Fast Facts

Fast Facts

  • As of Fall 2016:
    8,287 total enrollment
    7,979 undergraduate students    
       596 graduate students
     
  • Students from 48 states are enrolled at the Culverhouse College of Commerce, with the greatest numbers coming from Georgia, Florida and Texas.
    • 43 percent of students are from Alabama
    • 55 percent are out-of-state students
    • 2 percent are international students
       
  • 56 percent of students enrolled are female, 44 percent are male
     
  • 50,000+ Culverhouse alumni network

  • Approximately one-fourth of the total number of bachelor's degrees awarded by The University of Alabama is to Culverhouse students.

  • The Culverhouse College of Commerce is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. AACSB ensures the highest quality standard in business education.
     
  • 1919 — Undergraduate program launches. Lee Bidgood is the first dean of the College. Dr. Kay M. Palan, the current dean, is the ninth dean of the College.
     
  • 1944 —The first MBA degrees are awarded by The University of Alabama.
     
  • 1985 — The Executive MBA is offered to meet the needs of busy business professionals.
     
  • 8 Specialized Masters —Accounting/Tax Accounting, Applied Statistics, Economics, Finance, Management, Marketing, Operations Management
     
  • The Innovative STEM Path to The MBA program launched in 2011 and the CREATE Path to the MBA launched in 2016. They are the only programs of their kind in the nation. Students in STEM or Creative fields of study can earn an MBA with just one additional year of study all the while taking business honors courses starting their freshman year.
     
  • Graduate level specialization in Business Analytics since 2002. One of the first business schools in the nation to offer such a program.
     
  • Business Analytics Lab opened in 2015 with Lockheed Martin, Healthcare Business Solutions and SAS as partners. The Lab provides collaboration among students, faculty and corporate partners to issues facing businesses globally.
     
  • Vulcan Value Partners Research Library and Trading Room opens its doors in late fall 2016 where live trades will happen.
     
  • 7 Centers offering research, opportunities, and professional assistance— Center for Business and Economic Research Alabama Center for Real Estate Alabama Entrepreneur Institute Alabama Entrepreneurial Research Network Alabama Productivity Center Career Services Center Alabama Center for Insurance and Information Research