Academics

Location
Birmingham, AL
Undergrads
8,270
Tuition (in-state)
$15,462 ($6,798)
Admission Difficulty
Easy
Branch Campus Of
University of Alabama
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4 College Freshman

Academics: Great teaching staff that really cares about your education

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2 College Freshman

Academics: I will not accomplish my goal in this field at this school.

5 College Sophomore

Academics: Everything runs smoothly as long as the student does what they have to do on time.

4 College Freshman

Academics: The neuroscience program is pretty intense, but it's definitely worth it. There's a built in chemistry minor, so quite a few of us choose to add a second major in chemistry, usually biochem.

5 College Freshman

Academics: many majors, and great classmates

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Rankings View more rankings . . .

  • 84th
    Most Flexible Curriculums
  • 85th
    Best Course Variety
  • 110th
    Best Online Course Options
  • 133rd
    Smartest Professors
  • 282nd
    Best Use of Teaching Assistants

Student Author Overview

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Facts & Statistics

Student-Faculty Ratio
18:1
Full-Time Instructional Faculty
852
Part-Time Instructional Faculty
77
Total FT Faculty
2,058
Faculty with Terminal Degree
86%
Average Faculty Salary
$88,088
Full-Time Retention Rate
80%
Part-Time Retention Rate
61%
Transfer-Out Rate
29%
Graduation Rate
48%
Programs/Majors Offered
91
Academic/Career Counseling?
Yes
Remedial Services?
Yes
Instructional Programs
Occupational: No
Academic: Yes
Continuing Professional: Yes
Recreational/Avocational: No
Adult Basic Remedial: No
Secondary (High School): No
Special Credit Opportunities
Advanced Placement (AP) Credits: Yes
Dual Credit: Yes
Life Experience Credits: Yes
Degrees Awarded
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Certificate
  • Doctorate - Professional practice
  • Doctorate - Research/scholarship
  • Master's degree
  • Other
  • Post-bachelor's certificate
  • Post-master's certificate
Most Popular Majors
  • Business Administration and Management: 3%
  • Medicine: 2%
  • Psychology: 2%
  • Registered Nursing (RN): 7%
Special Study Options
  • Study abroad
  • Teacher certification (below the postsecondary level)

Student Polls

Rate your school's academic environment on the following topics    Based on 55 responses

Very poor
Excellent
  • Academic advisers
  • Class availability
  • Consistency in grading
  • Course subject variety
  • Curriculum flexibility
  • Gen-Ed requirements
  • Manageability of workload
  • Online course options
  • Quality of teaching assistants (TAs)
  • Scheduling/registration process
  • Technology in the classroom

Rate your school's professors on the following topics    Based on 62 responses

Very poor
Excellent
  • Accessibility
  • Communication skills
  • General knowledge
  • Interest in class subjects
  • Interest in students
  • Time spent in classroom
  • Use of teaching assistants

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