Provided by The University Of Alabama
The University of Alabama is a major, comprehensive, student-centered research university founded in 1831 as Alabama's first public college. Dedicated to excellence in teaching, research and service, we provide a creative, nurturing campus environment where our students can become the best individuals possible . learn from the best and brightest faculty . and make a positive difference in the community, the state and the world.
To advance the intellectual and social condition of the people of the State through quality programs of teaching, research, and service.
The University of Alabama will be the university of choice for the best and brightest students in Alabama and a university of choice for all other students who seek exceptional educational opportunities. The University of Alabama will be a student-centered research university and an academic community united in its commitment to enhancing the quality of life for all Alabamians.
If you want to get involved, join one of more than 250 student organizations . help plan concerts and speaker series . participate in intramural teams . or run for student government.
If you enjoy the arts, you can take advantage of a rich and varied schedule of musical, dance and theatre performances, art galleries and exhibitions, lectures and readings by writers, poets and experts on every topic imaginable. You can enrich your knowledge of the state and university's history by visiting one of UA's fine museums, which house countless historical artifacts and offer hands-on exploration opportunities.
The University of Alabama offers a complete educational, cultural and social experience. Whatever your interests, you'll find a group, an organization, an activity or a program that will appeal to you at UA.