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U.S. News Ranks UA Among Top 50 Public Universities Once Again

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – The University of Alabama is again ranked among the top 50 public universities in the nation, according to U.S. News and World Report’s annual rankings for 2009. UA is ranked 37th among public national universities and 83rd among all universities, both public and private.

“The rankings reflect our continued efforts to grow with quality. We are pleased to welcome another record freshman class this year, our strong faculty continue to change lives with their dedication to teaching, research and service, and our students and alumni continue to have a positive impact on the communities we serve,” said UA President Robert E. Witt.

In addition to the overall rankings, UA’s Culverhouse College of Commerce and Business Administration is ranked 29th among business schools at public universities and 52nd among business schools at all universities.

UA has consistently been ranked among the top 50 public universities for the last several years. For a complete report, contact U.S. News and World Report.

The University of Alabama, a student-centered research university, is experiencing significant growth in both enrollment and academic quality. This growth, which is positively impacting the campus and the state's economy, is in keeping with UA's vision to be the university of choice for the best and brightest students. UA, the state's flagship university, is an academic community united in its commitment to enhancing the quality of life for all Alabamians.