Flexible. Affordable. Legendary.

Earn your degree online through Bama By Distance.

Join thousands of graduates who have earned their degrees through Bama By Distance.


Your First Class Can Be Free!

Whether you’ve recently received a degree from The University of Alabama or you’re entering one of our programs for the first time, we’d like to warmly welcome you to the Capstone.

To help you get started, we offer the Build on Bama tuition grant, equal to the cost of one 3-credit-hour course during your first semester of enrollment in a Bama By Distance degree program. To be eligible for the Build on Bama grant, you must be a UA graduate or be referred by a Bama By Distance graduate – and you must be newly admitted to a Bama By Distance degree program.

That’s it! We’re excited for you to start a new journey at UA. Roll Tide!


Earn your degree from a name you know and rise with the Tide!

Through online coursework and affordable tuition, Bama By Distance brings earning a premier degree from The University of Alabama within your reach. Balance career and other responsibilities while you expand your opportunities with a bachelor's, master's, specialist or doctoral degree.

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The Same Degree

A degree earned through Bama By Distance is identical to one earned on UA's main campus! Most programs are available 100% online, allowing you the flexibility to meet life's other demands while you complete your degree. Bama By Distance graduates are invited to participate in UA's regular commencement ceremonies.

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Bama By Distance students benefit from the distance learning tuition rate (regardless of residency)! They are also eligible for financial aid and scholarships to help pay for their education.

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Join a community of legends and legends-in-the-making when you earn a degree from The University of Alabama. With graduates in companies and cities across the globe, the University has a robust alumni network who will greet you with that familiar "Roll Tide" when they find out you're in the family.

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Military Friendly

The University of Alabama is a military-friendly and Yellow Ribbon school. We are proud to have served thousands of active military, reservists, veterans and their families from every branch, and we look forward to continuing to partner with this esteemed group of men and women as they seek to advance their education.

You don't have to take our word for it!

Hear from some of our graduates about what earning a degree online from
The University of Alabama means to them.

Don't Say You Can't Do It

At The University of Alabama we want to help you tell a legendary story, and that begins with a premier education and strong support. You can succeed at earning your degree from wherever you are. Want to know more? Let our graduates tell you their Bama By Distance stories.

How Does It Feel?

Graduating from The University of Alabama brings out many emotions from our Bama By Distance students. At a recent commencement reception, they expressed their feelings about this great accomplishment.