The University of Alabama at Birmingham

Birmingham, AL

The University of Alabama at Birmingham

Birmingham, AL

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Tuition & Fees

$10,710

$25,500

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
16%
600-699
45%
500-599
29%
400-499
7%
700-800
21%
600-699
31%
500-599
39%
400-499
8%
300-399
0
30-36
23%
24-29
38%
18-23
36%
12-17
0
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undergraduateRatios

39%

male

61%

female

19

students

1

faculty

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Not Selective

175%

acceptance rate

Accepted 9,174
Declined -3,938
Total Received 5,236
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Public

13,836

undergraduate students

8,244

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.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 22,080
Established in 1969
Coeducational Coeducational

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

  • Campus Setting: Major city
  • Metropolitan area: Birmingham, AL
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport

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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
22.8%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through freshman year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Coed housing

Top Organizations

  • Active Minds at UAB
  • Black Student Awareness Committee
  • Public Health Student Association
  • American Red Cross Club at UAB
  • Good Games UAB

Top Events

  • Spring Fest
  • Welcome Week
  • Homecoming

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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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Marching band
  • Choral groups
  • National fraternities on campus
  • National soroities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
28%
Top 1/4
56%
Top 1/2
86%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
16%
600-699
45%
500-599
29%
400-499
7%
700-800
21%
600-699
31%
500-599
39%
400-499
8%
300-399
0
30-36
23%
24-29
38%
18-23
36%
12-17
0

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $30
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.78

Not Selective

175%

acceptance rate

Accepted 9,174
Declined -3,938
Total Received 5,236

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA
rigor of secondary school record
standardized test scores

Not Considered

extracurricular activities
alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
character/personal qualities
application essay
first generation
geographical residence
interview
racial/ethnic status
class rank
recommendation(s)
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency
talent/ability
volunteer work
work experience

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 78
Accepts International Baccalaureate yes
Offers English as a second language yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Bowling
Cross-country running
Football
Golf
Soccer
Table tennis
Tennis
Track and field
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 Sports Men

Badminton, Basketball, Football, Soccer, Softball, Ultimate frisbee, Volleyball

Intramural Sports Women

Badminton, Basketball, Football, Soccer, Softball, Ultimate frisbee, Volleyball

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Divison I

Majors

Assc. Bach.
Accounting
African-American/Black Studies
Anthropology
Art/Art Studies, General
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
Bioinformatics
Biological and Physical Sciences
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Biomedical Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other
Business/Managerial Economics
Chemistry, General
Civil Engineering, General
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Corrections and Criminal Justice, Other
Cyber/Computer Forensics and Counterterrorism
Cytotechnology/Cytotechnologist
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
Elementary Education and Teaching
Engineering, General
English Language and Literature, General
Finance, General
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General
General Studies
Genetics, General
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other
Health and Wellness, General
Health/Health Care Administration/Management
History, General
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
Immunology
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other
Management Information Systems, General
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Materials Engineering
Mathematics, General
Mechanical Engineering
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist
Music, General
Musical Theatre
Neuroscience
Philosophy
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Physics, General
Political Science and Government, General
Psychology, General
Public Health, General
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Secondary Education and Teaching
Social Sciences, Other
Social Work
Special Education and Teaching, General
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
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Programs Offered

  • English as a second language
  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Accelerated degree
  • Freshman honors college
  • Honors college
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Cooporative programs
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC
  • Air force ROTC

Other Programs

  • Doctoral degree - professional
  • Doctoral degree research/scholarship

22,080

total students

87.1%

in-state

12.9%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

63%

13,836
students

Female
61%
8,480

Male
39%
5,356

37%

8,244
students

Female
65%
5,382

Male
35%
2,862

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

74%

10,315
students

Female
61%
6,272

Male
39%
4,043

26%

3,521
students

Female
63%
2,208

Male
37%
1,313

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 83%
Student 4 year graduation rate 40%
Student 5 year graduation rate 18%
Student 6 year graduation rate 5%

Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
24%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian 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

1,339

Transfer students enrolled

6%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests yes
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES yes
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes

Transfer Application Deadlines

Not reported

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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 Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

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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