University of Alabama-Birmingham

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University of Alabama-Birmingham



In-state Tuition

$4,792 / year

Out-of-state Tuition

$10,732 / year

Room and Board

$N/A

Application deadline

March 1

Application fee

$30




Educational Resources

Libraries

Lister Hill Library of the Health Sciences, Reynolds Historical Library

  • Member of library consortia.
  • 1,257,166 books, serial backfiles, and other material including government documents.
  • 3,934 current serial subscriptions.
  • 1,305,931 microforms.
  • 75,201 Audio/Visual items.
  • 34,228 e-books.

Museums & Art

Alys Robinson Stephens Performing Arts Center; UAB Visual Arts Gallery; Campus Recreation Center

Computing

Requirements

  • Students are not required to take a computer course.
  • Students are not required to own or lease a computer.

Campus Resources

  • 466 computers for student use in locations such as computer center/labs, residence halls, library

Student accommodations

  • Email accounts are available to all students.
  • Internet access is available to all students.
  • Student web-pages are permitted.
  • Online class registration is available.
  • 100% of college-owned hosting units are available for internet access.

Wireless Internet Hotspots

  • Wifi is available in all the libraries, in some classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas

Services

Basic

nonremedial tutoring, women's center, placement service, day care, health service, health insurance

Remedial

reading, math, writing, study skills

Counseling

career, personal, veteran student, academic

Career

co-op education, on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training

Campus Safety

24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)

Campus Life

Housing

Overview

  • The school offers housing for students.
  • 14% of students live in school housing.
  • The school will provide assistance for off-campus housing

Types of housing available

  • 9% of housing units are Singles.
  • 6% of housing units are Doubles.
  • 85% of housing units are Apartments.
  • In total, there are 5 housing buildings.

Room Accessories

  • 60% of rooms are equipped with sprinkler systems.
  • 100% of rooms are equipped with fire alarms.
  • 100% are equipped with high-speed internet connections.

