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University of Alabama Highlights 2024

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Year of establishment
1820
Also known as
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University website
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Student website
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Total foreign students
1219
No. of campus
1
Scholarships granted
23048
Scholarship amount granted
USD 332 million
Application fees
USD 40
English proficiency test
Required
Accepted exams
SAT/ACT accepted
Optional
Total faculty
1647
Faculty/Student ratio
19
Male/Female ratio
1.27
UG/PG course ratio
1.74
Total criminal offences
1376
Quick university statsInsights on student demographics, enrolment, and academic success
UG Race

Others

81%

Black

10%

Hispanic

5%

Asian

1%

UG Student residence

Out of state

64%

In state

35%

UG Age distribution

24 and under

93%

25 and over

6%

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UG Number of Applicant

54072
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Overall Graduation Rate

0.73
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UG Enrollment

32458
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PG Enrollment

6186

University of Alabama Scholarships 2024

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Q:   Does University of Alabama provide financial support to international students?

A: 

Other than the general merit scholarships, the University of Alabama offers external scholarships to international students with different qualifications, abilities and interests. Some of the external scholarships are given as follows:

  • Alabama College Counts Scholarship
  • Sallie Mae Scholarship Search
  • The Craig H. Neilsen Foundation Neilsen Scholarship Programme
  • Elks Club, Lion Club and The Girl and Boy Scouts of America are some of the organizations that offer scholarships to international students.
 

Q:   What are the merit scholarships offered to international students at University of Alabama?

A: 

The merit scholarships at University of Alabama are offered based on the SAT or ACT test scores and the GPA of the student. Some of the scholarships offered are given in the table below:

Scholarship Name

Test Scores Required

Scholarship Value (yearly)

 

Presidential

SAT: 1420-1600

ACT: 32-36

USD 28,000

UA Scholar

SAT: 1360-1410

ACT: 30-31

USD 24,000

Foundation in Excellence

SAT: 1330-1320

ACT: 29

USD 15,000

Collegiate

SAT: 1300-1320

ACT: 28

USD 10,000

 

Q:   Does University of Alabama offer scholarships to international students?

A: 

The University of Alabama offers scholarships to all UG and PG students based on academic excellence and merit. The scholarships offered to UG and PG students are given as follows:

·       Arts and Sciences Scholarships

·       Culverhouse Undergraduate Scholarships

·       Communication and Information Scholarships

·       College of Education UG scholarships

·       Honors College Scholarships

·       Nursing Scholarships

·       Law Scholarships

·       Social Work Scholarships

 

University of Alabama Admission Dates 2024

  • Application fees :USD 40 - 80
  • Type of deadline :Depends on course
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Type of documentsApplicable for
SOPNeeded for few courses
LORNeeded for few courses
EssaysNot required
CVNeeded for few courses
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Calendar IconImportant dates
Intake seasonDeadline
Fall15ᵗʰ Jan 2025
Spring1ˢᵗ Aug - 30ᵗʰ Nov 2024
Summer15ᵗʰ Jan 2025
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Q:   When should international students apply to University of Alabama?

A: 

The important enrollment dates for freshmen applicants are given in the table below:

Event

Date/Deadline

Application opens for UG admissions

Early Aug

Housing Application Opens

 

Early Oct

Automatic merit scholarship deadline

May 1, 2024

 

Q:   What is the admission process at Alabama University?

A: 

UA is incorporating the scholarship application into the application for admission. Complete your application and submit all supporting documents to be considered for competitive scholarships. A credit/debit card is required to pay the non-refundable $40 application fee. You will be asked to create a login with the UA Undergraduate App. Once your application is submitted you will not be able to make changes. You can check your application status online at any time. A valid email address is required. Secure information concerning your application will be sent to this email address.

