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The University of Alabama at Birmingham Student Life

The University of Alabama at Birmingham is on a 636-acre campus in an urban setting in Birmingham, Alabama, not far from Birmingham. The University of Alabama at Birmingham has many clubs, organizations, and activities for students to participate in – band, chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.

The University of Alabama at Birmingham also has fraternities and sororities.

The University of Alabama at Birmingham has a thriving Active Minds at UAB. In fact, more students participate in Active Minds at UAB than any other on-campus activity.

Other popular student organizations at The University of Alabama at Birmingham include American Red Cross Club at UAB, Student Affiliates of the American Chemical Society, Alpha Lambda Delta and Green Initiative at UAB.

The The University of Alabama at Birmingham community comes together each year for Homecoming, Blazer Welcome and Grad Week.

The University of Alabama at Birmingham Housing

The University of Alabama at Birmingham offers housing. Students are required to live on campus through freshman year. First year students are guaranteed on-campus housing.

Most The University of Alabama at Birmingham students live off campus. In 2021, 22.8% of undergrads at The University of Alabama at Birmingham lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 77.2% of students lived off-campus or commuted to The University of Alabama at Birmingham. In the 2020-21 school year, 2,532 students chose to live on-campus. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.

The University of Alabama at Birmingham offers coed housing and .

Safety at The University of Alabama at Birmingham

College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.

The University of Alabama at Birmingham is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The The University of Alabama at Birmingham campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night.

The University of Alabama at Birmingham offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Campus housing is secure and dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards.

Plan a Visit to The University of Alabama at Birmingham

Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit to The University of Alabama at Birmingham, take Interstate 65 to Birmingham, AL. If you need to fly, book your flight to Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport airport.

While you're planning, check out other schools in Alabama you may want to visit too. Click the heart at the top of each school's page to save it to your college list.

Want to visit but can't make the trip? Explore The University of Alabama at Birmingham's campus without leaving home by taking a virtual campus tour

The University of Alabama at Birmingham Students

62%

Women

38%

Men

77%

Full Time

23%

Part Time

87%

In State

13%

Out-of-State

Ethnicity

55%

24%

7%

6%

5%

2%

1%

0.22%

0.05%

Undergraduate Students

13,351

Graduate Students

9,212

Non-Resident / International Students

304

The University of Alabama at Birmingham Campus Services

Student Services
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  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Health Clinic
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Women's Center
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Veterans Affairs
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Career Planning
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Alumni Networking
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 ESL
Campus Security
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Late-Night Transport / Escort
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Emergency Phone / Alarm
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Security Patrol

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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

22,563

Campus Setting

Urban

Acceptance Rate

67%

Tuition and Fees

In State

Unknown

Out-of-State

Unknown

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Jun 1
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