males. In fall 2018 more than 38,392 students enrolled at the University of Alabama. Approximately 40% of the UA’s freshman class score 30 or higher on the ACT and more than 36% were in the top 10$ of their high school graduating class.

There are several students of this university who got continuous prestigious national awards. More than 50 students named in the Goldwater Scholars, which includes two in 2018.

The university also produced more than 10 Rhodes Scholars, 16 Truman Scholars, 33 Hollings Scholars, and 13 Boren Scholars.

According to the U.S News and World Report,

It is ranked as the 129th best National Universities, 87th best colleges for Veterans, and 80th Best Value Schools.

According to THE World University Rankings,

It is ranked in between 401 to the 500th best university in the world for 2019, and 427th best university in the U.S.

According to Forbes, 

It is ranked at the 252 positions for the national university ranking.

The University of Alabama also has a huge library with 2.9 million document volumes. The library of the university has six separate libraries.

University Admissions

The university is providing admissions in the Undergraduate, Graduate, and Doctoral degrees in 13 different schools of this university.

There is a dedicated computer lab which is also used for financial aid purposes. If you can not afford the education and wants to study in this university by availing any financial aid so you can get federal aid grants, loans, easily.

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Notable Alumni

Bear Bryant, George Wallace, Joe Namath, Sela Ward, Latrell Sprewell.

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