Founded in 1831, the University of Alabama is a public research university located in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, United States of America. It is one of the oldest and largest universities in Alabama. The university has the only publicly supported law school in the state. Other programs unavailable in the state include doctoral programs in anthropology, communication and information sciences, metallurgical engineering, music and social work.
The University of Alabama comprises of 13 schools and colleges such as College of Arts & Sciences, College of Community Health Sciences, College of Continuing Studies, Culverhouse, College of Commerce, College of Education, College of Engineering, Graduate School, Honors College, College of Human Environmental Sciences Law School, Capstone College of Nursing, School of Social Work. It provides over 197 bachelors, masters and doctoral programs. The most popular programs at University of Alabama include: Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services; Engineering; Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs; Health Professions and Related Programs; and Education. The university utilizes a semester based academic calendar.
The total student population at the university is more than 37,000 of which over 31,900 are enrolled in the undergraduate programs. The university has a student to faculty ratio of 24:1 and the acceptance rate of 53%.
The University of Alabama has consistently been ranked as one of the top 50 public universities in the nation by the U.S. News & World Report. The university has two research centers: The Alabama International Trade Center and the Center for Advanced Public Safety. The students are granted free admission to all four museums located on campus, including the Alabama Museum of Natural History, and the Emerging Scholars program allows students to participate in research with faculty members.
Notable Alumni: Kevin Crawford (Shakespeare scholar), Norbert Leo Butz (Broadway actor), Rece Davis (ESPN sports analyst), Richard Hendrix (Professional basketball player)
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