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University of North Alabama

Florence, AL

At A Glance

Main Address

1 Harrison Plz Rm 326

Florence, AL 35632-0002

www.una.edu

Admission Office

One Harrison Plaza, UNA Box 5011

Florence, AL 35632-0001

(256) 765-4608

Fax : (256) 765-4329

admissions@una.edu

Contact : Julie Taylor

Director of Admissions

Type of School

Medium

Public

university

4-year school

Coed

Regionally Accredited

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools

College Board Member

College Board Code: 1735

Quick Facts

Percentage of students graduating within 6 years : 49.0%

Total undergraduates : 6,339

First-time degree-seeking freshmen : 1,030

Percentage of financial need met (average) : 61.0%

Average financial aid package : $8,827.00

In-State Tuition : $10,800.00

Out-of-State Tuition : $20,400.00

School Calendar

Semester

Degrees Available

Bachelor's

Master's

Setting

Large Town (10-50k)

Urban

Commuter campus

Deadlines

Admission

Regular application due: No Regular Application Deadline

Priority application due : --

College will notify student of admission : --

Student must reply to acceptance by : --

Housing deposit due : --

Tests

SAT Reasoning/ACT Score report due : --

SAT subject score report due : --

Financial Aid

Financial Aid Application due : --

Financial Aid Priority Application due : Jun 1

College will notify student : --

Student must reply : --

Transfer Students

Transfer Application closing date : --

College will notify student of transfer decision by : --

Transfer priority application date : --

Transfer student must reply : --

Transfer deadline for filing financial aid forms : --

Transfer priority financial aid deadline : --

College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about : --

Student must reply to financial aid decision by : --

International Students

Fall application due : Jul 1

Major and Learning Environment

Learning Environment

Calendar type : Semester

Student-faculty ratio : 19 to 1

Degrees Offered in : Bachelor's, Master's degrees

Graduating in 6 years : 49.0%

Returning for sophomore year : 75.0%

Accreditation and Associations

Regionally Accredited

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools

College Board Member

Most Popular Majors

Bachelor's
Business/Marketing : 22.0%
Health Professions : 12.0%
Education : 11.0%
Parks And Recreation : 7.0%
Communications/Journalism : 6.0%
Social Sciences : 6.0%
Visual and Performing Arts : 6.0%
Public Administration and Social Services : 5.0%

All Majors

Levels at which colleges offer undergraduate majors are designated by these letters :

A = Associate degree, B = Bachelor's degree, C = Certificate degree, D = Doctor degree, M = Master degree

Architecture & Related Programs
Interior Architecture B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences
Biology/Biological Sciences, General B
Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography B

Business, Management, Marketing, & Related Support
Accounting B M
Business Administration and Management, General B M
Business/Managerial Economics B
Finance, General B
Hospitality Administration/Management, General B
Management Information Systems, General B
Marketing/Marketing Management, General B
Restaurant/Food Services Management B

Communication, Journalism & Related Programs
Mass Communication/Media Studies B
Speech Communication and Rhetoric B

Computer & Information Sciences, Support Services
Computer and Information Sciences, General B
Information Technology B

Education
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services M
Early Childhood Education and Teaching B M
Education, General M
Educational Leadership and Administration, General M
Elementary Education and Teaching B M
Secondary Education and Teaching B M
Special Education and Teaching, General M
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels B M

Engineering Technologies/Technicians
Engineering Technologies/Technicians, General B

English Language, Literature & Letters
English Language and Literature, General B M
Writing, General M

Family, Consumer & Human Sciences
Apparel and Textiles, General B
Family Systems M

Foreign Language, Literatures & Linguistics
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General B
French Language and Literature B
German Language and Literature B
Spanish Language and Literature B

Health Professions & Related Clinical Sciences
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse B M

History
History, General B M
Public/Applied History M

Mathematics & Statistics
Mathematics, General B M

Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General M
Sustainability Studies B

Parks, Recreation & Fitness Studies
Exercise Science and Kinesiology B
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management B

