Resources › For Students and Parents University of North Alabama Admissions ACT Scores, Acceptance Rate, Financial Aid, Graduation Rate & More Share Flipboard Email Print University of North Alabama Fountain. KE4SFQ For Students and Parents College Admissions College Profiles College Admissions Process College Rankings Choosing A College Application Tips Essay Samples & Tips Testing Graphs College Financial Aid Extracurricular Activities Advanced Placement Homework Help Private School Test Prep College Life Graduate School Business School Law School Distance Learning View More By Allen Grove College Admissions Expert Ph.D., English, University of Pennsylvania M.A., English, University of Pennsylvania B.S., Materials Science & Engineering and Literature, MIT Dr. Allen Grove is an Alfred University English professor and a college admissions expert with 20 years of experience helping students transition to college. our editorial process Facebook Facebook Twitter Twitter Allen Grove Updated August 06, 2017 University of North Alabama Description: Established in 1830 as LaGrange College, the University of North Alabama has a rich history including the distinction of being the first state-supported teachers college in the South. The school's 130-acre campus is located in the historic disrict of Florence, Alabama, a town on the Tennessee River. Students come from around the country and world, but UNA is largely a regional university with about 70% of students coming from Alabama. Students can choose from more than 60 majors with professional fields in business, education and nursing being most popular. Academic programs are supported by a 23 to 1 student / faculty ratio and an average class size of 25. High achieving students should look into the UNA Honors Program for access to special classes, travel opportunities, and the Honors Center. On the athletic front, the UNA Lions compete in the NCAA Division II Gulf South Conference. If you visit campus, be sure to check out Leo II and Una, the campus's resident African lions. Admissions Data (2016): University of North Alabama Acceptance Rate: 56%Test Scores -- 25th / 75th PercentileSAT Critical Reading: 427 / 523SAT Math: 435 / 530SAT Writing: - / -What these SAT numbers meanCompare Alabama SAT scoresACT Composite: 19 / 25ACT English: 19 / 26ACT Math: 17 / 24What these ACT numbers meanCompare Alabama ACT scores Enrollment (2016): Total Enrollment: 7,333 (6,254 undergraduates)Gender Breakdown: 41% Male / 59% Female83% Full-time Costs (2016 - 17): Tuition and Fees: $8,114 (in-state); $14,450Books: $1,500 (why so much?)Room and Board: $7,284Other Expenses: $2,800Total Cost: $19,698 (in-state); $26,034 (out-of-state) University of North Alabama Financial Aid (2015 - 16): Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 96%Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of AidGrants: 86%Loans: 82%Average Amount of AidGrants: $6,034Loans: $4,013 Academic Programs: Most Popular Majors: Accounting, Business Administration, Marketing, Elementary Education, Media Studies, Nursing, Secondary Education Transfer, Retention and Graduation Rates: First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 75%Transfer Out Rate: 31%4-Year Graduation Rate: 16%6-Year Graduation Rate: 43% Intercollegiate Athletic Programs: Men's Sports: Football, Basketball, Tennis, Track and Field, Baseball, GolfWomen's Sports: Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Volleyball, Track and Field, Basketball Data Source: National Center for Educational Statistics If You Like the University of North Alabama, You May Also Like These Schools: University of Alabama: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphTroy University: Profile Auburn University: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphAlabama A & M University: Profile Mississippi State University: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphUniversity of Mobile: Profile Tuskegee University: Profile Stillman College: Profile Samford University: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT Graph University of North Alabama Mission Statement: mission statement from http://www.una.edu/administration/mission-statement.html "As a regional, state-assisted institution of higher education, the University of North Alabama pursues its Mission of engaging in teaching, research, and service in order to provide educational opportunities for students, an environment for discovery and creative accomplishment, and a variety of outreach activities meeting the professional, civic, social, cultural, and economic development needs of our region in the context of a global community."