University of Alabama Top Rankings

Founded in 1831, The University of Alabama (UA) is a top public coeducational university located in Tuscaloosa, Alabama (USA). It has been named to the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll by the Corporation for National and Community Service.

Rankings:

- Placed among the top 50 public universities in the country, ranked 43rd among public national universities and 96th among all universities, according to the U.S. News and World Report’s rankings for 2010.

- The School of Law is ranked 30th in the nation and 11th among public law schools. The School of Library and Information Studies is ranked 22nd (USNWR “Best Graduate Schools” 2010).

- The School of Law is ranked 11th among public law schools and 32nd among all law schools in the nation, according to U.S. News and World Report’s 2009 edition of “Best Graduate Schools” publication.

- The College of Arts and Sciences’ graduate program in clinical psychology is placed 62nd and the College of Education 87th in the nation. The School of Library and Information Studies is ranked 30th (US News 2009).

- The Manderson Graduate School’s programs in accounting and marketing are listed in the Top 15 nationally (The Entrepreneur/Princeton Review rankings, April 2008 issue).

- Placed among the top 50 public universities in the nation, according to U.S. News and World Report’s annual rankings for 2008. It is ranked 42nd among public national universities and 91st among all universities, both public and private.

- The Culverhouse College of Commerce is ranked 29th among public undergraduate business schools in the U.S. News and World Report college rankings (2008).

- 11th among the nation’s 629 public universities in the enrollment of National Merit Scholars for 2008-2009 and 28th among over 2,400 public and private universities nationwide. The rankings are based on the National Merit Scholarship Corp.’s 2007-2008 annual report.

- The supply chain management and logistics faculty is ranked 7th globally in the number of articles published in logistics, supply chain management and transportation journals for the period 2005 through 2007.

- The Manderson Graduate School of Business is ranked 3rd for “Best Campus Facilities” in the Princeton Review rankings (2008).

- The operations management program is placed 12th, and the corporate strategy program is rated 14 nationally by BusinessWeek magazine (2008).

- 7th in the nation among public universities, and 42nd among all national universities, both public and private (Forbes magazine 2008).

- The undergraduate entrepreneurship program is placed 18th in by Entrepreneur magazine and The Princeton Review (2007).

- The Manderson Graduate School of Business is ranked in the top 10 in three categories by The Princeton Review: 8th in the “Best Administered” category, 8th in “Best Campus Facilities” and 9th in “Best Classroom Experience” (2007).

- In 2002 Kiplinger’s Personal Finance ranked UA among its top 100 Best Public Colleges in the country based on quality education at an affordable cost.

- 8th in the nation in producing undergraduate alumni who are Fortune 500 CEO’s based on an April 24, 2004 Forbes magazine release.

- The clinical psychology doctoral faculty average productivity was ranked 25th in the nation, according to a study published in the Clinical Psychology: Science and Practice (2007).

- The mass communication doctoral program faculty was ranked 6th in the nation, according to the Faculty Scholarly Productivity Index (2007).

- 15th for Undergraduate Programs in Accounting, 21st for Graduate Programs in Accounting,and 25th for  Doctoral Programs in Accounting (Public Accounting Report 2007).

- The School of Medicine’s program in rural medicine is ranked 20th in the nation by U.S. News and World Report’s America’s Best Graduate Schools for 2007.

- The M.B.A. program is ranked 4th for Best Campus Facilities,4th for Best Administered Program, and 5th for Best Professors, according to The Princeton Review (2004).