University of Alabama--Birmingham

The University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) covers 88 blocks in the heart of Alabamas largest city, allowing its diverse student body to enjoy a rich campus life while taking advantage of enormous opportunities for research, internships and resume-building work experience. UABs campus includes 10 schools, a large graduate school and a renowned medical center. As early as their freshman year, undergraduates can get hands-on experience in UABs nationally ranked and highly interdisciplinary research programs. Their professors are the inventors, artists and scientists breaking new ground in their chosen fields. Recent student success stories include Rhodes, Fulbright, Truman and Marshall scholars. UAB - knowledge that will change your world.

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School Details

school_type year_founded religious_affiliation academic_calendar year_2016_endowment address telephone
Public, Coed 1969 N/A Semester $449.2 million + 1720 2nd Ave S., Birmingham, AL 35294 (205) 934-4011
overall score total score state city online paying global
38 100.0 Alabama Birmingham 398 1120 75


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The The student-faculty ratio at University of Alabama--Birmingham is 16:1, and the school has 36.7 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at University of Alabama--Birmingham include: Biological and Biomedical Sciences; Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services; Education; Health Professions and Related Programs; and Psychology. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 81 percent.

Faculty & Classes

Title Value
Classes with fewer than 20 students 36.7%
20-49 45.5%
50 or more 17.8%


  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences,
  • Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services,
  • Education,
  • Health Professions and Related Programs,
  • Psychology,

Academic Programs & Offerings

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  • Service learning - N/A
  • Senior capstone or culminating academic experience - N/A
  • Undergraduate research/creative projects - N/A
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