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 2019-2020 the graduate school tuition & fees are $10,780 for Alabama residents and $30,250 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. 1,681 students have been conferred Master's degree and 428 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 Students5,362 students
1,588 students enrolled online exclusively
Tuition & Fees (2019-2020)In-State$10,780
Student to Faculty22:1 (4.55%)
Number of Offered Graduate ProgramsTotal 131 Graduate Programs
73 Master's, 7 Doctorate, 7 Post graduate certificates

2020 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees

Next table and chart describe 2019-2020 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 $30,250 for non-Alabama resident. The average room & board cost is $13,636 and the total cost of attendance is $49,486 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 $666 for Alabama resident and $1,529 for out-out-state students.
2020 COATuition Trends
Graduate School 2020 Tuition & Costs - The University of Alabama
Cost per Credit$666$1,529
Books & Supplies$1,000
Room & Board$13,636 (On-Campus) / $13,636 (Off-Campus)
Personal Expenses$4,600 (On-Campus) / $4,600 (Off-Campus)
On-Campus Total$30,016$49,486
Off-Campus Total$30,016$49,486
Graduate Tuition Changes (2016-2020) - 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 131 major areas - 72 Master's (14 online program), 49 Doctorate (2 online program), 6 Post-Master'(4 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
Philosophy And Religious 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 38,390 students enrolled in both undergraduate and graduate schools, with full-time and part-time status. In graduate schools, total 5,362 students are enrolled for graduate degree programs. By gender, it has 2,120 male and 3,242 female students. By attending status, there are 3,452 full-time and 1,910 part-time students in graduate schools at The University of Alabama. The University of Alabama offers online degree program and 1,588 students enrolled to earn their graduate degree through online exclusively and 798 students are taking some graduate online courses.
Graduate Students Gender Distribution - The University of Alabama
Men Students2,120
Women Students3,242
Graduate Students Attending Status Distribution - The University of Alabama
Full-time Students3,452
Part-time Students1,910
By race/ethnicity 3,610 White, 710 Black, and 73 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 races122
131 students are younger than 22 and 904 students are older than 65. The school has 3,047 students aged between 22 and 30 and 1,273 students aged 30 to 40.
Graduate Students Age Distribution - The University of Alabama
21 & Under131
40 & Over904
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, 1,588 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 798 students are enrolled in some online course.
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment Distribution - The University of Alabama
Total Enrollment5,362
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses1,588
Enrolled in Some But Not All Online Courses798
Not Enrolled In Any Online Courses2,976
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment By Student Location - The University of Alabama
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses1,588
Alabama Resident714
Other State In U.S.863
Outside of U.S.11

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