The Capstone of Higher Education

The University of Alabama conducts leading edge research that harnesses solar energy in creative and innovative ways, shapes early childhood education for children with and without special needs, and helps businesses connect throughout the world. Teaching, research and service that make a difference. That’s why The University of Alabama is the Capstone of Higher Education.

The University of Alabama, the state’s oldest and largest public institution of higher education, is a student-centered research university that draws the best and brightest to an academic community committed to providing a premier undergraduate and graduate education. UA is dedicated to achieving excellence in scholarship, collaboration and intellectual engagement; providing public outreach and service to the state of Alabama and the nation; and nurturing a campus environment that fosters collegiality, respect and inclusivity.