University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB), a public university located in Birmingham, Alabama, is part of the University of Alabama System.
UAB offers a variety of bachelor’s, master’s, doctoral, and professional degrees in the social sciences, behavioral sciences, liberal arts, education, business, and engineering, as well as in various health-related fields, including medicine, optometry, dentistry, pubic health, and nursing.
The university has about 18,000 students.
UAB consists of one college, nine schools, the Division of General Studies, and the Graduate School.
The university has a graduate instructional program which heavily emphasizes STEM fields and professional programs in the health and veterinary sciences.
The University of Alabama at Birmingham is renowned for its medical research and natural sciences programs. The UAB Health System, one of the nation’s largest academic medical centers, is affiliated with the university.
The University Honors Program is the university’s core liberal arts honors program. The program offers students an array of interdisciplinary courses designed to be more innovative, challenging, and personal than traditional courses.