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General Information

One Harrison Plaza
Florence, AL 35632
(256) 765-4100
1.800.TALK.UNA

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History

  • Established in 1830
  • Alabama’s oldest public 4-year university 

Location

  • Beautiful 130-acre campus in historic Florence, Alabama—within walking distance of downtown restaurants, shops, and businesses
  •  UNA is located within a four-city area on the banks of the Tennessee River known as the Shoals: Florence, Tuscumbia, Muscle Shoals, and Sheffield
  • The Shoals is steeped in arts, culture, and entertainment—and is home to the famous Muscle Shoals sound

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Campus Photo Gallery

Live Lion Mascots

  • UNA is home to two 14-year-old African lion siblings, Leo III and Una (yoo-nah)
  • The lions are housed in a state-of-the-art secure habitat on campus, next door to the President's home

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Students

  • More than 7,490 students enrolled
  • 59 % women, 41 % men

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Tuition, Scholarships and Financial Aid

  • Tuition is among the lowest in the state
  • Roughly 1/3 of UNA students receive an institutional or endowed scholarship from the University

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Honors Program

  • Home to more than 300 students
  •  Benefits include small classes, scholarships and many extracurricular opportunities.
  • More than 90% of Honors Program graduates are employed in their degree fields or are pursuing graduate degree work

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International Studies

  • A diverse population includes international students from 37 countries
  • UNA offers a wide variety of study abroad programs including those in Costa Rica, Africa, France, Australia and China, among many others

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Majors and Concentrations

  • More than 140 majors and concentrations

Complete List of Majors

In the Classroom

  • 80% of classes are taught by full-time faculty
  • Average class size is 24 students
  • 17:1 student-to-faculty ratio

Alumni

  • More than 50,000 alumni throughout the world

UNA alumni program

Notable alumni from the University of North Alabama

Athletics

  • UNA operates 14 renowned collegiate athletic programs in NCAA Division II's Gulf South Conference
  • UNA teams have collected more than 40 conference championships, dozens of No. 1 national rankings and seven national titles—ROAR LIONS!

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Economic Impact

  • More than $280 million in direct and indirect spending related to the local economy

Accreditations

  • The University of North Alabama is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award bachelor’s, master’s and education specialist degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of the University of North Alabama.
  • Able to award bachelor’s, master’s and education specialist degrees

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