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Profile Data from 2014
  • Avg. SAT Score
  • Annual Tuition (in-state excl. fees)
    $ $ $ $ $
  • Program Enrollment
  • Program Length
    Four Year
Contact Information
301 Sparkman Drive
Huntsville, Alabama 35899, United States

About College of Business Administration

The College of Business Administration offers the Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (BSBA) degree with majors in accounting, finance, management, management, information systems, and marketing. The B.S. in Economics and Computational Analysis is a comprehensive 4-year program that gives students a broad understanding of economic activities and specific quantitative skills to rigorously analyze economic, social, business, and/or public policy issues. The degree program incorporates a minor (or double major) in a framing discipline that both broadens and deepens the students' knowledge and understanding.

Quick Stats

  • Selectivity
  • Yield
  • Job Offers
  • Average Salary
  • School Status
  • Accreditation
    AACSB Accredited
  • B-School Founded

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About University of Alabama, Huntsville


Admissions Selectivity
79% University of Alabama, Huntsville 59% Average Across All Schools

Most Important Admissions Factors
  1. SAT/ACT scores
  2. High school GPA
University Admissions
  • Min. SAT 970
  • Min. ACT 20
  • Min. GPA 2.00
B-School Admissions
  • Min. SAT 970
  • Min. ACT 20
  • Min. GPA 2.00
More Information
Total Applications
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
3951% 3,951
79% 79
51% 51
79% School Selectivity
51% School Yield
Demographics of Applicants
  • Male Applicants
  • Female Applicants
  • International Applicants
  • U.S. Applicants
Required Tests
  • ACT
  • SAT
  • Are Interviews Required? Not required
Additional Requirements:

Students whose native language is not English must submit evidence of English proficiency. *Graduates from an accredited university in the USA with a bachelor’s degree or higher are not required to submit evidence of English proficiency.

Total Applications to Program
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
547% 547
76% 76
58% 58
76% Program Selectivity
58% Program Yield
Program Requirements
  • Admissions managed by Business Program
  • Are interviews required? Not required
Required Tests


Transfer Requirements
  • How internal transfers are handled Declare business major
  • Min college GPA for transfers
  • Other transfer requirements N/A
Freshman Requirements
  • Freshman admissions Yes
  • Percent of admitted applicants who are freshmen 36
  • Min GPA required in pre-business courses? No
  • How freshmen are admitted Indicate interest on university application
Other requirements for freshmen

High school seniors are expected to present the following courses: • A minimum of four units of English • Three units of mathematics, including Algebra I, Algebra II and Geometry (Trigonometry is also required by the College of Engineering and recommended by all other colleges) • Three units of science; and four units of history and/or social studies In addition, students should present sufficient academic electives to meet the required twenty Carnegie high school units. Academic electives may include courses such as foreign language, computer programming, religion, philosophy as well as higher-level science and math courses.


Top Employer
  • NASA
  • Intergraph
  • State of Tennessee
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Job Offers Received and Accepted
  • This School
  • All Schools
By Graduation
32% 32
62% 61.74527272727272
32% Receive Offers
32% 32
59% 59.252482758620694
32% Accept Offers
After graduation, but within 3 months
More than 3 Months after graduation
52% Graduates seeking full-time employment
48% Graduates not seeking employment
14% Percentage of graduates for whom employment information is available
Salaries and Percentages of Job Accepting Graduates
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
7% 7
Data not provided
Management Information Systems
1% 1
Data not provided
1% 1
Data not provided
91% 91
Data not provided
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Salaries for Most Recent Graduates
Salaries for Most Recent Graduates
Internship Employers / Interns Hired
Internship Services
  • Companies that recruit interns on campus
  • Companies that posted internships on school message board
  • Average intern length in weeks 14
  • Percentage of internships that are paid 85
Career Services
  • Number of companies that recruited students on campus 41
  • Number of companies that posted full-time jobs on school message boards 54
Other activities and career services provided to undergraduate business students:
1. Job Fair will be held in spring and fall each semester. 2. Charger Path is a online career management system. All currently enrolled students are provided with an account during the first week of classes each semester; login instructions are sent to UAHuntsville email address. Alumni have full use of Charger Path as well; just log in to create your account. All positions that are posted through the Career Development office are available through Charger Path.


