UAB ranks highly among international institutions

A consistently solid academic performance helps place UAB high in the rankings of the world's top universities.

urapIn a ranking of world universities based on academic performance and research, the University of Alabama at Birmingham ranks 49th in the United States and 122nd in the world.

The Middle East Technical University’s University Ranking by Academic Performance program measures academic institutions based on the quality and quantity of scholarly publications. URAP’s assessment of 2,500 institutions is based on the 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.