 

University of Alabama Fees & Eligibility

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Courses1st Year Tuition FeesDuration & Eligibility
B.E. / B.Tech(6 courses)
INR 24 L - 28 L
Duration4 years
Exam AcceptedIELTS: 6 & Above, TOEFL: 79 & Above, PTE: 54 & Above
MBA/PGDM(7 courses)
INR 24 L - 33 L
Duration1 year-2 years
Exam AcceptedGMAT: 500 & Above, GRE: 300 - 305, IELTS: 6.5 - 7
MIM(6 courses)
INR 24 L - 33 L
Duration1 year-24 months
Exam AcceptedGMAT: 500 - 550, GRE: 300 & Above, IELTS: 6.5 - 7
BBA(1 course)
INR 28 L
Duration4 years
Exam AcceptedIELTS: 6 & Above, TOEFL: 79 & Above, PTE: 54 & Above
MS(5 courses)
INR 23 L - 24 L
Duration18-24 months
Exam AcceptedGRE: 300 & Above, IELTS: 6.5 - 7, TOEFL: 79 - 92
B.Sc.(1 course)
INR 28 L
Duration4 years
Exam AcceptedIELTS: 6 & Above, TOEFL: 79 & Above, PTE: 54 & Above
M.A.(2 courses)
INR 24 L - 28 L
Duration18-24 months
Exam AcceptedIELTS: 6.5 & Above, TOEFL: 79 & Above, PTE: 59 & Above
PG Certificate(1 course)
INR 6 L
Duration12 months
Exam Accepted
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Q:   What are the GPA requirements for international students at University of Alabama?

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To be considered at the university for graduate admissions, the applicant must fulfill one of the following requirements:

·       An overall 3.0 GPA out of 4.0

·       An overall 3.0 GPA out of 4.0 in the last 60 semester hours

·       A 3.0 out of 4.0 GPA in their graduate programme

If the GPA of the student is lower than accepted, then the university will consider them for admission with additional requirements.

 

Q:   What are the requirements for international students at University of Alabama?

A: 

The documents required for international students at University of Alabama are given as follows:

·       Copy of passport

·       Relevant visa and immigration documents which includes PR card and current visa

·       Submit official transcripts online or via post

·       The applicants are not required to submit the SAT/ACT scores but will have to submit them to apply for a merit scholarship

·       Overall GPA of 3.0 out of 4.0 scale for admission

·       Unofficial transcripts and its copies from every secondary school the student has attended.

 

Q:   What are the English Language requirements for international students at University of Alabama?

A: 

The English Language requirements for international students at University of Alabama are given in the table below:

ExamScore Required
TOEFL IBT79 and above
TOEFL PBT550 and above
IELTS 6.0 or above
PTE 54 or above 
Duolingo ET110 or above

Also read: IELTS Preparation and Tips 2023

 

Q:   What is the University of Alabama at Birmingham fees for international students?

A: 

Check below the University of Alabama at Birmingham fees for international students:

Courses

Duration

1st Year Tuition Fees

Cost (3 courses)

1 year

INR 24.3 L

BE / BTech (6 courses)

4 years

INR 24.3 L

MS (5 courses)

18-24 months

INR 22.9 L - 24.3 L

BBA (1 course)

4 years

INR 24.3 L

Cost0 (1 course)

4 years

INR 25.1 L

MBA/PGDM (1 course)

2 years

INR 25.1 L

Also check: Cost of Studying in the USA for International Students

 

University of Alabama Placements 2024

Top Recruiters

Intel
Deloitte
Pepsi
Amazon.com
Google
Deutsche Bank
KPMG
Lockheed Martin Corp.
ebay
IBM
Motorola
Fedex Express
IBM
Nissan
Intergraph
Thyssen Krrupp
pwc
AT&T
Ernst & Young
Exxon
Walmart
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Q:   What is the placement rate at University of Alabama?

A: 

Based on the First Destination Survey, the average annual salary for graduate students at the University of Alabama was at USD 59,027 with a range of USD 15,000 to USD 112,000. These salaries include the part-time and full-time placement data.

 

Q:   What is the criteria for working on campus for international students at University of Alabama?

