University of Alabama College of Education

Education School Admissions

Application

Director of admissions Dr. Carl F. Williams
Application deadline July 1
Application fee $50

University of Alabama College of Education
TOEFL

TOEFL required for international students Yes
Minimum TOEFL score required 550 paper test
79 internet-based test

Post-baccalaureate certificate programs

Applications 160
Acceptance rate 85.0%
Enrollment 4 full-time
35 part-time
Test requirements Either GRE or MAT scores are considered or required for some or all of the programs

Master’s programs

Applications 298
Acceptance rate 68.5%
Enrollment 199 full-time
194 part-time
Test requirements Either GRE or MAT scores are considered or required for some or all of the programs

Education Specialist programs

Applications 57
Acceptance rate 57.9%
Enrollment 15 full-time
93 part-time
Test requirements Either GRE or MAT scores are considered or required for some or all of the programs

Ph.D./Ed.D. programs

Applications 137
Acceptance rate 69.3%
Enrollment 190 full-time
346 part-time
Test requirements Either GRE or MAT scores are considered or required for some or all of the programs

Education School Academics

Degree and Program Offerings

Degree programs offered bachelor’s, post-baccalaureate certificate, master’s, education specialist, Ph.D., Ed.D.
(12)
Categories of study offered to master’s students teaching track, counseling/psychology track, administration track, research/policy track, other
Categories of study offered to education specialist students teaching track, counseling/psychology track, administration track
Any programs in education offered off campus Yes
Any programs in education offered through distance education Yes

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

education administration and supervision 29%
student counseling and personnel services 5%
curriculum and instruction 23%
educational evaluation, research, and statistics 1%
educational psychology 4%
elementary teacher education 7%
higher education administration 14%
secondary teacher education 16%
special education 8%
other 16%

Graduates (2010)

Certificate program graduates 0
Master’s program graduates 142
Education specialist program graduates 52
Doctoral program graduates 69

Faculty Resources

Full-time faculty 102
Part-time faculty 84
Full-time faculty with doctoral degrees 94%
Full-time tenured or tenure-track faculty who received awards or were editors of educational journals during 2009 and 2010 3.9%

Research Expenditures (2009-2010)

Total amount of externally funded research conducted by the school (in millions) $6.2
Full-time tenured or tenure-track faculty engaged in externally funded research 26.3%

Education School Ranking

Education Ranking Scores

Score 47
Peer assessment score (out of 5) 3.3
Superintendent assessment score (out of 5) 4.0
Average GRE verbal score, entering doctoral students 460 – Low
Average GRE quantitative score, entering doctoral students 553 – Medium
Doctoral programs acceptance rate 69.3% – High
Ratio of doctoral degrees granted to full-time faculty 0.9:1
Student-faculty ratio 3.0:1 – Medium
Average amount of externally funded research expenditure per faculty member (in thousands) $77.8
Total amount of externally funded research conducted by the school (in millions) $6.2

Education School Cost

Financial Aid Contact Information

Financial aid director Jeanetta Allen
Financial aid phone (205) 348-6756

Expenses

Tuition
Full-time: $7,900 per year (in-state)
Full-time: $20,500 per year (out-of-state)
Required fees N/A
Room and board $8,214
Books and supplies $1,400
Miscellaneous expenses $4,100

Financial Aid Availability

Fellowships 9
Teaching assistants 40
Research assistants 54
Other appointments 0
Students receiving grants and/or scholarships 35

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