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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

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.

Faculty Awards

Thirty UA faculty have received NSF CAREER Awards, the nation's most prestigious recognition of top-performing young scientists, in disciplines ranging from nanoscience and engineering to biological sciences.