The University of Alabama Graduate School

The University of Alabama is a Public, 4 years school located in Tuscaloosa, AL.
The 2023 graduate school tuition & fees of The University of Alabama is $11,790 for Alabama residents and $32,150 for out-of-state students. The school has 6,186 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 38,644 including undergraduate students.

Graduate School Overview

The University of Alabama is a Public, 4 years school located in Tuscaloosa, AL.
The University of Alabama Directory Information
School NameThe University of Alabama
Address739 University Blvd, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487-0100
Phone205-348-6010
Webhttps://www.ua.edu
Online Applicationhttps://apply.ua.edu
Financial Infohttps://financialaid.ua.edu
The 2023 graduate school tuition & fees of The University of Alabama is $11,790 for Alabama residents and $32,150 for out-of-state students. The school has 6,186 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 38,644 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 231 graduate programs through Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), and Doctorate (Professional Practice). Among them, 6 programs are available online classes.
Graduate School 2023 Key Facts
School TypePublic, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$32,150
$11,790 for Alabama Residents
Student Population6,186
Offered Degrees/ProgramsPost-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), and Doctorate (Professional Practice)
Number of Programs231 graduate programs
(6 programs available online learning)
Student to Faculty Ratio19 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at The University of Alabama is $11,790 for Alabama residents and $32,150 for out-of-state students for the academic year 2022-2023. The tuition per credit hour is $635 for Alabama residents and $1,610 for out-of-state students.
The University of Alabama offers the alternative tuition plans.
2023 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees
Tuition & Fees
Alabama Residents$11,790
Out-of-State$32,150
Tuition per Credit Hour
Alabama Residents$635
Out-of-State$1,610
The University of Alabama offers the distance education programs. All course works for completing a degree program can be done through online exclusively for graduate programs. In addition, the distance learning courses are offered for students who are not enrolled online exclusively.
On its campus, academic/career services, employment services for students, placement services for completers, on-campus daycare for students' children are provided for their students.
Special Learning Opportunities & On-campus Services
Distance Learning (Online Classes)6 Online Programs Available
Special learning Opportunities
  • ROTC (Army, Air Force)
  • Study abroad
  • Weekend/evening college
  • Teacher certification
On-Campus Student Services
  • Academic/career services
  • Employment services for students
  • Placement services for completers
  • On-campus daycare for students' children

2023 Graduate Tuition, Fees, Other Expenses

For the academic year 2022-2023, the graduate school tuition & fees of The University of Alabama is $11,790 for Alabama residents and $32,150 for other students. The graduate tuition & fees are increased by 3.91% compared to previous academic year.
Data source: 2022-2023 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: July 22, 2022)
2022-2023 Graduate Tuition & fees
Alabama ResidentsOut-of-State
TuitionFeesTuitionFees
2018-2019$10,780-$29,230-
2019-2020$10,780-$30,250-
2020-2021$10,780$690$30,250$690
2021-2022$10,780$690$30,250$690
2022-2023$11,100$690$31,460$690
The graduate school tuition & fees of The University of Alabama is expensive compared to public graduate schools in Alabama. The average graduate school tuition for all graduate schools in United States is $19,499 and the Alabama graduate tuition is $20,935 (public) / $13,831 (private).
The following table compares the average graduate school tuition by location and school types.
Graduate Tuition & fees Comparison
ResidentsOut-of-State
The University of Alabama$11,790$32,150
All Graduate Schools$15,996$19,499
Public$11,279$20,404
Private$19,608
Alabama Graduate Schools$10,966$16,792
Public$9,892$20,935
Private$13,831
For academic year 2022-2023, the living costs are $19,284 when a student lives on-campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory, school owned apartments, etc.) at The University of Alabama.
On-campus living costs are increased by 3.66% compared to previous academic year. The off-campus living costs are $19,284. Off-campus living costs are increased by 3.66% compared to previous academic year.
2022-2023 Living Expenses
Living On-CampusLiving Off-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpenseRoom & BoardOther Expense
2018-2019$13,402$4,490$13,402$4,490
2019-2020$13,636$4,600$13,636$4,600
2020-2021$13,810$4,620$13,810$4,620
2021-2022$13,934$4,670$13,934$4,670
2022-2023$14,426$4,858$14,426$4,858
For academic year 2022-2023, the tuition per credit hour for graduate programs is $635 for Alabama residents and $1,610 for other students at The University of Alabama. The graduate tuition per credit hour are increased by 3.87% compared to previous academic year.
2022-2023 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour
Alabama ResidentsOut-of-State
2018-2019$640$1,529
2019-2020$615$1,550
2020-2021$615$1,550
2021-2022$615$1,550
2022-2023$635$1,610
The law school tuition at The University of Alabama is $24,380 for Alabama residents and $44,770 for out-of-state students for academic year 2022-2023. For medical school, the average tuition & fees is $31,197 for Alabama residents and $62,713 for out-of-state students.
The following table shows the tuition & fees for law school and medical school at The University of Alabama.
2022-2023 Law School/Medical School Tuition at The University of Alabama
Alabama ResidentsOut-of-State
TuitionFeesTuitionFees
Medicine$31,198-$62,714-
Law$24,080$300$44,470$300

