University of Alabama at Birmingham: Ranking & Review

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University of Alabama at Birmingham Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate92%91%92%
Applicants7,5552,7294,826
Admissions6,9362,4874,449
Enrolled undergraduates2,2998611,438
Enrolled total (including graduate students)20,9028,10812,794

11,409 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

4,917 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Typical SAT scores

Number of students submitting SAT scores15
Percent of students submitting SAT scores1%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing
535
Math
645

Typical ACT scores

Number of students submitting ACT scores2,093
Percent of students submitting ACT scores94%
ACT Composite
24
ACT English
26
ACT Math
23

Admission requirements

Application fee for undergraduates - $30. Application fee for graduates - $50.

Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankNeither required nor recommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of the college-preparatory programRequired
RecommendationsNeither required nor recommended
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission test scoresRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Neither required nor recommended

University of Alabama at Birmingham Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
On-campus$26,096$36,800
Off-campus$26,096$36,800
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $11,682 and other expenses per full academic year.

University of Alabama at Birmingham provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 2,785 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
In-stateOut-of-state
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates$8,328$19,032
Fees for full-time undergraduates$0$0
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates$347$793
Tuition for Full-time graduates$7,866$17,910
Fees for full-time graduates$0$0
Per credit hour charge for part-time graduates$437$995

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoralTotal
Health Professions and Related Programs235771,0024022,004
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services14495233742
Education16020910379
Engineering16816010338
Biological and Biomedical Sciences1866460310
Psychology15688172
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs841397
Social Sciences849396
Public Administration and Social Service Professions642993
Visual and Performing Arts87491
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service73881
Physical Sciences428858
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services3413754
English Language and Literature & Letters421153
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities4545
Mathematics and Statistics2713545
History35641
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies13215
Philosophy and Religious Studies1414
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics6612
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies55
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies44
Grand Total432,3841,8035194,749

A total of 2,427 2-year associate's and 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at University of Alabama at Birmingham.

At the master's and doctor's level 2,322 degrees were conferred in the graduate programs.

TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate53%45%59%
  • Full-time retention rate - 84%
  • Part-time retention rate - 44%

General info

Alternative namesUAB
Founded1969
Religious affiliationNot applicable
Mission StatementUAB's mission is to be a research university and academic health center that discovers, teaches and applies knowledge for the intellectual, cultural, social and economic benefit of Birmingham, the state and beyond.
Colorsgreen, white, gold
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff8,686
Instructional FTE2,412
Sector of institutionPublic, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPublic
Carnegie ClassificationDoctoral Universities: Highest Research Activity

Location and Contacts

Official Websitewww.uab.edu
AddressAdministration Bldg Suite 1070
Birmingham, Alabama, 35294-0110
United States
Urbanization levelCity: Midsize
City population212,000
Phone2059344011

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