University of Alabama at Birmingham

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The University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) offers some of the best undergraduate and graduate degree programs available in the South. The UAB Health System, one of the best medical education centers in the country, is located at this university.

UAB offers more than 130 educational programs at the associate’s, bachelor’s, and graduate levels. UAB has been recognized for its excellent business, engineering, education, science, art, and public health programs.

General Information

Admission Office

HUC 260, 1530 Third Avenue South

Birmingham, AL 35294-1150

(205) 934-8221

(800) 421-8743

Fax: (205) 975-7114

[email protected]

Contact: Chenise Ryan

Director of Admission
Main Address
HUC 531, 1530 Third Avenue South

Birmingham, AL 35294-1150

(205) 934-4011

www.uab.edu

Size

Total undergrads: 10,369

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 1,277

Degree-seeking undergrads: 9,989

Graduate enrollment: 4,755

Setting

Urban setting

Very large city (over 500,000)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:
Bachelor’s
Master’s
Doctoral
First Professional

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $35

Online application fee: Reduced fee (not specified)
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 85%

Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 75%

Tuition & Fees

Estimated Expenses for Academic Year 2008-’09 2009-’10 2010-’11 2011-’12 % change 2010-’12
Tuition and fees $4,208 $4,664 $5,096 $5,806 +13.93%
Books and Supplies $900 $900 $1,000 $1,000 0.00%
Living Arrangement – On Campus
Room and Board $8,924 $8,924 $8,969 $9,470 +5.59%
Other $3,575 $3,750 $4,050 $4,050 0.00%
Living Arrangement – Off Campus
Room and Board $8,924 $8,924 $8,969 $9,470 +5.59%
Other $3,575 $3,750 $4,050 $4,050 0.00%
Total Expenses 2008-’09 2009-’10 2010-’11 2011-’12 % change 2010-’12
In-state On Campus $17,607 $18,238 $19,115 $20,326 +6.34%
In-state Off Campus $17,607 $18,238 $19,115 $20,326 +6.34%
In-state with Family $5,108 $5,564 $6,096 $6,806 +11.65%
Average Graduate School Tuition & Fees
Tuition for In-state Students $5,482
In-state Student Fees $0
Tuition for Out-of-state Students $12,430
Out-of-state Student Fees $0

Financial Aid

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
Type of Aid Students Percent Amount Average Per Student
All students financial aid 1,015 81%
Grant or scholarship aid 856 69% $5,332,849 $6,230
• Federal grants 312 25% $1,463,189 $4,690
• Pell grants 312 25% $1,180,607 $3,784
• Other federal grants 229 18% $282,582 $1,234
Local and state government scholarships or grants 13 1% $17,000 $1,308
Institutional scholarships or grants 669 54% $3,852,660 $5,759
Student loan financial aid 557 45% $3,413,241 $6,128
• Federal student loans 547 44% $3,151,851 $5,762
• Other student loans 27 2% $261,390 $9,681

