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School Rankings

Ranked among the top 50 public universities in the nation in U.S. News and World Report’s annual college rankings for more than a decade, UA ranked 46th among public universities in the 2017 rankings. UA’s latest college rankings include:

  • The School of Law is ranked 26th among all law schools in the nation (9th among public universities), spring 2017.
  • The School of Library and Information Studies is ranked 28th nationally (25th among public universities) in the latest rankings for library schools, spring 2017.

Dr. Samantha Hansen

Dr. Samantha Hansen, UA associate professor of geological sciences, is one of many faculty recognized nationally for research. Hansen is one of 102 scientists who received the 2014 Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers, the highest honor bestowed by the U.S. government on science and engineering professionals in the early stages of their independent research careers.

Student Demographics

Of the 37,665 undergraduate, professional, and graduate students enrolled at UA in the fall semester of 2015,

  • 43% come from Alabama
  • 53% come from elsewhere in the United States
  • 4% are international students from 62 countries
  • 56% are women
  • 44% are men