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Best Values in Colleges

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The University of Alabama (Tuscaloosa, AL)


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The University of Alabama is ranked 50 in Kiplinger's list of Best Values in Public Colleges.

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT 22%
Applicants who took ACT 75%

SAT Verbal Score

700+12%
600-69919%
600+31%

SAT Math Score

700+15%
600-69923%
600+38%

ACT Score

30-3627%
24-2936%
24+63%

Students applied26,409
Students admitted14,019
Admission rate53%

Students per faculty20

4-year graduation rate41%
6-year graduation rate67%

ANNUAL COSTS

In State

Tuition$9,450
Fees$0
Room and board$8,756
Estimated book expense$1,200
Total cost$19,406

Cost after need-based aid$11,787
Cost after non-need-based aid$10,115

Average debt at graduation$27,639

Out of State

Tuition$23,950
Fees$0
Room and board$8,756
Estimated book expense$1,200
Total cost$33,906

Cost after need-based aid$26,287
Cost after non-need-based aid$24,615

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met52%
Average need-based aid$7,619
Average non-need-based aid$9,291

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment28,026

Full-Time

Men11,917
Women13,513

Part-Time

Men1,080
Women1,516

Freshmen retained85%

SOURCE: Peterson's Undergraduate Database. Copyright © 2013 Peterson's/Nelnet LLC. All rights reserved.

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