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Here’s the basic information about The University of Alabama at a glance. Be sure to check out the UA College Parent Magazine below as well!
Name:The University of Alabama
Address:739 University Blvd
TuscaloosaAL, 35487-0166
Phone Number:(205) 348-6010
Website:www.ua.edu/
Type:Secondary, Occupational, Academic, Continuing Education, Recreational, Adult Remedial
Awards:Bachelor's Degree, Master's Degree, Post-Master's Certificate, Doctorate (Research), Doctorate (Professional)
Campus Setting:City
Campus Housing:Yes
Student Population:36047
Faculty Ratio:21 to 1

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  • This is the Sound of Childhood for My Sons, and for Me
    It was almost always the same pattern, two dribbles then a shot. Sometimes three, if an errant ball bounced away. Although I could see the hoop from the kitchen window, the distinctive bounce on the pavement was audible from nearly every room in the house. The rhythm of it was comforting to me. The basketball […]
  • Elite Club Sports Teams and the Dramatic Shift in High School Athletics
    I recently overheard some parents of 8th graders discussing the high school athletic programs their kids will soon be headed to. One expressed concern over the fact her son would most likely not make the soccer team because he has only been playing for three years, and only playing on the local “county parks and […]
  • We Get This Wrong, Teens are the Best! 5 Reasons Why
    The teen years are tough. We are told this over and over, we repeat it to ourselves when we are trying to gain some composure when they blow curfew or we peek into their rooms and we do our best. But there are so many times when I notice my teens doing something really fantastic, […]
  • Forget About the “Lasts.” 8 Fantastic “Firsts” in Your High School Senior’s Future
    If you’re mere weeks away from graduating a high schooler, right now I bet your emotional bank account has been completely depleted, and is now 100% devoid of feelings (because you’ve been Feeling. All. The. Feelings. since last September.) While at the same time, I bet it’s also currently overflowing with a barrage of “This […]

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