Education

UAB’s dynamic living and learning environment inspires and nurtures achievement, social responsibility and enterprise. In this mecca of multiculturalism, a highly motivated student body examines, masters and expands traditional knowledge in the classroom, lab, field and communities they serve.

  • Accelerated learning in an Honors College that promotes integrative learning, experiential education and entrepreneurial innovation and has served as a national model for more than 25 years.

  • Groundbreaking and nationally respected programs: UAB continues to rank highly in U.S. News and World Report  “Best Graduate Schools,” with 14 programs in the top 25. Named four consecutive years among the top 10 universities nationally for diversity by The Princeton Review.

  • Intellectual competiveness: The UAB Green and Gold Fund, a business student-managed investment portfolio, has won three consecutive national titles at the largest national collegiate competition and outperforms the S&P 500. UAB in recent years has won national championships in Mock Trial, the Ethics Bowl and the Bioethics Bowl.

  • Stats: Through its 10 schools and College of Arts and Sciences, UAB offers a total of 137 degrees: Baccalaureate: 48; Master's: 49; Doctoral: 37; Professional: 3 



In a word:


Instructs.  Initiates.  Entertains.  Performs.  Masters.  Qualifies.  Reveals.  Speaks.  Shapes.  Defends.  Imagines.  Creates.  Commands.  Designs.  Articulates.  Illustrates.  Equips.  Emboldens.  Refines.  Expands.  Perceives.  Conceives.  Inspires.  Stimulates.  Visualizes.