University of Alabama Rankings & Review

University of Alabama Campus
Historic Malone Hood Plaza and civil rights monument on the campus of University of Alabama honoring pioneering African-American graduates of the university.

The Basics

Location Tuscaloosa, Alabama
Official Website University of Alabama
Nickname Crimson Tide
School Colors Crimson Red, Gray and White
Athletic Conference Southeastern

RealRank Ranking Categories

Reputation Gold
Renown Platinum
Diversity Success Platinum
Sports Renown Platinum
Tuition Profile Public university with low tuition for Alabama in-state residents and high for out of state residents.
Endowment Bronze
Alumni Engagement Platinum

Key: Platinum: Elite Class; Gold: Very good; Silver: Successful, with room to improve;

Bronze: Mid to low range; NI: Needs improvement.

Academic Profile

Academic Range Well-Rounded, broad curriculum.
Professional Schools:
Architecture No
Business Yes
Dental No
Engineering Yes
Law Yes
Medical No
Nursing Yes
Veterinary Medicine No
Core Science Breadth Yes
Arts, Social Sciences & Humanities Breadth Yes
Agriculture No
Human Sciences / Education Yes
Public Health / Urban Policy Yes

Renowned Alumni

Here are some of the notable alumni from University of Alabama, who some say made an impact on the world. You probably have heard of a lot of these, but are there any others you would add in?

  • Hugo Black – Justice of United States Supreme Court.
  • Paul William “Bear” Bryant – College football player and coach of University of Alabama; winner of many championships, and former holder of most wins as a college football coach.
  • Kaitlan Collins – Chief White House Correspondent for CNN.
  • Winston Groom – Novelist and author of Forrest Gump.
  • Sonequa Martin-Green – Actress.
  • Derrick Henry – NFL running back and winner of Heisman Trophy.
  • Nelle Harper Lee – Novelist, and author of To Kill a Mockingbird.
  • Marillyn Hewson – CEO of Lockheed Martin.
  • Jim Nabors – Actor and singer, most famous for role of “Gomer Pyle.”
  • Joe Namath – NFL quarterback for New York Jets; winner of 3rd Super Bowl.
  • Joe Scarborough – Television host and political commentator; former U.S. Congressman.
  • Bart Starr – NFL Quarterback for Green Bay Packers; winner of 1st and 2nd Super Bowls.
  • Katherine Stockett – Novelist.
  • Gay Talese – Novelist.
  • Jimmy Wales – Co-founder of Wikipedia.
  • Sela Ward – Actress.
  • Edward Osborne “E.O.” Wilson – Biologist.

Who else would you add to this list?



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