Physical Sciences
Chemistry, General B
Physics, General B

Psychology
Counseling Psychology M

Public Administration & Social Services
Social Work B

Security & Protective Services
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration B M

Social Sciences
Geographic Information Science and Cartography B
Geography B
Political Science and Government, General B
Social Sciences, General B
Sociology B

Visual & Performing Arts
Art/Art Studies, General B
Arts, Entertainment, and Media Management, General B
Drama and Dramatics/Theater Arts, General B
Music, General B

Learning outside the classroom

Many colleges offer special programs like the opportunity to study abroad or participate in internships to get on-the-job training. Nearly all colleges provide extra academic help or tutoring to students who need it.

Special Study Options

Accelerated Program

Cooperative Education

Double Major

Dual Enrollment of High School Students

English as a Second Language (ESL)

Independent Study

Internships

Student-Designed Major

Teacher Certification

Honors Program

External Degree Program

Off-Campus Study Options

Study Abroad

ROTC Available

ROTC, Army

Extended Class Availability

Extensive evening or early morning classes

Distance Learning

Weekend College

Computer Services

2500 Public computers, available in: Libraries, Student Center

Wireless network available

Dorms wired for access to campus-wide network

Campus Life

Campus General Information

Size : Medium-sized

Unique Facilities : planetarium-observatory, laboratory school, entertainment industry center

Geographic Location : 116 miles from Birmingham.

Large Town

Urban

Commuter Campus

Total undergraduates : 6,339

First-time degree-seeking freshmen : 1,030

Degree-seeking undergrads : 5,608

Graduate enrollment : 1,707

Student General Information

All students average age : 22

Full time students average age : 21

In state students : 82.0%

Out of state students : 18.0%

Part Time students : 13.0%

Percentage of males : 39.0%

Percentage of females : 61.0%

Race/Ethnicity

Two or more races : 3.0%

Black African American : 13.0%

Hispanic/Latino : 3.0%

White : 74.0%

Non-Resident Alien : 4.0%

Other Activities & Organizations

14.0% Men who Join Fraternities

18.0% Women who Join Sororities

Student Newspaper : Flor-ALA

Student Newspaper URL : www.florala.net

Housing Policies

First-year students living in college housing : 73.0%

All undergraduates living in college housing : 26.0%

Housing Options

Apartments For Married Students

Apartments For Single Students

Men's Housing

Women's Housing

Special Housing For International Students

Coed Housing

Fraternity/Sorority Housing

Additional Housing Options

Housing deposit : $150.00

Housing deposit is not refunded if student does not enroll.

