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.
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.
Enrollment at The University of Alabama reached a record high of 37,665 for fall 2016. The entering freshman class, at 7,559 students, is the largest and best qualified in UA history. More than 40 percent of UA’s 7,559-member freshman class scored 30 or higher on the ACT, up from last year’s record 36 percent.