Tuscaloosa, AL
Tuition (in-state)
$22,950 ($9,200)
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Reviews 3005 total reviews with an average rating of 3.8

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1 College Freshman

Greek Life: Everything about the Greek life at UA is bad. The way they think, act, and accomplish things. We've been in the news a few times for our greek system, im not a big fan of it.

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4 College Freshman

Guys & Girls: Most of the guys and girls at UA are greek. Literally 85% of the population are part of a sorority or fraternity. The rest are athletes and just normal students. You wear big t-shirts and norts around and the guys wear whatever they please. The party life is awesome as well as the academic life. Everyone works hard and plays even harder here.

4 College Freshman

Greek Life: Greek life is well-regarded here at UA.

3 College Freshman

Scholarships: More scholarships for out-of-state students.

4 College Freshman

Majors: I look forward to an internship as a Journalist.

4 College Freshman

Majors: We have great professors that know a lot about the field.

3 College Freshman

Weather: Alabama doesn't know how to prepare for snow.

4 College Freshman

Local Atmosphere: The shopping in Tuscaloosa is great!

3 College Freshman

Campus Housing: Some of the resident halls need to be renovated.

3 College Freshman

Diversity: UA needs to be more accepting of diverse groups.

1 person found this useful Report
5 College Freshman

Athletics: Students have pride in all things athletic. Roll tide!

4 College Freshman

Facilities: UA has a beautiful campus, with great brick buildings.

3 College Freshman

Campus Strictness: They should be more strict about noise issues.

5 College Freshman

Off-Campus Dining: Delicious, close to campus, and affordable.

4 College Freshman

Health & Safety: The police are always accessible and ready to help.

3 College Freshman

Campus Dining: The Greek meal plan is the way to go at UA.

3 College Freshman

Weather: Rainy days are bad because of having to walk to class.

3 College Freshman

Parking: Again parking is really not great. I hard to find somewhere relatively close so I usually park a couple of blocks away and walk to class.

4 College Freshman

Guys & Girls: I really am not around many of the girls because of my age.

3 College Freshman

Campus Strictness: I wish that we could park closer to class without being ticketed for the first offense.

4 College Freshman

Computers: I have had no trouble with being able to work on computers provided by the University. I use the McLure Library mostly.

4 College Freshman

Campus Housing: This is a beautiful, well maintained campus. I have yet to see a flower actually wilt.

4 College Freshman

Diversity: The have been several forums and groups noted on the student tab.

4 College Freshman

Academics: The University has been a wonderful experience. I have had no trouble with the process thus far.

4 College Freshman

Nightlife: I really do not know because we don't go to bars.


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Josh Morris
Bath, Maine
Public Relations
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University of Alabama students constantly brag about their school’s traditions and spirit, and their pride is shown throughout the town. Some say it’s the incredible education that drew them here, and others say it’s Bama football that brought them to this Southern school. But no matter what reason these students choose to come to UA, most believe it was the best choice they could have made.

After graduation, some students get a job, some further their education by going to UA’s grad school, and some even go to UA’s law school. No matter what the students decide to do with their future, they believe Bama has prepared them for it. Students advise upcoming freshmen to walk around the Quad, visit the Strip, or watch a football game to understand why so many love UA.

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