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University of Alabama in Huntsville

School Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

Huntsville, AL

$9,730

Avg in-state tuition

$22,126

Avg out-of-state tuition

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About University of Alabama in Huntsville

School Type: Public

Status: Non-profit

Accreditation: Regional

Religious Affiliation: N/A While the student experience is largely unaffected at most schools with religious affiliations, some schools place more of an emphasis on religion. Learn how religious affiliations may impact students' experience.

Military Friendly: YesMilitary-friendly schools are Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges, offer the Yellow Ribbon Program, and have a dedicated point of contact to support veterans, military service members, and their families. Explore our college guide for service members and veterans to learn more.

The University of Alabama in Huntsville is a medium-sized public university located on an urban campus in Huntsville, Alabama. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 8,027, and admissions are selective, with an acceptance rate of 77%. The university offers 40 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 57%, and a student-faculty ratio of 19:1. Tuition and fees for in-state students are $9,730, while tuition and fees for out-of-state students are $22,126.

Admissions Breakdown

Acceptance Rate Insight

This school has a high acceptance rate.

This school accepts students at a higher rate than other schools. High acceptance schools welcome 51-100% of all applicants.

77% of students were accepted during the 2020-2021 school year. Sometimes schools with midrange acceptance rates have higher standards of entry but are still accessible to many students who apply.

Retention Rate Insight

82% of full-time students stayed to continue their studies the following academic year. These students started in Fall 2019 and returned in Fall 2020.

Graduation Rate Insight

57% of students graduated out of all full-time, first-time students who began their studies in Fall 2014. Keep in mind many students who enroll are not typically first-time students, as most are adult learners. Therefore, the number of first-time students is traditionally low.

Application Considerations

Test scores Required

High school transcript Required

High school rank Recommended

Letter of recommendation Not required or recommended

High school GPA Required

Open admission No

Completion of college prep program Not required or recommended

Test of English as a foreign language (TOEFL) Required

Transfer Credit Policy

Dual enrollment Yes

Credit for qualified life experience* Implied no

Advance placement (AP) credits Yes

*This can include previous jobs, trainings, licenses/credentials, or seminars. You may need to complete an exam or provide a portfolio to earn credit.

SAT & ACT

Students who attend this school typically have higher standardized test scores than students at other schools.

While test scores can be an important aspect of college applications, schools determine admission based on several factors, and these test scores are only a suggested range.

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ACT 25th-75th Percentile 24-31

SAT 25th-75th Percentile 1170-1430

Learning Environment

Student Body Stats

This school has a student body of between 5,000 and 15,000 students.

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10k

Students enrolled

96%

Online student enrollment

19:1

Student to faculty ratio

Ways Students Can Learn

Online Check Bold
On-campus Check Bold
Hybrid The program is a combination of on-campus and online learning and varies per program. Check Bold
International Online classes are available for students around the world. Check Bold

Demographics

White

69%

Black

9%

Unknown

5%

Hispanic

5%

Two or more races

4%

Asian

4%

Non-U.S. Citizen

3%

American Indian/Alaska Native

1%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0%

Female student population

43%

Socio-economic diversity

23% of students received an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

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Online Programs

Offers Online Programs

Yes

Online Programs

16

Total Online Enrollment

9,610

Student Location Breakout

Percent of Programs Online

84% On-campus

16% Online

Types of Online Programs Offered

Certificates X Bold Not offered

Associate X Bold Not offered

Bachelor's Check Bold 5% online

Graduate Certificate Check Bold 13% online

Master's Check Bold 31% online

Doctorate Check Bold 19% online

Student Charges

Tuition and Required Fees

Student Level In-state Out-of-state
Undergraduate $9,730 $22,126
Graduate $10,632 $24,430

Cost of Undergraduate Attendance

Costs based on full-time, first-time degree or certificate-seeking undergraduates for the 2020–2021 academic year.

Costs to Consider Price
Books and supplies $2,200
On-campus room and board $10,652
On-campus other expenses $4,076
Off-campus (not with family) room and board $10,652
Off-campus (not with family) other expenses $4,076
Off-campus (with family) other expenses $4,076

Total Undergraduate Cost

Total cost by category In-state Out-of-state
On-campus $26,658 $39,054
Off-campus without family $26,658 $39,054
Off-campus with family $16,006 $28,402

Financial Breakdown

Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

30%

State Grant Aid

1%

Institution Grant Aid

87%

Pell Grant

23%

Average Aid Awarded

Federal Grant Aid $4,005
State Grant Aid $3,637
Institution Grant Aid $11,443
Pell Grant Aid $4,447

Financial Outlook

$22k

Average student debt after graduation

$40k

Average salary 6 years after starting school

Varsity Athletic Teams

NCAA Division II without football

of the overall student body is a member of an athletic team.

Participation

Men Women
  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Ice Hockey
  • Lacrosse
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Volleyball
  • All Track Combined

Degrees Awarded by Program

Degrees given for the 2020-2021 academic year.

1

Biological And Biomedical Sciences

BA

MA

DOC

2

Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services

BA

MA

DOC

3

Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs

BA

MA

DOC

4

Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services

BA

MA

DOC

5

Education

BA

MA

DOC

6

Engineering

BA

MA

DOC