A: 

The University of Alabama offers on-campus employment which means that the student is paid by the university or work for an affiliated service that operates on-campus. The following are the conditions under which the student in F-1 or J-1 status will work on-campus:

·       The student must be enrolled full-time during their academic year unless they are eligible for an exception

·       For fall and Spring semesters, the students should not work for more than 20 hours every week which means that they can work for 20 hours while working on-campus

·       For Summer semester, students can work for a maximum of 20 hours every week on campus but only during the official university breaks of 1 week or longer.

 

University of Alabama Rankings 2024

B++Overall University Grade
by Shiksha
#501
#301
Business EconomicsC++
#501
Chemical EngineeringC++
#90
Mechanical EngineeringB+
#87
#351
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Q:   What rank does University of Alabama hold?

A: 

According to the QS World University Rankings, the University of Alabama at Birmingham ranking is between 801-1000 in 2024, which improves from 1001-1200 in 2023. International students can check below the University of Alabama at Birmingham world ranking:

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World Ranking

QS - World University

801-1000 (2024)

THE (Times Higher Education)

801-1000 (2023)

US News & World Report

512 (2023)

Also read: 100 Top-Ranked Universities in the USA 2023

 

Q:   What are the rankings for Business courses at University of Alabama?

A: 

The rankings for Business courses at University of Alabama are given in the table below:

Year

QS World Ranking Global MBA

US News and World Report-Graduate Business School

2019

201-250

50

2020

201-250

41

2021

201-250

41

2022

251+

44

2023

251+

57

 

Q:   Which is better; University of Alabama or University of Texas at Arlington?

A: 

The comparative US News and World Report rankings of University of Alabama and University of Texas at Arlington are given in the table below:

Year

University of Alabama

University of Texas at Arlington

2019

419

459

2020

419

459

2021

419

471

2022

470

517

2023

512

576

 

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University of Alabama International Students

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Q:   Is University of Alabama good for international students?

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The University of Alabama is internationally known for the points given below:

·       The university is associated with some organisations such as Universities Research Association, University of Alabama System and the Oak Ridge Associated Universities.

·       The university has done a wide spread effort on the Rising Tide Capital Campaign which raises a minimum of USD 1.5 billion for philanthropic support for priorities over a decade.

·       The university has more than 600 student organizations which focus mainly on academics, service, arts and recreation.

·       The campus of the university has a network of security and support professionals that work to ensure safety for all the students.

·       The university has a highly ranked School of Law and the School of Medicine in Birmingham.

·       University of Alabama has achieved R1 as a High Research University in Doctoral Programmes status in the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education.

 

Q:   How many international students are at University of Alabama?

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The University of Alabama currently has more than 38,000 undergraduate, professional and graduate students have enrolled at the university based on the Fall 2022 data. Out of these students, 57.9% of the students come from elsewhere in the USA and from 88 foreign countries. The International Student and Scholar has served 1,118 active enrolled international students which includes 246 new international students.

 

University of Alabama FAQs

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Alabama University is moderately difficult for Indian students in terms of acceptance rate. The Alabama University acceptance rate is 76% in 2023-2024, which increases from 80% in 2022-2023. However, the university offers a quality education at an affordable tuition fee. The Alabama University fees

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International students must achieve an undergraduate degree GPA of 3.0 (or equivalent) overall, or 3.0 (or equivalent) for the University of Alabama-Birmingham (UAB) admission in PG programs. The middle 50% of students enrolling at The University of Alabama for the fall 2024 is:

  • ACT: 26 – 33
  • SAT: 1170

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The University of Alabama admission are moderatly competitive for International students because of its acceptance rate. The University of Alabama acceptance rate is around 76% for the fall of 2023-24. UAB University has received 58,418 applications among which 8,279 get admission offers for the fal

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International students must have at least GPA of 3.0 on a scale of 4.0 to get admission to Alabama University UG and PG program. Apart from GPA, students also meet the general entry requirements of their programme to get admission.

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The Alabama University application fee for International students vary by application type. Mentioned below are the application fee for UG and PG applications at Alabama:

  • UG: USD 40 or INR 3,342.14
  • MBA: USD 80 or INR 6,684.28

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University CityTuscaloosa, Alabama, USA
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Population of City1,00,287

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