As a regional, state-assisted institution of higher education, the University of North Alabama pursues its Mission of engaging in teaching, research, and service in order to provide educational opportunities for students, an environment for discovery and creative accomplishment, and a variety of outreach activities meeting the professional, civic, social, cultural, and economic development needs of our region in the context of a global community.
University of North Alabama History
- Established in 1830
- Alabama’s oldest public 4-year university
- More than 7,490 students enrolled
- 59 % women, 41 % men
Tuition, Scholarships and Financial Aid
- Tuition is among the lowest in the state
- Roughly 1/3 of UNA students receive an institutional or endowed scholarship from the University
- Home to more than 300 students
- Benefits include small classes, scholarships, and many extracurricular opportunities.
- More than 90% of Honors College graduates are employed in their degree fields or are pursuing graduate degree work
Majors and Concentrations
- More than 140 majors and concentrations
In the Classroom
- 80% of classes are taught by full-time faculty
- Average class size is 24 students
- 17:1 student-to-faculty ratio
The University of North Alabama is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award bachelor’s, masters and education specialist degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of the University of North Alabama.
Able to award bachelor’s, master’s and education specialist degrees