University of Alabama Huntsville

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The University of Alabama – Huntsville is a medium sized public university that offers numerous academic programs. Many students attend this university to participate in research since the school has excellent labs and research facilities. The school also offers programs specially designed for non-traditional students.

The university offers notable undergraduate and graduate programs in nursing, engineering, business, the liberal arts, life and physical sciences, and the humanities.

General Information

Admission Office
UAH Office of Undergraduate Admissions
301 Sparkman Drive
Huntsville, AL 35899
(256) 824-6070
(800) 824-2255
Fax: (256) 824-6073
[email protected]
Contact: Sandra Patterson
Director of Admissions
Main Address
301 Sparkman Drive
Huntsville, AL 35899
(256) 824-1000
www.uah.edu
Size
Total undergrads: 5,893
First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 797
Degree-seeking undergrads: 5,689
Graduate enrollment: 1,538

Setting
Suburban setting
Small city (50,000 – 249,999)
Commuter campus
Degrees offered:
Bachelor’s
Master’s
Doctoral

Admissions Information

Application Fee
College has an application fee: Yes
Regular application fee: $30
Online application fee: $30
Enrollment Rates
Percent applicants admitted: 89%
Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 77%

Tuition & Fees

Estimated Expenses for Academic Year 2008-’09 2009-’10 2010-’11 2011-’12 % change 2010-’12
Tuition and fees $5,216 $5,952 $6,510 $7,492 +15.08%
Books and Supplies $942 $1,042 $1,542 $1,542 0.00%
Living Arrangement – On Campus
Room and Board $6,290 $6,576 $7,208 $7,540 +4.61%
Other $2,944 $3,306 $3,957 $4,017 +1.52%
Living Arrangement – Off Campus
Room and Board $6,290 $6,576 $7,208 $7,540 +4.61%
Other $2,944 $3,306 $3,957 $4,017 +1.52%
Total Expenses 2008-’09 2009-’10 2010-’11 2011-’12 % change 2010-’12
In-state On Campus $15,392 $16,876 $19,217 $20,591 +7.15%
In-state Off Campus $15,392 $16,876 $19,217 $20,591 +7.15%
In-state with Family $6,158 $6,994 $8,052 $9,034 +12.20%
Average Graduate School Tuition & Fees
Tuition for In-state Students $8,330
In-state Student Fees $912
Tuition for Out-of-state Students $19,993
Out-of-state Student Fees $2,189

Financial Aid

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
Type of Aid Students Percent Amount Average Per Student
All students financial aid 635 83%
Grant or scholarship aid 550 72% $2,501,597 $4,548
• Federal grants 155 20% $594,181 $3,833
• Pell grants 155 20% $553,081 $3,568
• Other federal grants 41 5% $41,100 $1,002
Local and state government scholarships or grants 17 2% $26,696 $1,570
Institutional scholarships or grants 472 62% $1,880,720 $3,985
Student loan financial aid 322 42% $1,619,389 $5,029
• Federal student loans 320 42% $1,504,533 $4,702
• Other student loans 16 2% $114,856 $7,179

All Degrees and Programs

Program Completions for Most Recent Year BA/BS MA/MS Doctor AA/AS CERT
Grand Total of All Programs 952 364 38 25
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 65 10 2
Biology and Biological Sciences 65 10
Biotechnology 2
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Programs 196 85 9
Accounting 28 8 7
Business Administration and Management 64 66
Finance 31
Human Resources Management/personnel Administration 2
Management Information Systems 41 11
Marketing/marketing Management 32
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 23
Speech Communication and Rhetoric 23
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 34 31 2
Computer and Information Sciences 34 31 2
Computer and Information Systems Security/information Assurance
Modeling, Virtual Environments and Simulation
Education 29 1
Elementary Education and Teaching 29
Teaching English As A Second or Foreign Language/esl Language Instructor 1
Engineering 259 128 16 1
Chemical Engineering 14
Civil Engineering 30 3
Computer Engineering 17 18 3 1
Electrical and Electronics Engineering 65 3
Engineering 107
Engineering, Other 5 3 1
Industrial Engineering 17 5
Mechanical Engineering 111 1
English Language and Literature/letters 24 17 1
English Language and Literature 24 17
Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing 1
Rhetoric and Composition
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 19
Foreign Languages and Literatures 19
Health Services/allied Health/health Sciences 137 51 10 5
Family Practice Nurse/nursing 5
Nursing Education
Nursing Practice 10
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse 137 51
History 21 4
History 21 4
Human Services Programs 5
Public Administration 5
Mathematics and Statistics 21 4 1
Applied Mathematics 1
Mathematics 21 4
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies 3 2 8
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies, Other 3 2 8
Physical Sciences 36 20 5
Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology 11 5
Chemistry 14 2
Physical Sciences, Other 2
Physics 20 7
Psychology 21 6
Psychology 21 6
Social Sciences 25
Political Science and Government 16
Sociology 9
Visual and Performing Arts 42
Art and art Studies 35
Music 7
Above data represent first majors only.
(-) Indicates that program is not offered at this award level.

Undergraduate Majors

Arts, Visual & Performing
Art – General B
Music – General B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences
Biology B

Business, Management, & Marketing
Accounting B
Business Administration/Management B
Finance/Banking B
Management Information Systems B
Marketing Management B
Purchasing/Procurement/Contracts B

Computer & Information Sciences
Computer/Information Sciences – General B

Education
Elementary Education B

Engineering
Chemical Engineering B
Civil Engineering B
Computer Engineering – General B
Electrical/Communications Engineering B
Industrial Engineering B
Mechanical Engineering B
Optical engineering B

English Language & Literature
English Language & Literature – General B
Speech/Rhetorical Studies B

Foreign Language & Literature
Foreign Language & Literature – General B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences
Nursing (RN) B

History
History – General B

Mathematics
Mathematics – General B

Philosophy & Religion
Philosophy B

Physical Sciences
Chemistry B
Earth System Science B
Physics B

Psychology
Psychology – General B

Social Sciences
Political Science/Government B
Sociology B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:
    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma
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