College Profile: University of Alabama at Birmingham

 
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The University of Alabama at Birmingham (also known as UAB) is a public, coeducational university located in Birmingham, Alabama, USA. UAB is one of three autonomous institutions of the University of Alabama System, which includes the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa (UA) and the University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH). The university was established in 1969, and is the newest and largest in terms of faculty, staff, and budget of Alabama's major universities. UAB is the third largest university in Alabama in terms of enrollment, behind the University of Alabama and Auburn University and has an enrollment of approximately 16,200 students. The school's president is Dr. Carol Z. Garrison. UAB offers programs of study leading to bachelor's, master's, doctoral and professional degrees in various fields, including social and behavioral sciences, liberal arts, business, education, engineering, health-related fields (such as medicine, dentistry, optometry and nursing) and public health. The school is highly renowned for its medical research and natural sciences programs. UAB received over $416 million in external grants and contracts in fiscal 2007-2008. This places the school as one of the larger research institutions in the Southeast. In fact, as of 2005, UAB is 4th in the Southeast for NIH research funding behind only Duke University, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and Vanderbilt University. UAB Hospital also sponsors residency programs in various medical specialties, including internal medicine, neurology, surgery, radiology, and anesthesiology. UAB Hospital is the only Level I trauma center in Alabama, as rated by the American College of Surgeons Trauma Program
 
Administration Bldg Suite 1070
Birmingham, AL
35294-0110
205-934-4011 (general)
205-934-8223 (financial aid)
205-934-8221 (admissions)
 
 
 

 
Mission Statement

UAB is a research university and academic health center that discovers, teaches and applies knowledge for the intellectual, cultural, social and economic benefit of Birmingham, the state and beyond.


General Information
Other Names
Type Public, 4-year or above
Control Public
Size 10,000 - 19,999
Campus Setting City: Midsize
Calendar System Semester
Title IV Eligibility Participates in Title IV federal financial aid programs
Relgious Affiliation Not applicable

College Student Services Offered
Yes Remedial ServicesYes Academic/career counseling service
Yes Employment services for studentsYes Placement services for completers
No On-campus day care for students' children   

College Special Learning Opportunities
Yes ROTCYes Distance learning opportunities
Yes ROTC: ArmyYes Study abroad
No ROTC: NavyNo Weekend/evening college
Yes ROTC: Air Force   

Sources: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)
More info

University of Alabama at Birmingham Website
Wikipedia

Admissions Considerations & Recommendations
Open admission policy No
Admission test scores Required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language Neither required nor recommended

Applicants (most recent fall period)
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Admissions (most recent fall period)
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Percentage of Students Submitting Test Scores
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SAT Percentile Scores
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ACT Percentile Scores
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Percentage Receiving Financial Aid
Local|federal|any
 
Average Amount of Financial Aid Received
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Average Tuition for Full-Time Undergraduates
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Average Tuition for Full-Time Graduates
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Comprehensive Fee for Full-Time Undergraduates
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Per Credit Hour Charge for Part-Time Undergraduates
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Per Credit Hour Charge for Part-Time Graduates
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Student Body
20,180 Student Body SizeYes On-Campus Housing
5,575 Fall Applicants2,260 Total Dormitory Capacity
4,027 Fall Admissions

Geography
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Gender
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Ethnicity
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College Levels Offered
No Less than one year certificateYes One but less than two years certificate
No Associate's degreeYes Two but less than 4 years certificate
Yes Bachelor's degreeYes Postbaccalaureate certificate
Yes Master's degreeYes Post-master's certificate
Yes Doctor's degreeYes First-professional degree
No First-professional certificate

All Academic Programs
 
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