University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, USA

Birmingham, USA

  • 1969

    Established
  • 4.6%

    International Students
  • 29

    No. of Programs
  • 172

    Times Higher Education
  • Yes

    Scholarship
  • Yes

    Hostel Accomodation

Overview

History, Affiliations & Ranking

Tracing its roots back to 1859 with the establishment of the Medical College of Alabama, the University of Alabama Birmingham was first formed through the combination of the Medical College of Alabama and the Birmingham Extension Centre, in 1966. UAB was able to receive autonomy in 1969 and subsequently became an independent institution. The University of Alabama Birmingham has been accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges among other high renowned accreditation authorities. UAB has also been ranked No.1 by the Times Higher Education World University Rankings in the 2019 Young University Rankings. Meanwhile, the university has also been ranked 133 overall in Performance Ranking of Scientific Papers for World Universities.

Infrastructure, Campus & Courses

The University of Alabama Birmingham offers a wide range of courses at undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral levels. Providing education in 12 different fields, viz. Arts & Sciences, Business, Education, Dentistry, Health Professions, Engineering, Medicine, Nursing, Optometry and Public Health Along with different Honours courses as well. With over 140 courses on offer, the University of Alabama has been listed as one of the top Institutes for Research in the USA. Being a renowned medical education and research institute, the infrastructure provided to the students, assist the students in all their academic endeavours.

Accomplishments & Alumni

The University of Alabama Birmingham is home to numerous academic accolades and recognition, which has made it one of the top universities in the country. UAB has been ranked at 133 overall for Performance Ranking of Scientific Papers for World Universities. Meanwhile, UAB has been ranked at 36 for the same in Clinical Medicine, 42nd in Immunology and 96th rank in Life Sciences. These accolades were given out based on the scientific paper volume and its performance output and impact. Among the other accomplishments of UAB includes being marked as No.1 nationally for Young University Ranking, meanwhile, it ranked 12th globally for the same.

Student Diversity & Visiting Companies

The University of Alabama is proud of the number of international students who have been enrolled under the numerous courses and research programmes offered by the institute. More than 1,160 students are currently studying various graduate, masters and doctoral programmes. With the experienced faculty recruited at the University, UAB finds itself to be a prime university of choice for many aspiring students from different countries. Currently, there are students who belong to 83 different nationalities from across the globe. The University of Alabama Birmingham graduates have been able to pursue lucrative career paths in some of the top companies across the globe.

COVID-19 Response

The University of Alabama at Birmingham has been keeping track of the spread of the virus in its community and also making sure that each and every one on campus has been fully vaccinated against Covid-19. Here are the latest updates issued by the university in response to the pandemic, as of June 2021:

  • The Fall 2021 semester will begin as scheduled, from August 23.

  • It has planned a phased reopening and safe entry to campus with in-person teaching in the beginning of summer 2021 semester. 

  • The formats for teaching during the Fall 2021 semester will either be 100% face-to-face or 100% online, in addition to some blended/hybrid courses. 

  • Undergraduate F-1 students will be able to receive scholarship money only if they are eligible while studying from outside the US. They must still meet the minimum requirements and maintain a 3.0 GPA.

  • Admissions to new students are open and UAB will not require undergraduate applicants to submit ACT or SAT scores for admissions or scholarship consideration.

  • Residence halls are open for all students joining in Fall 2021.

  • Sanctioned/approved on-campus student events will now be permitted for student organizations as well as schools.

University of Alabama at Birmingham Facts and Highlights

Type of University

Public, Co-ed

Average Annual Tuition Fee

$20,400

Admission Intakes

Fall, Spring and Summer Intakes

Average GPA Requirement

3.66

Average Exam Score Requirement

SAT-1210; ACT-25; IELTS-6.0; TOEFL iBT-77; Duolingo-120

Admission Requirement

High School/University Academic Transcripts (English Translations Required); English Language Proficiency Test scores, Entrance Test Scores (Optional), LORs, SOPs

Admission Deadlines

Fall Intake: June 1 (Bachelors); August 1 (Masters)

Spring Intake: Nov 1 (Bachelors); December 1 (Masters)

Summer Intake: May 15 (Bachelors); May 1 (Masters)

Percentage of International Students

6%

Size of Campus (in acres)

437

Alumni Worldwide

150,000+

Females to Males Ratio

62:38

Average Salary After 10 Years

$40,367

University of Alabama at Birmingham Ranking

Ranked By

2022

2021

2020

2019

2018

THE World University Rankings

 

169

172

179

168

US News and World Report - Best Global Universities

147

-

-

-

-

US News and World Report - National Universities

148

-

-

-

-

QS US University Rankings

-

141-150

171-180

-

-

University of Alabama at Birmingham Subject Rankings

Sciences

Ranked By

2022

2021

2020

2019

2018

THE WUR Subject Rankings - Physical Sciences

-

601-800

601-800

501-600

401-500

QS WUR Subject Rankings - Biological Sciences

-

301-350

351-400

351-400

251-300

US News and World Report - Biology and Biochemistry

174

-

-

-

-

US News and World Report - Microbiology

100

-

-

-

-

Medicine and Life Sciences

Ranked By

2022

2021

2020

2019

2018

QS WUR Subject Rankings - Medicine

-

151-200

201-250

201-250

151-200

QS WUR Subject Ranking - Life Sciences and Medicine

-

=154

187

=199

=177

US News and World Report - Surgery

37

-

-

-

-

US News and World Report - Clinical Medicine

40

-

-

-

-

US News and World Report - Infectious Diseases

29

-

-

-

-

THE WUR Subject Rankings - Clinical, Pre-health and Health

-

101-125

=96

85

101-125

Others

Ranked By

2022

2021

2020

2019

2018

THE WUR Subject Ranking - Engineering

-

601-800

601-800

601-800

401-500

THE WUR Subject Ranking - Psychology

-

401-500

301-400

301-400

-

US News and World Report - Psychology/Psychiatry

262

-

-

-

-

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Programs

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  • B.S in Human Resource Management

    • Mode

      Regular

      Application Fee

      INR 2,300

    • Duration

      4 Year

      Tuition Fee

      INR 18,68,300

  • B.S in Mechanical Engineering

    • Mode

      Regular

      Application Fee

      INR 2,300

    • Duration

      4 Year

      Tuition Fee

      INR 19,28,500

  • B.S in Biology

    • Mode

      Regular

      Application Fee

      INR 2,300

    • Duration

      4 Year

      Tuition Fee

      INR 17,47,700

  • B.S in Computer Science

    • Mode

      Regular

      Application Fee

      INR 2,300

    • Duration

      4 Year

      Tuition Fee

      INR 18,08,000

University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, USA Scholarship

For International Students

  • All international students who are interested in studying under a full-time degree-seeking programme offered by the University of Alabama at Birmingham, provided they meet the necessary requirements.
  • Scholarships are awarded on a first-come-first-serve basis and are renewable for a duration of 4 years or 8 academic semesters.

Eligibility:

  • Candidates should have graduated from a secondary or high school.
  • They should have secured a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 on a scale of 4.0.
  • Candidates should not have enrolled in post-secondary work.
  • All interested candidates should be anticipating holding an F-1 visa.
  • Students receive external funding such as government scholarships, etc are not eligible for the scholarship.

Amount: US$7,500 per year.
 

Campus Location

University of Alabama at Birmingham

1720 2nd Ave S, Birmingham, Alabama 35233, United States

http://www.uab.edu/students/international/contact-irss | 205-934-3328 | international@uab.edu

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