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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
Executive Director of Admissions & Scholarships
Email: khstall@uab.edu
Phone: 205-9348221
Fax: 205-9757114

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
General Studies Checkmark
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
Nutrition Sciences Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
Philosophy Checkmark
Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Chemistry, General Checkmark
Physics, General Checkmark
Psychology Associate Bachelors
Psychology, General Checkmark
Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
Social Work Checkmark
Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
Corrections And Criminal Justice, Other Checkmark
Cyber/computer Forensics And Counterterrorism Checkmark
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

9,947
Applied
8,622
Accepted
13,032
Enrolled
87%
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Female Admissions

6,496
Females Applied
5,752
Females Accepted
89%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

3,451
Males Applied
2,870
Males Accepted
83%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

40
Application Fee
3.79
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 Not reported August 1st Yes
Out of state Fall freshmen Not reported January 1st Yes
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer Not reported Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score 25th % Info icon 75th % Info icon
SAT Critical Reading 649 610 690
SAT Math 653 590 720
ACT Composite 27 23 30

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

11,040
In-state
27,330
Out-of-state
11,040
In-district
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Fees

12,630
Room & board
7,560
Room only

Financial Aid

8,022
Avg. Financial Aid Package
7,800
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
20,788
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,062
Avg. Loan Aid
8,993
Avg. Grant Aid
6,249
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

13,032
Total Undergrad students
2%
International Students
14%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 7.11%
Black or African American 25.28%
White or Caucasian 51.3%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.16%
Asian 8.19%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.05%
Two or more races 4.91%
Other 0.64%

Gender

Male (37.48%)
Female (62.52%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 25%

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, SpringFest 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
Greek sororities Checkmark
Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Student Affiliates of the American Chemical Society, Active Minds, Alpha Lambda Delta, Green Initiative at UAB and American Red Cross Club 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 Checkmark No Checkmark
Basketball Checkmark No Checkmark
Beach Volleyball No No No
Bowling Checkmark No No
Cheerleading No No No
Cross-country Running No No No
Football Checkmark No Checkmark
Golf Checkmark No Checkmark
Indoor Track No No No
Lacrosse No No No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Riflery Checkmark No Checkmark
Rugby Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark No Checkmark
Softball No No No
Swimming And Diving Checkmark No No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark No Checkmark
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 Division 1 No
Baseball Checkmark Division 1 No
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Beach Volleyball Checkmark Division 1 No
Bowling Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Cheerleading Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Cross-country Running No Division 1 Checkmark
Football Checkmark Division 1 No
Golf Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Indoor Track Checkmark Division 1 No
Lacrosse Checkmark Division 1 No
Racquetball Checkmark Division 1 No
Riflery Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Rugby Checkmark Division 1 No
Soccer Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Swimming And Diving Checkmark Division 1 No
Table Tennis Checkmark Division 1 No
Tennis Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Track And Field Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark Division 1 No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Wrestling Checkmark Division 1 No

Faculty

461
Total Faculty
15:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 271
Part-time - 190
Male - 200
Female - 261
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