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University of North Alabama Admissions

If you are considering submitting an application to University of North Alabama, the fee for the application is $35.

Application fees can add up, but some schools do have free applications and students with financial need may qualify for for an application fee waiver.

University of North Alabama Admissions Stats at a Glance

University of North Alabama 2021 Admissions Statistics
Mean Unweighted GPA 3.5
Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class 22%
Admissions Test Policy Optional
Applicants Who Submit SATs 4%
Applicants Who Submit ACTs 96%
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Applying Early to University of North Alabama?

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

Some students apply to college early because they believe it will help their chances. Early deadlines may increase the chance of being admitted, since applying early shows your are very interested in a school, and your application is being considered before all the regular decision applicants apply.

See a list of some selective colleges that admit significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.

How To Get Into University of North Alabama

University of North Alabama is a slightly difficult school to get into. University of North Alabama evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny.

In 2021, University of North Alabama accepted 67% of students, around 2,389 of the 3,583 students who applied.

Schools that are slightly difficult to get into, like University of North Alabama, accept up to 95% of applicants. Most admitted students scored at most a 1010 on the SAT and a 19 on the ACT.

It is slightly difficult to be admitted as a transfer student.

What Does University of North Alabama Look For in an Applicant?

Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college determines which factors are they consider most important in the admissions process. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and choose schools that prioritize the areas where you stand out.

Admissions Factors at University of North Alabama

Admissions Factor Level
Academic GPA Very Important
Alumni/ae Relations Not Considered
Character/Personal Qualities Not Considered
Geographical Residence Not Considered
Class Rank Important
Work Experience Not Considered
Extracurricular Activities Not Considered
Level of Applicant's Interest Not Considered
Application Essay Not Considered
First Generation Not Considered
Interview Not Considered
Racial/Ethnic Status Not Considered
Recommendation(s) Not Considered
Religious Affiliation/Commitment Not Considered
Rigor of Secondary School Record Important
State Residency Not Considered
Talent/Ability Not Considered
Standardized Test Scores Very Important
Volunteer Work Not Considered

University of North Alabama Application Requirements

To apply, all applicants to University of North Alabama must submit the following items. Double check with University of North Alabama's admissions department to confirm all application materials and 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
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What GPA Do I Need To Get Into University of North Alabama?

Students admitted to University of North Alabama have an average unweighted GPA of 3.5.

Out of all students that were admitted, 69% submitted a class rank. At University of North Alabama 22% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 46% were in the top 25% and 77% were in the top 50%.

Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0.

At University of North Alabama, student GPAs fall in the following ranges
4.0 GPA 69%

University of North Alabama does consider ACT or SAT scores as part of the admissions process.

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.

In 2021, 4% of University of North Alabama's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 96% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.

What's a Good SAT Score for University of North Alabama?

To be competitive with other University of North Alabama applicants, you should strive to earn between 1020 and 1190 (or higher!) on the SAT. At University of North Alabama 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1190 and 25% of scored lower than 1020, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.

On the SAT Math Section, 25% of University of North Alabama students scored 570 or higher and 75% of students scored 520 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of University of North Alabama students scored 610 or higher, and 75% scored a 520 or higher.

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What's a Good ACT Score for University of North Alabama?

To be most competitive at University of North Alabama, you should strive to earn between 20 and 26 on the ACT.

An ACT score of 26 means you fall in the 75th percentile for University of North Alabama's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 26, and three out of four students scored lower than 26 on the ACT.

A 20 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for University of North Alabama students. Only one out of every four students scored below 20.

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Transferring to University of North Alabama

For transfer students, it is slightly difficult to get admitted to University of North Alabama. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.

Transfer students can enroll in University of North Alabama during the following terms: - Fall Term - Spring Term - Summer Term

University of North Alabama Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to University of North Alabama?

Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to University of North Alabama.

Does University of North Alabama accept transfer credits?

University of North Alabama accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. University of North Alabama accepts:

  • CLEP subject tests
  • DSST/DANTES
  • Life Long Learning Credit
  • ACE recommendations for credit

Does University of North Alabama accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?

University of North Alabama accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits and Advanced Placement (AP) credits.

Do I have to submit test scores to University of North Alabama?

No, University of North Alabama is test optional, so you can decide if you want to to include your ACT or SAT scores. If you have higher than average scores, you may want to send them. If your scores are average or below average, you may want not want to include them in your application..

What is University of North Alabama's acceptance rate?

University of North Alabama's acceptance rate is 67%.

Want To Learn More About University of North Alabama?

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University of North Alabama Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Less Selective

67%

How hard is it to get into University of North Alabama? University of North Alabama is a less selective institution. The University of North Alabama acceptance rate is 67%. This means that the institution accepts 66 out of every 100 applicants.

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University of North Alabama Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

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.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

University of North Alabama ACT Scores

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ACT Range

20 - 26

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

ACT Score

Estimated Chance

26 and Above

Good

20 to 26

Avg

20 and Less

Low

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University of North Alabama SAT Scores

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Composite SAT Range

1020 - 1190

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Math SAT Range

495 - 570

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Reading SAT Range

520 - 610

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University of North Alabama GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)

3.52

GPA Needed to Get Accepted

At University of North Alabama, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.52. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.

© 2021 College Confidential / Concentrical LLC, Data provided by IPEDs and Peterson's Databases, © 2020 Peterson's LLC.

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

8,046

Campus Setting

Urban

Acceptance Rate

67%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$10,800

Out-of-State

$20,400

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Application Deadline

Continuous processing
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