Academics

Location
Birmingham, AL
Undergrads
8,270
Tuition (in-state)
$15,462 ($6,798)
Admission Difficulty
Easy
Branch Campus Of
University of Alabama
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4 College Sophomore

Academics: The professors are amazing and helpful, as long as you ask for it in the right way. Resources are available, take the time to utilize it!

4 College Sophomore

Academics: Classes are challenging; however, professors I have had thus far are extremely helpful and thorough.

5 Recent Alumnus

Academics: My school is know for their how level of achievement.

4 Recent Alumnus

Academics: Students receive alot of opportunities with programs.

4 College Freshman

Academics: UAB is a teaching school in the medical field. Thus far the classes have been well focused on the future goals of my education, not just on passing the class.

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Rankings View more rankings . . .

  • 84th
    Most Flexible Curriculums
  • 85th
    Best Course Variety
  • 110th
    Best Online Course Options
  • 133rd
    Smartest Professors
  • 282nd
    Best Use of Teaching Assistants

Student Author Overview

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Facts & Statistics

Student-Faculty Ratio
18:1
Full-Time Instructional Faculty
852
Part-Time Instructional Faculty
77
Total FT Faculty
2,058
Faculty with Terminal Degree
86%
Average Faculty Salary
$88,088
Full-Time Retention Rate
80%
Part-Time Retention Rate
61%
Transfer-Out Rate
29%
Graduation Rate
48%
Programs/Majors Offered
91
Academic/Career Counseling?
Yes
Remedial Services?
Yes
Instructional Programs
Occupational: No
Academic: Yes
Continuing Professional: Yes
Recreational/Avocational: No
Adult Basic Remedial: No
Secondary (High School): No
Special Credit Opportunities
Advanced Placement (AP) Credits: Yes
Dual Credit: Yes
Life Experience Credits: Yes
Degrees Awarded
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Certificate
  • Doctorate - Professional practice
  • Doctorate - Research/scholarship
  • Master's degree
  • Other
  • Post-bachelor's certificate
  • Post-master's certificate
Most Popular Majors
  • Business Administration and Management: 3%
  • Medicine: 2%
  • Psychology: 2%
  • Registered Nursing (RN): 7%
Special Study Options
  • Study abroad
  • Teacher certification (below the postsecondary level)

Student Polls

How strongly do you agree or disagree with each of the following statements?    Based on 55 responses

Strongly disagree
Strongly agree
  • The academic advisers are helpful.
  • It is easy to get the classes you want.
  • Grading is generally consistent and fair.
  • There are a variety of interesting courses to take.
  • Students are encouraged to explore a wide range of courses and topics.
  • My Gen-Ed requirements are worthwhile and meaningful.
  • The workload is easy to manage.
  • There are plenty of good online course options.
  • Teaching assistants (TAs) are used effectively.
  • The course scheduling/registration process is efficient and student-friendly.
  • Classrooms/labs are up-to-date and incorporate new technologies effectively.

How strongly do you agree or disagree with each of the following statements regarding the professors at this school?    Based on 62 responses

Strongly disagree
Strongly agree
  • Professors are approachable and helpful when needed
  • Professors are engaging and easy to understand.
  • Professors are experts in their field.
  • Professors are passionate about the topics they teach.
  • Professors care about their students' success.
  • Professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.
  • Professors use teaching assistants (TAs) effectively.

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