Established in 1969, University of Alabama at Birmingham is a non-profit public state higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the small city of Birmingham (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Alabama. Officially accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 20,000-24,999 students) coeducational US higher education institution. University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 51 years old US higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 90-100% making this US higher education organization a least selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. UAB also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.
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|Name||University of Alabama at Birmingham|
|Colours||Green, white and gold|
|Address||1720 2nd Avenue South
|Tel||+1 (205) 934 4011|
|Gender||Men and Women (coed)|
|International Students||Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission|
|Selection Type||Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades|
|New Admission Requirements||- Secondary school GPA is required
- Secondary school rank is neither required nor recommended
- Secondary school record is required
- Completion of college-preparatory program is required
- Recommendations are neither required nor recommended
- Formal demonstration of competencies is neither required nor recommended
- Admission test scores are required
- Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is neither required nor recommended
- Other Tests (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) are neither required nor recommended
|Admission Office||260 HUC, 1530 3rd Avenue South
(205) 934 8221
800 421 8743
|Control Type||Public State|
|Basic Classification||Doctoral Universities: Very High Research Activity|
|2000 Classification||Doctoral/Research Universities--Extensive|
|Size & Setting||Four-year, large, primarily nonresidential institution|
|Enrollment Profile||Majority undergraduate|
|Undergraduate Profile||Four-year, medium full-time , selective, higher transfer-in institution|
|Undergraduate Instructional Program||Professions plus arts & sciences, high graduate coexistence|
|Graduate Instructional Program||Professions plus arts & sciences, high graduate coexistence|
University of Alabama at Birmingham's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 884,879 physical volumes, 137,269 physical media, 1,287 digital/electronic medium and 433 licensed digital/electronic databases. University of Alabama at Birmingham's library has 1 branch.
University of Alabama at Birmingham provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 2,980 students in the 2018 academic year.
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