2021 Student Population

A total of 37,840 students have enrolled at The University of Alabama - 31,670 undergraduate and 6,170 graduate.
By gender, 16,141 male and 21,699 female students are attending the school. By attendance status, there are 31,533 full-time students and 6,307 part-time students.
The number of students at The University of Alabama is very large compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in Alabama. Compared to similar schools in rankings such as University of Maryland-Baltimore County and Wright State University-Main Campus, its population is very large (average population is 18,488).
The University of Alabama offers online degree/certificate programs and 7,517 students enrolled in online programs.

Enrollment Chart

Enrollment by Gender/Attending Status

By gender, there are 16,141 male and 21,699 female students attending the school. The male-to-female ratio is 0.74 to 1 and the ratio is average (the average male-to-female ratio over all U.S. colleges is 0.75 to 1).
The following table and chart show the student population by gender and attending status.

Gender Distribution Table

UndergraduateGraduate
Population by Gender/Attending Status at
TotalFull-timePart-time
Total31,67027,7503,920
Men13,83312,3511,482
Women17,83715,3992,438
Population by Gender/Attending Status at
TotalFull-timePart-time
Total6,1703,7832,387
Men2,3081,548760
Women3,8622,2351,627

Gedner Distribution Chart

Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity

By race/ethnicity, there are 28,415 White students (75.09%) and 4,144 Black or African American students (10.95%) at The University of Alabama(top 2 most races/ethnicities). The following table summarizes the population diversity by race at The University of Alabama.

Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity Table

UndergraduateGraduate
Population by Race/Ethnicity at The University of Alabama
TotalMenWomen
American Indian or Alaska Native1093871
Asian429189240
Black or African American3,3301,1832,147
Hispanic1,595610985
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander241410
White24,30110,78513,516
Two or More Races1,129437692
Race/Ethnicity Unknown1668977
Total 31,67013,83317,837
Population by Race/Ethnicity at The University of Alabama
TotalMenWomen
American Indian or Alaska Native18414
Asian1154570
Black or African American814204610
Hispanic27596179
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander725
White4,1141,5022,612
Two or More Races1575899
Race/Ethnicity Unknown813744
Total 6,1702,3083,862

Race/Ethnicity Distribution Chart

Enrollment by Student Age

By age, there are 31,252 students whose age under twenty five and 4,034 students whose age is over thirty years old at The University of Alabama.
Especially, 1,169 students are younger than eighteen and 21 students are older than sixty five.
The following table and chart show the student population by student age at The University of Alabama.

Enrollment by Student Age Table

UndergraduateGraduate
Population by Student Age at The University of Alabama
TotalMenWomen
Total31,670 13,83317,837
Under 181,169 324845
18-1911,987 4,9607,027
20-2112,096 5,2476,849
22-243,892 2,2501,642
25-29968 449519
30-34606 241365
35-39368 162206
40-49393 136257
50-64181 59122
65 and over10 55
Total 31,670 13,83317,837
Population by Student Age at The University of Alabama
TotalMenWomen
Total6,170 2,3083,862
20-21165 52113
22-241,943 7141,229
25-291,581 636945
30-34943 396547
35-39543 198345
40-49641 200441
50-64338 104234
65 and over11 56
unknown5 32
Total 6,170 2,3083,862

Student Age Distribution Chart

Online Student Population

At The University of Alabama, 34,134 students (90.21% of total enrollment) take online classes to get their degrees. Among them, 7,517 students enrolled exclusively in online classes (i.e. no off-line attendance required) and others are taking online courses with off-line courses. The following tables describe the number of students who enrolled in one or more online courses.
By location of enrolled students, 4,789 students live in Alabama where The University of Alabama is located in and 2,589 students have enrolled from other states.

Online Enrollment Table

Enrollment TypeStudent Location
Online Student Population
TotalUndergraduateGraduate
Total37,84031,6706,170
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Classes7,5175,0102,507
Enrolled Some in Online Classes26,61724,7651,852
Not Enrolled in Online Classes3,7061,8951,811
Online Student Population by Student Location
TotalUndergraduateGraduate
Total (Enrolled Excl.)7,5175,0102,507
Alabama Residents4,7893,5991,190
Other State in U.S.2,5891,3561,233
Outside of U.S.702743
Unknown692841

Online Enrollment Chart