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The University of Alabama

Tuscaloosa, AL http://www.ua.edu/

Costs

Est. full price 2022-2023
$31,900
% of students who get any grants
67%
Est. price for students who receive aid
$21,700
Average price for low-income students
$17,520

Admissions

Acceptance rate
83%
Median SAT/ACT score
1210/27
SAT/ACT required?
No
Undergraduate enrollment
31,900

Financial Aid

% of students with need who get grants
77%
% of need met
54%
% of students who get merit grants
29%
Average merit grant
$16,650

Student Success

Graduation rate
71%
Average time to a degree
4.3 years
Median student debt
$23,072
Early career earnings
$52,750
% earning more than a high school grad
72%

Notes: Students who get merit grants are full-time undergraduates who had no financial need and were awarded grants. Graduation rate measures degree completion within six years for both transfer students and first-time students. Early career earnings are the median earnings for both graduates and non-completers, 10 years after they first enrolled.

Sources: U.S. Department of Education, Peterson’s, Money/Witlytic calculations.

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