32

Fulbright Scholars

3

Rhodes Scholars

2

Marshall Scholars

17

Critical Language Scholars

6

USAID Scholars

International Statistics

1097

Students from 83 Countries


951 Enrolled in Degree-Seeking Curriculum
146 Enrolled in Academic English and Undergraduate and Graduate Pathway Programs
323

International Exchange Visitors and Medical Graduates


From Over 100 Countries
326

International Faculty, Staff, Physician, and Researcher Employees

International Students at UAB Contribute
$29.1 Million to the Alabama Economy and Support 327 Jobs


Top F-1 International Student Countries

  • China and India: 196
  • Saudi Arabia: 64
  • Taiwan: 54
  • South Korea: 44
  • Nigeria: 35
  • Oman: 27
  • Nepal: 26
  • Kuwait and Pakistan: 20
  • Bangladesh and Thailand: 19
  • Vietnam: 16

Top H-1B International Employee Countries of Citizenship

  • India: 144
  • China: 45
  • Canada: 19
  • South Korea: 15
  • UK, Germany, Mexico, and Nepal: 7
  • Brazil and Pakistan: 5
  • Taiwan: 4
  • Bangladesh, Egypt, Georgia, Greece, Spain, and Sri Lanka: 3

Education Abroad

455

Students Studied Abroad

170+

Study Abroad Programs on All 7 Continents

$60K+

Scholarships Awarded for Study Abroad Students in 2019-20

Top 10 Majors

  • Public Health
  • Biology
  • International Studies
  • Neuroscience
  • English
  • Foreign Languages
  • Marketing
  • Psychology
  • Management
  • Kinesiology

Top 10 Study Abroad Destinations

  • France
  • United Kingdom
  • Japan
  • Costa Rica
  • Italy
  • Spain
  • Panama
  • Kenya
  • Puerto Rico
  • China
  • Dominican Republic

Passport Services

Voted “Most Innovative Customer Service” in the nation in 2018-19

Served 2,300 passport applicants in 2018-19

Hosted 234 Global Entry applicants