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
13,351
Undergraduates
5,114
Men - 38.3%
8,238
Women - 61.7%
9,212
Graduate Students
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Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
67% of 9,817 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA
3.83
SAT Math
599 average
530-660 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
610 average
560-668 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
26 average
22-30 range of middle 50%
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Cost of Attendance
Not reported
Tuition and Fees
Not reported
Room and Board
Not reported
Average Percent of Need Met
53%
Average Freshman Award
$6,748
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$29,650
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Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
902
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
23% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I
Sororities
2.5% of women participate
Fraternities
5% of men participate
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Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
American Indian/Alaskan Native
0.2%
Asian
7.3%
Black/African-American
24.3%
Hispanic/Latino
6.4%
Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
4.9%
Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
0%
White
56.3%
Unknown
0.6%
International Students
2.3% from 62 countries
First-Year Students Returning
86.4%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
38.2%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
70%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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