About the University of North Alabama

The University of North Alabama was established in 1830 and is Alabama’s oldest public 4-year university. The University of North Alabama was originally founded as LaGrange College in 1830 then was reestablished in 1872 as the first state-supported teachers college south of the Ohio River. One year later, it became one of the nation’s first coeducational colleges.

UNA has more than 8,800 students enrolled with student population being approximately 63% women and 37% men with a diverse population including international students from 64 countries. There are more than 70,000 alumni throughout the world.

The University of North Alabama offers its students more than 140 majors and concentrations of which, 76% of classes are taught by full-time faculty. You will also experience an average class size is 24 students with a 17:1 student-to-faculty ratio. UNA tuition is also among the lowest in the state with roughly 1/3 of UNA students receiving an institutional or endowed scholarship from the University. More than 98% of Cole Honors College graduates are employed in their degree fields or pursuing graduate degree work

Some of the benefits of attending UNA include small classes, tuition and scholarships, job/internship placement, peer mentoring, 24-hour access to the Honors Center, and many extracurricular opportunities. UNA offers a wide variety of study abroad programs including those in Costa Rica, Africa, France, Australia, and China.

UNA managed 14 well-known collegiate athletic programs in NCAA Division I’s ASUN Conference which includes men’s basketball. Collectively, the UNA teams have attained more than 40 conference championships, dozens of No. 1 national rankings plus seven national titles!

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University of North Alabama Location

The University of North Alabama is situated in Florence. Florence is a city in, and the county of Lauderdale County, Alabama USA. It is located along the Tennessee River and is home to the University of North Alabama, the oldest college in the state.

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. Florence is the largest and principal city of the Florence-Muscle Shoals Metropolitan Statistical Area commonly known as “The Shoals” (which also includes the cities of Muscle Shoals, Sheffield, and Tuscumbia in Colbert County).

They have a beautiful 130-acre campus in historic Florence, Alabama which is within walking distance of downtown restaurants, shops, and businesses. The Shoals is steeped in arts, culture, and entertainment, and is home to the famous Muscle Shoals sound.

The climate is characterized by hot, humid summers and with generally mild to cool winters. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Florence has a humid subtropical climate. The average temperature of Florence is 59 °F (15 °C) and the average yearly precipitation in Florence is 57.06 in (144.9 cm). On average, Florence gets 2.25 in (5.7 cm) of snow per year, which is above the average for Alabama.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]

University of North Alabama Degree Programs

Here you can find the degree programs offered by  University of North Alabama  for you to choose from. Take a look below to see if this school offers the area of study you wish to pursue.

Biology (BS/BA)

  • Cellular & Molecular Biology Option

  • Environmental Biology Option

  • General Biology Option

  • Professional Biology Option

Chemistry (BS/BA)

  • General Chemistry Option

  • Professional Biochemistry Option

  • Professional Chemistry Option

Cinematic Arts and Theatre (BFA)

  • Acting for the Stage and Screen Option

  • Design Tech Option

  • Film Production Option

Communication Arts (BS/BA)

  • Communication Studies

English (BS/BA)

  • Language Arts Option

  • Literature Option

  • Professional Writing Option

Entertainment Industry (BS/BA)

  • Entertainment Business Option

  • Entertainment Technology Option

Exercise Science (BS)

  • Applied Physiology

  • Clinical Physiology

  • Pre-Professional Studies

Finance (BBA)

  • Banking & Financial Services Option

  • Professional Finance Option

Foreign Languages (BA)

  • Foreign Languages

  • Spanish

Geography (BS/BA)

  • General Geography

  • Geographic Information Science

Health & Fitness (BS)

  • Fitness Management

  • Health Promotion

Interdisciplinary & Professional Studies (BS/BA)

  • Applied Entrepreneurship Option

  • Flexible / Individualized Option

  • Organizational Leadership

Mass Communication (BS/BA)

  • Journalism and Digital Media Production

  • Public Relations Option

Music (BSM/BM/BAM)

  • Instrumental Music Option

  • Performance Option (instrumental, piano or vocal)

  • Vocal/Choral Music Option

Nursing & Health Professions

  • Applied Health Science (BS)

  • RN to BSN Option

  • RN to MSN Option

Nursing (BSN)

  • Accelerated Option

  • Traditional Option

Physics (BS/BA)

  • General Physics Option

  • General Science Education Option

  • Geophysics Option

  • Professional Physics Option

Pre-Health Professions

  • Allied Health

  • Chiropractic Medicine

  • Dentistry

  • Medical Technology

  • Medicine

  • Naturopathic Medicine

  • Occupational Therapy

  • Optometry

  • Pharmacy

  • Physical Therapy

  • Physician Assistant

  • Podiatry

  • Veterinary Medicine

Pre-Professional Programs

  • Agriculture and Forestry

  • Allied Health

  • Architecture

  • Engineering (DDEP & PREP)

  • Law

  • Library Science

  • Medical Technology

  • Medicine, Dentistry, Optometry, and Podiatry

  • Occupational Therapy

  • Pharmacy

  • Physical Therapy

  • Physician Assistant

  • Religious Education

  • Theology

  • Veterinary Medicine

Professional Management (BBA)

  • Accommodation and Service Industry Management Concentration

  • General Management Concentration

  • Human Resources Management Concentration

  • Innovation and Entrepreneurship Concentration

Professional Marketing (BBA)

  • Digital Marketing Concentration

  • General Marketing Concentration

  • Sales Marketing Concentration

Secondary Education (BSEd)

  • Biology

  • Business & Marketing Education

  • Chemistry

  • Choral Music (P-12)

  • English/Language Arts

  • French

  • General Science

  • General Social Sciences

  • Geography

  • German

  • History

  • Instrumental Music (P-12)

  • Mathematics

  • Physical Education (P-12)

  • Physics

  • Spanish

  • Visual Art (P-12)

Sociology (BS/BA)

  • Criminology Concentration

  • Gerontology Concentration

Sport and Recreation Management (BS)

  • Recreation Management

  • Sport Management

Visual Arts and Design (BFA/BS/BA)

  • Fashion Merchandising

  • General Art

  • Hospitality and Events Management

  • Interior Architecture and Design

  • Jeff Eubanks Culinary Arts Management

  • Professional Fine Art



University of North Alabama Tuition

Here are the University of North Alabama tuition fees and costs to attend. Listed below are the tuition & fees, mandatory fees, and room and board costs for in state and out of state prospective students.


1 – 11 hours

12 – 18 hours

19 or more hrs


$340  per hour

$5,100 flat rate

$340 per hour in addition to flat rate

Rates do not include $30 General Course fee per hour, Dining Dollar Fee or Distance Learning Fee, if applicable.


1 – 11 hours

12 – 18 hours

19 or more hrs


$680 per hour

$10,200 flat rate

$680 per hour in addition to flat rate

Rates do not include $30 General Course fee per hour, Dining Dollar Fee or Distance Learning Fee, if applicable.

Online Programs/100% Distance Learning
1 – 11 hours12 – 18 hours19 or more hrs



$320 per hour

$4,800 flat rate

$320 per hour in addition to flat rate

Rates do not include $50 Distance Learning per hr

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University of North Alabama Basketball Information

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