The University of Alabama at Birmingham

Birmingham, AL

The University of Alabama at Birmingham

Birmingham, AL

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Tuition & Fees

$8,568

$20,400

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
668
25th
560
75th
660
25th
530
75th
33
25th
22
75th
27
25th
20
75th
30
25th
22
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undergraduateRatios

39%

male

61%

female

18

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

80%

acceptance rate

Accepted 8,375
Declined 2,016
Total Received 10,391
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Public

14,969

undergraduate students

10,874

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

The University of Alabama at Birmingham, founded in 1969, is a public university and medical center complex. Programs are offered through the College of Arts and Sciences and the Schools of Business, Dentistry, Education, Engineering, Health Professions, Medicine, Nursing, Optometry, and Public Health. Its 323-acre campus is located six blocks from downtown Birmingham.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 25,843
Established in 1969
Coeducational Coeducational

Social Networks

636-acre campus in Birmingham population: 210,710). Served by air, bus, and train. Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Setting: Small-medium city

The University of Alabama at Birmingham
701 20th Street South
Birmingham, AL
35294

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
23%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
72%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
no
Alcohol is not permitted on campus to students of legal age

Fun Facts

  • Best College Reviews named the Campus Recreation Center at University of Alabama, Birmingham as one of the 25 Most Amazing Campus Student Recreation Centers in the nation.
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
29%
Top 1/4
57%
Top 1/2
86%
Bottom 1/2
14%
Bottom 1/4
2%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
668
25th
560
75th
660
25th
530
75th
33
25th
22
75th
27
25th
20
75th
30
25th
22

Admissions Facts

Application fee $40
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Neither
Application deadline (priority deadline) June 1
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required SAT Subject Tests Not used

Moderately Selective

80%

acceptance rate

Accepted 8,375
Declined 2,016
Total Received 10,391

Admissions Factors

Required

Completion of college-prepatory program
Admission test scores
Secondary School Record
Secondary School GPA

Neither required nor recommended

TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language
Formal demonstration of competencies
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Secondary School Rank
Recommendations

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Co-op education
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

100%

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Other
  • Reader services
  • Special housing
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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Financial Aid

68%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$9,344

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $8,568
Room $7,767
Board $4,540
Books & supplies $1,200
Total $22,075
Average Financial Aid - $9,344
Total with Avg. Aid $12,731
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Financial Aid Office


P: 205 934-8223
F: 205 934-8941
finaid@uab.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
All track combined
Baseball
Basketball
Beach volleyball
Bowling
Football
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Volleyball

Club Sports - Men's

badminton, Bhangra, Bollywood dance, cricket, fishing, kayaking, lacrosse, rugby, soccer, swimming, table tennis, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, wrestling

Club Sports - Women's

badminton, Bhangra, Bollywood dance, cricket, fishing, kayaking, lacrosse, rugby, soccer, swimming, table tennis, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

Intramural/Recreational Sports

badminton, basketball, Brazilian jujitsu, fencing, flag football, kickball, soccer, softball, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting.
African-American/Black Studies.
Anthropology, General.
Anthropology, Other.
Applied Mathematics, General.
Art History, Criticism and Conservation.
Art Teacher Education.
Art/Art Studies, General.
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering.
Biology/Biological Sciences, General.
Biomedical Sciences, General.
Biostatistics.
Biotechnology.
Business Administration and Management, General.
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other.
Business/Managerial Economics.
Cell/Cellular Biology and Histology.
Chemistry, General.
Civil Engineering, General.
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist.
Clinical Nutrition/Nutritionist.
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science and Allied Professions, Other.
Clinical/Medical Social Work.
Computer Engineering, General.
Computer and Information Sciences, General.
Computer and Information Systems Security/Auditing/Information Assurance.
Corrections and Criminal Justice, Other.
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services.
Curriculum and Instruction.
Cyber/Computer Forensics and Counterterrorism.
Data Science, General.
Dental Clinical Sciences, General.
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General.
Education, General.
Educational Assessment, Testing, and Measurement.
Educational Leadership and Administration, General.
Electrical and Computer Engineering.
Electrical and Electronics Engineering.
Elementary Education and Teaching.
Engineering, General.
Engineering, Other.
English Language and Literature, General.
Environmental Health.
Epidemiology.
Finance, General.
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General.
Forensic Science and Technology.
General Studies.
Genetic Counseling/Counselor.
Genetics, General.
Health and Medical Administrative Services, Other.
Health and Wellness, General.
Health/Health Care Administration/Management.
Health/Medical Physics.
History, General.
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General.
Human/Medical Genetics.
Immunology.
Information Science/Studies.
Intercultural/Multicultural and Diversity Studies.
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other.
Management Information Systems, General.
Marketing/Marketing Management, General.
Materials Engineering.
Mathematics, General.
Mechanical Engineering.
Microbiology, General.
Molecular Biochemistry.
Molecular Physiology.
Music, General.
Musical Theatre.
Neurobiology and Anatomy.
Neuroscience.
Nuclear Medical Technology/Technologist.
Nurse Anesthetist.
Nursing Science.
Nutrition Sciences.
Occupational Therapy/Therapist.
Patient Safety and Healthcare Quality.
Pharmacology and Toxicology.
Philosophy.
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching.
Physician Associate/Assistant.
Physics, General.
Political Science and Government, General.
Psychology, General.
Public Administration.
Public Health, General.
Reading Teacher Education.
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse.
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions, Other.
Secondary Education and Teaching.
Social Sciences, Other.
Social Work.
Sociology, General.
Special Education and Teaching, General.
Speech Communication and Rhetoric.
Sports, Kinesiology, and Physical Education/Fitness, Other.
Systems Science and Theory.
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor.
Vision Science/Physiological Optics.
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Nursing
  2. Psychology
  3. Health Care Management/kinesiology

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Self-designed majors

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Art
  • Business
  • Computer Science
  • Engineering
  • Health Professions
  • Humanities
  • Natural Science
  • Social/Behavioral Science

Pre-professional Programs

  • Other
  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-optometry

25,843

total students

82%

in-state

18%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

58%

14,969
students

Female
61%
9,198

Male
39%
5,771

42%

10,874
students

Female
65%
7,069

Male
35%
3,805

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

72%

10,821
students

Female
61%
6,580

Male
39%
4,241

28%

4,148
students

Female
63%
2,618

Male
37%
1,530

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Student Break-down

3%
Nonresident aliens
24%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
6%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Hispanic/Latino
55%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
4%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

1%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of Some

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

60

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 53
Countries most often represented Brazil
China
India
Nigeria
South Korea
The Ivory Coast
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
International student center
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation
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