U Alabama at Birmingham, founded in 1969, is a public university and medical center complex. Programs are offered through the Schools of Arts and Humanities, Business, Dentistry, Education, Engineering, Health-Related Professions, Medicine, Natural Sciences and Mathematics, Nursing, Optometry, Social and Behavioral Sciences, and Public Health. The 265-acre campus is located six blocks from downtown Birmingham.

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collegeType
Public
studentType
Coed
13,836
Undergraduates
5,355
Men - 38.7%
8,482
Women - 61.3%
8,244
Graduate Students
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Entrance Difficulty
Not reported
Overall Admission Rate
Not reported
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA
3.78
SAT Math
613 average
530-685 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
617 average
560-680 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
25 average
22-29 range of middle 50%
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Cost of Attendance
In-state: $29,772
Out-of-state: $44,562
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $10,710
Out-of-state: $25,500
Room and Board
$12,307
Average Percent of Need Met
55%
Average Freshman Award
$11,168
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$29,941
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Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
902
Regular Class Size (Students)
2-9
15%
10-19
22%
20-29
28%
30-39
10%
40-49
8%
50-99
13%
Over 100
5%
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Birmingham, AL Population
212,413
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Birmingham, AL
Freshman Housing Guarantee
College offers housing to students
Students in College Housing
23% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I
Sororities
6.6% of women participate
Fraternities
7% of men participate
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Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
American Indian/Alaskan Native
0.2%
Asian
6.9%
Black/African-American
24.7%
Hispanic/Latino
5.8%
Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
4.6%
Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
0%
White
57.2%
Unknown
0.6%
International Students
2.2% from 78 countries
First-Year Students Returning
83.1%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
40.2%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
64%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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