Clark Hall

About the College

We are one of the oldest and largest liberal arts colleges in Alabama and among the finest in the region. We are recognized nationally for the number of undergraduate and graduate students who receive national awards and scholarships. Internationally recognized scientists, writers, artists, and scholars teach in our classrooms and labs. Our students work closely with professors who are not only experts in their disciplines but also creators of new knowledge.

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Our leadership team is dedicated to advancing the College’s mission and driving a positive impact for the future.

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Mission & Vision

Charting the trajectory from our classrooms and labs to communities across the state, nation, and world

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Departments & Divisions

Our 22 departments span UA’s core disciplines: humanities, fine and performing arts, natural sciences and mathematics, and social sciences.

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International Programs

See Where We’re Going
  • 7,900

    undergraduate students

  • 1,100

    graduate students

  • 767


  • 80+

    Programs of study


We are home to eight museums and galleries, a half-dozen theatres and concert halls, and an impressive collection of outdoor art. We host around 700 exhibitions, readings, lectures, and theatre, music, and dance performances every year.
Events Calendar

Collegian Magazine

Collegian is the College’s annual tabloid for nearly 55,000 alumni. Each issue covers the great things being done by our graduates, accomplishments by our students and faculty, research in the College, and more.
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Annual Report

Read about the achievements of the College and its faculty and students.

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Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Learn about our commitment to diversity and inclusion.