Car is not allowed for freshman

Pet is not allowed in the Dorm

General Athletics

Team Name : Lions

Sport Member : NCAA

Sport's Levels Available

Intercollegiate

Scholarship

Intramural

NCAA Division II

Club

Counseling And Wellness

Alcohol/substance abuse counseling

Chaplain/spiritual director

Career counseling

Employment services for undergraduates

Financial aid counseling

Health services

On-campus daycare

Personal counseling

Placement services for graduates

Adult (re-entering) student services/programs

Veteran's counselor

Minority students services

Women's services

Economically disadvantaged students services

Additional Programs for Students with Disabilities

Services and/or facilities for hearing impaired

Partial services for students with learning disabilities

Services and/or facilities for speech or communications disorders

Services and/or facilities for visually impaired

Wheelchair Accessibility

Academic Support Programs

Learning center

Reduced course load

Remedial instruction

Study skills assistance

Tutoring

Writing center

Activities

Y indicates available and N indicates not available

Activity Name

Available on Campus

Campus Ministries

Y

Choral Groups

Y

Concert Band

Y

Dance Activity

Y

Drama/Theater

Y

Film Society

N

Fraternities

Y

Government or Political Activity

Y

International Student Organization

Y

Jazz Band

Y

Literary Magazine

Y

Marching Band

Y

Model United Nations

Y

Music Ensembles

Y

Musical Theater

Y

Opera

Y

Pep Band

Y

Radio Station

Y

Sororities

Y

Student Newspaper

Y

Symphony Orchestra

N

Television Station

N

Yearbook

Y

Sports

Sport Name

Levels Available

Badminton

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Baseball

Men's Intercollegiate

Men's Scholarship

Men's NCAA Division II

Basketball

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Men's Scholarship

Women's Scholarship

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Men's NCAA Division II

Women's NCAA Division II

Cheerleading

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Men's Scholarship

Women's Scholarship

Cross-Country

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Men's Scholarship

Women's Scholarship

Men's NCAA Division II

Women's NCAA Division II

Football

Men's Intercollegiate

Men's Scholarship

Men's NCAA Division II

Golf

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Men's Scholarship

Women's Scholarship

Men's NCAA Division II

Rugby

Men's Club

Women's Club

Soccer

Women's Intercollegiate

Women's Scholarship

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Women's NCAA Division II

Softball

Women's Intercollegiate

Women's Scholarship

Women's NCAA Division II

Swimming

Men's Club

Women's Club

Tennis

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Men's Scholarship

Women's Scholarship

Men's NCAA Division II

Women's NCAA Division II

Track: Indoor

Women's NCAA Division II

Track: Outdoor

Women's NCAA Division II

Volleyball

Women's Intercollegiate

Women's Scholarship

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Women's NCAA Division II

Other Sports : bass fishing "M", female indoor and outdoor track, disc golf


Applying

General Applying Information

Application Fee: $35.00

Application fee notes: Paper/Online

Application Fee Waiver Available: Yes

Total applicants : 3,583

Admitted : 2,389

Enrolled : 1,030

Somewhat selective 67.0% of applicants admitted

Applied early admission : --

Admitted early admission : --

Applied early action : --

Admitted early action : --



Admission stats are based on first-time, degree seeking freshmen from Fall 2016 and Fall 2017.

Very Important

Academic GPA

Standardized Test Scores

Important

Class Rank

Rigor of secondary school record

Test Policies for Admission Decisions

Required: SAT or ACT

Test Policies for placement

SAT Reasoning Test

ACT

AP

CLEP

SAT score use policy

All SAT Scores Required for Review

Other Test Policies

Information not supplied by college

A note from the college

Unconditional admission requires 18 ACT/960 SAT, 2.25 GPA with 13 core units. Conditional admission with 16 ACT/880 SAT and 2.00 GPA with 11 core units.

High school class rank of incoming freshmen

Top Tenth : 22.0%

Top Quarter : 46.0%

Top Half : 77.0%

Bottom Half : 23.0%

Bottom Quarter : 5.0%

GPAs of incoming freshmen

3.5 - 3.74 : 22.0%

3.25 - 3.49 : 14.0%

3.00 - 3.24 : 12.0%

2.50 - 2.99 : 10.0%

2.00 - 2.49 : 3.0%

SAT Evidence Based Reading & Writing

700 - 800 : 7.0%

600 - 699 : 31.0%

500 - 599 : 44.0%

400 - 499 : 16.0%

300 - 399 : 2.0%

For the SAT, we don't yet have information on the percent of freshmen in each score range. We'll post that information when it's available in spring 2017.

SAT Math

700 - 800 : 4.0%

600 - 699 : 12.0%

500 - 599 : 60.0%

400 - 499 : 22.0%

300 - 399 : 2.0%

For the SAT, we don't yet have information on the percent of freshmen in each score range. We'll post that information when it's available in spring 2017.

ACT Composite

30 - 36 : 6.0%

24 - 29 : 36.0%

18 - 23 : 50.0%

12 - 17 : 8.0%

ACT Math

30 - 36 : 2.0%

24 - 29 : 26.0%

18 - 23 : 42.0%

12 - 17 : 30.0%

ACT English

30 - 36 : 16.0%

24 - 29 : 32.0%

18 - 23 : 39.0%

12 - 17 : 13.0%

Advanced Placement Program (AP) Information

Offers credit for AP Exams : Yes

Offers placement into higher-level courses for AP Exams : Yes

Offers sophomore standing for qualifying AP scores : Yes

AP credit policy depends on student’s major, school, or program : Yes

From the college: High school students who take Advanced Placement courses and the accompanying CEEB Advanced Placement Examinations may receive credit for the examinations listed below if the required minimum score is earned. Students seeking advanced standing credit through AP examinations should have the Educational Testing Service forward official School and Examination reports directly to the Office of Admissions prior to initial enrollment.

