UNA is a state
owned and funded University in Alabama, which
started in 1830; this is their 177th year in
University of North Alabama is a State university
and is accredited by the Commission on Colleges
of the Southern Association of Colleges and
Schools to award bachelors, masters, and
education specialist degrees. Recently, UNA
was honored to be ranked as a tier II regional
institution of higher education by U.S. News and World Report
of experience and opportunity to choose from.
Nearly a hundred undergraduate majors from
4 colleges – Arts & Sciences,
Business, Education, Nursing and Allied Health.
Graduate programmes – business, education,
English and criminal justice.
UNA occupies a beautiful
campus of over 130 acres in a residential section
of City of Florence, in the state of Alabama.
It is one of the 100 oldest
institutions of higher education out of 4000
institutions in USA and oldest university in
the state of Alabama.
UNA’s initial campus
facilities master plan was developed by the
world famous Frederick Law Olmsted architectural
firm, which designed New York City’s
UNA is the only University
in the world that hosts two live African black
mane lions as a symbol of their pride and tradition.
rated as one of the top 5 safest cities in
the US according
to F.B.I. Crime Report.
UNA offers a number of on
campus jobs for students for part time work.
The new student recreation
center at UNA has a state-of-art fitness center,
three multiple purpose indoor courts, dance
and aerobic studios, cafeteria, outdoor tennis
courts, rack field, soccer field and indoor
a student/faculty ratio of 23:1, the students
at UNA are never packed into massive lecture
halls, and are never lost in a sea of nameless
Graduates with 15 years
of academic education can also apply for the
MBA programme. Very few Universities in US
University is a thriving academic community
with highly qualified and experienced staff
and excellent teaching resources. The faculty
at UNA is made up of 288
distinguished men and women, of
whom approx. 181 are full time. Of the full
time faculty, 67 % hold doctoral degree and
72% hold terminal degrees in their fields. Hence
all courses are taught by qualified faculty
members and not by graduates or teaching assistants.
Overall, the University
of North Alabama provides high quality education
with personalized attention at a very reasonable
price on one of the safest campuses in the