University of Alabama, Huntsville
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University of Alabama, Huntsville

Alabama, United States | Public



Established in 1961, UAHuntsville is a state-supported, public, co-educational research university located in Huntsville, Alabama. The university comprises 8 colleges and belongs to the University Of Alabama division. The university works independently but, it has to provide a set of information to the board of trustees regularly. Enrollment at an average is 7500, which are slightly less considering the big name UAH carries.



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$50 - $60

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The university is located on the southern side of the city Huntsville. Huntsville has a good population but the city isn’t over- crowded. It is surrounded by a wide range of mountains popularly called as Chapman mountain’s which is usually a good site for university students to hand out at during the weekend. A tent, marshmallows and friends on top of Chapman hill range can make up to be great refreshment for the hectic weekday.


Being constructed in 1961, the university doesn’t portray a look of a new era all together. UAHuntsville has modern infrastructures and apart from the main Shelby center all other building give a modern feel to the campus.

Residing Options

The residing options on and off campus both are good. The problem with on campus housing is that you will be restricted and there have been complaints about untidiness in the campus dorms. The rent range varies from 800-1200 US$ for a month which is negligible in comparison with tuition fees.


The faculty has always got a mixed review from the students. Some consider the faculty to be self-obsessed while some consider them helpful. It is said that the professors of few subjects get so much into their respective subjects that they start experimenting over it and forget about student’s issues.

Jobs and placements

The university has few sets and rules on placement section. UAHuntsville provides placement only for their favorite colleges which includes egineering and specifically mechanical in it. The college does not have a huge set of alumni which can be counted upon but, the university has a name which can help you get jobs at good firms.

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