University of Alabama--Huntsville Academic Life

Summary

The student-faculty ratio at University of Alabama--Huntsville is 16:1, and the school has 36.1 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at University of Alabama--Huntsville include: Engineering; Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services; Health Professions and Related Programs; Biological and Biomedical Sciences; and Visual and Performing Arts. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 77.3 percent.

Faculty & Classes

General education/core curriculum required Yes
Coursework required for graduation
Arts/fine arts English (including composition)
Humanities Sciences (biological or physical)
Computer literacy History
Mathematics Social science
Class sizes
Class sizes
Student-faculty ratio 16:1
Full-time faculty gender distribution
Full-time faculty gender distribution
Part-time faculty gender distribution
Part-time faculty gender distribution

Majors

Five most popular majors for 2012 graduates
Engineering 26%
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 23%
Health Professions and Related Programs 19%
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 7%
Visual and Performing Arts 5%

Academic Programs & Offerings

Degrees offered Bachelor's, Post-bachelor's certificate, Master's, Post-master's certificate, Doctorate - professional practice, Doctorate - research/scholarship
Combined-degree programs N/A
Student participation in special academic programs
First-year experiences 4.6%
Senior capstone or culminating academic experience 32.7%
Undergraduate research/creative projects 19.6%
Institution is G.I. Bill certified Yes
Institution participates in Yellow Ribbon Program Yes
Institution is SOC Member Yes
Offers DANTES course(s) for credit No

Graduation & Retention

Average freshman retention rate 77%
4-year graduation rate 16%

* Academic Life details based on 2012 data


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