2024 Comprehensive Report on Rankings, Costs, Graduation Rate and More

$12,379

Net Price

90%

Admitted

33%

Enrolled

51%

Graduation Rate

17/1

Student / Faculty

University Detail

University of North Alabama

is a public, four or more years institution with a total student enrollment of 8,526. In 2021, there were 182 psychology and social work graduates. This institution ranks #5 in Alabama and ranks #553 in the U.S. for schools that offer psychology degree programs.

Psychology Degrees Offered

Bachelor, Postgraduate Certificate, Master

Psychology Graduates

182

Total Enrollment

8,526

Type

Public, Four or more years

Institution Accreditation

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Ranking for University of North Alabama

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#5

Alabama Rank

Combining ranking factors for 25 schools that offer psychology degrees in Alabama, University of North Alabama ranks #5.

#553

U.S. Rank

Combining ranking factors for 1,438 schools that offer psychology degrees in the U.S., University of North Alabama ranks #553.

Psychology Programs Offered

For psychology degrees, University of North Alabama offers Research Psychology and Social Work at the bachelor level. At the postgraduate certificate level, the university offers Counseling and Applied Psychology. At the master level Counseling and Applied Psychology, Counseling Psychology and Social Work are offered.

In the table below, see the programs offered and the number of graduates in each program.

Psychology Graduates in 2021BSPG CERTMA
Counseling and Applied Psychology316
Counseling Psychology16
Research Psychology51
Social Work6135
Total Graduates112367
US Department of Education

Admission, Enrollment, Graduation

In the fall of 2021, 3,410 students applied to the University of North Alabama. The university admitted 90% and 33% of those who were admitted also enrolled.

By comparison, the average number of applicants for Alabama universities is 7,598. On average, all Alabama institutions admit 76% and 23% of those who were admitted end up enrolling into the institution.

The percentage of University of North Alabama students who return after their first year to begin their second year is 75%. Compared to all Alabama four or more years colleges, the percentage is 71%.

The overall graduation rate for University of North Alabama is 51%, compared to 47% for all Alabama universities, while the number of students who transferred out of the program is 56%.

  • Credits Accepted: Dual enrollment, Advanced placement (AP) credits

Compare UNA to Alabama Four or more years Colleges
Offering Psychology Degrees

Compare admission, acceptance, retention and graduation rates of University of North Alabama to the average of all Alabama four or more years schools that offer psychology degrees.

Why it Matters

Compare Admission and Enrollment

Low admission rates and high enrollment rates denote not only how selective a school is, but also how in-demand the school is. High graduation rates show the overall success of an institution.

UNA

3,410

Applicants

90%

Percent Admitted

33%

Percent Enrolled

75%

1st Time Student Retention Rate

51%

Graduation Rate

AL Colleges

7,598

Applicants

76%

Percent Admitted

23%

Percent Enrolled

71%

1st Time Student Retention Rate

47%

Graduation Rate

Student & Faculty Information

In the fall of 2021, there were 290 or 60% full-time instructional or research faculty members of all faculty and there were 191 or 40% part-time faculty members employed at University of North Alabama. The number of full-time instructional faculty was 290 or 60%.

Part-time teachers are paid less and cost less, so any organization with a disproportionate number of part-time teachers can invest money in more important areas. However, as part-time teachers, participants can work full-time in their profession and bring experience to the classroom.

Why it Matters

Compare Faculty Numbers

Low student faculty ratios and high full-time instructional percentages indicate that institutions focus their investments in areas that matter most to students.

UNA

17 / 1

Student Faculty Ratio

60%

Percent Full-Time

40%

Percent Part-Time

60%

Percent Full-Time Instructional

AL Colleges

15 / 1

Student Faculty Ratio

62%

Percent Full-Time

38%

Percent Part-Time

61%

Percent Full-Time Instructional

Tuition and Student Expenses

For the 2021-2022 academic year at University of North Alabama the average cost of undergraduate tuition is $9,600, and the average cost for books and supplies is $1,500.

