University of Alabama in Huntsville

Huntsville, AL

School Background

2022 Undergraduate Enrollment: 7,358
Graduate Enrollment: 2,067
Doctoral Universities: Very High Research Activity
Highest degree awarded: Graduate
Religious Affiliation: None

Campus Details

Medium City (100k-250k)
Four-year, medium, primarily residential // full-time, more selective, higher transfer-in

Applicant and Admittance Traits

2022 Admission Rate: 73.67%

Male/Female: 52% / 48% (2017)

First generation college students: 31.0% (2017)
Percentage of students who are married when enrolled: 10.0% (2017)
Percentage of students who are veterans: 0.5% (2016)

Test scores for admission: Required
2022 Median Admit SAT: 1,300
SAT 25th Percentile - 75th: 1170 - 1420

2022 Median Admit ACT: 28
ACT 25th Percentile - 75th: 24 - 31

Appliants applying to 2+ schools: 52.9% (2017)
Appliants applying to 3+ schools: 27.4% (2017)
Appliants applying to 4+ schools: 15.7% (2017)
Appliants applying to 5+ schools: 10.3% (2017)

Ethnicity Information

White: 72.0%
Black: 8.7%
Hispanic: 6.1%
Asian: 3.6%
American Indian/Alaska Native: 0.8%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.1%
2+ races: 4.5%
Non-resident alien: 1.7%
Unknown race: 2.6%

Costs & Fees

2022 Average Tuition & Fees (Room/Board/Books): $24,869
In-State tuition: $11,488
Out-of-State tuition: $23,884

Estimated books and supplies: $2,300 (2022)
Estimated on-campus room & board: $10,764 (2022)
Estimated on-campus other fees: $4,156 (2022)

Estimated off-campus room & board: $10,764 (2022)
Estimated off-campus other fees: $4,156 (2022)

Average Family Income: $72,241 (2017)
Median Family Income: $44,787 (2017)

Scholarships & Financial Aid

Percentage of students receiving Pell Grant: 23.8%
Percentage of students with Federal Loans: 35.8%

Median federal loan debt at graduation: $20,705 (2021)
Median federal loan payment: $220 (2021)

Household Income Net Cost
0-$30k $14,654
$30k-48k $14,646
$48k-75k $18,572
$75k-110k $19,206
$110k+ $19,423

Graduate Outcomes & Job Placements

4-year graduation rate: 35%
6-year graduation rate: 61%

1 year post-graduation workforce participation: 95.7% (2020)

Loans

Median federal debt for graduates: $20,705 (2021)
Median federal debt for non-graduates: $10,185 (2021)

Median federal debt for first-generation graduates: $14,000 (2021)
Median federal debt for Pell grant recipient graduates: $16,250 (2021)

Ability to Repay Loans

Graduates, % of Loans in Repayment
(Non-delinquent/default)
Percentage
@1 Year 64.1% (2015)
@3 year 68.1% (2017)
@5 year 74.2% (2017)


1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid (Non-delinquent/default) - Pell Grant Recipients: 43.3% (2015)
1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid - 1st Generation Attendees: 44.2% (2015)

Earnings Power

Median earnings, 1 year post graduation: $57,386 (2020)
Median earnings, 4 years post graduation: $67,695 (2020)

