University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB)

University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB)

The University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) is a dynamic and leading teaching and research university located in Birmingham, Alabama. UAB students learn from -- and work alongside -- some of the world’s top researchers, scholars, performers, and experts. With over 120 areas of study, including popular and innovative programs like digital forensics, genetics and genomic sciences, and neuroscience, UAB gives students the benefit of globally recognized faculty, exciting academic challenges, and experiences that will fully prepare them for graduate school, professional school, or a future in the job.


  • #1 Alabama university in U.S. News & World Report’s 2017 Best Global Universities ranking.
  • 1 of only 61 universities recognized by the Carnegie Foundation for both “very high research activity” and “community engagement.”
  • We’re a growing campus in a growing city! UAB has broken ground on multiple facilities including the new Collat School of Business facility and an additional College of Arts & Sciences facility that will house seven departments.
  • 4 pre-professional programs offered  (Pre-Dentistry, Pre-Law, Pre-Medicine, Pre-Optometry).
  • Partnership with the Birmingham Business Alliance provides internship opportunities with over 1,000 Birmingham employers. 

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UAB offers multiple visit options throughout the year including daily campus tours and UAB Day, our preview day.
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