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For five decades, the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) has been a magnet for dreamers and doers, artists and scientists, idealists and realists. Established in 1969 as an independent campus in the University of Alabama System, UAB is a university without walls, where no one is worried about fitting in — just standing out. UAB is your launching pad for a 21st century career, with opportunities you won’t find anywhere else.
With an enrollment of more than 20,900 students in fall 2017, UAB provides a collaborative learning experience to prepare diverse students for rewarding careers and lives that benefit society and our regional and global economy. In addition, UAB offers exceptional graduate and professional programs that prepare students to lead, teach, conduct research, provide professional services, become the prominent scholars and societal leaders of the future, and contribute to our region's and our nation’s prosperity.
UAB is the state of Alabama’s largest employer, with some 23,000 employees, and has an annual economic impact exceeding $7.15 billion. Thirteen UAB graduate programs were ranked in the top 25 in U.S. News & World Report’s 2019 “America’s Best Graduate School” list, and 10 UAB specialties were ranked among the nation’s top 50 programs of their kind in the U.S. News 2017-2018 Best Hospitals list. Total research expenditures at UAB exceeded $562 million in 2017. UAB's research funding from the National Institutes of Health, based on 2016 figures, ranks eighth among public universities.
1720 2nd Ave South, Birmingham, Alabama, 35294, United States