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The University of Alabama Computer Science Programs

The University of Alabama is a public institution situated in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. The location of the school is great for students who enjoy the amenities of city life.

89 Undergraduate Degrees
11 Graduate Degrees
$38,579 Avg Cost After Aid (Undergrad)
53% Acceptance Rate

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The University of Alabama Rankings

Out of the 14 colleges in Alabama, UA is ranked at #3.

These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at UA.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#107 Most Popular Computer Information Systems Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Where Is The University of Alabama?

Location of The University of Alabama

Contact details for UA are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 739 University Blvd, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487-0100
Phone: 205-348-6010

How Do I Get Into UA?

You can apply to UA online at:

Admission Requirements for UA

Submission Required?
High School GPA required
High School Rank recommended
High School Transcript required
College Prep Program required
Recommendations neither required nor recommended
SAT or ACT Scores required
TOEFL required

How Hard Is It To Get Into UA?

53% Acceptance Rate
61% Of Accepted Are Women
19% Submit SAT Scores
With an acceptance rate of 53%, UA does not let just anybody through their doors! Make sure you spend enough time polishing up your application so you will make a great impression.

Approximately 39% of accepted students are men and 61% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 54%, and the acceptance rate for women is 53%.

Average Test Scores

About 19% of students accepted to UA submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 530 and 640. Math scores were between 520 and 640.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for The University of Alabama  ( 530 to 640 )

SAT Math Scores for The University of Alabama  ( 520 to 640 )
UA received ACT scores from 81% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT English scores ranged between 23 and 33. Math scores were between 21 and 29. Composite scores were between 23 and 32.

ACT English Scores for The University of Alabama  ( 23 to 33 )
ACT Math Scores for The University of Alabama  ( 21 to 29 )
ACT Composite Scores for The University of Alabama  ( 23 to 32 )

Can I Afford The University of Alabama?

$38,579 Net Price
43% Take Out Loans
5.1% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of UA is $38,579. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At UA, approximately 43% of students took out student loans averaging $9,657 a year. That adds up to $38,628 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at UA is 5.1%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

The University of Alabama Undergraduate Student Diversity

29,135 Full-Time Undergraduates
55% Women
20% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 32,795 undergraduate students at UA, with 29,135 being full-time and 3,660 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  UA

There are also 5,305 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 29,135 full-time undergraduates at UA, 45% are male and 55% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  UA

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of The University of Alabama students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of UA Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 343
Black or African American 2,802
Hispanic or Latino 1,418
White 22,458
International Students 816
Other Races/Ethnicities 1,298

Geographic Diversity

Alabama students aren't the only ones who study at The University of Alabama. At this time, 49 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 82 countries are represented at UA. The most popular countries sending students to the school are China, Saudi Arabia, and India.

Online Learning at The University of Alabama

3,786 Took All Classes Online
14,934 Took At Least One Class Online
5.6% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
There are 11 bachelor’s degree and 23 master’s degree programs available online at UA. In 2017-2018, 14,934 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at UA has changed over the last few years.


Online Growth Rankings of UA

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at The University of Alabama was 5.6%. This is the #1,206 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at UA regardless of major.

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

The University of Alabama Computer Science Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Bachelor’s Master’s Doctor’s TOTAL
General Computer & Information Sciences 89 8 3 100
TOTAL 89 8 3 100


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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