This is the 37th edition of UAB's Facts & Figures and the 19th edition available electronically. This factbook is compiled by the Office of Institutional Effectiveness and Analysis but reflects contributions from offices all over campus. Our objective is to produce a useful and reliable resource for a variety of information needs.

FACTS & FIGURES 2016-2017

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Table of Contents


Strategic Plan
Board of Trustees
Organizational Structure
Academic Departments and Chairs
Significant Dates
Honorary Degrees Conferred
Program Accreditation
Hospital Statistical Highlights
Libraries Statistical Highlights


Student Data, Fall 2016
Headcount Enrollment Report, Fall 2016
Headcount Enrollment, Fall 1969-Fall 2016
Headcount Enrollment, Previous Year Comparison by School, Fall 2016
Enrollment by School and Level, Fall 2016
Enrollment Full-time and Part-time by Race and Gender, Fall 2016
Enrollment by Race and Level, Fall 2011-2016
Student Demographics, Fall 2016
Undergraduate Student Demographics, Fall 2016
First-Time Freshmen Student Demographics, Fall 2016
Entering Undergraduate Transfer Student Demographics, Fall 2016
Graduate Student Demographics, Fall 2016
D.M.D., M.D., O.D. Student Demographics, Fall 2016
Five-Year Enrollment by Student Source, Fall 2012-Fall 2016
Enrollment by Student Source, Fall 2016
Enrollment by Source—Alabama Counties, Fall 2016
Enrollment by Source—U.S. States, Fall 2016
Enrollment by School and Class, Fall 2011-Fall 2016
Enrollment by Student Level, Fall 1969-Fall 2016
Full-Time and Part-Time Enrollment by Gender, Fall 1986-Fall 2016
Credit Hour by School, Fall 2015 to Fall 2016 Comparison
Credit Hour Production, Fall 2016
Credit Hour by School, 2009-2010 through 2015-2016
Degrees Offered at UAB
Degrees Awarded
Degrees Awarded by School, 1969-1970 through 2015-2016
Degrees Confered, July 1, 1969 through June 30, 2016
Doctors's Degrees Conferred by Category, July 1, 2010 through June 30, 2016
Retention and Graduation Rates, 2003-2016
Required Student Tuition and Fees, Fall 2016
Student Aid Funds Available, 2008-2009 through 2015-2016
Full-time Baccalaureate-Seeking Freshmen Cohorts, 2003-2012


Work Force, FY 2016-2017
Work Force by Full-Tine and Part-Time, 2016-2017
Work Force by Job Category, FY 2016-2017
Work Force by Area, 2007-2008 through 2016-2017
Work Force by Status, 2007-2008 through 2016-2017
Work Force by EEO Category, 2007-2008 through 2015-2016
Work Force by Area, Status, Gender and Job Category, 2009-2010 through 2015-2016
Full-time Work Force and Payroll, 2004-2016
Full-time Faculty by Rank, Gender and Tenure Status, Fall 2016
Highest Degrees of Full-time Faculty by School by Rank, Fall 2016
Endowed Positions at UAB
Faculty Awards and Honors


Selected Financial Highlights, FY 2013-2014 through FY 2015-2016
Financial Profile, FY 2015-2016 Actual
State Funding from the Educational Trust Fund, FY 1967-1968 to FY 2015-2016
Sponsored Project Expenditures, FY 2010 through FY 2016
Summary of Grants and Contracts Awarded, FY 2016
Building Summary, Fall 2016
Space by Funding Unit
Funding Sources for New Construction and Major Renovations, 1969-2016
Capitalized Expenditures for New Construction and Major Renovations, 1969-2016
Space Distribution, as of September 30, 2016