An education that will change your world
The University of Alabama at Birmingham is a comprehensive urban university with a nationally-recognized academic health center. UAB is the biggest research institution in the state of Alabama and the university is the largest employer in Alabama. If you are seeking "knowledge that will change your world,” then UAB is for you. This phrase runs through the core of the university's culture, driving UAB's mission to educate the diverse student population, seek new research, serve its local and global communities and grow economic development to improve life in Birmingham and Alabama.
You’ll be joining an international community here. Located in the heart of the largest city in the state, you'll be near the best the southern US has to offer.
The exciting journey of college life starts here, with state-of-the-art facilities, numerous learning resources, an active student body and big time college athletics. That’s just the start—UAB has countless opportunities for you.