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The University of Alabama at Birmingham

Birmingham, AL

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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 Office of Undergraduate Admission
1720 2nd Avenue South
Birmingham, AL  35294-4600
United States
Contact Kathleen Stallings
Director of Admissions
Email: khstall@uab.edu
Phone: 800-4218743
Fax: 205-9757114

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Majors & Degrees

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
African-american/black Studies Checkmark
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Bioinformatics Checkmark
Biology/biological Sciences, General Checkmark
Biomedical Sciences, General Checkmark
Genetics, General Checkmark
Immunology Checkmark
Neuroscience Checkmark
Oncology And Cancer Biology Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Accounting Checkmark
Business Administration And Management, General Checkmark
Business Administration, Management And Operations, Other Checkmark
Business/managerial Economics Checkmark
Entrepreneurship/entrepreneurial Studies Checkmark
Finance, General Checkmark
Human Resources Management/personnel Administration, General Checkmark
Management Information Systems, General Checkmark
Marketing/marketing Management, General Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
Speech Communication And Rhetoric Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
Computer And Information Sciences, General Checkmark
Education Associate Bachelors
Early Childhood Education And Teaching Checkmark
Elementary Education And Teaching Checkmark
Physical Education Teaching And Coaching Checkmark
Secondary Education And Teaching Checkmark
Special Education And Teaching, General Checkmark
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels Checkmark
Engineering Associate Bachelors
Bioengineering And Biomedical Engineering Checkmark
Civil Engineering, General Checkmark
Electrical And Electronics Engineering Checkmark
Engineering, General Checkmark
Materials Engineering Checkmark
Mechanical Engineering Checkmark
English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
English Language And Literature, General Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
Foreign Languages And Literatures, General Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Clinical Laboratory Science/medical Technology/technologist Checkmark
Cytotechnology/cytotechnologist Checkmark
Health And Wellness, General Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences, Other Checkmark
Health/health Care Administration/management Checkmark
Medical Radiologic Technology/science - Radiation Therapist Checkmark
Nuclear Medical Technology/technologist Checkmark
Public Health, General Checkmark
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
History, General Checkmark
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities, Other Checkmark
Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
Mathematics, General Checkmark
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
Biological And Physical Sciences Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Chemistry, General Checkmark
Physics, General Checkmark
Psychology Associate Bachelors
Psychology, General Checkmark
Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
Corrections And Criminal Justice, Other Checkmark
Cyber/computer Forensics And Counterterrorism Checkmark
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Anthropology, General Checkmark
Political Science And Government, General Checkmark
Social Sciences, Other Checkmark
Sociology, General Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Art/art Studies, General Checkmark
Drama And Dramatics/theatre Arts, General Checkmark
Music, General Checkmark
Musical Theatre Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

9,817
Applied
6,547
Accepted
13,351
Enrolled
67%
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Female Admissions

6,340
Females Applied
4,222
Females Accepted
67%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

3,477
Males Applied
2,325
Males Accepted
67%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

40
Application Fee
3.83
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 August 1st Yes
Out of state Fall freshmen Not reported January 1st Yes
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer June 1st Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score 25th % Info icon 75th % Info icon
SAT Critical Reading 610 560 668
SAT Math 599 530 660
ACT Composite 26 22 30

Tuition & Fees

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Fees

7,767
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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

7,007
Avg. Financial Aid Package
6,748
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
26,668
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
3,967
Avg. Loan Aid
8,585
Avg. Grant Aid
5,123
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
98% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
53%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
15%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

13,351
Total Undergrad students
2%
International Students
13%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 6.23%
Black or African American 23.75%
White or Caucasian 54.95%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.22%
Asian 7.13%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.05%
Two or more races 4.74%
Other 0.6%

Gender

Male (38.27%)
Female (61.73%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 23%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
Drama/theatre group Checkmark
Student-run radio station Checkmark
Student-run television station Checkmark
Marching band Checkmark
Choral groups Checkmark
Campus events:
Homecoming, Blazer Welcome and Grad Week

Student Services

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

Student Organizations

Greek fraternities Checkmark
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Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Active Minds at UAB, American Red Cross Club at UAB, Student Affiliates of the American Chemical Society, Alpha Lambda Delta and Green Initiative at UAB

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
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Rugby Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving Checkmark No No
Table Tennis Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Tennis Checkmark No No
Track And Field No No No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark 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 No No No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Rugby Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving Checkmark No No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Track And Field No Division 1 Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Wrestling No No No

Faculty

1,177
Total Faculty
20:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 883
Part-time - 294
Male - 536
Female - 641
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