Graduate Programs at The University of Alabama

The University of Alabama offers 152 graduate programs for Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The next table lists number of programs by offered degree and online availability along with number of completers by degree/certificate programs. Last year, 2,687 students have completed their study at The University of Alabama.
Offered Degrees at The University of Alabama
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
Master's Degree7732,180
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship490215
Doctor's degree - other31181
Post Bachelor's Degree5119
Post Master's Degree18192
Total15262,687
The next table shows the popular graduate programs at The University of Alabama by award level.
  • The most popular Post-graduate Certificate program is the Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse program with 31 completers.
  • The most popular Master's program is the Business Administration and Management program with 251 completers.
  • The most popular Doctorate program is the Law program with 130 completers.
The University of Alabama offers 152 programs through Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The programs are offered both in online and on-site education. Last year total 2,687 students have completed their graduate studies.
  • 2,180 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 181 students have earned/completed Doctorate (Practice) program.
  • 19 students have earned/completed Post-Bachelor's program.
  • 92 students have earned/completed Post-Master's program.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies [+] 16 completers-
American/United States Studies/Civilization3-
Women's Studies13-
Communication and Journalism [+] 125 completers-
Speech Communication and Rhetoric56-
Journalism (other)27-
Radio and Television--
Advertising42-
Computer and Information Sciences [+] 15 completers-
Computer and Information Sciences15-
Education [+] 165 completers-
Educational Leadership and Administration12$50,000
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration29-
Educational/Instructional Technology22-
Special Education and Teaching25$44,400
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services5-
Elementary Education and Teaching31-
Secondary Education and Teaching35-
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor6-
Engineering [+] 114 completers-
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/Space Engineering37-
Chemical Engineering6-
Civil Engineering18-
Electrical and Electronics Engineering10-
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering4-
Mechanical Engineering35-
Metallurgical Engineering4-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics [+] 8 completers-
German Language and Literature--
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics8-
Work and Family Studies [+] 190 completers$46,200
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences46$46,200
Family Resource Management Studies25-
Human Nutrition102-
Human Development and Family Studies17-
Legal Studies [+] (1 completers) 30 completers-
Programs for Foreign Lawyers--
Tax Law/Taxation30-
English Language and Literature [+] 28 completers-
English Language and Literature14-
Creative Writing14-
Library Science [+] 65 completers$38,100
Library and Information Science65$38,100
Biological and Biomedical Sciences [+] 28 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences27-
Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography1-
Mathematics and Statistics [+] 24 completers-
Mathematics18-
Applied Statistics, General6-
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies [+] 42 completers-
Kinesiology and Exercise Science42-
Philosophy and Religious Studies [+] 6 completers-
Religion/Religious Studies6-
Physical Sciences [+] 34 completers-
Chemistry13-
Geology/Earth Science14-
Physics7-
Psychology [+] 56 completers-
Psychology13-
Educational Psychology43-
Human Services [+] 211 completers-
Public Administration21-
Social Work190$37,000
Social Sciences [+] 83 completers-
Anthropology9-
Criminology26-
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics30-
Geography6-
Political Science and Government12-
Visual and Performing Arts [+] 25 completers-
Dance--
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts7-
Fine/Studio Arts6-
Art History, Criticism and Conservation3-
Fine Arts and Art Studies (other)3-
Music6-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] (2 completers) 229 completers-
Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist31-
Athletic Training/Trainer--
Mental Health Counseling/Counselor11-
Public Health38-
Community Health and Preventive Medicine11-
Public Health (other)13-
Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling/Counselor13-
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse92$89,700
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences (other)20$42,000
Business [+] 673 completers-
Business Administration and Management251$79,200
Accounting84$58,100
Finance36-
Hospitality Administration/Management48-
Management Information Systems25-
Management Science25$82,100
Business Statistics10-
Marketing/Marketing Management181$43,800
Taxation13-
History [+] 13 completers-
History13-
Total2,180
Doctorate (Research) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Communication and Journalism [+] 16 completers-
Communication and Media Studies (other)16-
Computer and Information Sciences [+] 5 completers-
Computer and Information Sciences5-
Education [+] 39 completers-
Curriculum and Instruction--
Educational Leadership and Administration3$76,000
Educational, Instructional, and Curriculum Supervision14-
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration14-
Elementary and Middle School Administration/Principalship--
Educational Statistics and Research Methods1-
Special Education and Teaching2-
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services--
Elementary Education and Teaching1-
Secondary Education and Teaching4-
Engineering [+] 42 completers-
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/Space Engineering6-
Chemical Engineering4-
Civil Engineering10-
Electrical and Electronics Engineering9-
Materials Engineering2-
Mechanical Engineering11-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics [+] 3 completers-
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics3-
Work and Family Studies [+] 2 completers-
Human Nutrition2-
English Language and Literature [+] 2 completers-
English Language and Literature2-
Biological and Biomedical Sciences [+] 3 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences3-
Mathematics and Statistics [+] 8 completers-
Mathematics5-
Applied Mathematics--
Applied Statistics, General3-
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies [+] 8 completers-
Kinesiology and Exercise Science3-
Health and Physical Education/Fitness (other)5-
Physical Sciences [+] 24 completers-
Chemistry11-
Geology/Earth Science1-
Physics10-
Materials Science2-
Psychology [+] 19 completers-
Psychology12-
School Psychology3-
Educational Psychology4-
Human Services [+] 6 completers-
Social Work6-
Social Sciences [+] 12 completers-
Anthropology2-
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics3-
Geography1-
Political Science and Government6-
Visual and Performing Arts [+] 11 completers-
Music11-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] --
Public Health Education and Promotion--
Nursing Science--
Business [+] 12 completers-
Business Administration and Management3-
Accounting1-
Finance5-
Management Science2-
Marketing/Marketing Management1-
History [+] 2 completers-
History2-
Total215
Doctorate (Practice) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Legal Studies [+] 130 completers-
Law130-
Human Services [+] (1 completers) 2 completers-
Social Work2-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 49 completers-
Nursing Practice49-
Total181
Post-Bachelor's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Communication and Journalism [+] --
Advertising--
Education [+] --
Educational Statistics and Research Methods--
Visual and Performing Arts [+] 1 completers-
Fine Arts and Art Studies (other)1-
Total19
Post-Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies [+] 1 completers-
Women's Studies1-
Education [+] 44 completers-
Curriculum and Instruction--
Educational Leadership and Administration15-
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration9-
Educational/Instructional Technology3-
Educational Statistics and Research Methods9-
Special Education and Teaching1-
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services1-
Elementary Education and Teaching3-
Secondary Education and Teaching3-
Library Science [+] --
Library and Information Science--
Psychology [+] 16 completers-
Educational Psychology16-
Social Sciences [+] --
Geography--
Visual and Performing Arts [+] --
Fine Arts and Art Studies (other)--
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 31 completers-
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse31-
Total92

