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University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa – Tuscaloosa, AL

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About University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa

The University of Alabama is a senior comprehensive doctoral-level institution. Its mission is to advance the intellectual and social condition of the people of the State through quality programs of teaching, research, and service.

Activities to Support the Mission
At the undergraduate level, the University offers a broad range of baccalaureate programs in the arts and humanities, science and technology, pre-professional, and professional fields. A University-wide core curriculum provides a general education component as the keystone of every undergraduate program. Graduate programs, built on these undergraduate foundations, concentrate on the development of original scholarship, research, and creative activity. Professional programs, including the State's only public law school, prepare students with high levels of competence and for leadership roles. As one of the major residential campuses in the State, the University enhances the academic and personal growth of its students through its on-campus environment. Recognizing that education is a lifelong endeavor, the University offers an array of educational opportunities for non-traditional students.


Basic Information
Institution Type Public
School Size Large (more than 15,000)
Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation No Preference or affiliation
Student Body
Acceptance Rate 75% - 100%
Out of State Students 25% - 50%
Single Sex or Co-ed? Co-educational
Underrepresented Students 15% - 20%
Accomodations for Students with Disabilities Services for the hearing impaired
Services for the learning disabled
Services for students with speech and communication disorders
Services for the visually impaired
Wheelchair access
Athletics Intramural Programs
Division I Teams
Applying to University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa
Average High School GPA 3.4
Average SAT: Mathematics 570
Average SAT: Critical Reading 570
Average SAT: Writing N/A
Average ACT Composite 24
Required Test Either the SAT or the ACT is required.
Essay Not Required
Interview Not Required
Financial Information
In-state Tuition $5,000 - $9,999
Out-of-state Tuition $20,000 - $24,999
Academic Information
Degrees Bachelor of Arts
Bachelor of Science
Masters
Nursing PhD
Doctorate
Nursing MA
3/2 Engineering Program
Specific Programs Remedial Programs
Accelerated Study
Research Opportunities
Double Major
ROTC
English as a Second Language
Student employment services
Honors Program
Student designed major
Independent Study
Study abroad
Internships
Teacher certification
Liberal arts/career combination
Work-study program
View Programs and Majors at University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa
Summer Enrichment Programs
Enrichment Program Name UA Early College
Web Site http://uaearlycollege.ua.edu/
Description

UA Early College offers college credit, online, to qualified high school students.

Who is eligible for this opportunity? (By anticipated Graduation Date)
High School Students 2011
Undergraduate Students
Is this a residential program? No
Start Date Open Ended
End Date Open Ended
Application Process

http://uaearlycollege.ua.edu/apply_now.html

Application Deadlines:  http://www.uaearlycollege.ua.edu/2010-2011%20Deadlines.pdf

Application Deadline Wednesday November 30, -0001
Cost The cost for each school year will vary - http://cost.ua.edu/
Are scholarships/stipends available? Yes
If yes, what is the procedure to obtain a scholarship/stipend? Students admitted to UA Early College may qualify for a scholarship! To find out whether you qualify, please call 1-877-823-8759.
Are there any prerequisites? Yes
If yes, what are they?

The UA Early College application process is open to high school students

  • With a 3.0 or higher GPA
  • Who are in good standing with their high school of record
  • From the spring of their sophomore year through the fall of their senior year
Contact Dr. Cheree Causey, Director, Early College
Phone: 2053487083
Email: ccausey@ccs.ua.edu
Enrichment Program Name Capstone Summer Honors
Web Site http://honors.cbhp.ua.edu/index.php?page=capstone-summer-honors
Description

The Capstone Summer Honors Program is a month-long residential program for rising high-school seniors. You'll take college-level courses and earn seven to eight semester hours of college credit. More importantly, participants will have a unique Honors College experience that provides academic, community, and intercultural opportunities to explore intellectual interests and foster personal development.

Who is eligible for this opportunity? (By anticipated Graduation Date)
High School Students
Undergraduate Students
Is this a residential program? Yes
Start Date Tuesday May 31, 2011
End Date Thursday June 30, 2011
Application Process To apply, please visit http://honors.cbhp.ua.edu/index.php?page=cshp-apply.
Application Deadline Friday April 15, 2011
Cost The program fee is $1,800.
Are scholarships/stipends available? Yes
If yes, what is the procedure to obtain a scholarship/stipend?

Scholarships are available to CSHP students who enroll at UA for their freshmen year.  CSHP students will compete for several $1,000 scholarships. If you're awarded a scholarship, you'll receive a total of $4,000 ($500 per semester for eight semesters) provided you maintain a "B" undergraduate grade point average.

