University of Alabama


About the University

As the state’s flagship university, The University of Alabama family has always focused on being the best. This is where legends are made.

Founded in 1831 as the state’s first public college, The University of Alabama is dedicated to excellence in teaching, research and service. We provide a creative, nurturing campus environment where our students can become the best individuals possible, learn from the best and brightest faculty, and make a positive difference in the community, the state and the world. You’ll like what you find here. Become part of The University of Alabama family.


The University\’s leadership and structure.


Key events in the University\’s history.

Mission & Objectives

Teaching, research and service.


Ensuring UA best serves its community at large.

Strategic Plan

Energizing Alabama’s flagship by investing in its continued success and propelling it to new heights.


Beloved places, symbols and songs.

Facts & Figures

The numbers tell the story – The University of Alabama is truly the Capstone when it comes to academics, athletics, service and research.

Doctoral Universities – Very High Research Activity status, Carnegie Classification

UA has achieved Doctoral Universities – Very High Research Activity status in the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education.

News & Events

Find out what our students, faculty, staff and alumni are doing to make a positive difference on our campus, in our community and state, and around the world.

UA News Center

The latest campus news and announcements.


Campuswide events calendar.

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