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

Info & Regulations

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Campus size (acres) 275
Students who have cars on campus N/A
Alcohol permitted on campus for students of legal age Yes

Health & Safety

Basic student services offered

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nonremedial tutoring
women's center
placement service
day care
health service
health insurance

Campus safety and security services offered

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24-hour foot and vehicle patrols
Late night transport/escort service
24-hour emergency telephones
Lighted pathways/sidewalks
Controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc.)

Career

Career services offered

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co-op education
on-campus job interviews
internships
resume assistance
career/job search classes
alumni network
interest inventory
interview training

Computer Resources

Computers available for student use in

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residence halls
computer center/labs
library
student center

Library & Museum Information

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On-campus library Yes
Museums or special academic buildings on campus Alys Robinson Stephens Performing Arts Center; Campus Recreation Center; Abroms-Engel Institute for the Visual Arts

Learning Disabled (LD) Students

Physically Disabled Students

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Accessibility of campus to physically disabled students Fully

Services for physically disabled students

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Note-taking services
Special transportation
Tape recorders
Special housing
Adaptive equipment
Reader services
Braille services
Interpreters for hearing-impaired
Talking books