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The University of Alabama

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

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — The University of Alabama is ranked 31st among public national universities and 75th among all universities, both public and private, according to U.S. News and World Report’s annual “Best Colleges” rankings for 2012.

UA has been ranked among the top 50 public universities in the nation for more than a decade. The 2012 ranking is UA’s highest ever, up from 34th last year.

“Once again, we are pleased with this national recognition of our academic programs,” said UA President Robert E. Witt. “The quality of our students and our faculty and staff has never been higher, and our growing enrollment is a clear indicator that the educational experience at The University of Alabama is meeting the needs of our students and their parents.”

For more information on the rankings, 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.