University of Alabama at Birmingham

country rank  144
world rank  300

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University Overview

Established in 1969, University of Alabama at Birmingham is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the medium-sized city of Birmingham (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants), Alabama. Officially accredited and/or recognized 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 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 degrees), 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 49 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 80-90% 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, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

University Identity

Name
Acronym UAB
Founded 1969
Colours Green, white and gold

University Location

Address 1530 3rd Avenue South
Birmingham (population range: 500,000-1,000,000)
35294-0110 Alabama
United States
T +1 (205) 934 4011
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Degree Levels & Study Areas


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate
Postgraduate
Local student 7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
Int'l student 15,000-17,500 US$
(11,000-12,900 Euro)
12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 80-90%
Admission Office 260 HUC, 1530 3rd Avenue South
Birmingham 35294-1150
+1 (205) 934 8221
800 421 8743

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 20,000-24,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range over-5,000
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to University of Alabama at Birmingham's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges


Year of first Accreditation
1969


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD)
  • National Association of Schools of Music (NASM)
  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)
  • American Dental Association Commission on Accreditation (CODA)

Affiliations

  • University of Alabama System
  • Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities (APLU)
  • Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

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