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The University of Alabama

Department of Consumer Sciences

Tuscaloosa, AL

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Overview

The University of Alabama / Department of Consumer Sciences is located in Tuscaloosa, AL, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 24

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE or GMAT (50th percentile or higher)
Capstone

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

37
Applied
31
Accepted
31
Enrolled
84%

Applying

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

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline July 1st July 1st Yes
Winter deadline January 1st January 1st Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE or GMAT (50th percentile or higher)
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards March 15
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships

Student Body

73
Total Graduate Students
73%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
26%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 2.74%
Black or African American 13.7%
White or Caucasian 75%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 1.37%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 5.48%
Unknown 1.37%

Gender

Male (49%)
Female (50%)

Faculty

15
Total faculty
Full-time - 12
Part-time - 3
Male (7)
Female (8)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Consumer economics, financial planning, policy evaluation, retirement preparedness, financial wellness
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address PO Box 870158
Tuscaloosa, AL  35487-0158
United States
Contact Dr. Milla D. Boschung
Chair
Email: mboschun@ches.ua.edu
Phone: 205-348-6250
Fax: 205-348-3789