1530 Third Avenue S Birmingham, AL 35294 205-934-8221
About University of Alabama-Birmingham
  • Year of Foundation 1969
  • Size of Campus 183 Acres
  • Type of Instituition Public institution
  • Religious Orientation None
  • Degrees Bachelor, Master, Post Master
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 11,470
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 58% 42% 6%OUS
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State $5,806 in-state, $13,198 out-of-state
  • Room and Board $8,810
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition Selective
  • Application Fee $35
  • Enrollment No. 10,265
The University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) is a public university in Birmingham in the U.S. state of Alabama. Developing from an extension center established in 1936, the institution became an autonomous institution in 1969 and is today one of three institutions in the University of Alabama System. UAB offers over 140 programs of study in 12 academic divisions leading to bachelor's, master's, doctoral, and professional degrees in the social and behavioral sciences, the liberal arts, business, education, engineering, and health-related fields such as medicine, dentistry, optometry, nursing, and public health. The school is highly renowned for its medical research and natural sciences programs.
Social Life And Activities
  • Alcohol Policies No
  • Number of frats 9
  • Other general policies class attendance policies set by individual instructors, hazing prohibited
  • Number of frat chapter houses 0
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Homecoming, Springfest, International Food Fair, Madrigal Feaste, Talent Search, Camille Armstrong Memorial Step Show
  • Number of students in fraternities 9
  • Percent students who are frat members 6%
  • Number of honor societies Phi Kappa Phi, Omicron Delta Kappa, Golden Key, Alpha Lambda Delta, Alpha Mu Alpha, Sigma Delta, Omicron Kappa Upsilon, Psi Omega, Chi Sigma Iota, Kappa Delta Epsilon, Kappa Delta Pi, Phi Beta Delta, Alpha Sigma Mu, Eta Kappa Nu, Pi Tau Sigma, Tau Beta Pi,
  • Setting Urban
  • Number of sororities 7
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Baptist Campus Ministries, Campus Crusade for Christ, Catholic Student Association, Christian Medical Ministry of AL, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Muslim Student Association, United Methodist Wesley Foundation, Fellows
  • Other on-campus organizations N/A
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 6%
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Black Student Awareness Committee, Assoc. of Indian Students, Black Graduate Student Assoc. , Black Student Union, Chinese Student & Scholar Org. , Hellenic Student Org. , Indian Cultural Assoc. , International Students & S
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
  • Distance to nearest airport Birmingham, AL (8)
  • Distance to nearest train Birmingham, AL (1)
  • Distance to nearest bus Birmingham, AL (2)
Student Housing
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples N/A
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 60%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles 9%
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 100%
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms, apartments for married students (3%), apartment for single students (97%), special housing for disabled students
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined N/A
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 5
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles 6%
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments 85%
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • Number of students using college housing 14%
  • College campus housing availability No
Campus Services
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) N/A
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, women's center, placement service, day care, health service, health insurance
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 75,201
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library N/A
  • Campus Safety 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)
  • Counseling Services career, personal, veteran student, academic
  • Museums Alys Robinson Stephens Performing Arts Center; UAB Visual Arts Gallery; Campus Recreation Center
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in all the libraries, in some classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas
  • Number Of Subscriptions 3,934
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations N/A
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library
  • Library Facilities Lister Hill Library of the Health Sciences, Reynolds Historical Library
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network N/A
  • Number Of Microforms 1,305,931
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Student Computer Availability Yes
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Number of e-books 34,228
  • OS of Wifi Network N/A
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms N/A
  • Computer Courses No
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Number Of Books in Library 1,257,166
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help reading, math, writing, study skills
Student Employment and Career
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads N/A
  • Employed Students after 6 Months N/A
  • Student Employment Federal
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Offered at cooperating institution (Samford University)
  • Employed Students after 1 year N/A
  • Army ROTC on campus? Offered on campus
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs AmSouth Bank, area hospitals, Compass Bank, SouthTrust Bank, US Steel, area schools, accounting firms
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Career placment and training co-op education, on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment N/A
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
  • Specific Locations/Universities Metropolis