University of Alabama
Founded in 1831 as the state’s first public college, The University of Alabama is dedicated to excellence in teaching, research and service. It provides a creative, nurturing campus environment where students can become the best individuals possible, learn from the best and brightest faculty, and make a positive difference in the community, the state and the world.
Students at The University of Alabama can go anywhere in the nation. It’s easy to see why they choose to come here. UA offers bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees in nearly 200 degree programs, with a student/faculty ratio that averages 23:1. Professional programs include law and rural medicine. UA offers over 70 undergraduate degree programs through 12 colleges and schools and over 120 masters’, educational specialist and doctoral degree programs.
University offers state-of-the-art facilities where students can study with professors who are experts in their fields. The can take advantage of internships and research opportunities on and off campus or they can study abroad and participate in co-op opportunities offered by major companies across the United States. Students can earn an advanced degree as well. The choices and opportunities are limitless at the university.
Intramural sports, club sports, sports for students with disabilities and two student recreation centers ranked among the best in the nation give every student an opportunity to participate in the pride and tradition that define Alabama athletics. From football, to gymnastics, to basketball, to baseball to rowing, cross country, golf, soccer, softball, swimming/diving, tennis, track and field, and volleyball, The University of Alabama has won more than two dozen national championships and countless more conference championships and individual achievements. The Crimson Tide is just as impressive in the classroom, leading the nation once again with a dozen Capital One Academic All-Americans.
Recreational sports at The University of Alabama offer a large variety of activities and recreational pursuits. Clubs can be competitive, recreational, instructional or a combination of these elements. Participate in organized competitions against other schools' sport club teams, or play on intramural teams who compete against each other within the Alabama community. Students can also enjoy guided outdoor trips and an indoor climbing facility or rent outdoor equipment and bicycles.
The beautiful, 1,200-acre campus has everything that students need to be successful during their college years. The UA campus ranks among the most beautiful in the nation. From white and crimson tulips in the spring to cascades of golden leaves in the fall, students will be surrounded by natural beauty and green spaces.
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