13,134
Students
Financial aid thermometer
10,787
Avg. Financial Aid
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
91
91%
Acceptance Rate
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

The University of Alabama at Birmingham is a University institution located in Birmingham, AL, in an urban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 1720 2nd Avenue South
Birmingham, AL  35294
United States

Majors & Degrees

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
African American/Black Studies Checkmark
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biology/biological Sciences Checkmark
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Accounting Checkmark
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Business Administration, Management And Operations Related Checkmark
Business/managerial Economics Checkmark
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Management Information Systems Checkmark
Marketing/marketing Management Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
Speech Communication And Rhetoric Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
Early Childhood Education Checkmark
Elementary Education Checkmark
Health Teacher Education Checkmark
Physical Education Teaching And Coaching Checkmark
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Engineering Associate Bachelors
Bioengineering And Biomedical Engineering Checkmark
Civil Engineering Checkmark
Electrical And Electronics Engineering Checkmark
Materials Engineering Checkmark
Mechanical Engineering Checkmark
English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Clinical Laboratory Science/medical Technology Checkmark
Health Information/medical Records Administration Checkmark
Health/health-care Administration Checkmark
Nuclear Medical Technology Checkmark
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse Checkmark
Respiratory Care Therapy Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
Biological And Physical Sciences Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
Corrections And Criminal Justice Related Checkmark
Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Anthropology Checkmark
Political Science And Government Checkmark
Social Sciences Related Checkmark
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Art Checkmark
Dramatic/theater Arts Checkmark
Music Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

7,555
Applied
6,936
Accepted
13,134
Enrolled
92%
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Female Admissions

4,826
Females Applied
4,449
Females Accepted
92%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

2,729
Males Applied
2,487
Males Accepted
91%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

30
Application Fee
3.66
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen June 1st Not reported Yes
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer June 1st Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
ACT Composite 25 21 28

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

10,710
In-state
24,630
Out-of-state
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Fees

11,682
Room & board
7,532
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Employees

Financial Aid

10,787
Avg. Financial Aid Package
10,049
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
38,240
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,370
Avg. Loan Aid
7,651
Avg. Grant Aid
5,250
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
98% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
50%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
11%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

13,134
Total undergrad students
2%
International Students
13%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 3.31%
Black or African American 25.87%
White or Caucasian 57.83%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.33%
Asian 5.89%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.02%
Two or more races 4.07%
Other 0.72%

Gender

Male (40.54%)
Female (59.46%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements None
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 22%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
Drama/theatre group Checkmark
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Marching band Checkmark
Choral groups Checkmark
Campus events:
Spring Fest, Welcome Week and Talent Search

Student Services

Legal services Checkmark
Health clinic Checkmark
Personal/psychological counseling Checkmark
Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark

Student Organizations

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Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Campus ministries, service-oriented groups and sports-affiliated groups

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
Student patrols Checkmark
Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No Division 1 Checkmark
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Bowling No No No
Cross-country Running No No No
Football Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Golf No Division 1 Checkmark
Lacrosse Checkmark No No
Riflery No No No
Rugby Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark No No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Track And Field No No No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball No No No
Wrestling Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Bowling No Division 1 Checkmark
Cross-country Running No Division 1 Checkmark
Football Checkmark No No
Golf No Division 1 Checkmark
Lacrosse Checkmark No No
Riflery No Division 1 Checkmark
Rugby No No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Track And Field No Division 1 Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball No Division 1 Checkmark
Wrestling No No No

Faculty

975
Total Faculty
Full-time - 880
Part-time - 95
Male - 500
Female - 475