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The University of Alabama - Tuscaloosa

Campus Life and Facilities

U. Alabama Students Say...

“An atmosphere of almost antebellum charm” permeates this “pretty” cam­pus. “On sunny days in the fall and spring, students enjoy studying and play­ing on the quad.” Recreational facilities are “excellent.” “Life during football season revolves around football.” So does morale. Win or lose, though, UA boasts “one of the best college football atmosp... More More

Visiting And Contact Information

Box 870132

Tuscaloosa, AL 35487-0132

United States

Phone: 205-348-5666

Fax: 205-348-9046

Website

Campus Life
Quality of Life Rating: 72
Fire Safety Rating: 66
Green Rating: 78
Environment:City (population 75,000 - 299,999)
Campus size: (number of acres): 1,000.00
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Campus Safety
Campus Security Report: http://police.ua.edu/

The Jeanne Clery Act requires colleges and universities to disclose their security policies, keep a public crime log, publish an annual crime report and provide timely warnings to students and campus employees about a crime posing an immediate or ongoing threat to students and campus employees.


Please visit The Princeton Review’s page on campus safety for additional resources: http://www.princetonreview.com/safety/

Student Housing
All Undergraduates Living on Campus: 26.00
Housing Options:Coed dorms
Special housing for disabled student
Men's dorms
Special housing for international students
Women's dorms
Fraternity/sorority housing
Apartments for single students

Other:
Apartments for visiting scholars.
Assistance Finding Off-Campus Housing:Yes
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Student Activities
Registered Student Organizations:471
Student Activities:Academic Groups
Chamber Orchestra
Debating Club
Fraternities
Gay, Lesbian, and Bisexual Groups
Glee Club
Humor Magazine
International Student Groups
Literary Magazine
Minority Student Groups
Political Discussion Groups
Radio Station
Religious Groups
Singing Groups
Social Services Group
Sororities
Speakers Forum
Student Film Society
Student Union
Team Managers
Theater Program
Number of Honor Societies:41
Number of Social Sororities:23
Number of Social Fraternities:32
% of men who join: 24
Number of Religious Organizations:44
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Student Services
Other Services:DayCare
Health
WomensCenter
Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender Support Groups: Yes
Description:http://spectrum.ua.edu
Minority Support Groups: Yes
Description:The Crossroad Community Center; http://www.crossroad.ua.edu
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Sports
Athletic Division:1
Men's Sports Team Name:Crimson Tide
Women's Sports Team Name:Crimson Tide
Team Mascot:Elephant - Big AL
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ROTC
Army ROTC Offered:On-Campus
Air Force ROTC Offered:On-Campus
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Technology On Campus / Facilities
Campus-wide Internet Network: Yes
Email and Web Access Available: Yes
% of Classrooms with Wireless Internet: 100
Number of Computer Labs / Classrooms: 100
Average Number of PC's per Lab: 25.00
Network Access in Dorm Rooms: Yes
Network Access in Dorm Lounges: Yes
Fee for Network Use: No
Student Web Pages Permitted: Yes
Student Web Pages Provided: Yes
Partnerships with Technology Companies: Yes
Online Class Registration Available: Yes
Personal computer included in tuition for each student: No
Require Undergraduates to Own Computers: No
Recommend: Laptop
Undergraduates that Own Computers: 90.00
Discounts Available with Hardware Vendors: Yes
Description: Apple, Dell
Webcasting, Digital Audio or Video-Streaming of Courses: Yes
Webcasting, Digital Audio or Video-Streaming of Campus Radio / TV Stations: Yes
Special Facilities:Art gallery, natural history museum, concert hall, archaeologic site and museum, arboretum, observatory, simulated coal mine, robotics lab, wind tunnel, artificial intelligence lab, jet propulsion engine mini-lab, special collections building.
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Key Statistics

Campus Life & Facilities

  • Quality of Life Rating:
    72
  • Fire Safety Rating:
    66
  • Green Rating:
    78
  • Campus Environment:
    City
  • First-Year Students
    Living on Campus:
    91.3%
  • All Undergraduates
    Living on Campus:
    26.00
  • # of Organizations:
    471
  • # of Honor Societies:
    41
  • # of Social Sororities:
    23
  • # of Social Fraternities:
    32
  • Number of Religious
    Organizations:
    44
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