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4 College Junior

Diversity: I feel like UAB is a very accepting campus, but you can tell that the groups are separated by their own choice. I actively take part in UAB's Baptist Campus Ministry group and recommend that to anyone that is looking for a religious place to fit in and meet great people!

5 College Sophomore

Diversity: UAB has a lot of diverse individuals with new outlooks to share with you. I have learned a lot about other cultures just by meeting people on the green.

4 College Senior

Diversity: UAB is known for its diversity and we pride ourselves in being an open-minded university.

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5 College Sophomore

Diversity: One of the most diverse schools in the nation.

4 Recent Alumnus

Diversity: The diversity on the campus is great and inviting.

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Facts & Statistics

African American
27%
Asian
5%
Hispanic
2%
International
2%
Native American
0%
White
59%
Unknown
2%
Historically Black College/University?
No
Tribal College?
No
Out-of-State Students
13%
Common States of Residence
  • Florida
  • Foreign countries
  • Georgia
  • Mississippi
  • Tennessee
Student Age Breakdown
Under 18: 1%
18-19: 24%
20-21: 23%
22-24: 24%
25+: 27%
Female Faculty
38%
Male Faculty
62%
Faculty Diversity
African American: 5%
Asian American: 14%
Hispanic: 3%
International: 3%
Native American: 0%
White: 75%
Unknown: 0%

Student Polls

Have you changed your political affiliation since you started college?    Based on 12 responses

  • 100% No
  • 0% Yes, Democrat to Republican
  • 0% Yes, Democrat to Independent/Other Party
  • 0% Yes, Republican to Democrat
  • 0% Yes, Republican to Independent/Other Party
  • 0% Yes, Independent/Other Party to Democrat
  • 0% Yes, Independent/Other Party to Republican

How would you best describe your personal political beliefs?    Based on 66 responses

  • 5% Progressive/very liberal
  • 15% Liberal
  • 35% Moderate
  • 18% Conservative
  • 3% Very conservative
  • 3% Libertarian
  • 21% Not sure

How would you best describe the political beliefs of campus as a whole?    Based on 65 responses

  • 5% Progressive/very liberal
  • 18% Liberal
  • 34% Moderate
  • 6% Conservative
  • 2% Very conservative
  • 2% Libertarian
  • 34% Not sure

How diverse is the student body in the following areas?    Based on 66 responses

Totally homogenous
Extremely diverse
  • Economic status
  • Ethnic heritage
  • National origin (international students)
  • Political affiliation
  • Religious background
  • Sexual orientation

How diverse is your personal circle of friends in the following areas?    Based on 66 responses

Totally homogenous
Extremely diverse
  • Economic status
  • Ethnic heritage
  • National origin (international students)
  • Political affiliation
  • Religious background
  • Sexual orientation

Have you changed your political views since starting college?    Based on 13 responses

  • 92% No
  • 8% Yes, I became a lot more liberal.
  • 0% Yes, I became a little more liberal.
  • 0% Yes, I became a lot more conservative.
  • 0% Yes, I became a little more conservative.

What political party do you associate yourself with?    Based on 13 responses

  • 38% Republican
  • 46% Democratic
  • 0% Independent
  • 0% Other party not mentioned
  • 15% I don't care about politics

Have your religious views changed since you started college?    Based on 11 responses

  • 82% No, my religious views have stayed the same.
  • 18% Yes. I've become more religious, but I'm still affiliated with the same religion.
  • 0% Yes. I've become more religious and have changed my religious affiliation.
  • 0% Yes. I've become less religious, but I'm still affiliated with the same religion.
  • 0% Yes. I've become less religious and have changed my religious affiliation.

How accepted is the LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender) community on campus?    Based on 13 responses

  • 46% Very accepted. LGBT students are treated no differently than non-LGBT students.
  • 38% Accepted. LGBT students are treated fairly, but there are still some people who aren't accepting of them.
  • 15% Somewhat accepted. LGBT students aren't necessarily out and proud on campus, for fear of intolerance.
  • 0% Not accepted. LGBT students generally stay quiet.

How important is religion in your life?    Based on 12 responses

  • 33% Very important. I regularly attend religious services and also participate in related clubs/organizations.
  • 17% Important. I regularly attend religious services.
  • 25% Somewhat important. I sometimes attend religious services.
  • 25% Not important. I don't affiliate with any religion.

How accepting is the campus community as a whole toward someone who falls into the minority (ethnic, sexual, or religious)?    Based on 66 responses

  • 68% Very accepting.
  • 27% Most students are accepting, except for a few rare cases of intolerance.
  • 3% The campus is split on its acceptance-not all minority groups are as accepted as others.
  • 2% It's hard to be a minority here.
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