High school Coursework

High School diploma required, GED accepted

Course Name

Required

Recommended

English

4

0

Math

2

0

Science

2

0

Social Studies

3

0

Foreign Language

0

0

Academic Electives

2

0

TEST Scores

Percent who submitted SAT scores : 4.0% and Percent who submitted ACT scores : 96.0%

Test Subjects

Middle 50% of First-Year Students

SAT Math

495 - 570

SAT Evidence Based Reading & Writing

520 - 610

ACT Composite

20 - 26


AP & Admission Policy

Exam

Min Score Required

Number of Credits (By semester credits)

Equivalent Course(s)

Applicable Program

Art History

3

3

Art 170

All

Biology

3

8

Biology 111-112

All

Calculus AB

3

4

Mathematics 125

All

Calculus BC

3

8

Mathematics 125-126

All

Chemistry

3

8

Chemistry 111-112, 111L-112L

All

Computer Science Principles

3

3

Computer Science 135

All

English Language and Composition

3

3

English 111

All

4

6

English 111-112

All

5

6

English 111H -112H

All

English Literature and Composition

3

3

English 111

All

4

6

English 111-112

All

5

6

English 111H-112H

All

European History

3

3

History 102

All

French Language and Culture

3

6

French 101-102

All

4

9

French 101-102, 201

All

5

12

French 101-102, 201-202

All

German Language and Culture

3

6

German 101-102

All

4

9

German 101-102, 201

All

5

12

German 101-102, 201-202

All

Human Geography

3

3

Geography 260

All

Latin

3

3

--

All

Macroeconomics

3

3

Economics 251

All

Microeconomics

3

3

Economics 252

All

Physics B

3

4

Physics 101

All

Psychology

3

3

Psychology 201

All

Spanish Language and Culture

3

6

Spanish 101-102

All

4

9

Spanish 101-102, 201

All

5

12

Spanish 101-102, 201-202

All

Spanish Literature and Culture

3

3

Spanish 405

All

4

6

Spanish 405,406

All

Statistics

3

3

Mathematics 147

All

United States Government and Politics

3

3

Political Science 241

All

United States History

3

6

History 201-202

All

College-Level Examination Program (CLEP)

Exam

Minimum Grade for Credit

Credit Hours Awarded

American Government

50

3

Biology

50

8

Chemistry

50

6

College Algebra

50

3

French I

50

8

French II

62

14

German I

50

8

German II

63

14

History of United States I

50

3

History of United States II

50

3

Human Growth and Development

50

3

Introductory Business Law

50

3

Introductory Psychology

50

3

Introductory Sociology

50

3

Principles of Macroeconomics

50

3

Principles of Management

50

3

Principles of Marketing

50

3

Principles of Microeconomics

50

3

Spanish I

50

8

Spanish II

66

14

Western Civilization I

50

3

Western Civilization II

50

3

Paying

Financial Aid Distribution & Stats

% of scholarship / grants : 50.0%

% of loans / jobs : 50.0%

% of freshmen with need who received financial aid : 100.0%

% Applied for need-based aid : 76.0%

% Judged to have need : 97.0%

% that were offered aid : 97.0%

% that had need fully met : 25.0%

% of need met : 61.0%

Average 1st year financial aid package : $8,827.00

Avg non need-based aid : $4,654.00

Avg need-based scholarship or grant award : $4,813.00

Avg need-based loan : $3,121.00

Avg indebtedness at graduation : $29,021.00

Financial Aid Deadlines

Financial Aid Priority Deadline : Jun 1

Contact Information

Financial aid contact name : Shauna James

Financial aid office phone : (256) 765-4278

Financial Aid Forms

Domestic first-year financial aid applicants must submit the following forms, if applicable:

FAFSA

Part-Time Costs

Cost per credit hour (in-state): $320.00

Cost per credit hour (out-of-state): $640.00

Note: These costs are tuition fees only. In some cases, fees and other expenses can be additional.

