som annual reportThe 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) 255 2 85
Birmingham (Clinical) 1152 31 876
Huntsville 23 41 120
Montgomery 6 2 30
Tuscaloosa 48 5 232
Selma Family Medicine Residency 4 2 0
Total 1488 83 1343

Students

Campus

Current Enrollment

Physicians Trained

Last 10 Years

To Date

Birmingham 626 1039 6608
Huntsville 70 303 923
Montgomery 24 * *
Tuscaloosa 60 307 850
Total 780 1649 8381

* First Montgomery students started in May 2014.

 

Residents

Campus/Program

Current Enrollment

Physicians Trained

Last 10 Years

To Date

Birmingham (all programs) 863 2296 4210 since 1995
Huntsville Family Medicine 37 117 418 since 1972
Huntsville Internal Medicine 25 15* 15 since 2014
Montgomery Internal Medicine 27 137 356 since 1978
Selma Family Medicine 15 53 145 since 1977
Total 967 2618 --

* Joined UASOM in 2013


Entering Classes/Applicants

 

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

Entering Class

176

176

185

186

186

Residents of Alabama 158 152 157 169  156 
Non-residents 18 24 28 17  30 
Undergraduate Colleges 53 50 55 47  52 
Average Age (at application) 23.6 23.5 24.0 23.2  23.7 
Age Range 21-36 21-39 22-43 21-33  21-39 
Average Undergraduate Total GPA 3.76 3.76 3.72 3.76  3.73 
Average MCAT - Total 30.2 29.9 30.0 30.0  30.2 
Verbal Reasoning 9.7 9.6 9.8 9.8  9.8 
Physical Sciences 10.1 9.9 9.9 9.9  9.9 
Biological Sciences 10.4 10.5 10.3 10.3  10.5 

Applicants

2503

2599

2866

3107

3720

Residents of Alabama 430 401 463 438  482 
Non-residents 2073 2198 2403 2669  3238 

Applicants Interviewed

372

349

373

408 

415 

Residents of Alabama 246 244 272 286  272 
Non-residents 126 105 101 122  143 

Applicants Accepted

267

238

267

258 

265 

Residents of Alabama 190 177 199 193  195 
Non-residents 77 61 68 65  70 

Female Applicants

1056

1088

1248

1373 

1658 

Residents of Alabama 183 154 213 187  206 
Non-residents 873 934 1035 1186  1452 
Interviewed 143 135 154 173  172 
Matriculated 82 70 79 83  99 

 

         

Applicants by Race/Ethnicity

2011

2012

2013

2014 

2015 

American Indian or Alaska Native

24

22

25

33 

30 

Residents of Alabama 0 4 5
Non-residents 24 18 20 30  24 
Interviewed 1 3 4
Matriculated 1 2 3

Asian

485

507

486

597 

680 

Residents of Alabama 45 54 46 61  50 
Non-residents 440 453 440 536  630 
Interviewed 46 49 40 64  49 
Matriculated 29 27 24 29  22 

Black or African American

218

236

302

287 

399 

Residents of Alabama 46 43 65 50  63 
Non-residents 172 193 237 237  336 
Interviewed 17 19 23 29  33 
Matriculated 7 6 11 10 

Hispanic or Latino

122

121

173

205 

264 

Residents of Alabama 13 5 13 11  14 
Non-residents 109 116 160 194  250 
Interviewed 15 5 13 16  17 
Matriculated 2 2 6

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

8

4

6

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

White

1547

1583

1610

1798 

2174 

Residents of Alabama 303 279 317 289  339 
Non-residents 1244 1304 1293 1509  1835 
Interviewed 274 254 280 282  295 
Matriculated 129 135 136 135  142 

Other

0

0

165

157 

184 

Residents of Alabama 0 0 13 20 17 
Non-residents 0 0 152 137 167 
Interviewed 0 0 7 18 16 
Matriculated 0 0 4 5

Unknown Race/Ethnicity

178

209

210

162

142

Residents of Alabama 28 31 16 18
Non-residents 150 178 194 144 133 
Interviewed 25 30 15 15 12 
Matriculated 13 11 6 9

NOTE: Applicants can list more than one race/ethnicity, so total number matriculated will be larger than entering class size.