For graduate students, the average cost for tuition is $6,600 and the average cost for graduate fees is $540.

In the table below, find the average total expenses to attend University of North Alabama in 2021-2022 including tuition, room, board and living expenses for both undergraduate and graduate students.

Note that the average total expenses do not include financial aid, grants, loans or scholarships. You can find the average financial aid and net price data in the sections below.

Expenses for University of North Alabama2021-2022
On Campus Room & Board$7,966
On-Campus Living Expenses$2,800
Total Living Expenses$10,766
Tuition for In-State, Undergraduate$9,600
Books and Supplies, Undergraduate$1,500
Total Undergraduate Expenses$21,866
In-State, Graduate Tuition$6,600
In-State, Graduate Fees$540
Total Graduate Expenses$7,140
US Department of Education

Net Price

Average Net Price

The average net price to attend University of North Alabama is $12,379. Average net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board, living costs, books, supplies together and then subtracting the average financial (grants, scholarships and loans) for federal financial aid recipients.

In other words, the average net price is the average amount students pay to attend this university for one year.

Average net price is calculated from the most recent data supplied by each institution to the US Department of Education and is found by subtracting the average amount of federal, state/local government, or institutional grant or scholarship aid from the total cost of attendance. The total cost of attendance is the sum of published tuition and required fees (lower of in-district or in-state), books and supplies, and the weighted average for room and board and other expenses.

Net Price by Family Income

Depending on the federal, state, or institutional grant aid available, the table below shows the average amount students pay to attend University of North Alabama presented by family income bracket.

Students may pay more or less depending on their individual circumstances; however, these are the average costs as tracked by the university and reported to the U.S. Department of Education.

Average Net Price by Income2020-20212021-2022
$0 – $30,000$10,885$10,228
$30,001 – $48,000$11,480$10,828
$48,001 – $75,000$15,060$12,956
$75,001 – $110,000$16,922$15,356
$110,001 and more$15,952$15,388
US Department of Education

Compare University of North Alabama to all Alabama universitas that offer psychology degrees for the cost to attend, average financial aid, percent of students receiving aid and the average net price to attend.

For program ranking, we see a lower overall cost of tuition and cost of living expenses minus the average financial aid a student may receive as the ranking factor student may want to consider.

Why it Matters

Compare Average Cost to Attend and Net Price

Low student faculty ratios and high full-time instructional professors indicates to us institutions that focus their investments in areas that matter most: the education of students by the best instructors possible.

UNA

$21,866

Cost to Attend

$7,912

Average Financial Aid

97%

Percent Receiving Aid

$12,379

Net Price

AL Colleges

$27,050

Cost to Attend

$9,900

Average Financial Aid

94%

Percent Receiving Aid

$18,183

Average Net Price

Financial Aid

The number of beginning students who enter postsecondary education for the first time and receive financial aid is 877 or 97%.

The number of undergraduate students who receive a grant or scholarship is 4,249 and the average amount of their grant or scholarship is $7,912.

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid# Receiving AidAverage Aid Received
Grant or Scholarship Aid4,249$7,912
Pell Grants2,027$4,838
Federal Student Loans2,508$6,483
US Department of Education

Below, compare the financial aid students receive at the University of North Alabama to all schools across the United States that offer psychology degrees.

We see higher percentages of those receiving aid and the percent that aid covers the net price of education as an indicator of the strength of the institution.

Why it Matters

Compare Financial Aid

Financial Aid can make the difference between being able to afford college or being priced out of college. Many students may find college far more affordable than they could imagine, when accounting for the various kinds of financial aid available.

UNA

4,249

Grant or Scholarship Aid

48%

Grants or Scholarships

2,027

Number of Pell Grants

23%

Pell Grants

2,508

Federal Student Loans

29%

Federal Student Loans

AL Colleges

3,874

Grant or Scholarship Aid

49%

Grants or Scholarships

1,676

Number of Pell Grants

21%

Pell Grants

2,399

Federal Student Loans

30%

Federal Student Loans

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