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 Young University in U.S. and #10 worldwide in Times Higher Education World University 2018 ranking.
  • #1 Alabama university in U.S. News & World Report’s 2018 Best Global Universities ranking.
  • Top 10 among public universities for NIH research funding.
  • Recognized by the Carnegie Foundation for both “very high research activity” and “community engagement.”
  • Joint School of Medicine programs in Neuroscience, Immunology, Bioinformatics, and Genetics and Genomic Sciences and well as multiple Accelerated Master’s programs.
  • Unique programs such as Biomedical Engineering, Forensic Accounting, Industrial Distribution, Digital Forensics, Dean’s Nursing Scholars Program, and more.
  • Early Acceptance programs in Medicine, Optometry, Dentistry, and Physical Therapy.
  • Robust Honors College offering Personalized Pathway or three Specialized Programs (Global and Community Leadership, Science and Technology, and University Honors).


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