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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.

Website: www.uab.edu/

Public
Co-ed
13,134
Undergraduate
Students
(59.5%) 7,809 Women
(40.5%) 5,325 Men
7,768
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
92% of 7,555 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.66
SAT Math
Not reported
SAT EBRW
Not reported
ACT Composite
25 average
21-28 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
In-state: $28,375
Out-of-state: $43,165
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $10,710
Out-of-state: $25,500
Room and Board
$10,910
Average Percent of Need Met
62%
Average Freshman Award
$6,910
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$31,129
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
880
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 15% of classes
10-19 students: 22% of classes
20-29 students: 28% of classes
30-39 students: 10% of classes
40-49 students: 8% of classes
50-99 students: 13% of classes
Over 100 students: 5% of classes
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Campus Life

Birmingham Population
212,413
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Birmingham
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are given priority consideration for housing
Students in College Housing
22% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I
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Sororities
10.2% of women participate
Fraternities
8% of men participate
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.3% American Indian/Alaskan Native
6.0% Asian
26.4% Black/African-American
3.4% Hispanic/Latino
4.2% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
59.0% White
0.7% Unknown
International Students
1.9% from 50 countries
First-Year Students Returning
84.4%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
30.1%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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