Unique Selling Points:
situated in Florence, which is located on the River Tennessee in the scenic
northwest corner of Alabama State.
UNA is one of the 100 oldest public institutions of higher education in the
United States (there are 4000 currently) and the oldest in the State of
The Institution was founded in 1830 and is in its 175th year of operation.
UNA is a State (Government) owned, funded and controlled university. It has
been selected as a “Best buy in Higher Education” by U.S. News and World Report
primarily due to its excellent academic reputation and relatively low cost.
The University has approximately 6000 undergraduate students and 700
graduate students. It has currently 400 International students. The
International student community is drawn from over 50 countries.
It has many impressive and modern buildings for various departments, high
quality lecture theatres, well-maintained gardens and open-air stage.
UNA is the only University in the world that hosts two live African black
mane lions as a symbol of their pride and tradition.
Florence rated as one of the top 5 safest cities in the US according to
F.B.I. Crime Report. The Campus is extremely compact with the Library, teaching
rooms, student union building, campus book shops, computer facilities, personal
tutors, student study support, audio - visual services, finest fitness
facilities and other facilities all within easy reach of each other.
The average class size at University of North Alabama is 25 with
student-faculty ratio being 23 :1
There are more than 110 student organizations on campus. Hence there is a
place for every student to belong at UNA.
The tuition fees as well as the living expenses are relatively lower and
affordable as compared to other institutes in USA. UNA has been listed in U. S.
News & World Report’s "America’s Best Colleges" as an institution that offers a
quality education at an affordable price
The University is offering an MBA program, which is highly accredited and
valued worldwide in the Fall 2005 intake.
Graduates with 15 years of academic education can also apply for the same.
Career Fairs: Annual career fairs are held on campus. The objective of
career services is to educate and provide students with the proper tools to
help them achieve their career aspirations relevant to their academic
interests. All students regardless of nationality, receive equal opportunity
and access to services in accordance with federal laws and regulations.
Cost of the Programs; Costs at UNA include tuition, on-campus
accommodation, meals and Health Insurance.
For Undergraduate programs at UNA, fees are approximately $ 12,000 per
academic year, for the 4 yr program. If students wish to accelerate their
Undergraduate program and graduate in 3 full calendar years the annual cost
will be approximately $18,000 per calendar year.
For the MBA program, per semester fees are approximately $ 6,000. Students
for the MBA, who have a Bachelors’ degree in Business/ Commerce, will need to
do minimum 3 semesters for their MBA. Their total cost would be approximately $
18,000 for the MBA program.
Students from other disciplines would need to do 5 semesters, consisting of
2 semesters of Pre-requisite courses and 3 semesters of the MBA, over two
academic years (which is around one and a half calendar year). Their total cost
would be approximately $30,000 for the entire MBA program.
For more information, please visit, www.una.edu/international