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Athletics

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3 College Sophomore

Athletics: Sports are not a focus in campus life. All of the facilities are very nice though.

4 College Sophomore

Athletics: The football team was voted out and now with the support of students, faculty, and alumni it is back.

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5 College Freshman

Athletics: I believe that my schools strives to be the best academically and athletic wise and also has a wide variety of different sports.

1 person found this useful Report
4 College Sophomore

Athletics: The sports teams are fun to watch and there are a lot of intramural sports to get into.

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3 College Senior

Athletics: UAB's athletic program is lacking. Our football team got cut before a vote was made to bring it back. We lack our own football field. Our baseball and softball fields are nice but I don't think there are a lot of people in attendance to the games.

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Facts & Statistics

Athletic Association
  • NAA
  • NCAA
Athletic Division
NCAA Division I-A
Athletic Conferences
Football: Conference USA
Basketball: Conference USA
Men Playing Varsity Sports
199 - 6%
Women Playing Varsity Sports
135 - 3%
Students Receiving Athletic Financial Aid
Football: 90
Basketball: 28
Baseball: 37
Cross Country/Track: 28
Other Sports: 102
Graduation Rates of Athletic Financial Aid Recipients
Football: 46%
Basketball: 43%
Baseball: 67%
Cross Country/Track: 50%
Other Sports: 62%
Men's Varsity Sports
  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Football
  • Golf
  • Soccer
  • Tennis
Women's Varsity Sports
  • Basketball
  • Golf
  • Rifle
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Tennis
  • Track and field
  • Volleyball

Student Polls

How popular are varsity sports on campus?    Based on 179 responses

  • 3% Almost everything on campus revolves around them.
  • 43% Varsity sports are a big part of campus life.
  • 49% Varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life.
  • 6% No one pays attention to varsity sports.

How popular are intramurals and club sports?    Based on 179 responses

  • 34% They are just as popular as varsity sports (or even more so).
  • 26% They are overshadowed by varsity sports, but still a big part of campus life.
  • 39% Some people participate in them, but they aren't a big part of campus life.
  • 2% Almost no one participates in them.

How would you describe the athletic facilities?    Based on 179 responses

  • 20% The athletic facilities are some of the best in the country.
  • 56% Sports are important, and the quality of facilities shows that-for both athletes and non-athletes.
  • 16% The athletic facilities are good for athletes, but only mediocre for the average students.
  • 8% The athletic facilities are relatively subpar for the demands.

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