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 9 programs in the top 20. Consistently ranked among the most diverse universities nationally in The Princeton Review.

  • Intellectual competiveness: The UAB Green and Gold Fund, a business student-managed investment portfolio, recently won three consecutive national titles at the largest national collegiate competition and regularly 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 149 degrees: Baccalaureate: 51; Master's: 54; Doctoral: 37; Professional: 3; Educational Specialist: 2; Certificates (at least a year long): 2

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.