University of Alabama

Public university located in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, U.S.

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University of Alabama: Public university located in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, U.S.
The University of Alabama is a public research university in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. Established in 1820 and opened to students in 1831, the University of Alabama is the oldest and largest of the public universities in Alabama as well as the flagship of the University of Alabama System. The university offers programs of study in 13 academic divisions leading to bachelor's, master's, education specialist, and doctoral degrees. The only publicly supported law school in the state is at UA. Other academic programs unavailable elsewhere in Alabama include doctoral programs in anthropology, communication and information sciences, metallurgical engineering, music, Romance languages, and social work.


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On the Scoreboard: The Home Team, the Visitors and Trump

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University of Alabama rejects $26.5M from donor critical of abortion ban

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