Graduate Programs Overview

The University of Alabama is a Public, 4 or more years school located in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. It offers graduate degree programs as well as undergraduate degree programs. For academic year 2020-2021 the graduate school tuition & fees are $11,470 for Alabama residents and $30,940 for other students in average.

It offers one hundred forty-three graduate programs: 82 Master's, 54 Doctorate, 7 Post-Master's programs. Some of those programs are offered by distance learning. 1,831 students have been conferred Master's degree and 383 students have received Doctorate degree last year.
Graduate Programs Key Facts
School NameThe University of Alabama
TypePublic, 4 or more years
Address739 University Blvd, Tuscaloosa, AL
Graduate School Students6,170 students
2,507 students enrolled online exclusively
Tuition & Fees (2020-2021)In-State$11,470
Out-of-State$30,940
Student to Faculty20:1 (5.00%)
Number of Offered Graduate ProgramsTotal 143 Graduate Programs
82 Master's, 7 Doctorate, 7 Post graduate certificates

2021 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees

The following table and chart describe 2020-2021 graduate tuition & fees at The University of Alabama with tuition changes over the last 5 years. Each cost is an average amount over the offered programs. For Alabama residents, the tuition & fees are $11,470 and $30,940 for non-Alabama residents. The tuition per credit hours for part-time students (or full-time students who taking extra credits) is $615 for Alabama residents and $1,550 for out-of-state students.
2021 COATuition Trends
2021 Graduate School Tuition, Fees, and Living Costs
In-StateOut-of-State
Tuition$10,780$30,250
Fees$690$690
Cost per Credit$615$1,550
Books & Supplies$1,000
Room & Board$13,810 (On-Campus) / $13,810 (Off-Campus)
Personal Expenses$4,620 (On-Campus) / $4,620 (Off-Campus)
On-Campus Total$30,900$50,370
Off-Campus Total$30,900$50,370
Graduate Program Tuition Changes (2017-2021)
2016-20172017-20182018-20192019-20202020-2021
In-State$10,470$10,780$10,780$10,780$11,470
Out-of-State$26,950$28,100$29,230$30,250$30,940

Graduate Programs By Area of Study

The University of Alabama offers Masters, Doctorate, Post-Master's Certificate graduate degree/certificate programs through 413 major areas - 81 Master's (2 online programs), 52 Doctorate , 6 Post-Master'. The following table summarizes the total number of completers by degree and gender.
Total Number of Conferred Graduate Degree
Master'sDoctorate Post-Bachelor'sPost-Master's
Total1,831383-25
Men681189-7
Women1,150194-18
Below, you can check major programs and concentration for each area of study with offered degrees and completers. ONLINE denotes the program offered by distance learning (online degree). You may want to see all graduate schools offering a major program by following the link on the title of the program.
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies
Communication and Journalism
Computer And Information Sciences
Education
Engineering
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
Work and Family Studies
Legal Studies
English Language And Literature
Library Science
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Mathematics And Statistics
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
Philosophy And Religious Studies
Physical Sciences
Psychology
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting
Human Services
Social Sciences
Visual And Performing Arts
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Business
History
Education
Psychology
Communication and Journalism
Computer And Information Sciences
Education
Engineering
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
Work and Family Studies
Legal Studies
English Language And Literature
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Mathematics And Statistics
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
Physical Sciences
Psychology
Human Services
Social Sciences
Visual And Performing Arts
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Business
History
Legal Studies
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies
Communication and Journalism
Computer And Information Sciences
Education
Engineering
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
Work and Family Studies
Legal Studies
English Language And Literature
Library Science
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Mathematics And Statistics
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
Philosophy And Religious Studies
Physical Sciences
Psychology
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting
Human Services
Social Sciences
Visual And Performing Arts
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Business
History
Education
Psychology
Communication and Journalism
Computer And Information Sciences
Education
Engineering
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
Work and Family Studies
Legal Studies
English Language And Literature
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Mathematics And Statistics
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
Physical Sciences
Psychology
Human Services
Social Sciences
Visual And Performing Arts
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Business
History
Legal Studies
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences

Graduate Student Population

Total 37,840 students enrolled in The University of Alabama including both undergraduate and graduate programs, with full-time and part-time status. In graduate schools, 6,170 students are enrolled to earn graduate degrees. By gender, it has 2,308 male and 3,862 female graduate students. By attending status, there are 3,783 full-time and 2,387 part-time students in graduate schools. It offers online degree programs and 2,507 students enrolled to earn their graduate degree through online exclusively and 1,852 students are taking some online graduate courses.
Graduate Students Gender Distribution
Total6,170
Men Students2,308
Women Students3,862
Graduate Students Attending Status Distribution
Total6,170
Full-time Students3,783
Part-time Students2,387
By race/ethnicity 4,114 White, 814 Black, and 115 Asian students are attending at The University of Alabama. The detail graduate enrollment distribution by race is shown in the below chart.
Graduate Students Race Distribution
Total6,170
American Indian /
Native American
18
Asian115
Black814
Hispanic275
Native Hawaiian /
Other Pacific Islander
7
White4,114
Two or more races157
Un-Known81
165 students are younger than 22 and 990 students are older than 65. The school has 3,524 students aged between 22 and 30 and 1,486 students aged 30 to 40.
Graduate Students Age Distribution
Total6,170
21 & Under165
22-241,943
25-291,581
30-34943
35-39543
40 & Over990
Distance learning, also called online education, is very attractive to students, especially those who want to continue education and work in the field. At The University of Alabama, 2,507 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 1,852 students are enrolled in some online courses.
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment Distribution
Total Enrollment6,170
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses2,507
Enrolled in Some But Not All Online Courses1,852
Not Enrolled In Any Online Courses1,811
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment By Student Location
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses2,507
Alabama Resident1,190
Other State In U.S.1,274
Outside of U.S.43



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