General Information

One Harrison Plaza
Florence, AL 35632
(256) 765-4100

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  • Established in 1830
  • Alabama’s oldest public 4-year university 


  • Beautiful 130-acre campus in historic Florence, Alabama—within walking distance of downtown restaurants, shops, and businesses
  •  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
  • The Shoals is steeped in arts, culture, and entertainment—and is home to the famous Muscle Shoals sound

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Campus Photo Gallery

Live Lion Mascots

  • UNA is home to two 13-year-old African lion siblings, Leo III and Una (yoo-nah)
  • The lions are housed in a state-of-the-art secure habitat on campus, next door to the President's home

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  • More than 7,000 students enrolled
  • 59 % women, 41 % men

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Tuition, Scholarships and Financial Aid

  • Tuition is among the lowest in the state
  • Roughly 1/3 of UNA students receive an institutional or endowed scholarship from the University

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Honors Program

  • Home to more than 300 students
  •  Benefits include small classes, scholarships and many extracurricular opportunities.
  • More than 90% of Honors Program graduates are employed in their degree fields or are pursuing graduate degree work

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International Studies

  • A diverse population includes international students from 37 countries
  • UNA offers a wide variety of study abroad programs including those in Costa Rica, Africa, France, Australia and China, among many others

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Majors and Concentrations

  • More than 140 majors and concentrations

Complete List of Majors

In the Classroom

  • 80% of classes are taught by full-time faculty
  • Average class size is 24 students
  • 20:1 student-to-faculty ratio


  • More than 50,000 alumni throughout the world

UNA alumni program

Notable alumni from the University of North Alabama


  • UNA operates 14 renowned collegiate athletic programs in NCAA Division II's Gulf South Conference
  • UNA teams have collected more than 40 conference championships, dozens of No. 1 national rankings and six national titles—ROAR LIONS!

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Economic Impact

  • More than $280 million in direct and indirect spending related to the local economy


  • Accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges
  • Able to award bachelor’s, master’s and education specialist degrees

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