All Degrees and Programs

Program Completions for Most Recent Year BA/BS MA/MS Doctor AA/AS CERT
Grand Total of All Programs 2025 1297 487 79
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies 4
African-american/black Studies 4
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 158 24 84
Biology and Biological Sciences 158 16 3
Biomedical Sciences 5
Biostatistics 2 3
Cell/cellular Biology and Histology 16
Epidemiology 1
Human/medical Genetics 3
Microbiology 20
Molecular Biochemistry 6
Molecular Physiology 8
Neurobiology and Anatomy 3
Neuroscience
Pathology/experimental Pathology 11
Pharmacology and Toxicology 4
Vision Science/physiological Optics 1 6
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Programs 337 129
Accounting 115 7
Business Administration and Management 57 122
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other 45
Business/managerial Economics 17
Finance 30
Management Information Systems 21
Marketing/marketing Management 52
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 114 9
Speech Communication and Rhetoric 114 9
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 17 16 1
Computer and Information Sciences 17 16 1
Education 243 304 8 42
Art Teacher Education 31
Counselor Education/school Counseling and Guidance Services 12
Early Childhood Education and Teaching 90 18 4
Education 17
Educational Leadership and Administration 33 4 25
Elementary Education and Teaching 89 61
Health Teacher Education 15 9
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching 26 10
Secondary Education and Teaching 14 79
Special Education and Teaching 9 51
Engineering 107 134 6
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering 21 6 1
Civil Engineering 21 18 2
Computer Engineering 1
Electrical and Electronics Engineering 27 15
Engineering 78
Engineering, Other
Environmental/environmental Health Engineering
Materials Engineering 13 8 2
Mechanical Engineering 25 9
English Language and Literature/letters 41 10
English Language and Literature 41 10
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 29
Foreign Languages and Literatures 28
Spanish Language and Literature 1
Health Services/allied Health/health Sciences 430 585 364 37
Clinical Laboratory Science/medical Technology/technologist 22 9
Clinical Nutrition/nutritionist 17
Cytotechnology/cytotechnologist 9
Dental Assisting/assistant 16
Dental Clinical Sciences 14
Dentistry 52
Dietetics/dietitian 21
Environmental Health
Health and Medical Administrative Services, Other 12
Health Information/medical Records Administration/administrator 23
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other 44
Health/health Care Administration/management 38 1
Medical Radiologic Technology/science – Radiation Therapist 36
Medicine 164
Nuclear Medical Technology/technologist 8
Nurse Anesthetist 56
Nursing Practice 56
Nursing Science 6
Occupational Therapy/therapist 39
Optometry 42
Physical Therapy/therapist 33
Physician Assistant 35
Public Health 148 10
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse 258 217
Respiratory Care Therapy/therapist 30
History 86 10
History 86 10
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services 68 16
Corrections and Criminal Justice, Other 68 6
Forensic Science and Technology 10
Human Services Programs 36 20
Public Administration 20
Social Work 36
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 4
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other 4
Mathematics and Statistics 18 10 1
Applied Mathematics 1
Mathematics 18 10
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies 1
Biological and Physical Sciences
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Nutrition Sciences 1
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies 7
Health and Physical Education/fitness, Other 7
Physical Sciences 26 11 3
Chemistry 22 8 1
Physics 4 3 2
Psychology 149 11 11
Psychology 149 11 11
Social Sciences 82 1 1
Anthropology 6
Political Science and Government 28
Social Sciences, Other 16
Sociology 32 1 1
Visual and Performing Arts 76 7
Art History, Criticism and Conservation 7
Art and art Studies 45
Drama and Dramatics/theatre Arts 19
Music 12
Above data represent first majors only.
(-) Indicates that program is not offered at this award level.


Undergraduate Majors

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, & Gender Studies

African-American Studies B

Arts, Visual & Performing

Art – General B
Drama/Theater Arts B
Music – General B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting B
Business Administration/Management B
Business/Managerial Economics B
Finance/Banking B
Industrial distribution B
Management Information Systems B
Marketing Management B
Sales and Distribution B

Communications & Journalism

Communications/Rhetoric B

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer/Information Sciences – General B

Education

Early Childhood Education B
Elementary Education B
Health Teacher Education B
Physical Education B
Secondary Education B
Special Education B

Engineering

Biomedical Engineering B
Civil Engineering B
Electrical/Communications Engineering B
Materials Engineering B
Mechanical Engineering B

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General B

Foreign Language & Literature

Foreign Language & Literature – General B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Clinical Laboratory Science B
Cytotechnology B
Dental Assistance C
Emergency Medical Technology C
Health sciences B
Medical Radiologic Technology B
Medical Records Administration B
Nuclear Medical Technology B
Nursing (RN) B
Respiratory Therapy B

History

History – General B

Mathematics

Mathematics – General B

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

Biological/Physical Sciences B
Global Studies B
Natural Sciences B

Philosophy & Religion

Philosophy B

Physical Sciences

Chemistry B
Physics B

Psychology

Psychology – General B

Public Administration & Services

Social Work B

Security & Protective Services

Criminal Justice Studies B

Social Sciences

Anthropology B
Political Science/Government B
Sociology B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.