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 Students5,362 students
1,588 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 38,390 students enrolled in The University of Alabama including both undergraduate and graduate programs, with full-time and part-time status. In graduate schools, 5,362 students are enrolled to earn graduate degrees. By gender, it has 2,120 male and 3,242 female graduate students. By attending status, there are 3,452 full-time and 1,910 part-time students in graduate schools. It offers online degree programs and 1,588 students enrolled to earn their graduate degree through online exclusively and 798 students are taking some online graduate courses.
Graduate Students Gender Distribution
Total5,362
Men Students2,120
Women Students3,242
Graduate Students Attending Status Distribution
Total5,362
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. The detail graduate enrollment distribution by race is shown in the below chart.
Graduate Students Race Distribution
Total5,362
American Indian /
Native American
22
Asian73
Black710
Hispanic200
Native Hawaiian /
Other Pacific Islander
7
White3,610
Two or more races122
Un-Known75
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
Total5,362
21 & Under131
22-241,589
25-291,458
30-34847
35-39426
40 & Over904
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, 1,588 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 798 students are enrolled in some online courses.
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment Distribution
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
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses1,588
Alabama Resident714
Other State In U.S.863
Outside of U.S.11



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