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University of North Alabama

Check whether the University of North Alabama is right for you as an international student.

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Florence, USA
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Study abroad at the University of North Alabama

The University of North Alabama (UNA) is an accredited, comprehensive regional state university, and is the oldest state university in the state.

The University's historic 130-acre campus is located in a residential area of Florence, Alabama, and within a four-city area that also includes Muscle Shoals, Sheffield, and Tuscumbia.

UNA offers undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral degree programs through the colleges of Arts, Sciences, and Engineering; Business and Technology; Education and Human Sciences; and the Anderson College of Nursing and Health Professions.

UNA Athletics is a renowned collegiate athletics program with seven Division II National Championships, is now a proud member of the NCAA Division I’s ASUN Conference.

Why study at the University of North Alabama

  • Affordable

    UNA is listed as an institution that offers a quality education at an affordable price (U.S. News and World Report America's Best Colleges)

  • Scholarships

    The University offers comprehensive scholarship opportunities, including excellence (academic and leadership), service, performance (music and athletic), and talent scholarships

  • Accredited

    UNA offers fully-accredited programs in more than 100 different undergraduate or graduate options in four different colleges

  • Quality teaching

    UNA has small classes taught by highly-educated and experienced faculty members, not graduate students or teaching assistants

International students

The are currently more than 500 international students from 50 different countries studying at the University of North Alabama.

As an international student, you'll go through an online orientation before arrival to make sure you're fully prepared. Once you're on campus, you will get additional assistance during orientation week including tours, registration, banking, and shopping.

There is a range of support services available to all students during their time at UNA. These include counseling, health, and academic support, so there is always someone on hand to help you when you need i.

UNA's vibrant campus offers many opportunities for students to get involved. There are more than 150 student clubs and organizations, which are the perfect way to meet like-minded students, and acclimatize to life in Florence.

Student life & facilities

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  • Library
    • Individual Study Rooms
    • Computer labs
    • Group Study Rooms
    • Quiet Areas
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    • Spin Studio
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    • Free Weights
    • Fitness Classes
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    • Student Tutoring & Support
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    • Peer & Buddy Program
  • Praying Rooms
    • Language Center
    • Pre sessional English Academic skills courses

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Fees and funding

  • Undergraduate tuition

    $23,535 per year

  • Graduate tuition

    $15,795 per year

Recruitment Scholarship - Undergraduate

This scholarship awards $8,000-$10,000 for the first year (two semesters) of studies for applicants with a 2.0 GPA and above. All applicants are eligble upon admission.

Recruitment Scholarship - Graduate

This scholarship awards $5,000-$7,000 for the first year of studies for applicants with a 3.0 GPA and above. Second semester award requires adequeate academic performance.


University of North Alabama

1 Harrison Plaza, Florence, AL 35632, United States

Florence is a welcoming city located on the banks of the Tennessee River, in the US state of Alabama. It's the largest city in the Shoals area and has a lot to offer incoming international students.

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Visa requirements for the University of North Alabama

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