Extracurricular

  • 80% of students remain on campus over the weekends, on average.
  • Alcohol is not permitted on campus.
  • Popular events on campus: Homecoming, Springfest, International Food Fair, Madrigal Feaste, Talent Search, Camille Armstrong Memorial Step Show
  • Student activities: choral groups, concert band, dance, drama/theater, jazz band, literary magazine, marching band, music ensembles, musical theater, opera, pep band, radio station, student government, student newspaper
  • In total, there are about 200 organizations on campus.
  • Honor societies: Phi Kappa Phi, Omicron Delta Kappa, Golden Key, Alpha Lambda Delta, Alpha Mu Alpha, Sigma Delta, Omicron Kappa Upsilon, Psi Omega, Chi Sigma Iota, Kappa Delta Epsilon, Kappa Delta Pi, Phi Beta Delta, Alpha Sigma Mu, Eta Kappa Nu, Pi Tau Sigma, Tau Beta Pi, Sigma Tau Delta, Order of Omega, Alpha Eta, Pi Theta Epsilon, Phi Alpha Theta, Alpha Omega Alpha, Phi Sigma, Pi Sigma Alpha, Alpha Epsilon Delta, Psi Chi, Pi Alpha Alpha, Delta Omega, Phi Alpha, Alpha Kappa Delta, Sigma Delta Pi, Alpha Psi Omega
  • Religious organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Baptist Campus Ministries, Campus Crusade for Christ, Catholic Student Association, Christian Medical Ministry of AL, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Muslim Student Association, United Methodist Wesley Foundation, Fellowship of Christian Optometrists, American Association of Christian Counselors, Birmingham Metro Campus Ministry, Gamma Chi Epsilon, Bahai College Club at UAB, Bread and Water Campus Ministries, Chi Alpha Christian Fellowship, Christians on Campus, Alpha Omega
  • International organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Black Student Awareness Committee, Assoc. of Indian Students, Black Graduate Student Assoc. , Black Student Union, Chinese Student & Scholar Org. , Hellenic Student Org. , Indian Cultural Assoc. , International Students & Scholars Assoc. , Latin American Student Assoc. , NAACP, Taiwan Student Assoc. , Bangladeshi Student & Scholar Assoc. , Brazilian Student & Scholar Assoc. , Egyptian Student Assoc. , Japanese Student Assoc. , Korean Student & Scholar Assoc. , Nepalese Student Assoc. , Sri Lankan Student Assoc. , Tamil Student Assoc. , Thai Student Assoc. , Turkish Student Assoc. , National Assoc. of Black Accountants, National Association of Black Journalists, National Society of Black Engineers, Minority Assoc. of Prehealth Students, Asian American Organization, Hindu Student Council, Malaysian Student Org. , Muslim Women at UAB
  • Other organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) AIDS Education Project, Birmingham Freethought Society, Blazer Backers, UAB Chess Club, Dance Marathon Committee, Gay/Straight Student Alliance, Intercultural Cmte, Student Athletic Training Club, Veteran Students Organization, Ambassadors, Golden Girls, Blazer Band (pep band), Marching Blazers (band), Blazeradio, Blazerobics, Entertainment Cmte, Chamber Singers, Concert Choir, Gospel Choir, Jazz Ensemble, Computer Music Ensemble, Percussion Ensemble, Wind Ensemble, Undergraduate SGA, Graduate SGA, Anthropology Club, American Marketing Society, Economics Club, Finance Club, Industrial Distribution Student Assoc. , Public Relations Student Soc. of American, Society of Professional Journalists, UAB Assoc. for Computing Machinery, American Student Dental Assoc. , James Mark Baldwin Society, Student Alabama Education Assoc. , Students in Health & Physical Education, American Foundry Society, American Soc. of Civil Engineers, American Soc. of Material International, American Soc. of Mechanical Engineers, ASM International Student Chapter, Biomedical Engineering Soc. , Engineering Student Soc. , Institute of Electrical & Electronic Engineers, Mechanical Engineering Grad. Assoc. , Society of Biomaterials, Society of Women Engineers, Le Club Francais-French Club, Spanish Club, American College of Healthcare Executives, Student Health Info. Mgmt Assoc. , Student Occupational Therapy Org. , Assoc. of Nursing Students, Nursing Grad. Student Assoc. , Philosophy Club, Society of Physics Students, Pre-Law Society, Student Government Assoc. School of Public Health, Student social Work Org, Sociology Club, American Medical Student Assoc, Emergency Medicine Interest Group, Family Medicine Interest Group, Medical Student Research Society, Student National Medical Assoc. , Student Senate Medical School, Tinsley R. Harrison Medical Student Society, American Optometric Student Assoc. , National Optometric Student Assoc. , Pi Epsilon Chi, Student Optometric Services to Humanity, Trailblazers, Homecoming Cmte, Circle K, College Republicans, Criminal Justice Student Org. , AL Environmental Council, Alpha Phi Omega, American Institute of Graphic Arts, Beautiful Arts, Body Politik, Diamond Dolls, Graduate Student Assn. , IFC, Nasiha Roho Adinas, Natl Pan-hellenic Council, Natl Society of Collegiate Scholars, Panhellenic Council, Qi Gong Club, Society for Entrepreneurship in Business & Engineering, Society of Plastic Engineers, Surgery Interest Group, Ultimate Disk Golf/Frisbee Club, Video Game Programmers at UAB, Young Democrats, Medical Alliance, OB/GYN Interest Group, Pediatric Interest Group, Social Work Organization, UAB Opera, Leadership & Service Council
  • Student papers: (Appears as submitted by school) Kaleidoscope (weekly)

Travel

  • Nearest airport(s) (distance in miles): Birmingham, AL (8)
  • Nearest train(s) (distance in miles): Birmingham, AL (1)
  • Nearest bus-station(s) (distance in miles): Birmingham, AL (2)
  • Public transportation serves the campus.
  • All students are permitted to have cars on campus.

Employment

  • School employment is available.
  • Freshman are not discouraged from working.

Greek Life

  • There are 9 fraternities
  • 0 fraternity houses
  • 6% of students are fraternity members
  • There are 7 sororities
  • 0 sorority houses
  • 6% of students are sorority members.

ROTC

  • Army ROTC: Offered on campus
  • Navy ROTC: Not offered
  • Airforce ROTC: Offered at cooperating institution (Samford University)
  • Additional Policies

    class attendance policies set by individual instructors, hazing prohibited

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