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 thirty-one graduate programs: 73 Master's, 51 Doctorate, 7 Post-Master's programs. Some of those programs are offered by distance learning. 1,681 students have been conferred Master's degree and 428 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 Students5,305 students
1,659 students enrolled online exclusively
Tuition & Fees (2020-2021)In-State$11,470
Out-of-State$30,940
Student to Faculty22:1 (4.55%)
Number of Offered Graduate ProgramsTotal 131 Graduate Programs
73 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 131 major areas - 78 Master's (23 online programs), 51 Doctorate (4 online programs), 6 Post-Master'(5 online programs). 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
Total1,681428-22
Men688201-6
Women993227-16
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
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
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
Business
History
Legal Studies
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences

Graduate Student Population

Total 38,100 students enrolled in The University of Alabama including both undergraduate and graduate programs, with full-time and part-time status. In graduate schools, 5,305 students are enrolled to earn graduate degrees. By gender, it has 2,094 male and 3,211 female graduate students. By attending status, there are 3,460 full-time and 1,845 part-time students in graduate schools. It offers online degree programs and 1,659 students enrolled to earn their graduate degree through online exclusively and 264 students are taking some online graduate courses.
Graduate Students Gender Distribution
Total5,305
Men Students2,094
Women Students3,211
Graduate Students Attending Status Distribution
Total5,305
Full-time Students3,460
Part-time Students1,845
By race/ethnicity 3,530 White, 673 Black, and 92 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
Total5,305
American Indian /
Native American
24
Asian92
Black673
Hispanic204
Native Hawaiian /
Other Pacific Islander
6
White3,530
Two or more races117
Un-Known72
143 students are younger than 22 and 832 students are older than 65. The school has 3,005 students aged between 22 and 30 and 1,324 students aged 30 to 40.
Graduate Students Age Distribution
Total5,305
21 & Under143
22-241,618
25-291,387
30-34849
35-39475
40 & Over832
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, 1,659 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 264 students are enrolled in some online courses.
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment Distribution
Total Enrollment5,305
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses1,659
Enrolled in Some But Not All Online Courses264
Not Enrolled In Any Online Courses3,382
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment By Student Location
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses1,659
Alabama Resident694
Other State In U.S.949
Outside of U.S.16



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