Facts & Figures

The University of Alabama School of Medicine is a multi-campus medical school with UAB serving as the main campus and three regional campuses: Huntsville (UAB-Huntsville campus), Montgomery (UAB-Montgomery campus), and Tuscaloosa (University of Alabama), as well as a residency program in Selma, AL. All students spend their first two years of medical school in Birmingham.  Students are assigned to one of four regional campuses for their clinical years: Birmingham, Huntsville, Montgomery or Tuscaloosa.

The school was established as the Medical College of Alabama in 1945 and renamed as the University of Alabama School of Medicine in 1969. The regional campuses at Tuscaloosa and Huntsville were established in 1972, and the Huntsville campus joined UAB in 1995. The Montgomery regional campus was established in 2012 with classes beginning in 2014, and the Montgomery Internal Medicine Residency program has been affiliated with the school since 1978. The Selma Family Medicine Residency program was established in 1977.


Leadership

Senior Vice President & Dean: Selwyn M. Vickers, M.D.
Regional Campus Deans: Robert M. Centor, M.D. (Huntsville), Wickliffe J. Many, Jr., M.D. (Montgomery), Richard H. Streiffer, M.D. (Tuscaloosa)


Faculty

Campus

Full-Time

Part-Time

Voluntary

Birmingham (Basic Sciences) 244 2 75
Birmingham (Clinical) 1018 27 681
Huntsville 22 41 85
Montgomery 11 0 25
Tuscaloosa 47 13 125
Selma Family Medicine Residency 4 0 20
Total 1346 83 1011

Students

Campus

Current Enrollment

Physicians Trained

Last 10 Years

To Date

Birmingham 625 1083 6395
Huntsville 72 260 853
Montgomery * * *
Tuscaloosa 62 289 789
Total 759 1632 8037

* Six students are scheduled to start on Montgomery campus in May 2014.

 

Residents

Campus/Program

Current Enrollment

Physicians Trained

Last 10 Years

To Date

Birmingham (all programs) 828 2126 3685 since 1995
Huntsville Family Medicine 36 117 394 since 1972
Huntsville Internal Medicine 24 * *
Montgomery Internal Medicine 27 110 326 since 1978
Selma Family Medicine 15 50 135 since 1977
Total 930 2403 --

* Joined UASOM in 2013


Entering Classes/Applicants

 

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

Entering Class

177

176

176

176

185

Residents of Alabama 152 151 158 152 157
Non-residents 23 25 18 24 28
Undergraduate Colleges 57 60 53 50 55
Average Age (at application) 23.6 23.3 23.6 23.5 24.0
Age Range 21-35 19-34 21-36 21-39 22-43
Average Undergraduate Total GPA 3.74 3.76 3.76 3.76 3.72
Average MCAT - Total 30.3 30.6 30.2 29.9 30.0
Verbal Reasoning 9.9 10.0 9.7 9.6 9.8
Physical Sciences 9.9 10.1 10.1 9.9 9.9
Biological Sciences 10.5 10.6 10.4 10.5 10.3

Applicants

2224

2381

2503

2599

2866

Residents of Alabama 428 425 430 401 463
Non-residents 1796 1956 2073 2198 2403

Applicants Interviewed

405

371

372

349

373

Residents of Alabama 255 237 246 244 272
Non-residents 150 134 126 105 101

Applicants Accepted

274

265

267

238

267

Residents of Alabama 189 177 190 177 199
Non-residents 85 88 77 61 68

Female Applicants

967

982

1056

1088

1248

Residents of Alabama 180 161 183 154 213
Non-residents 787 821 873 934 1035
Interviewed 161 141 143 135 154
Matriculated 81 75 82 70 79

 

         

Applicants by Race/Ethnicity

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

American Indian or Alaska Native

21

19

24

22

25

Residents of Alabama 8 5 0 4 5
Non-residents 13 14 24 18 20
Interviewed 5 3 1 3 4
Matriculated 3 1 1 2 3

Asian

395

465

485

507

486

Residents of Alabama 58 46 45 54 46
Non-residents 337 419 440 453 440
Interviewed 71 49 46 49 40
Matriculated 28 22 29 27 24

Black or African American

217

217

218

236

302

Residents of Alabama 47 58 46 43 65
Non-residents 170 159 172 193 237
Interviewed 23 21 17 19 23
Matriculated 10 10 7 6 11

Hispanic or Latino

103

118

122

121

173

Residents of Alabama 10 16 13 5 13
Non-residents 93 102 109 116 160
Interviewed 12 14 15 5 13
Matriculated 3 4 2 2 6

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

5

6

8

4

6

Residents of Alabama 0 1 1 1 2
Non-residents 5 5 7 3 4
Interviewed 0 0 0 1 0
Matriculated 0 0 1 0 0

White

1349

1422

1547

1583

1610

Residents of Alabama 295 288 303 279 317
Non-residents 1054 1134 1244 1304 1293
Interviewed 275 270 274 254 280
Matriculated 126 132 129 135 136