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

Student Life List

Total Enrollment live On Campus Description
19,535 22% University of Alabama--Birmingham has a total undergraduate enrollment of 12,369, with a gender distribution of 41 percent male students and 59 percent female students. At this school, 22 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated or -affiliated housing and 78 percent of students live off campus. In sports, University of Alabama--Birmingham is part of the NCAA I.

Student Body

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Total enrollment 19,535
Total undergraduate enrollment 12,369
Total graduate enrollment 7,166
Enrolled students who are veterans or active service members 3.1%

Degree-seeking student gender distribution

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Degree-seeking women 59.3%


Students living on- and off-campus

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Students who live in college-owned, operated or affiliated housing 22%
Students who live off-campus 78%

Types of campus housing available

coed dorms
apartments for married students
apartment for single students
special housing for disabled students
special housing for international students
theme housing


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Collegiate athletic association NCAA I

Clubs & Organizations

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Undergraduate men who are members of a fraternity N/A
Undergraduate women who are members of a sorority N/A
Air Force ROTC Offered at cooperating institution (Samford University)
Army ROTC Offered on campus
Navy ROTC Not offered