University of Alabama Huntsville

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School Overview

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



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

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

University of Alabama in Huntsville Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(256) 824-6120
Website:www.uah.edu
Type of School:4-year, Public
Apply Online:register.uah.edu
Address:301 Sparkman Dr, Huntsville, AL 35899
Setting:Rural: Remote
Campus Housing:Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population:8,468
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):48%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:17 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:7,123 (84% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Certificates, Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$9,842
Out-of-state Tuition:$20,612
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:93%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$10,197

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

University of Alabama in Huntsville Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at University of Alabama in Huntsville.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Biological and Biomedical Sciences111
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services675
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs1
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services1132
Education121
Engineering1847
English Language and Literature/Letters111
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics11
Health Professions and Related Programs211
History11
Mathematics and Statistics111
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies113
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies1
Philosophy and Religious Studies1
Physical Sciences344
Psychology11
Public Administration and Social Service Professions1
Social Sciences2
Visual and Performing Arts3
Grand total14372715

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

See the distance education degree programs that are offered at University of Alabama in Huntsville.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services3
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services11
Engineering42
Health Professions and Related Programs11
Grand total193

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at University of Alabama in Huntsville and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$9,842
Out-of-state$20,612
Books and supplies$1,688

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$10,342
Out-of-state$22,338

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid95093%
Grant or scholarship aid89687%$10,197
Student loan aid42041%$6,247

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid3,71362%$7,870
Federal student loans2,59343%$7,088

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for University of Alabama in Huntsville. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled University of Alabama in Huntsville students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants4,5452,3852,160
Percent admitted100%81%71%
Percent admitted who enrolled27%31%22%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

University of Alabama in Huntsville Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment8,468
Undergraduate enrollment6,507
Graduate enrollment1,961

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

University of Alabama in Huntsville Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
  • National Association of Schools of Art and Design, Commission on Accreditation
    • Art and Design (ART) - Degree-granting schools and departments and non-degree-granting programs
  • National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation
    • Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs

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