The University of Alabama Graduate Schools

The University of Alabama (referred to as The University of Alabama) is a Public, 4 years school located in Tuscaloosa, AL. It is classified as a Research University (high research activity) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice. The 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at The University of Alabama is $11,470 for Alabama residents and $30,940 for out-of-state students. The school has 5,362 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 38,390 including undergraduate students.

The University of Alabama Graduate School Overview

The University of Alabama (referred to as The University of Alabama) is a Public, 4 years school located in Tuscaloosa, AL. It is classified as a Research University (high research activity) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice.
The University of Alabama Directory Information
School NameThe University of Alabama (The University of Alabama)
Address739 University Blvd, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487-0166
Phone205-348-6010
Webhttps://www.ua.edu
Online Applicationhttps://apply.ua.edu
Financial Infohttps://financialaid.ua.edu
The 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at The University of Alabama is $11,470 for Alabama residents and $30,940 for out-of-state students. The school has 5,362 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 38,390 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 127 graduate programs through Master's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), Doctorate (Professional Practice). Among them, 20 programs are available online classes.
The University of Alabama Graduate School 2022 Key Facts
School TypePublic, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$30,940
$11,470 for Alabama Residents
Student Population5,362
Offered Degrees/ProgramsMaster's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), Doctorate (Professional Practice)
Number of Programs127 graduate programs
(20 programs available online learning)
Student to Faculty Ratio22 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at The University of Alabama is $11,470 for Alabama residents and $30,940 for out-of-state students for academic year 2021-2022. The tuition per credit hour is $615 for Alabama residents and $1,550 for out-of-state students. The University of Alabama offers the alternative tuition plans.
The University of Alabama 2022 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees
Tuition & Fees
Alabama Residents$11,470
Out-of-State$30,940
Tuition per Credit Hour
Alabama Residents$615
Out-of-State$1,550
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, remedial services, 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 at The University of Alabama
Distance Learning (Online Classes)20 Online Programs Available
Special learning Opportunities
  • ROTC (Army, Air Force)
  • Study abroad
  • Weekend/evening college
  • Teacher certification
On-Campus Student Services
  • Remedial services
  • Academic/career services
  • Employment services for students
  • Placement services for completers
  • On-campus daycare for students' children

2022 Tuition, Fees, Other College Costs

For academic year 2021-2022, the graduate school tuition & fees of The University of Alabama is $11,470 for Alabama residents and $30,940 for other students. The graduate tuition & fees are stayed same compared to previous academic year.
Data source: 2021-2022 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: March 16, 2022)
2021-2022 Graduate Tuition & fees
Alabama ResidentsOut-of-State
TuitionFeesTuitionFees
2017-2018$10,780-$28,100-
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
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 $19,187 and the Alabama graduate tuition is $20,018 (public) / $12,556 (private).
The next table compares the average graduate school tuition by location and school types.
Graduate Tuition & fees Comparison
ResidentsOut-of-State
The University of Alabama$11,470$30,940
All Graduate Schools$11,040$19,187
Public$11,040$20,146
Private$19,294
Alabama Graduate Schools$9,602$15,930
Public$9,602$20,018
Private$12,556
For academic year 2021-2022, the living costs are $18,604 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 0.94% compared to previous academic year. The off-campus living costs are $18,604. Off-campus living costs are increased by 0.94% compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Living Costs
Living On-CampusLiving Off-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpenseRoom & BoardOther Expense
2017-2018$13,324$4,120$13,324$4,120
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
For academic year 2021-2022, the tuition per credit hour for graduate programs is $615 for Alabama residents and $1,550 for other students at The University of Alabama. The graduate tuition per credit hour are stayed same compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour
Alabama ResidentsOut-of-State
2017-2018$640$1,470
2018-2019$640$1,529
2019-2020$615$1,550
2020-2021$615$1,550
2021-2022$615$1,550

