Tuscaloosa was selected as the location for the new university from a field of competitors on December 29, 1827.The state purchased land just outside the city limits for the campus the following spring, and the school opened three years later on April 18, 1831.
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The university is comprised of 13 colleges and schools: College of Arts and Sciences (founded in 1909), Culverhouse College of Commerce and Business Administration (1929), College of Communication and Information Sciences (1997), College of Community Health Sciences (1971), College of Continuing Studies (1983), College of Education (1928), College of Engineering (1909), Graduate School (1924), Honors College (2003), College of Human Environmental Sciences (1987), School of Law (1872), Capstone College of Nursing (1975), and School of Social Work (1965).Situated on 1,000 acres originally a mile from Tuscaloosa, the campus was designed by the state architect, William Nichols.