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University of North Alabama, also known as UNA, is a coeducational university located in Florence, Alabama, United States. It was originally established in 1830 as LaGrange College. It is the state's oldest, four-year, public university. The main campus is spread across an area of over 120 acres. UNA was ranked as a top tier public university in the Southern Master's category of U. S. News and World Report's America's Best Colleges (2008 edition). It offers a wide variety of degrees and programs through the following academic divisions:
  • College of Arts and Sciences
  • College of Business
  • College of Education
  • College of Nursing and Allied Health
UNA operates one of the nation's most successful collegiate athletic programs. It competes in the NCAA Division II's Gulf South Conference. The sports teams are nicknamed the Lions.

Profile of University of North AlabamaFlorence, Alabama is home to University of North Alabama. Florence is a small city. The school is a public institution. Degrees at University of North Alabama go up to the Post-Master's certificate.

Course Topics

Students commonly pursue studies in business and management.

University of North Alabama Selectivity

Prospective students are advised that admissions are not open to all; the school selects from among qualified applicants. The school attracts a lot of applicants every year, and can only accept about 44% of them . Three quarters of students in 2007 had SAT verbal scores of at least 360. Half of math SAT scores of accepted students fell between 390 and 550.

FacultyThe school has a tenure system for senior faculty.

Student Enrolment

University of North Alabama has 7, 097 enrolled students .

Student LifeA lot of students at the school attend part-time. University of North Alabama values student athletics, and belongs to the Gulf South Conference.

University of North Alabama Tuition and AffordabilityThe school is a relative bargain, with lower tuition and fees than most schools offering similar degrees.

University of North Alabama Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Business and Management532business management, MIS, marketing, accounting, finance, managerial economics
Education and Teaching210elementary school teaching, secondary teaching, educational administration, special ed, school Counselling, teacher ed
Liberal Arts186speech and rhetoric, English, history, geography, sociology, social services, foreign language and literature, political science, . . .
Nursing and Emergency Medicine146registered nursing
Science61biology, chemistry, marine biology, physical science courses, physics, geology
Therapy and Counselling43Counselling psychology, psychology
Family and Social Work43family and consumer science, social work
Computer Science and Engineering42computer and info science
Security and Law Enforcement33criminal justice and administration
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy28recreation and leisure studies
Art Studies22art studies
Contact: University of North AlabamaUniversity of North Alabama

One Harrison Plaza

Florence, Alabama 35632-0001

General Phone: (256) 765-4100


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