Graduate Programs at The University of Alabama

The University of Alabama offers 135 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, 2,131 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 Degree78231,681
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship493232
Doctor's degree - other21196
Post Master's Degree6522
Total135322,131
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 Educational Leadership and Administration program with 14 completers.
  • The most popular Master's program is the Social Work program with 225 completers.
  • The most popular Doctorate program is the Law program with 138 completers.
The University of Alabama offers 135 programs through Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The programs are offered both in online and on-site education. Last year total 2,131 students have completed their graduate studies.
  • 1,681 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 196 students have earned/completed Doctorate (Practice) program.
  • 22 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 [+] 12 completers-
American/United States Studies/Civilization4-
Women's Studies8-
Communication and Journalism [+] 41 completers-
Speech Communication and Rhetoric19-
Journalism9-
Radio and Television0-
Advertising13-
Computer And Information Sciences [+] 7 completers-
Computer and Information Sciences7-
Education [+] (14 completers) 161 completers-
Education0-
Educational Leadership and Administration13$50,000
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration9-
Educational/Instructional Technology0-
Special Education and Teaching28$44,400
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services1-
Elementary Education and Teaching19-
Secondary Education and Teaching46-
Early Childhood Education and Teaching0-
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching38-
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor7-
Engineering [+] (4 completers) 75 completers-
Engineering0-
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/Space Engineering19-
Chemical Engineering4-
Civil Engineering20-
Electrical and Electronics Engineering12-
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering3-
Mechanical Engineering14-
Metallurgical Engineering3-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics [+] 12 completers-
Foreign Languages and Literatures0-
German Language and Literature7-
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics5-
Work and Family Studies [+] (5 completers) 214 completers$46,200
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences214$46,200
Family Resource Management Studies0-
Human Nutrition0-
Human Development and Family Studies0-
Legal Studies [+] (2 completers) 43 completers-
Law0-
Programs for Foreign Lawyers0-
Tax Law/Taxation0-
Legal Research and Advanced Professional Studies (other)43-
English Language And Literature [+] 24 completers-
English Language and Literature5-
Creative Writing19-
Library Science [+] (1 completers) 77 completers$38,100
Library and Information Science77$38,100
Biological And Biomedical Sciences [+] 10 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences10-
Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography0-
Mathematics And Statistics [+] 17 completers-
Mathematics7-
Mathematical Statistics and Probability10-
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies [+] 0 completers-
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies0-
Kinesiology and Exercise Science0-
Philosophy And Religious Studies [+] 1 completers-
Philosophy0-
Religion/Religious Studies1-
Physical Sciences [+] 25 completers-
Physical Sciences0-
Chemistry10-
Geology/Earth Science13-
Physics2-
Psychology [+] (2 completers) 28 completers-
Psychology8-
Educational Psychology20-
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting [+] 13 completers-
0-
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies13-
Human Services [+] (2 completers) 245 completers-
0-
Public Administration20-
Social Work225$37,000
Social Sciences [+] 30 completers-
Social Sciences0-
Anthropology12-
Criminology0-
Geography15-
Political Science and Government3-
Visual And Performing Arts [+] 37 completers-
Visual and Performing Arts0-
Dance0-
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts17-
Fine/Studio Arts3-
Art History, Criticism and Conservation3-
Fine Arts and Art Studies (other)4-
Music10-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] (8 completers) 181 completers-
Chiropractic0-
Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist23-
Mental Health Counseling/Counselor2-
Public Health0-
Community Health and Preventive Medicine0-
Public Health (other)0-
Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling/Counselor12-
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse64$89,700
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences (other)80$42,000
Business [+] (6 completers) 420 completers-
Business/Commerce0-
Business Administration and Management185$79,200
Accounting86$58,100
Business/Managerial Economics20-
Finance13-
Hospitality Administration/Management0-
Management Science41$82,100
Business Statistics0-
Marketing/Marketing Management56$43,800
Taxation19-
History [+] 8 completers-
History8-
Total1,681
Doctorate (Research) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Communication and Journalism [+] 12 completers-
Mass Communication/Media Studies12-
Communication and Media Studies (other)0-
Computer And Information Sciences [+] 6 completers-
Computer and Information Sciences6-
Education [+] (4 completers) 68 completers-
Education0-
Educational Leadership and Administration4$76,000
Educational, Instructional, and Curriculum Supervision23-
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration25-
Secondary School Administration/Principalship3-
Educational Statistics and Research Methods1-
Special Education and Teaching3-
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services1-
Elementary Education and Teaching1-
Secondary Education and Teaching7-
Engineering [+] (2 completers) 29 completers-
Engineering0-
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/Space Engineering6-
Chemical Engineering0-
Civil Engineering9-
Electrical and Electronics Engineering7-
Materials Engineering2-
Mechanical Engineering5-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics [+] 3 completers-
Foreign Languages and Literatures0-
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics3-
Work and Family Studies [+] 0 completers-
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences0-
Human Nutrition0-
Legal Studies [+] 0 completers-
Law0-
American/U.S. Law/Legal Studies/Jurisprudence0-
English Language And Literature [+] 7 completers-
English Language and Literature7-
Biological And Biomedical Sciences [+] 7 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences7-
Mathematics And Statistics [+] 7 completers-
Mathematics4-
Applied Mathematics0-
Mathematical Statistics and Probability3-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 0 completers-
Biological and Physical Sciences0-
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies [+] 7 completers-
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies0-
Kinesiology and Exercise Science3-
Health and Physical Education/Fitness (other)4-
Physical Sciences [+] 22 completers-
Physical Sciences0-
Chemistry10-
Geology/Earth Science2-
Physics5-
Materials Science5-
Psychology [+] 24 completers-
Psychology15-
School Psychology5-
Educational Psychology4-
Human Services [+] 5 completers-
0-
Social Work5-
Social Sciences [+] 8 completers-
Social Sciences0-
Anthropology3-
Geography0-
Political Science and Government5-
Visual And Performing Arts [+] 8 completers-
Visual and Performing Arts0-
Music8-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 0 completers-
Chiropractic0-
Nursing Science0-
Business [+] 8 completers-
Business/Commerce0-
Business Administration and Management0-
Accounting1-
Business/Managerial Economics1-
Finance5-
Management Science0-
Marketing/Marketing Management1-
History [+] 6 completers-
History6-
Total232
Doctorate (Practice) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 58 completers-
Nursing Practice58-
Total196
Post-Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] (4 completers) 19 completers-
Educational Leadership and Administration14-
Special Education and Teaching0-
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services0-
Elementary Education and Teaching0-
Secondary Education and Teaching5-
Psychology [+] 3 completers-
Psychology0-
Educational Psychology3-
Total22