Are there any prerequisites? Yes
If yes, what are they?

You're a high school student currently classified as a Junior

You've taken the ACT, SAT, or PSAT, and have scored a 28 or higher on the ACT or the SAT equivalent.


Contact Ms. Kathryn Merritt, Director of External Relations
Phone: 2053485500
Email: klmerritt@ua.edu
Open Houses
Event Name University Days
Web Site http://universitydays.ua.edu/
Dates Monday October 14, 2013
Description

University Days offer prospective students information on topics such as admissions; majors and minors; academic support and programs; costs; financial aid, and scholarships; and on-campus living and dining. To view a sample schedule, please visit http://universitydays.ua.edu/schedule.html.  To ask a question about University Days, please visit http://universitydays.ua.edu/contact.html  

 

Application Process

To register, please visit http://universitydays.ua.edu/registration.html

 

Contact Mr. Landon Waid, Senior Associate Director, Orientation and Special Programs
Phone: 2053484999
Email: landon.waid@ua.edu
Event Name University Days
Web Site http://universitydays.ua.edu/
Dates Monday November 18, 2013
Description

University Days offer prospective students information on topics such as admissions; majors and minors; academic support and programs; costs; financial aid, and scholarships; and on-campus living and dining. To view a sample schedule, please visit http://universitydays.ua.edu/schedule.html.  To ask a question about University Days, please visit http://universitydays.ua.edu/contact.html  

 

Application Process

To register, please visit http://universitydays.ua.edu/registration.html

 

Contact Mr. Landon Waid, Senior Associate Director, Orientation and Special Programs
Phone: 2053484999
Email: landon.waid@ua.edu
Event Name University Days
Web Site http://universitydays.ua.edu/
Dates Monday February 3, 2014
Description

University Days offer prospective students information on topics such as admissions; majors and minors; academic support and programs; costs; financial aid, and scholarships; and on-campus living and dining. To view a sample schedule, please visit http://universitydays.ua.edu/schedule.html.  To ask a question about University Days, please visit http://universitydays.ua.edu/contact.html  

 

Application Process

To register, please visit http://universitydays.ua.edu/registration.html

 

Contact Mr. Landon Waid, Senior Associate Director, Orientation and Special Programs
Phone: 2053484999
Email: landon.waid@ua.edu
Event Name University Days
Web Site http://universitydays.ua.edu/
Dates Friday February 14, 2014
Description

University Days offer prospective students information on topics such as admissions; majors and minors; academic support and programs; costs; financial aid, and scholarships; and on-campus living and dining. To view a sample schedule, please visit http://universitydays.ua.edu/schedule.html.  To ask a question about University Days, please visit http://universitydays.ua.edu/contact.html  

 

Application Process

To register, please visit http://universitydays.ua.edu/registration.html

 

Contact Mr. Landon Waid, Senior Associate Director, Orientation and Special Programs
Phone: 2053484999
Email: landon.waid@ua.edu
Event Name University Days
Web Site http://universitydays.ua.edu/
Dates Monday March 10, 2014
Description

University Days offer prospective students information on topics such as admissions; majors and minors; academic support and programs; costs; financial aid, and scholarships; and on-campus living and dining. To view a sample schedule, please visit http://universitydays.ua.edu/schedule.html.  To ask a question about University Days, please visit http://universitydays.ua.edu/contact.html  

 

Application Process

To register, please visit http://universitydays.ua.edu/registration.html

 

Contact Mr. Landon Waid, Senior Associate Director, Orientation and Special Programs
Phone: 2053484999
Email: landon.waid@ua.edu
Scholarships
Scholarship Name
Web Site http://scholarships.ua.edu
Application Deadline Sunday December 15, 2013
Description

Entering freshmen, transfer students, and current University undergraduate students who apply will be considered for all scholarships for which they are eligible, with the exception of those offered by Air Force ROTC, Army ROTC, and the College of Continuing Studies.

Application Process

For instructions on how to apply, please visit http://scholarships.ua.edu/apply/

Contact Mrs. Amber Capell, Assistant Director, Scholarships
Phone: 2053488194
Email: amber.capell@ua.edu
Fee Waivers
Fee Waiver Name http://gobama.ua.edu/contact/contact_us.html
Web Site
Application Deadline No Deadline
Description To determine eligibility for a fee waiver, a student must contact Undergraduate Admissions.
Application Process
Contact Dr. Cali Davis, Associate Director, Undergraduate Admissions
Phone:
Email:

 

 
   
 
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