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Welcome to The University of Alabama – the place Where Legends are Made.

 Since its establishment in 1831, UA has been a cornerstone of Tuscaloosa and the surrounding communities, making an enduring impact on our region and beyond. Today, our institution stands as a premier research university, with nationally renowned programs that are driving progress and shaping tomorrow’s leaders. Through the unwavering dedication of our faculty, staff and students, UA’s legacy of success continues to evolve, firmly rooted in a commitment to champion results.

 Whether you’re a prospective student seeking transformational educational experiences, a faculty candidate dedicated to research and teaching or a skilled staff applicant seeking enriching employment options, UA offers unparalleled opportunities to make your mark and contribute to our mission of changing lives through teaching, research and service. And for our esteemed alumni, there are exciting avenues to stay engaged, give back and play a vital role in influencing the trajectory of our University and the next generation of Legends.

 As a member of UA’s vibrant campus community, you become part of our family. I extend a warm invitation for you to join us on a life-changing journey. Here, the possibilities are endless, and a revolutionary future awaits!

Roll Tide!

Dr. Stuart R. Bell
President

From the President’s Desk

Quick Facts about The University of Alabama

38,640

Students enrolled for Spring 2023 semester

40%

approximate percentage of UA's freshman class scored 30 or higher on the ACT

1,088

National Merit Scholars among undergraduates

R1

In 2018 UA earned R1 Research Institution status

THE UA STRATEGIC PLAN – Advancing the Flagship: The Next Phase

GOAL #1

Provide a premier education that enhances the lives of our students, graduates, and the communities they serve.

GOAL #2

Increase the University’s productivity and innovation in research, scholarship, and creative activities that impact economic and societal development.

GOAL #3

Enrich our learning and work environment by attracting, welcoming, and supporting all faculty, staff, and students through inclusive excellence.

GOAL #4

Foster an environment that will aid in the recruitment, retention, growth, and support of outstanding faculty and staff.