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The University of AlabamaTuscaloosa, AL
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University of ArkansasFayetteville, AR
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#193 in National Universities
#3 in Alabama Colleges
Rankings*#123 in National Universities
#2 in Arkansas Colleges
Public, 4 or more years
Research University (high research activity)
School TypePublic, 4 or more years
Research University (very high research activity)
Offered Degrees
Bachelor's, Master's, Post-MS Certificate, Doctorate (Research), Doctorate (Professional Practice)Offered Degree1 Year Certificate, Bachelor's, Post-BS Certificate, Master's, Post-MS Certificate, Doctorate (Research), Doctorate (Professional Practice)
Tuition & Fees
expensive$10,780 Alabama Residents
$30,250 Out-of-State
Undergraduate Tuitioncheaper$9,384 Arkansas Residents
$25,872 Out-of-State
expensive$10,780 Alabama Residents
$30,250 Out-of-State
Graduate Tuitioncheaper$8,841 Arkansas Residents
$22,121 Out-of-State
More$14,968Average Financial Aid AmountLess$7,696
Higher1,210 SAT
80 ACT
Test ScoresLower1,210 SAT
79 ACT
Easier83%Acceptance RateTighter77%
(Enrollment Rate)
High School GPA
High School Rank
High School Record (or Transcript)
Completion of College Preparatory Program
Admission Test Scores
Application Requirements
(Required or Recommended to submit)
High School GPA
High School Record (or Transcript)
Admission Test Scores
Dual Credits
Advanced placement (AP) Credits
Credits for Life Experiences
Credit for Military Training
Accepted CreditsDual Credits
Advanced placement (AP) Credits
Credit for Military Training
6,106Total Enrollment6,106
5,143Undergraduate Student Population5,143
963Graduate Student Population963
Larger3,786Online Student PopulationSmaller2,328
Completion & Outcomes
Higher71%Graduate RateLower66%
20%Transfer-out Rate-
Higher88%Retention RateLower84%
Special Learning Opportunity
Study Abroad
Evening/Weekend College
Teacher Certificate
Special learning OpportunityROTC
Study Abroad
Teacher Certificate
✔ (Dormitory Capacity: 8,262)Campus Housing✔ (Dormitory Capacity: 6,122)
✔ (Typical Annual Charge: $3,802)Board/Meal Plan✔ (Typical Annual Charge: $3,930)
More Students per Faculty22 to 1Student to Faculty RatioLess Students per Faculty18 to 1
2,009Number of faculties1,442
Higher$92,677Average Faculty SalaryLower$88,851
*Ranking data is from College Evaluator.