University of Alabama in Huntsville Overview
University of Alabama in Huntsville is a public institution situated in Huntsville, Alabama. The location of UAH is great for students who prefer living in an urban area.
What Is University of Alabama in Huntsville Known For?
- The student loan default rate at UAH is 5%, which is significantly lower than the national rate of 10.1%. That's great news for students who are worrying about paying off their student loans.
- The highest award offered at UAH is the doctor's degree.
- In 2019-2020, 67% of the faculty were full-time.
- A student who earns a bachelor's degree from UAH makes roughly $54,361 a year. This is 33% more than their peers from other colleges and universities.
University of Alabama in Huntsville Rankings
These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.
Program Level Awards
These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at UAH.
Awards From Around the Web
The following table lists some notable awards UAH has earned from around the web.
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Where Is University of Alabama in Huntsville?
Contact details for UAH are given below.
|Address:||301 Sparkman Dr, Huntsville, AL 35899|
How Do I Get Into UAH?
You can apply to UAH online at: register.uah.edu/
Admission Requirements for UAH
|High School GPA||required|
|High School Rank||recommended|
|High School Transcript||required|
|College Prep Program||neither required nor recommended|
|Recommendations||neither required nor recommended|
|SAT or ACT Scores||required|
How Hard Is It To Get Into UAH?
Approximately 56% of accepted students are men and 44% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 82%, and the acceptance rate for women is 72%.
Average Test Scores
About 7% of students accepted to UAH submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 590 and 700. Math scores were between 580 and 730.
Can I Afford University of Alabama in Huntsville?
The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.
Student Loan Debt
Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At UAH, approximately 41% of students took out student loans averaging $6,839 a year. That adds up to $27,356 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at UAH is 4.7%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.
University of Alabama in Huntsville Undergraduate Student Diversity
There are also 1,972 graduate students at the school.
Of the 6,730 full-time undergraduates at UAH, 59% are male and 41% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of University of Alabama in Huntsville students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||573|
|Hispanic or Latino||391|
Alabama students aren't the only ones who study at University of Alabama in Huntsville. At this time, 32 states are represented by the student population at the school.
Over 52 countries are represented at UAH. The most popular countries sending students to the school are India, China, and Nepal.
Online Learning at University of Alabama in Huntsville
The following chart shows how the online learning population at UAH has changed over the last few years.
This school is the 12th most popular in Alabama for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2019-2020.
Online Affordability Rankings of UAH
During the most recent year for which we have data, the full-time undergraduate tuition at University of Alabama in Huntsville was $11,338 for in-state students. Out-of-state students paid $23,734. The following table shows how UAH is ranked for affordability for both in-state and out-of-state students among colleges and universities that are not mostly online.
|Major||Tuition for In-State Students||Tuition for Out-of-State Students|
|Computer Software & Applications||#1||#4|
|Management Sciences & Quantitative Methods||#4||#10|
|Aerospace & Aeronautical Engineering||#16||#10|
|Management Information Systems||#37||#40|
|Computer & Information Sciences||#73||#92|
Online Growth Rankings of UAH
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at University of Alabama in Huntsville was 157.5%. This is the #325 largest growth rate of all schools that are mostly online. This refers to all students at UAH regardless of major.
The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of UAH majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.
|Major||1-Year Growth Rate|
|Multi / Interdisciplinary Studies||6%|
|Other Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies||12%|
The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at UAH ranks compared to all other mostly online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at UAH.
|Major||Growth Rate Rank|
|Other Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies||#31|
|Teacher Education Grade Specific||#47|
|Multi / Interdisciplinary Studies||#62|
When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.
University of Alabama in Huntsville Undergraduate Concentrations
The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.
*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
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