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

Rank Global Detail

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Total number of students 15,703
Number of international students 955
Total number of academic staff 1,031
Number of international staff 115
Number of undergraduate degrees awarded 2,165
Number of master's degrees awarded 1,727
Number of doctoral degrees awarded 568
Number of research only staff 736
Number of new undergraduate students 2,952
Number of new master's students 1,032

Rank Global

1720 2nd Ave S. Birmingham, Alabama 35294 United States

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Global score 60.7
# Global research reputation 294
# Regional research reputation 82
# Publications 196
# Books 424
# Conferences 864
# Normalized citation impact 50
# Total citations 131
# Number of publications that are among the 10 percent most cited 149
# Percentage of total publications that are among the 10 percent most cited 113
# International collaboration 900
# Percentage of total publications with international collaboration 895
# Number of highly cited papers that are among the top 1 percent most cited 127
# Percentage of highly cited papers that are among the top 1 percent most cited 89