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Located in Huntsville, Alabama, University of Alabama in Huntsville is a public institution. The surrounding area of the school is a good match for students who enjoy city life.

$31,174 Avg Cost After Aid (Undergrad)
74% Acceptance Rate

Where Is University of Alabama in Huntsville?


Contact details for UAH are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 301 Sparkman Dr, Huntsville, AL 35899
Phone: 256-824-6120

How Do I Get Into UAH?

You can apply to UAH online at:

Admission Requirements for UAH

Submission Required?
High School GPA Required
High School Rank Recommended
High School Transcript Required
College Prep Program Neither required nor recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
SAT or ACT Scores Required
TOEFL Required

How Hard Is It To Get Into UAH?

74% Acceptance Rate
46% Of Accepted Are Women
5% Submit SAT Scores
The acceptance rate at University of Alabama in Huntsville is 74%. This means that is not quite as selective as some schools, but you'll still need to submit a good application if you want to be considered by the admissions department.

Approximately 54% of accepted students are men and 46% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 81%, and the acceptance rate for women is 67%.

Average Test Scores

About 5% of students accepted to UAH submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 580 and 700. Math scores were between 590 and 720.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for University of Alabama in Huntsville  ( 580 to 700 )

SAT Math Scores for University of Alabama in Huntsville  ( 590 to 720 )
UAH received ACT scores from 92% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT English scores ranged between 24 and 32. Math scores were between 23 and 29. Composite scores were between 24 and 31.

ACT English Scores for University of Alabama in Huntsville  ( 24 to 32 )
ACT Math Scores for University of Alabama in Huntsville  ( 23 to 29 )
ACT Composite Scores for University of Alabama in Huntsville  ( 24 to 31 )

Can I Afford University of Alabama in Huntsville?

$31,174 Net Price
39% Take Out Loans
1.6% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of UAH is $31,174. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At UAH, approximately 39% of students took out student loans averaging $6,632 a year. That adds up to $26,528 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at UAH is 1.6%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

University of Alabama in Huntsville Undergraduate Student Diversity

6,223 Full-Time Undergraduates
40% Women
23% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 7,569 undergraduate students at UAH, with 6,223 being full-time and 1,346 being part-time.


There are also 2,067 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 6,223 full-time undergraduates at UAH, 60% are male and 40% are female.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of University of Alabama in Huntsville students is as follows.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 225
Black or African American 489
Hispanic or Latino 379
White 4,517
International Students 115
Other Races/Ethnicities 498

Geographic Diversity

Alabama students aren't the only ones who study at University of Alabama in Huntsville. At this time, 32 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 52 countries are represented at UAH. The most popular countries sending students to the school are India, China, and Nepal.

Online Learning at University of Alabama in Huntsville

1,065 Took All Classes Online
5,945 Took At Least One Class Online
157.5% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
There are 3 bachelor’s degree and 18 master’s degree programs available online at UAH. In 2020-2021, 5,945 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at UAH has changed over the last few years.


This school is the 2nd most popular in Alabama for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2020-2021.

Online Growth Rankings of UAH

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at University of Alabama in Huntsville was 157.5%. This is the #190 largest growth rate of all schools that are mostly online. This refers to all students at UAH regardless of major.

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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