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The University of Alabama

College of Education

Tuscaloosa, AL

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The University of Alabama

Overview

The University of Alabama / College of Education is located in Tuscaloosa, AL, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Specialist in Education (Ed S)
Master of Arts (MA)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Doctor of Education (Ed D)
Master of Education (M Ed)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 165
Doctoral Degrees 90
Other Advanced Degrees 38

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? Yes
Terminal master's degree available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam MAT or GRE
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required for some
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam MAT or GRE
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Other Advanced Degrees Entrance Exam MAT or GRE
Comp Exam Required for some
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

465
Applied
284
Accepted
214
Enrolled
61%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
60
Application Fee - International
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline July 1st July 1st No
Spring deadline November 15th November 17th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam MAT or GRE
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0
Doctoral Degree Exam MAT or GRE
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0
Additional Entrance Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

809
Total Graduate Students
58%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
41%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 3.21%
Black or African American 19.78%
White or Caucasian 65%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.49%
Asian 1.61%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.25%
Two or more races 2.72%
Unknown 0.49%

Gender

Male (28%)
Female (71%)

Faculty

120
Total faculty
Full-time - 111
Part-time - 9
Male (55)
Female (65)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Curriculum and instruction, P-12 schools, technology, higher education, special education, research methods, counseling
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
382,640

Location & Contact

Address Tuscaloosa, AL  35487
United States
Contact Dr. Peter Hlebowitsh
Dean
Email: peter.hleb@ua.edu
Phone: 205-348-6052