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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 44 in Kiplinger's list of Best Values in Public Colleges and is ranked 182 among all colleges.

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT 23%
Applicants who took ACT 76%

SAT Verbal Score

700+11%
600-69920%
600+31%

SAT Math Score

700+13%
600-69924%
600+37%

ACT Score

30-3630%
24-2935%
24+65%

Students applied30,975
Students admitted17,515
Admission rate57%

Students per faculty21

4-year graduation rate43%

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$10,854
Cost after non-need-based aid$8,607

Average debt at graduation$28,508

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$25,354
Cost after non-need-based aid$23,107

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met49%
Average need-based aid$8,552
Average non-need-based aid$10,799

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment29,440

Full-Time

Men12,353
Women14,195

Part-Time

Men1,203
Women1,689

Freshmen retained87%

SOURCE: Peterson's Undergraduate Database. Copyright © 2014 Peterson's/Nelnet LLC. All rights reserved.

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