President's Message

Dear Friends:Image of UNA President

Greetings to you on behalf of the faculty and staff of the University of North Alabama. Whether you are a prospective student or someone simply wanting to learn more about us, you will find much information throughout our web site, and an email address to reach us to answer any questions you may have.

UNA prides itself on nearly 180 years of educational excellence. That’s a long history and as you explore this site you’ll discover how history really is being made here, every day. For students who are looking for the perfect college fit, think about what UNA has to offer and how you can build a future here. We know that as you build that future, you are making history too, leaving your mark when you graduate and enter your chosen career.

At UNA we offer a broad array of programs at the undergraduate and graduate levels. The quality of these programs is affirmed by our numerous national accreditations and by the success of our graduates. As the world has moved toward global awareness, UNA has become a leader in international programs. Our diverse student body creates an exciting learning community for the entire campus. We pride ourselves on our small classes and our commitment to student success. This is a university in which students thrive.

Beyond the classroom, UNA provides a comprehensive program of extracurricular opportunities, and northwest Alabama offers an unsurpassed quality of life. Tour our web site, and then come and visit. Our mascots, Leo III and Una, are eager to meet you, along with the entire university community! Come create the future and make history with us.


William G. Cale, Jr.


Campus Communications