University of Alabama at Birmingham Teaching Programs
Located in Birmingham, Alabama, University of Alabama at Birmingham is a public institution. The surrounding area of the school is a good match for students who enjoy city life.
University of Alabama at Birmingham Rankings
These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.
Program Level Awards
These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at UAB.
Where Is University of Alabama at Birmingham?
Contact details for UAB are given below.
|Address:||Administration Bldg Suite 1070, Birmingham, AL 35294-0110|
How Do I Get Into UAB?
You can apply to UAB online at: https://ssb.it.uab.edu/pls/sctprod/zsapk003_ug_web_appl.new_user
Admission Requirements for UAB
|High School GPA||required|
|High School Rank||neither required nor recommended|
|High School Transcript||required|
|College Prep Program||required|
|Recommendations||neither required nor recommended|
|SAT or ACT Scores||required|
|TOEFL||neither required nor recommended|
How Hard Is It To Get Into UAB?
Approximately 36% of accepted students are men and 64% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 79%, and the acceptance rate for women is 82%.
Average Test Scores
About 14% of students accepted to UAB submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 560 and 668. Math scores were between 530 and 660.
Can I Afford University of Alabama at Birmingham?
The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.
Student Loan Debt
While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At UAB, approximately 51% of students took out student loans averaging $6,713 a year. That adds up to $26,852 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at UAB is 6.3%. Although this is lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, you'll still want to keep this in mind when taking out student loans.
University of Alabama at Birmingham Undergraduate Student Diversity
There are also 8,685 graduate students at the school.
Of the 10,402 full-time undergraduates at UAB, 38% are male and 62% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of University of Alabama at Birmingham students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||2,354|
|Hispanic or Latino||662|
Alabama students aren't the only ones who study at University of Alabama at Birmingham. At this time, 32 states are represented by the student population at the school.
Over 86 countries are represented at UAB. The most popular countries sending students to the school are India, China, and Saudi Arabia.
Online Learning at University of Alabama at Birmingham
The following chart shows how the online learning population at UAB has changed over the last few years.
This school is the 7th most popular in Alabama for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2019-2020.
Online Affordability Rankings of UAB
During the most recent year for which we have data, the full-time undergraduate tuition at University of Alabama at Birmingham was $8,568 for in-state students. Out-of-state students paid $20,400. The following table shows how UAB is ranked for affordability for both in-state and out-of-state students among colleges and universities that are not mostly online.
|Major||Tuition for In-State Students||Tuition for Out-of-State Students|
|Educational Assessment, Testing, & Measurement||#1||#4|
|Physical Education Teaching & Coaching||#6||#12|
|Teaching English or French||#22||#34|
|Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor||#22||#34|
|Early Childhood Education||#28||#37|
|Teacher Education Subject Specific||#34||#40|
|Reading Teacher Education||#46||#43|
Online Growth Rankings of UAB
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at University of Alabama at Birmingham was 9.5%. This is the #1,028 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at UAB regardless of major.
The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at UAB ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at UAB.
|Major||Growth Rate Rank|
|Educational Assessment, Testing, & Measurement||#7|
|Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor||#79|
|Teaching English or French||#82|
|Reading Teacher Education||#120|
|General Special Education||#175|
|Early Childhood Education||#176|
|Curriculum & Instruction||#197|
|Curriculum & Instruction||#197|
|Teacher Education Subject Specific||#299|
|Teacher Education Grade Specific||#479|
When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.
University of Alabama at Birmingham Teaching Concentrations
The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.
*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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