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

Tuition & Expenses

Title Value
Room and board $11,682 (2017-18)


Title Value
Average need-based scholarship or grant award (freshmen) $4,630
Students who received need-based scholarship or grant aid (freshmen) 42%
Average non-need-based scholarship or grant award (freshmen) $7,419
Average non-need-based athletic scholarship or grant award (freshmen) $19,502

Financial Aid

Title Value
Used GI Bill benefits to partially or fully finance tuition and fees 4%
Average total indebtedness of 2016 graduating class $34,032
Graduating students who have borrowed (any loan type, 2016) 60%


Title Value
Average need-based self-help aid award (freshmen) $4,120
Students who received need-based self-help aid (freshmen) 46%