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(EM)Powering through

These four students share their stories on how the Capstone empowered them. They’re now ready to transform the world.

  • Noah Strong

    Noah Strong

    UA had a hold on Noah Strong after his first visit, as often happens. But something else about UA also drew him — a deep connection he was unaware of, something in his blood that connected him to the very cornerstone of the place.

  • A.J. Crooks

    A.J. Crooks

    A.J. Crooks may have come to The University of Alabama as a student-athlete, but the University offered so much more. She enrolled on a soccer scholarship, becoming a standout goalie her freshman year. But several injuries made her declare medical retirement.

  • William Agyemang

    William Agyemang

    Two years ago, William Agyemang left everything he knew — his wife, his four children, his home in Ghana and his job as a researcher at the Building and Road Research Institute — to pursue a doctoral degree in civil engineering at the Capstone.

  • Kelsi Long

    Kelsi Long

    The road to a college degree offers many obstacles through rigorous coursework, projects and exams that require the right amount of determination, patience and grit in order to reach the finish line on graduation day.

Leaders. Innovators. Legends.


The University of Alabama's academic offerings empower our students to explore their passions, build their dreams and transform the world.

  • Undergraduate

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    UA offers more than 100 majors and programs of study in eight different degree-granting colleges and schools.

  • Graduate

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    Our 120+ graduate programs push students to realize their potential and reach the highest levels of achievement.

  • UA Online

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    Complete courses and earn degrees around your own schedule from anywhere in the world.

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Research is at the core of everything we do at UA. That is one of the many reasons why we are recognized as a Very High Research Activity doctoral institution according to the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education.

  • Strategic Plan

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    ORED’s strategic plan facilitates the growth and development of faculty and significantly increases the size and impact of research and scholarly activity.

  • Undergraduate Research

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    Undergraduate students involved in our Emerging Scholars Program are taking part in cutting-edge research impacting their fields and changing lives.

our campus

Year after year, the UA campus ranks among the very best in the nation. From tulips and cherry blossoms in the spring to cascades of golden leaves in the fall, you’re surrounded by dramatic intersections of classic architecture and modern advancement.

UA is located in Tuscaloosa, Alabama – a vibrant, multicultural community a few hours from several major cities. Our exciting downtown and small-city atmosphere make our home one of the best places to live in the Southeastern United States.

life at ua

Our community is drawn together by purpose. More than 600 student organizations elevate campus culture in academics, service, arts and recreation.

  • Student Life

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    The Division of Student Life provides programs and support services that make our student experience one of the best in the world.

  • Safety & Support

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    Our robust network of security and support professionals work to ensure a safe campus for all.

  • Diversity

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    UA strives to create an accepting and inclusive campus community.

  • Student Housing

    Lakeside Residential Community

    Residential living puts you at the heart of campus life, where you will interact with a diverse community of people.