Popular Majors

Type of Degree Major 2022 Graduates Median Federal Debt Median Monthly Payment 1yr Median Earnings (monthly gross) 4yr Median Earnings (monthly gross)
Bachelor's Degree Communication and Media Studies. 17
Master's Degree Communication and Media Studies. 10
Bachelor's Degree Computer and Information Sciences, General. 100 $22,000 $217 $69,975 ($5,831) $76,810 ($6,401)
Master's Degree Computer and Information Sciences, General. 32
Graduate/Professional Certificate International Relations and National Security Studies. 3
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Political Science and Government. 7
Bachelor's Degree Political Science and Government. 13
Bachelor's Degree Sociology. 11
Bachelor's Degree Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft. 6
Bachelor's Degree Fine and Studio Arts. 44 $27,000 $268 $32,656 ($2,721)
Bachelor's Degree Music. 9
Bachelor's Degree Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing. 208 $28,500 $222 $54,216 ($4,518) $57,022 ($4,752)
Master's Degree Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing. 117 $324 $89,166 ($7,431) $108,764 ($9,064)
First Professional Degree Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing. 34
Graduate/Professional Certificate Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing. 14 $86,410 ($7,201)
Bachelor's Degree Business Administration, Management and Operations. 85 $22,447 $196 $38,740 ($3,228) $55,070 ($4,589)
Master's Degree Business Administration, Management and Operations. 74 $193 $75,947 ($6,329) $97,481 ($8,123)
Graduate/Professional Certificate Business Administration, Management and Operations. 9
Bachelor's Degree Accounting and Related Services. 30 $25,000 $223 $43,550 ($3,629) $69,175 ($5,765)
Master's Degree Accounting and Related Services. 12
Bachelor's Degree Business/Managerial Economics. 6
Bachelor's Degree Finance and Financial Management Services. 27 $55,002 ($4,584)
Bachelor's Degree Management Information Systems and Services. 60 $20,500 $213 $56,826 ($4,736) $75,743 ($6,312)
Master's Degree Management Information Systems and Services. 11
Master's Degree Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods. 30 $83,104 ($6,925)
Graduate/Professional Certificate Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods. 1
Bachelor's Degree Marketing. 36 $23,000 $162 $40,217 ($3,351)
Bachelor's Degree History. 15
Master's Degree History. 4
Master's Degree Computer/Information Technology Administration and Management. 34 $95,570 ($7,964)
Bachelor's Degree Engineering, Other. 1
Master's Degree Engineering, Other. 2
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Linguistic, Comparative, and Related Language Studies and Services. 5
Bachelor's Degree Linguistic, Comparative, and Related Language Studies and Services. 16
Master's Degree English Language and Literature, General. 11
Bachelor's Degree Rhetoric and Composition/Writing Studies. 7
Graduate/Professional Certificate Rhetoric and Composition/Writing Studies. 4
Bachelor's Degree Biology, General. 87 $25,000 $209 $27,870 ($2,323) $43,133 ($3,594)
Master's Degree Biology, General. 2
Doctoral Degree Biotechnology. 5
Bachelor's Degree Mathematics. 19
Master's Degree Mathematics. 6
Doctoral Degree Applied Mathematics. 3
Master's Degree Science, Technology and Society. 5
Bachelor's Degree Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other. 7
Graduate/Professional Certificate Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other. 4
Bachelor's Degree Health and Physical Education/Fitness. 39 $24,250 $212 $28,822 ($2,402)
Bachelor's Degree Philosophy. 7
Master's Degree Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology. 9
Doctoral Degree Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology. 4
Bachelor's Degree Chemistry. 15
Master's Degree Chemistry. 3
Bachelor's Degree Physics. 15
Master's Degree Physics. 4
Doctoral Degree Physics. 2
Bachelor's Degree Physical Sciences, Other. 24 $24,000 $248
Master's Degree Physical Sciences, Other. 6
Doctoral Degree Physical Sciences, Other. 2
Bachelor's Degree Psychology, General. 30 $25,000 $262 $22,828 ($1,902)
Master's Degree Psychology, General. 7
Master's Degree Public Administration. 5
Bachelor's Degree Special Education and Teaching. 1
Bachelor's Degree English Language and Literature, General. 16
Bachelor's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods. 15 $38,145 ($3,179) $45,685 ($3,807)
Master's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods. 31 $49,790 ($4,149)
Graduate/Professional Certificate Teaching English or French as a Second or Foreign Language. 5
Master's Degree Engineering, General. 84
Bachelor's Degree Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering. 73 $25,000 $246 $65,478 ($5,457)
Master's Degree Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering. 21
Doctoral Degree Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering. 2
Bachelor's Degree Chemical Engineering. 27 $27,000 $276 $59,803 ($4,984)
Bachelor's Degree Civil Engineering. 35 $20,799 $202 $59,629 ($4,969)
Doctoral Degree Civil Engineering. 1
Bachelor's Degree Computer Engineering. 42 $26,825 $228 $77,066 ($6,422)
Master's Degree Computer Engineering. 8
Doctoral Degree Computer Engineering. 3
Bachelor's Degree Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering. 61 $24,125 $235 $74,766 ($6,231) $85,408 ($7,117)
Doctoral Degree Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering. 10
Bachelor's Degree Mechanical Engineering. 106 $24,897 $240 $67,793 ($5,649) $83,433 ($6,953)
Doctoral Degree Mechanical Engineering. 5
Bachelor's Degree Industrial Engineering. 38 $31,000 $297 $71,638 ($5,970)
Doctoral Degree Industrial Engineering. 1


Campus Resources

Average faculty salary: $88,380
Full time faculty: 65%

Undergraduate student-to-faculty ratio: 19.0

School's endowment start of year: $75,837,207 (2022)
School's endowment end of year: $100,321,016 (2022)