The College of Engineering at University of Alabama

Engineering School Admissions

Application

Director of admissions Dr. Carl F. Williams
Application deadline (U.S. residents) July 1
Application fee (U.S. residents) $50
Application deadline (international students) July 1
Application fee (international students) $60

The College of Engineering at University of Alabama

Admissions Statistics

Total applicants (master’s and Ph.D.) 466
Total acceptances (master’s and Ph.D.) 175
Overall acceptance rate 37.6% – Medium

Master’s Program Entering Class GPA and GRE Scores

Average undergraduate GPA 3.40
Average GRE 475 verbal
715 quantitative
3.70 analytical writing

Doctoral Program Entering Class GPA and GRE Scores

Average undergraduate GPA 3.40
Average GRE 463 verbal
734 quantitative
3.40 analytical writing
TOEFL required for international students Yes
Minimum TOEFL score required 550 paper test
79 internet-based test

Department Contacts

Aerospace engineering http:/​/​aem.​eng.​ua.​edu/​
(205) 348-7300
[email protected]
Biological/Agricultural engineering N/A
Architecture N/A
Biomedical engineering N/A
Chemical engineering http:/​/​che.​eng.​ua.​edu/​
(205) 348-6450
[email protected]
Civil engineering http:/​/​ce.​eng.​ua.​edu/​
(205) 348-6550
[email protected]
Computer engineering http:/​/​ece.​eng.​ua.​edu/​
(205) 348-2919
[email protected]
Computer science http:/​/​cs.​ua.​edu/​
(205) 348-6363
[email protected]
Electrical engineering http:/​/​ece.​eng.​ua.​edu/​
(205) 348-6354
[email protected]
Engineering management N/A
Engineering science and engineering physics N/A
Environmental engineering http:/​/​ce.​eng.​ua.​edu/​
(205) 348-6550
[email protected]
Industrial engineering (205) 348-1609
[email protected]
Materials engineering http:/​/​mte.​eng.​ua.​edu/​
(205) 348-1740
[email protected]
Mechanical engineering http:/​/​me.​eng.​ua.​edu/​
(205) 348-6324
[email protected]
Mining N/A
Nuclear engineering N/A
Petroleum engineering N/A
Other engineering programs http:/​/​coeweb.​eng.​ua.​edu
(205) 348-1598
[email protected]

Engineering School Academics

Enrollment

Total graduate engineering enrollment 369
Master’s (full-time) 122
Master’s (part-time) 54
Ph.D. (full-time) 166
Ph.D. (part-time) 27

Graduates (2011)

Total graduates 111
Total master’s graduates 88
International master’s graduates 27.3%
Minority master’s graduates 8.0%
Female master’s graduates 11.4%
Total Ph.D. graduates 23
International Ph.D. graduates 65.2%
Minority Ph.D. graduates 17.4%
Female Ph.D. graduates 17.4%

Programs

100.0 percent of students reported specialty information. Totals may exceed 100% due to students with multiple specialities.

Program Faculty Student Specialization
Aerospace 14 14.9%
Chemical 13 7.9%
Civil 22 15.4%
Computer engineering 0 0%
Computer science 25 18.2%
Electrical 19 16.5%
Engineering science and engineering physics 0 0%
Environmental 0 0%
Industrial / Manufacturing 0 0%
Materials 10 7%
Mechanical 22 17.1%
Other 4 4.3%

Faculty (2011-2012)

Full-time faculty 110
Part-time faculty 5
Full-time faculty elected to the National Academy of Engineering 0

Research (2010-2011)

Engineering school research expenditures (2010-2011 fiscal year) $17,177,576
Full-time faculty engaged in engineering-related research during 2010-2011 academic year 87

Engineering School Ranking

#109 Best Engineering Schools

(6) Ranking by Specialties

#39 in Aerospace / Aeronautical / Astronautical
#68 in Civil
#91 in Computer Engineering
#102 in Electrical / Electronic / Communications
#58 in Materials
#91 in Mechanical

Engineering Ranking Scores

Score 22
Peer assessment score (out of 5) 2.4
Recruiter assessment score (out of 5) 3.0
Overall acceptance rate 37.6% – Medium
Average GRE quantitative score (master’s and Ph.D. students) 726
Ph.D. student/faculty ratio 1.5:1 – Medium
Ph.D.s granted 23
Engineering school research expenditures (2010-2011 fiscal year) $17,177,576
Research expenditures per faculty member $160,538
Faculty membership in National Academy of Engineering 0.0%
Total graduate engineering enrollment 369

Engineering School Student Body

Student Body (Overall)

Total graduate engineering enrollment 369

Student Body (Full-time)

Enrollment (full-time) 288
Minority students 8.0%
International students 44.8%

Student Body (Part-time)

Enrollment (part-time) 81
Minority students 17.3%
International students 16.0%

Engineering School Cost

Financial Aid Contact Information

Financial aid director Jeanetta C. Allen
Financial aid phone (205) 348-2976

Expenses

Tuition
Full-time: $8,600 per year (in-state)
Full-time: $21,900 per year (out-of-state)
Required fees N/A
Room and board $8,564
Books and supplies $1,400
Miscellaneous expenses $4,400

Financial Aid Availability

Fellowships 0
Teaching assistants 71
Research assistants 118
Other appointments 4

You may also like...