Graduate Student Population at The University of Alabama

For the academic year 2022-2023, total 6,186 students enrolled into The University of Alabama graduate schools where it has total 38,644 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 3,635 full-time and 2,551 part-time graduate students. By gender, 2,354 male and 3,832 female students are attending graduate schools. The next table summarizes the graduate student population by gender and attending status.
Graduate School Student Population By Gender
TotalMaleFemale
Total6,1862,3543,832
Full-time3,6351,5712,064
Part-tme2,5517831,768
The next table summarizes the students population by race/ethnicity.
There are 3,943 White (63.74%), 792 Black/African American (12.80%), 275 Hispanic (4.45%), 121 Asian (1.96%), and 1,055 students with other races. 766 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity
TotalMaleFemale
Total6,1862,3543,832
American Indian/Native American15411
Asian1214378
Black/African American792177615
Hispanic275104171
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander734
White3,9431,4642,479
Two More15858100
Un-Known1094168
Non-resident Alien766460306
The University of Alabama offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 2,514 graduate students (40.64% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 665 graduate students (10.75% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. The next table summarizes the online student population.
Distance Learning Student Population
Number of Graduate Students
Total6,186
Enrolled Online Exclusively2,514
Enrolled Some Online Courses665
Not in Online Courses3,007
The following table summarizes the graduate students population by age at The University of Alabama. 1,938 students are aged 20 to 24 (31.33% of total students), 402 students are aged above 50 (6.50%). Next table summarizes the student population by age at The University of Alabama.
Graduate Student Population By Age
TotalMaleFemale
Total6,1862,3543,832
Age 20-2117867111
Age 22-241,7606551,105
Age 25-291,561674887
Age 30-34938419519
Age 35-39610211399
Age 40-49737209528
Age 50-64385112273
Over 6417710

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