Non need-based financial aid determined by

Academics

Alumni Affiliation

Art

Athletics

Job Skills

Leadership

Minority Status

Music/Drama

ROTC

Religious Affiliation

State/District Residency

Work Study Programs

Nights

Weekends

Tuition payment plans

Credit card payment

ROTC Programs

ROTC, Army : Offered on Campus

Annual College Costs

Cost Category

On Campus

Off Campus

At Home

In-state tuition and fees:

$10,800.00

$10,800.00

$10,800.00

Out-of-state tuition and fees:

$20,400.00

$20,400.00

$20,400.00

Room and board:

$10,428.00

$9,900.00

$3,580.00

Books and supplies:

$1,500.00

$1,500.00

$1,500.00

Estimated personal expenses:

$1,400.00

$1,400.00

$1,400.00

Transportation expenses:

$1,400.00

$1,400.00

$1,400.00

Estimated Total In-state:

$25,528.00

$25,000.00

$18,680.00

Estimated Total Out-of-state:

$35,128.00

$34,600.00

$28,280.00

The prices listed above are probably not what you and your family will pay. Most college students receive financial aid, which reduces the amount the family actually pays. For U.S. colleges, use the college's net price calculator to get the best estimate of what your family will pay.


Athletic Scholarship Opportunities

Sport

Male

Female

Baseball

Available

Basketball

Available

Available

Cheerleading

Available

Available

Cross-Country

Available

Available

Football

Available

Golf

Available

Available

Soccer

Available

Softball

Available

Tennis

Available

Available

Volleyball

Available

For Transfer Students

Credit Information

Minimum number of credits: 24

Minimum college GPA (on a 4.0 scale): 2

Lowest grade earned for course that may be transferred for credit (on a 4.0 scale): 2

Maximum credits/courses from a 2-year institution: --

Maximum credits/courses from a 4-year institution: --

Minimum credits transfers must complete to earn bachelor's degree: 30

Admission Requirements (Required)

College Transcript(s)

Standardized Test Scores

Students who applied for transfer

Total students who applied for transfer: 1,074

Transfers admitted percentage: 70.0%

Transfers admitted: 756

Transfers enrolled percentage: 54.0%

Transfers enrolled: 585

Students who applied for transfer from 2 year schools: 67.0%

Students who applied for transfer from 4 year schools: 33.0%

Terms in which transfer students may enroll

Fall

Spring

Summer

Transfers accepted as

2nd semester freshman

Sophomore

Junior

Senior

Services for students transferring IN from another school

Advisor

Orientation

Pre-admission transcript evaluation (determination of what courses will transfer)

Services for students transferring OUT of this school

Transfer advisor

Special Requirements

--

For International Students

Admission for International Students

International Application Due for Fall 2021: Jul 1

Application fee: $100.00

Annual College Costs

Tuition and Fees: $20,400.00

Room & Board(on-campus): $10,428.00

Room & Board(off-campus): $9,900.00

Additional estimated expenses: --

Costs per credit hour: $640.00

Financial Aid

International students eligible for need based aid

International students eligible for non-need based aid

Total Amount Awarded: $1,296,519.00

Number of enrolled international undergraduates received aid: 168

Non-resident aliens must submit the following financial aid forms:

CSS/Financial Aid PROFILE

Foreign Student Certification of Finances

Foreign Student Financial Aid Application

Tests for International Students

TOEFL Required of non-resident alien applicants

TOEFL (internet-based test) average score: 79

TOEFL (internet-based test) minimum score: 61

TOEFL (paper) average score: --

TOEFL (paper) minimum score: --

Services for International Students

English as a Second Language Program On Campus for International Students

Special International Student Orientation Program

International Student Adviser