$ $ $ $ $
Total Yearly Cost
  • Tuition $9,192
  • Fees $495
  • Expenses $10,025
$ $ $ $ $
Total Yearly Cost
  • Tuition $21,506
  • Fees $495
  • Expenses $10,025
15% Percent of Institutional Grants or Scholarships 3% Percent of Full-tuition Institutional Grants or Scholarships
Basis for Grants or Scholarships
  • Need
  • Merit 100%
More Information
Financial Aid
  • Financial Aid Management No
  • Website
Total aid distributed to undergrad business students last year
Total aid distributed to undergrad business students this year
  • Loan Guarantee Policy No
  • Max Loan Guarantee Per Year


Average Class Size
  • College of Business Administration
  • All Schools
Core Business Classes
47% 43
50% 46
Elective Business Classes
29% 17
50% 29
Required Classes with a Waiting List
0 College of Business Administration 13 Average Across All Schools

* On the First Day of Enrollment
Top Areas of Study
  • Accounting
  • Finance
  • General Management
  • Management Information Systems
  • Marketing
  • Economics and Computational Analysis
More Information
Business Program Classes
18% Less than 20 Students 17% More than 50 Students
65% 21 to 50 students
17 Average number of students in non-business required electives
10 Different Elective Courses
New Electives
  • Program length Four Year
  • Last change to curriculum 2012
Degrees Offered
  • B.S. in Business Administration (BSBA)
  • B.S. in Economics and Computational Analysis (BSECA)
  • All Faculty
  • Tenured
51% 51
51% 51
Prominent Faculty
  • Caron St. John


  • Jeet Gupta

    Information Systems

  • Al Wilhite


  • Are work study or co-ops available? Yes
  • Description of work study / co-ops:

    Students work in commercial or government jobs directly related to their fields of study. There are many benefits to this multi-term, professional experience, including clarity of career choice, increased understanding of classroom theory, and enhancement of marketability to employers following graduation and networking with professionals.

  • Is study abroad available? Yes
  • Description of study abroad programs:

    The most prominent program is a study abroad in Romania. Students participate in both academic and cultural programs. Academic credit is available. Other programs exist in China.

  • Is community service or volunteering available? Yes
  • Description of community service/volunteering:

    1. Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) 2. Marketing and Management Student Club Community Service Projects 3. iSystems Club Projects


19% Students in Top 10% of High School Class 49% Students with High School GPA over 3.75
1280 75th Percentile Score on SAT 29 75th Percentile Score on ACT
Student Body Breakdown
  • International Students
  • U.S. Students
  • Male Students
  • Female Students
Ethnicity of Students
74% 74
African American
13% 13
Asian American
6% 6
* Percentages are for U.S. citizens in most recent entering class; only top three responses shown.
More Information
U.S. Regional Breakdown
Student Citizenship
89% 89
Other Non-U.S. Citizenship
8% 8
3% 3
19 Average age of full-time students
81% Freshman retention rate
Graduation Rate
  • 4 Years
  • 6 Years
22% 22
38% 38


Alumni Donors
Total Living Alumni
Alumni Donations
$191 Average Gift $3,000 Largest Gift

Dr. Donna Reed and Mr. Jimmy Reed gave to the Jimmy and Donna Reed Endowed Scholarship

Most Prominent Alumni
  • Frederiek Toney

    Vice President and President, Global Ford Customer Service Division

  • Virginia Barnes

    President & CEO , United Space Alliance

  • Stephen P. Zelnak, Jr.

    Chairman and CEO, Martin Marietta