UAB is No. 49 in the United States and No. 122 in the world in a ranking of world universities based on academic performances as measured by quality and quantity of scholarly publications.
The Middle East Technical University’s World Ranking of 2000 Higher Education Institutions assesses and ranks universities according to multiple publication criteria, including number of articles, citations, journal impact and collaboration with foreign universities.
For 2014, UAB is the only university in Alabama to rank in the nation’s top 100 or among the top 500 in the world.