Graduate Programs Summary at The University of Alabama

The University of Alabama is a Public, 4 or more years school located in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. It offers graduate degrees as well as undergraduate degrees. For academic year 2018-2019 the graduate school tuition & fees are $10,780 for Alabama residents and $29,230 for other students in average.

The University of Alabama offers 131 graduate programs: 73 Master's, 51 Doctorate, 7 Post-Master's programs. Some of those programs are offered by distance learning. 1,578 students have been conferred Master's degree and 437 students have received Doctorate degree last year.
Graduate Programs Key Facts
The University of Alabama
School NameThe University of Alabama
TypePublic, 4 or more years
Address739 University Blvd, Tuscaloosa, AL
Graduate School Students5,258
Tuition & Fees (2018-2019)In-State$10,780
Student to Faculty23:1 (4.35%)

2019 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees

Next table and chart describe 2018-2019 graduate tuition & fees at The University of Alabama with tuition changes over last 5 years. Each cost is an average amount over the offered programs. For Alabama resident, the tuition & fees are $10,780 and $29,230 for non-Alabama resident. The average room & board cost is $13,402 and the total cost of attendance is $48,322 when a student pays out-of-state tuition rate and living on-campus facilities such as dormitory. The tuition per credit hours for part-time students (or full-time students who taking extra credits) is $640 for Alabama resident and $1,529 for out-out-state students.
2019 COATuition Trends
Graduate School 2019 Tuition & Costs - The University of Alabama
Cost per Credit$640$1,529
Books & Supplies$1,200
Room & Board$13,402 (On-Campus) / $13,402 (Off-Campus)
Personal Expenses$4,490 (On-Campus) / $4,490 (Off-Campus)
On-Campus Total$29,872$48,322
Off-Campus Total$29,872$48,322
Graduate Tuition Changes (2015-2019) - The University of Alabama

Graduate Programs By Area of Study

The University of Alabama offers Masters, Doctorate, Post-Master's Certificate graduate degree/certificate programs through 123 major areas - 216 Master's (42 online program), 146 Doctorate (6 online program), 18 Post-Master'(12 online program). Next table summarizes total number of completers by degree and gender.
Total Number of Conferred Graduate Degree
Master'sDoctorate Post-Bachelor'sPost-Master's
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 program.
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies
Communication and Journalism
Computer And Information Sciences
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
Work and Family Studies
Legal Studies
English Language And Literature
Library Science
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Mathematics And Statistics
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
Physical Sciences
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting
Human Services
Social Sciences
Visual And Performing Arts
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences

Graduate Student Population

At The University of Alabama, total 38,563 students enrolled in both undergraduate and graduate schools, with full-time and part-time status. In graduate schools, total 5,258 students are enrolled for graduate degree programs. By gender, it has 2,181 male and 3,077 female students. By attending status, there are 3,375 full-time and 1,883 part-time students in graduate schools at The University of Alabama. The University of Alabama offers online degree program and 1,217 students enrolled to earn their graduate degree through online exclusively and 581 students are taking some graduate online courses.
Graduate Students Gender Distribution - The University of Alabama
Men Students2,181
Women Students3,077
Graduate Students Attending Status Distribution - The University of Alabama
Full-time Students3,375
Part-time Students1,883
By race/ethnicity 3,545 White, 699 Black, and 70 Asian students are attending at The University of Alabama. Detail graduate enrollment distribution by race is shown in below chart.
Graduate Students Race Distribution - The University of Alabama
American Indian /
Native American
Native Hawaiian /
Other Pacific Islander
Two or more races115
78 students are younger than 22 and 933 students are older than 65. The school has 3,017 students aged between 22 and 30 and 1,105 students aged 30 to 40.
Graduate Students Age Distribution - The University of Alabama
21 & Under78
40 & Over933
Distance learning, also called online education, is very attractive to students, especially who want to continue education and work in field. At The University of Alabama, 1,217 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 581 students are enrolled in some online course.
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment Distribution - The University of Alabama
Total Enrollment5,140
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses1,217
Enrolled in Some But Not All Online Courses581
Not Enrolled In Any Online Courses3,342
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment By Student Location - The University of Alabama
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses1,217
Alabama Resident489
Other State In U.S.711
Outside of U.S.17