U Alabama at Birmingham, founded in 1969, is a public university and medical center complex. Programs are offered through the Schools of Arts and Humanities, Business, Dentistry, Education, Engineering, Health-Related Professions, Medicine, Natural Sciences and Mathematics, Nursing, Optometry, Social and Behavioral Sciences, and Public Health. The 265-acre campus is located six blocks from downtown Birmingham.

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collegeType
Public
studentType
Coed
13,547
Undergraduates
5,135
Men - 37.9%
8,413
Women - 62.1%
8,742
Graduate Students
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Entrance Difficulty
Not reported
Overall Admission Rate
89% of 11,906 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA
3.82
SAT Math
638 average
580-708 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
635 average
593-680 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
26 average
23-30 range of middle 50%
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Cost of Attendance
In-state: $42,462
Out-of-state: $57,252
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $24,017
Out-of-state: $38,807
Room and Board
$11,690
Average Percent of Need Met
54%
Average Freshman Award
$6,969
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$30,036
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Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
906
Regular Class Size (Students)
2-9
15%
10-19
22%
20-29
28%
30-39
10%
40-49
8%
50-99
13%
Over 100
5%
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Birmingham Population
206,950
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Birmingham, AL
Freshman Housing Guarantee
College offers housing to students
Students in College Housing
25% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I
Sororities
7.6% of women participate
Fraternities
6% of men participate
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Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
American Indian/Alaskan Native
0.2%
Asian
7.9%
Black/African-American
25.2%
Hispanic/Latino
6.9%
Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
4.9%
Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
0%
White
54.2%
Unknown
0.7%
International Students
2.3% from 56 countries
First-Year Students Returning
83.9%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
42.1%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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