Fourteen University of Alabama alumni and students won Fulbright awards for 2017-18. Five UA students and alumni received Fulbright research awards. Nine 2017 graduates won awards as English teaching assistants overseas.
PRWeek Magazine has recognized the public relations program in The University of Alabama's College of Communication and Information Sciences as one of the top five programs in the nation seven times.
The University of Alabama is a leader among public universities nationwide in the enrollment of National Merit Scholars with more than 500 currently enrolled.