Tool December 2017

Best Values in Colleges

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University of Alabama (Tuscaloosa, AL)


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University of Alabama is ranked 48 in Kiplinger's list of Best Values in Public Colleges and is ranked 208 among all colleges.

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT 19%
Applicants who took ACT 80%

SAT Critical Reading Score

700+10%
600-69919%
600+29%

SAT Math Score

700+12%
600-69918%
600+30%

ACT Score

30-3640%
24-2932%
24+72%

Students applied38,237
Students admitted20,107
Admission rate53%

Students per faculty23

4-year graduation rate44%

ANNUAL COSTS

In State

Tuition$10,780
Fees$0
Room and board$9,974
Estimated book expense$1,200
Total cost$21,954

Cost after need-based aid$10,357
Cost after non-need-based aid$7,184

Average debt at graduation$33,816

Out of State

Tuition$28,100
Fees$0
Room and board$9,974
Estimated book expense$1,200
Total cost$39,274

Cost after need-based aid$27,677
Cost after non-need-based aid$24,504

SALARY DATA

Salary yardstick #$42,700

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met53%
Average need-based aid$11,597
Average non-need-based aid$14,770

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment32,563

Full-Time

Men13,135
Women16,085

Part-Time

Men1,316
Women2,027

Freshmen retained86%

# - Based on the median earnings of workers who started at a particular college 10 years earlier and who received federal financial aid. The data don't consider whether the student graduated or went on to graduate school.

NA - Not available


SOURCES - Peterson's Databases (© 2018 Peterson's LLC. All rights reserved.), U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard.

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