The University of Alabama

Tuscaloosa, AL
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Public University|Research

About Our College

The University of Alabama (informally known as Alabama, UA, or Bama) is a public research university in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. Established in 1820 and opened to students in 1831, the University of Alabama is the oldest[5] and largest of the public universities in Alabama as well as the flagship of the University of Alabama System. It is classified among "R1: Doctoral Universities – Very high research activity".[6]

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