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
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38 100.0 Alabama Birmingham 398 1120 75

Overall Score

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Score 38

Graduation and Retention Rates (22.5%)

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6-year graduation rate 53%
High school counselor score (out of 5) 3.4

Faculty Resources (20%)

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Classes with fewer than 20 students 36.7%
Classes with 50 or more students 18%
Student-faculty ratio 16:1

Student Selectivity (12.5%)

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Fall 2016 acceptance rate 89%