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University of North Alabama is a public institution located in Florence, Alabama. Florence is a great location for students who prefer city over country life.

$25,350 Avg Cost After Aid (Undergrad)
90% Acceptance Rate

Where Is University of North Alabama?


Contact details for UNA are given below.

Contact Details
Address: One Harrison Plaza, Florence, AL 35632-0001
Phone: 256-765-4100

How Do I Get Into UNA?

You can apply to UNA online at:

Admission Requirements for UNA

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

How Hard Is It To Get Into UNA?

90% Acceptance Rate
67% Of Accepted Are Women
With an acceptance rate of 90%, UNA is fairly easy to get into, but you must be sure to submit the required materials.

Approximately 33% of accepted students are men and 67% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 91%, and the acceptance rate for women is 89%.

Can I Afford University of North Alabama?

$25,350 Net Price
43% Take Out Loans
4.0% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of UNA is $25,350. 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

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At UNA, approximately 43% of students took out student loans averaging $6,365 a year. That adds up to $25,460 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at UNA is 4.0%. 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 North Alabama Undergraduate Student Diversity

4,530 Full-Time Undergraduates
64% Women
21% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 6,084 undergraduate students at UNA, with 4,530 being full-time and 1,554 being part-time.


There are also 2,442 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 4,530 full-time undergraduates at UNA, 36% are male and 64% are female.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

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

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 70
Black or African American 513
Hispanic or Latino 187
White 3,307
International Students 219
Other Races/Ethnicities 234

Geographic Diversity

Alabama students aren't the only ones who study at University of North Alabama. At this time, 22 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 48 countries are represented at UNA. The most popular countries sending students to the school are China, Saudi Arabia, and Japan.

Online Learning at University of North Alabama

3,305 Took All Classes Online
6,572 Took At Least One Class Online
30.6% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
There are 33 bachelor’s degree and 57 master’s degree programs available online at UNA. In 2020-2021, 6,572 students took at least one online class at the school.

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


This school is the 7th 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 UNA

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at University of North Alabama was 30.6%. This is the #572 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at UNA 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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