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The University of Alabama at Birmingham: World-class research within reach

The University of Alabama at Birmingham is your destination for health and innovation. With access to world-changing research opportunities and top programs, you will live and learn in a thriving center of research and industry.

Why choose The University of Alabama at Birmingham?

  • With over $715 million in research expenditures, UAB is designated a Tier One research university by the Carnegie Institute. 100% of undergraduates are able to find research placement at UAB.

  • UAB is a top school for health care and health care research. Eight medicine specialities are ranked in the US’ top 50 (U.S. News & World Report 2023, Best Hospitals Rankings).

  • Birmingham is a rising travel destination with offerings in culture, history, greenspace and industry you won’t find anywhere else. Condé Nast Traveler named Birmingham one of “The Best 22 Places to Go in 2022.”

Living in Birmingham


Your INTO Center

The INTO UAB Center is your home away from home, located in the heart of campus. It includes:

  • classrooms

  • the Learning Resource Center

  • multi-faith prayer rooms

  • cozy common areas where you can study and hang out with friends

Explore the INTO Center