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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/home/

Public
Co-ed
13,836
Undergraduate
Students
(61.3%) 8,480 Women
(38.7%) 5,356 Men
8,244
Graduate
Students

Admission

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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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
66%
Average Freshman Award
$11,168
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$29,941
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
902
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, AL
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
23% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I
Mascot
 
Sororities
6.6% of women participate
Fraternities
7% of men participate
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.2% American Indian/Alaskan Native
6.9% Asian
24.7% Black/African-American
5.8% Hispanic/Latino
4.6% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
57.2% White
0.6% Unknown
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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