University of North Alabama

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School Overview

The University of North Alabama is primarily known for its dental and allied health education programs. It also offers numerous undergraduate and graduate degree programs in various subjects. Additionally, continuing education programs are available here. Students interested in research often attend this university since its known for excellent research programs. Numerous cultural opportunities await incoming freshman on the historic campus.

The university’s performing arts programs are nationally-recognized. Many successful actors, musicians, and other entertainers attended the University of North Alabama.

There are more than 60 undergraduate programs offered at this university. Popular programs include hospitality management, marine biology, culinary arts, business administration, history, and education.

General Information

Admission Office

One Harrison Plaza, UNA Box 5011

Florence, AL 35632-0001

(256) 765-4608

(800) 825-5862

Fax: (256) 765-4329



Contact: Kim Mauldin

Director of Admissions
Main Address
One Harrison Plaza, UNA Box 5121

Florence, AL 35632-0001

(256) 765-4100

www.una.edu

Size

Total undergrads: 5,901

Degree-seeking undergrads: 5,486

Setting

Urban setting

Large town (10,000 – 49,999)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:
Bachelor’s
Master’s

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $25

Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 82%

Tuition & Fees

Estimated Expenses for Academic Year 2008-’09 2009-’10 2010-’11 2011-’12 % change 2010-’12
Tuition and fees $4,025 $4,554 $4,914 $5,426 +10.42%
Books and Supplies $1,000 $1,100 $1,100 $1,100 0.00%
Living Arrangement – On Campus
Room and Board $4,460 $4,659 $4,784 $5,012 +4.77%
Other $2,200 $2,400 $2,400 $2,500 +4.17%
Living Arrangement – Off Campus
Room and Board $4,800 $4,900 $5,000 $5,200 +4.00%
Other $2,200 $2,400 $2,400 $2,500 +4.17%
Total Expenses 2008-’09 2009-’10 2010-’11 2011-’12 % change 2010-’12
In-state On Campus $11,685 $12,713 $13,198 $14,038 +6.36%
In-state Off Campus $12,025 $12,954 $13,414 $14,226 +6.05%
In-state with Family $5,025 $5,654 $6,014 $6,526 +8.51%
Average Graduate School Tuition & Fees
Tuition for In-state Students $4,104
In-state Student Fees $794
Tuition for Out-of-state Students $8,208
Out-of-state Student Fees $794

Financial Aid

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
Type of Aid Students Percent Amount Average Per Student
All students financial aid 786 80%
Grant or scholarship aid 626 63% $2,665,275 $4,258
• Federal grants 331 34% $1,330,368 $4,019
• Pell grants 331 34% $1,196,743 $3,616
• Other federal grants 189 19% $133,625 $707
Local and state government scholarships or grants 78 8% $96,616 $1,239
Institutional scholarships or grants 417 42% $1,238,291 $2,970
Student loan financial aid 469 47% $2,422,792 $5,166
• Federal student loans 463 47% $2,311,841 $4,993
• Other student loans 19 2% $110,951 $5,840

All Degrees and Programs

Program Completions for Most Recent Year BA/BS MA/MS Doctor AA/AS CERT
Grand Total of All Programs 987 389 9
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 36
Biology and Biological Sciences 35
Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography 1
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Programs 244 286
Accounting 40
Business Administration and Management 68 286
Business/managerial Economics 11
Finance 31
Management Information Systems 27
Marketing/marketing Management 67
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 66
Mass Communication/media Studies 44
Speech Communication and Rhetoric 22
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 6
Computer and Information Sciences 6
Education 136 62 9
Counselor Education/school Counseling and Guidance Services 4
Educational Leadership and Administration 2 9
Elementary Education and Teaching 75 19
Secondary Education and Teaching 39 26
Special Education and Teaching 1
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels 22 10
English Language and Literature/letters 34 4
English Language and Literature 34 4
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 9
Foreign Languages and Literatures 9
Health Services/allied Health/health Sciences 161 8
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse 161 8
History 27 5
History 27 5
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services 36 3
Criminal Justice/law Enforcement Administration 36 3
Human Services Programs 25
Social Work 25
Mathematics and Statistics 9
Mathematics 9
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies 13 7
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies, Other 13 7
Physical Sciences 34
Chemistry 20
Physical Sciences, Other 10
Physics 4
Psychology 26 14
Counseling Psychology 14
Psychology 26
Social Sciences 70
Geography 26
Political Science and Government 12
Social Sciences 13
Sociology 19
Visual and Performing Arts 33
Art and art Studies 17
Music 16
Work and Family Studies 22
Family, Consumer and Human Sciences 22
Above data represent first majors only.
(-) Indicates that program is not offered at this award level.


Undergraduate Majors

Arts, Visual & Performing

Fine/Studio Arts B
Music – General B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biology B
Marine/Aquatic Biology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting B
Business Administration/Management B
Business/Managerial Economics B
Finance/Banking B
Management Information Systems B
Marketing Management B

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer/Information Sciences – General B

Education

Elementary Education B
Secondary Education B
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels B

English Language & Literature

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

Family & Consumer Sciences

Family/Consumer Sciences – General B

Foreign Language & Literature

Foreign Language & Literature – General B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Nursing (RN) B

History

History – General B

Liberal Arts & Sciences

General Studies B

Mathematics

Mathematics – General B

Parks, Recreation & Fitness

Parks, Recreation & Fitness – General B

Physical Sciences

Chemistry B
Geology B
Physics B

Psychology

Psychology – General B

Public Administration & Services

Social Work B

Security & Protective Services

Law Enforcement Administration B

Social Sciences

Geography B
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 North Alabama Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (256) 765-4100
Website: www.una.edu
Type of School: 4-year, Public
Apply Online: https://www.applyweb.com/aw?una
Address: One Harrison Plaza, Florence, AL 35632-0001
Setting: City: Small
Campus Housing: Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population: 7,702
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): 45%
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 16 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 2,634 (34% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Bachelor's, Master's

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $10,620
Out-of-state Tuition: $20,220
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 96%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $6,765

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

University of North Alabama Programs

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

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 2
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 462
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 2
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 2
Education 347
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields 1
English Language and Literature/Letters 12
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences 211
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 4
Health Professions and Related Programs 11
History 112
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 11
Mathematics and Statistics 1
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 31
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 31
Personal and Culinary Services 1
Physical Sciences 3
Psychology 111
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 11
Social Sciences 351
Visual and Performing Arts 4
Grand total 154820

* Based on programs that produced 2019-2020 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at University of North Alabama 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 Fees 2019-2020
In-state $10,620
Out-of-state $20,220
Books and supplies $1,500

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $7,200
Out-of-state $13,860

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2018-2019

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 946 96%
Grant or scholarship aid 893 90% $6,765
Student loan aid 544 55% $9,560

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 4,198 68% $6,807
Federal student loans 3,114 51% $6,478

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for University of North Alabama. 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 North Alabama students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2020

Total Male Female
Number of applicants 2,691 925 1,766
Percent admitted 100% 90% 88%
Percent admitted who enrolled 38% 37% 39%

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
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 North Alabama Enrollment, Fall 2020

Total Enrollment 7,702
Undergraduate enrollment 6,050
Graduate enrollment 1,652

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 North Alabama Accreditation

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

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
    • Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program
  • 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
  • Commission on English Language Program Accreditation
    • English Language
  • 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
  • National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
    • Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools

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