The “capstone of the public school system in the state,” the University of Alabama is a public, student-centered research university with one of the most successful college football programs in history. With eight academic divisions serving undergraduates, over 300 student organizations and a strong focus on independent research and creative activities among undergraduates, the University of Alabama truly puts students at the center of its activities. The University also sports a very active Greek society, with over 30 percent of the student body joining a fraternity or sorority. Athletics remains at the center of the student experience, as the Crimson Tide are perennial powerhouses in South Eastern Conference (SEC) football. With nearly twenty thousand undergrads living in the town of Tuscaloosa, students are always finding new things to do and new people to meet.
|Admissions Phone||205 348-5666|
|Codes||SAT: 1830 ACT: 0052 FAFSA: 001051 CSS Profile: 1830|
|Location||Tuscaloosa, Alabama; Medium city, 60 miles South West of Birmingham|
|College Newspaper||The Crimson White|
|Enrollment||~25,000 undergraduate students|
|Popular Programs||Journalism, Business/Marketing, Engineering|
|Student Life||With a number of student organizations to join, various active ministries and a dominant Greek scene, the University of Alabama offers students plenty to do outside the classroom. A wide variety of events are offered surrounding the arts and culture in Tuscaloosa as well, including the Druid City Arts Fest, Tuscaloosa Symphony, Alabama Boys Choir, and the Hilaritas Christmas concert.|
|International||~1% of undergrads; TOEFL: Required of some; SAT or ACT: Writing scores are required; Financial Aid Available|
|Transfer||Yes, Fall, Spring, Summer; Minimum GPA 2.00|
|Crossover||University of Florida, University of Georgia, University of Tennessee, Auburn University|
|Other||Selective (~50% admitted), Common Application|
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