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About University of North Alabama

University of North Alabama is a public, state school in an urban setting in Florence, Alabama. University of North Alabama was founded in 1830 and now enrolls around 8,046 students a year, including 6,339 undergrads.

University of North Alabama offers housing for up to 2,106 students. Most students live off campus,.

As of 2021, the total market value of University of North Alabama's endowment was $36.237 million For each full-time student, University of North Alabama spends about $6,111.

2021 University of North Alabama Admissions Facts At-a Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Overall Acceptance Rate 67%
Average GPA 3.5
Tuition $9,600
In-State Tuition $9,600
Out-of-State $19,200

University of North Alabama Regular Decision Deadline 2022

Early Admission at University of North Alabama

University of North Alabama does not offer early decision or early action.

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University of North Alabama Acceptance Rate 2021

It is slightly difficult to get into University of North Alabama. University of North Alabama admitted 67% of all applicants in 2021. In 2021, 2,389 out of 3,583 total applicants were accepted.

University of North Alabama Waitlist 2021

University of North Alabama reports that no students were waitlisted or admitted off the waitlist in 2021.

How Do I Get Into University of North Alabama?

University of North Alabama is considered slightly difficult to get into. Every admissions committee has a different way of evaulating applicants, but most look at a combination of grades, test scoes, activities, as well as essays and recommendations. To apply to University of North Alabama, applicants must submit the following items.

University of North Alabama Application Requirements

Area Required Recommended Required for some Details (if any)
Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale) 2.0
Other Requirements 13 approved units from high school academic core
Transcript of High School Record

University of North Alabama Average GPA and Test Scores

Admitted students have an average high school GPA of 3.5 out of 4.0.

Visit the Admissions tab above for more on how to apply to University of North Alabama.

Is University of North Alabama Test Optional?

University of North Alabama is test optional. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

Out of all applicants, 4% submitted the SAT. 96% submitted the ACT.

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Does University of North Alabama Provide On-Campus Housing?

Yes! University of North Alabama provides on-campus housing for up to 2,106 students.

University of North Alabama students are active in the school's Alpha Gamma Delta, Phi Mu and Zeta Tau Alpha. The Big Deal, Step Sing, and and Spring Concert are a few of the events that the campus rallies behind each year.

Click the Student Life tab above to learn more about the student body and campus life at University of North Alabama.

Financial Aid at University of North Alabama

University of North Alabama meets 61% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates. The average financial aid package for a full-time, first-year student is around $10,612 a year.

The 2022-2023 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2021

Some financial aid is available on a first-come, first-serve basis, so fill out the FAFSA asap. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! You should never have to pay to submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), so be very wary of anyone asking you for money.

Is University of North Alabama a Good School?

Different people have different ideas about what makes a "good" school. Admissions difficulty and admitted student statistics can give you a sense of how competitive a college is, but they don't tell you how happy or successful students are. However, there are a few good ways to get a better sense how satisfied students are and how well a school supports its student body.

Retention and Graduation Rates at University of North Alabama

About 75% of students who start at University of North Alabama return for their second year of college.

Compare this to the average six-year graduation rate for colleges and universities in the U.S., which is around 61% for public schools and 67% for private.

Job Outcomes and Student Debt

Job placement and student debt statistics for recent graduates can give you a sense of the return on investment a school offers. The average student debt for graduates in the class of 2021 was around $29,021 per student, not including those with no debt. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.

Based on this information, how does University of North Alabama sound? Remember, a school that is perfect for one person may not be the right school for another! So ask yourself: Is University of North Alabama a good school for you?

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Where is University of North Alabama Located?

University of North Alabama is located in the urban setting of Florence, Alabama, less than an hour from Huntsville.

If you want to see University of North Alabama for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 65 to Florence, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Huntsville International.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what University of North Alabama and Florence are like without leaving home.

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College Info

One Harrison Plaza Florence, AL 35632-0001

Campus Setting: Urban

University of North Alabama Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

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Transfer Applications are Due

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The deadline for Fall first-year applications to University of North Alabama is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to University of North Alabama is Continuous processing.

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University of North Alabama ACT Scores


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University of North Alabama SAT Scores


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1020 - 1190


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495 - 570


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520 - 610

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University of North Alabama Tuition & Fees

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Wondering what life at University of North Alabama is like? There are approximately 8,046 students enrolled at University of North Alabama, including 6,339 undergraduate students and 1,707 graduate students. 78% percent of students attend school full-time, 82% percent are from AL and 18% percent of students are from other states.


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