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172Times Higher Education
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.
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.
Amount: US$7,500 per year.
University of Alabama at Birmingham
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