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A school which cares more about it's footballQuite BrightComputer Science
A school which cares more about it's football program than it's students. I have not had a single professor in my department who actually cares about the students or their professional goals.

Computer science professors are standoffish and see teaching as a burden they have to do. I have had multiple teachers refuse to help me, and many others who dodge questions and dance around the issues instead of thinking to help me out.

One professor actually failed an ENTIRE class one year. did he get reprimanded? Nope. He gives unfair lectures and anytime you go to his office hours he seems noticeably bothered that you are there. The University doesn't care about the Computer Science department either. We started off with a building and a Computer Science lounge for students. Over the course of the last few years, we have everything. We are now stuck in the middle of a Chemistry building, and as nomads that have to travel far distances for each class. The advisers we have don't know a thing about Computer Science, and there isn't much help from the faculty regarding really anything.

4th Year Male -- Class 2018
Campus Aesthetics: A+, Faculty Accessibility: F
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The staff at UA are absolutely clueless.Super BrilliantUndecided
The staff at UA are absolutely clueless. They seem to be undereducated local Alabama people. No one knows what the HELL is going on and they are not clear about academic policies or transfer policies. THIS IS NOT ACCEPTABLE! I will stay at my NORTHERN SCHOOL, where people can find their way out of a paper bag. LOL.
1st Year Male -- Class 1920
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This school can create strong opinions.Quite BrightBusiness - Management and Administration
This school can create strong opinions. I fall into the strongly positive side. Great experience with my major and social life. I met my wife there. Got into a solid graduate school after my time at Bama. If you don't like football, this isn't your school. If you want a small liberal arts education, go elsewhere. This place is big, getting bigger and you can get lost in the shuffle. It is Greek oriented. But you can have a good time without Greek life. You have to work a little harder to find it. Alabama is different from the Northeast. I wouldn't trade my time at Bama for anything. But be prepared to work hard to have a good scholastic and social life.
5th Year Male -- Class 2013
Friendliness: A+, Campus Aesthetics: F
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