University of Alabama Graduate Program Reviews

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94%
of students recommend
(4.12 out of 5.0)
School rating based on 127 respondents

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School Information

  • Website: Visit College Website
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC, + 4 more
  • Programmatic Accreditation: AACSB, + 10 more
  • Campus Setting: City: Small
  • Student Population: 37,098 (31,958 undergrad)
  • Student to Faculty Ratio: 24 to 1
  • Graduate Attendance Status: 35% part-time, 65% full-time
  • Annual Tuition: $10,170 in-state; $25,950 out-of-state
Source: NCES

Student & Graduate Reviews

4.5 out of 5.0
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Degree: Chemistry
Graduation Year: 2015

I think the graduate program is very good here. The only thing I miss is the fact that the biochemistry group is very small. Due to which students like me don't have a lot of peers to talk to and discuss about lab issues.
4.5 out of 5.0
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Degree: Biology
Graduation Year: 2019

Overall, the program is great and I am definitely learning more on how to become a successful biologist
4.33 out of 5.0
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Degree: Biology
Graduation Year: 2015

For me, going to this school was a change of atmosphere from my undergraduate institution. Some faculty do support their students extensively while others do not. In my department, in terms of underrepresented minorities there is total lack of diversity.
4.08 out of 5.0
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Degree: Chemistry
Graduation Year: 2016

The faculty are fantastic and you really get out what you put in. My boss is great, my research is interesting, and I've made a lot of good connections. Football isn't a bad side perk either :)
4.08 out of 5.0
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Degree: Biology
Graduation Year: 2015

Great program, but the lack of focus toward specific areas of biology hinder the growth of the program. As it is, biochemistry and biology are the same program, so the faculty is always split on decisions.
4.58 out of 5.0
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Degree: Biology
Graduation Year: 2016

the graduate program is supportive to students overall achievement specially supports regarding funding is great!
4.08 out of 5.0
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Degree: Biology
Graduation Year: 2017

UA has a growing biology program that is academically competitive and diverse. The surrounding area is relatively inexpensive, they offer great GTA positions, and there is a lot to do socially.
3.5 out of 5.0
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Degree: Chemistry
Graduation Year: 2016

The Chemistry program at U of Alabama, Tuscaloosa is a good graduate program in my opinion. I think the course load is very manageable to allow one to get a good amount of research done during the term. The professors are also very accessible and helpful resources. My only issue with this school is that it is a 'football-first-all-others-second' type of school. They really value their football program that sometimes it seems it is valued more than academics itself. It really doesn't affect graduate work, but I've had to park far away from the chemistry building on gameday because the lot was reserved for people going to see the game.
4.25 out of 5.0
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Degree: Biology
Graduation Year: 2019

The campus seems unsafe at night, but the program is really helping me learn and become a a quality biologist.
4.5 out of 5.0
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Degree: Social Sciences
Graduation Year: 2017

I have just started the program, but my professor has been incredibly encouraging and helpful. I was initially hoping to take classes on campus, but the class has been great and I have learned so much already. I am very much looking forward to continuing the pursuit of my degree.
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