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University of Alabama - Birmingham
  • 4 Year
  • BIRMINGHAM, AL

Report Card

grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade A
  2. Value
    grade B+
  3. Diversity
    grade A
  4. Campus
    grade B+
  5. Athletics
    grade A minus
  6. Party Scene
    grade A minus
  7. Professors
    grade A+
  8. Location
    grade A
  9. Dorms
    grade B+
  10. Campus Food
    grade A minus
  11. Student Life
    grade A
  12. Safety
    grade B minus

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Alabama - Birmingham is a highly rated public university located in Birmingham, Alabama. It is a large institution with an enrollment of 10,402 undergraduate students. The Alabama - Birmingham acceptance rate is 81%. Popular majors include Nursing, Psychology, and Business. Graduating 61% of students, Alabama - Birmingham alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $35,100.

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Athletic Division
NCAA Division I-FBS
Athletic Conference
Conference USA

University of Alabama - Birmingham Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Alabama - Birmingham Admissions

Acceptance Rate
81%
Application Deadline
June 1
SAT Range
1090-1340
ACT Range
22-30
Application Fee
$40
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
No

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Cost

Net Price
$16,978 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$10,435 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
96%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade A+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
4:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
87%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 127 responses
70%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 148 responses
60%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 145 responses

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Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
13
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
13
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    52%
  • On Campus
    30%
  • Online
    18%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
10,402 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
3,476
Undergrads Over 25
19%
Pell Grant
36%
Varsity Athletes
4%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 104 responses
  • Studious and diverse
    52%
  • Diverse
    20%
  • Very Diverse
    14%
  • Determined
    5%
  • Liberal
    4%
  • Outgoing
    2%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
No data available  
Poll
63%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join. 172 responses
Poll
48%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 213 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 117 responses
  • Mostly medical, diverse people
    32%
  • Mostly Medical
    25%
  • Hard-working people everywhere
    19%
  • Diverse
    13%
  • Diverse, hard-working people everywhere
    11%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$41,200 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
61%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
92%
National
83%
86%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 91 responses

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