UAB Has a Disability Services Site
For more information on policies and accommodations that the university provides to ensure all students get the opportunity to participate, you can visit UAB Disability Services.
UAB for the Military
While not a "service academy", UAB does offer support for veterans and those seeking a career in the armed forces. Undergraduates have access to one or more ROTC programs and there is an active student veterans group on campus. For more information on policies related to veterans, you can visit UAB Veteran Services . For more information, check out our UAB for Veterans Guide.
Freshmen Living Arrangements at University of Alabama at Birmingham
UAB offers on-campus housing, but freshmen are not required to take advantage of it. In the end though, most do choose to live in the dorms.
* Data compiled from students who received financial aid, including loans.
Full-time vs. Part-time Studies at University of Alabama at Birmingham
UAB has a comparatively very large, student body. There were 13,836 undergraduates in 2019. Full-time attendance was 10,042 (72.6%). Part-time attendance was 3,794 (27.4%).
University of Alabama at Birmingham is Ranked #781 for Overall Diversity
Compared to other colleges and universities across the nation, UAB is more diverse than average in terms of overall diversity. We rank UAB #781 out of 3,514.
The chart below shows each element that we looked at to determine this ranking, and how that metric compares to the national average. 100 would indicate excellent diversity in each category, and 1 would mean poor diversity.
University of Alabama at Birmingham Competes in the NCAA
UAB has a total of 422 student athletes, 216 men and 206 women who compete in inter-collegiate athletics.
|Total Revenue (all teams)||$27,393,470|
|Total Expenses (all teams)||$26,865,298|
For more information about athletics including per-team sizes, coaching and scholarships check out our Guide to University of Alabama at Birmingham Athletics