Graduate Student Population at The University of Alabama

For academic year 2021-2022, total 6,170 students enrolled into The University of Alabama graduate schools where it has total 38,390 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 3,783 full-time and 2,387 part-time graduate students. By gender, 2,308 male and 3,862 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
Total6,1702,3083,862
Full-time3,7831,5482,235
Part-tme2,3877601,627
The next table summarizes the students population by race/ethnicity.
There are 4,114 White (66.68%), 814 Black/African American (13.19%), 275 Hispanic (4.46%), 115 Asian (1.86%), and 852 students with other races. 589 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity
TotalMaleFemale
Total6,1702,3083,862
American Indian/Native American18414
Asian1154570
Black/African American814204610
Hispanic27596179
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander725
White4,1141,5022,612
Two More1575899
Un-Known813744
Non-resident Alien589360229
The University of Alabama offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 2,507 graduate students (40.63% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 1,852 graduate students (30.02% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. The next table summarizes the online student population.
Distance Learning Student Population
Number of Graduate Students
Total6,170
Enrolled Online Exclusively2,507
Enrolled Some Online Courses1,852
Not in Online Courses1,811

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Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College (LSU) is a Public, 4 years school located in Baton Rouge, LA. The 2022 graduate program tuition & fees is $13,031 for Louisiana residents and $29,966 for out-of-state students. The school has a total graduate enrollment of 5,750 and it offers total 157 graduate programs(17 online programs).
University of Florida (UF) is a Public, 4 years school located in Gainesville, FL. The 2022 graduate program tuition & fees is $12,737 for Florida residents and $30,130 for out-of-state students. The school has a total graduate enrollment of 16,727 and it offers total 230 graduate programs(51 online programs).
University of Georgia (UGA) is a Public, 4 years school located in Athens, GA. The 2022 graduate program tuition & fees is $11,156 for Georgia residents and $27,464 for out-of-state students. The school has a total graduate enrollment of 9,041 and it offers total 242 graduate programs(25 online programs).
University of Kentucky (Kentucky) is a Public, 4 years school located in Lexington, KY. The 2022 graduate program tuition & fees is $13,674 for Kentucky residents and $33,548 for out-of-state students. The school has a total graduate enrollment of 7,046 and it offers total 228 graduate programs(19 online programs).
University of Mississippi (Ole Miss) is a Public, 4 years school located in University, MS. The 2022 graduate program tuition & fees is $9,048 for Mississippi residents and $25,892 for out-of-state students. The school has a total graduate enrollment of 4,449 and it offers total 97 graduate programs(16 online programs).
Mississippi State University (Mississippi State) is a Public, 4 years school located in Mississippi State, MS. The 2022 graduate program tuition & fees is $8,910 for Mississippi residents and $9,220 for out-of-state students. The school has a total graduate enrollment of 3,484 and it offers total 100 graduate programs(16 online programs).
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The University of Tennessee-Knoxville (UTK) is a Public, 4 years school located in Knoxville, TN. The 2022 graduate program tuition & fees is $13,380 for Tennessee residents and $31,798 for out-of-state students. The school has a total graduate enrollment of 6,079 and it offers total 183 graduate programs(20 online programs).
Texas A & M University-College Station (TAMU) is a Public, 4 years school located in College Station, TX. The 2022 graduate program tuition & fees is $10,733 for Texas residents and $24,106 for out-of-state students. The school has a total graduate enrollment of 14,936 and it offers total 244 graduate programs(49 online programs).
University of South Carolina-Columbia (South Carolina) is a Public, 4 years school located in Columbia, SC. The 2022 graduate program tuition & fees is $14,134 for South Carolina residents and $30,160 for out-of-state students. The school has a total graduate enrollment of 8,062 and it offers total 209 graduate programs(9 online programs).
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Vanderbilt University (Vanderbilt) is a Private, 4 years school located in Nashville, TN. The 2022 graduate program tuition & fees is $52,162 in average. The school has a total graduate enrollment of 5,963 and it offers total 166 graduate programs(1 online programs).

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