Why UAB?

See 5 reasons below. Then come find your own.

21st Century Programs

21st Century Programs

Choosing the right college is the first step in building a successful career. At UAB, we offer expert education in the 21st century’s most in-demand jobs, from information security, biotechnology and industrial distribution to digital media and neuroscience. Many of these programs aren’t available anywhere else in Alabama, and at few other universities nationwide.

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Investing in Student Success

Investing in Student Success

At UAB, education extends far beyond the classroom. Undergraduates can do real research in the labs of world-renowned scientists; act as catalysts of change in hundreds of service learning courses; or build their own businesses with the help of faculty mentors.

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A Value Proposition

A Value Proposition

College is one of the biggest investments you will make. UAB students get a world-class education at an outstanding value. And with our expanded scholarship options, paying for that education is easier than ever.

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Diversity in Practice

Diversity in Practice

The 21st century will be defined by a global mix of cultures, ethnicities, identities and viewpoints. Our students learn and live in an open community that is dedicated to shared respect and understanding. UAB is home to the Institute for Human Rights, which brings together scholars and activists from around the world in a city that was one of the epicenters of the Civil Rights Movement.

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Campus + City

Campus + City

With a brand-new student center, rec center and residence halls surrounding an action-packed quad, UAB has the best of traditional campus life. But we’re also located in the heart of Alabama’s largest city, with dining, nightlife and outdoor attractions that draw visitors from around the world.

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