Founded in 1831 as the state's first public college, The University of Alabama is dedicated to excellence in teaching, research and service.
UA is a leader among public universities nationwide in the enrollment of National Merit Scholars with more than 500 currently enrolled.
UA's enrollment reached a record high of 38,563 for fall 2017. More than 40 percent of UA’sfreshman class scored 30 or higher on the ACT.
UA is home to a proud athletic tradition, sporting 25 team national championships in five sports.
UA's vibrant community features more than 500 active student organizations and unlimited opportunities for growth.
UA's students have unique opportunities for community engagement and outreach through service learning activities.
UA's unique focus on research at the undergraduate level presents students with rich opportunities for real-world experience.
For more information on UA’s sexual misconduct policy as well as resources that are available, go to UA's Sexual Misconduct Policy.