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 University of Alabama at Birmingham

University of Alabama at Birmingham - Birmingham, AL

Administration Bldg Suite 1070, Birmingham, Alabama 35294-0110

General information:(205)934-4011
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Type:4-Year,Public
Awards offered:Bachelor's degree
Master's degree
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship
Post-master's certificate
Doctor's degree - professional practice
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years
Doctor's degree - other
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Campus setting:City: Midsize
Campus housing:Yes
Student population:17,575(11,128 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty ratio:18 to 1
Admissions
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Financial Aid
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Special Learning Opportunities
ROTC(Army, Air Force)
Teacher certification
Distance learning opportunities
Study abroad
Student Services
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Placement services for completers
Credit Accepted
Dual credit
Credit for life experiences
Advanced placement (AP) credits
Carnegie Classification
Research Universities (very high research activity)
Religious Affiliation
Not applicable
Federal Aid
Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
Undergraduate students enrolled who are formally registered with office of disability services
3% or less
Estimated Expenses for Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

• Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.

Detailed Expenses 2009-2010 2010-2011 2011-2012 %change 2010-2011 to 2011-2012
Tuition and fees
In-state $5,096 $5,806 $6,264 -7%
Out-of-state $11,432 $13,198 $14,256 -7%
Books and supplies $1,000 $1,000 $1,000 0%
Living arrangement
On Campus
Room and board $8,969 $9,470 $9,714 -3%
Other $4,050 $4,050 $4,175 -3%
Off Campus
Room and board $8,969 $9,470 $9,714 -3%
Other $4,050 $4,050 $4,175 -3%
Off Campus with Family
Other $4,050 $4,050 $4,175 -3%
Total Expenses 2009-2010 2010-2011 2011-2012 %change 2010-2011 to 2011-2012
In-state
On Campus $19,115 $20,326 $21,153 -5%
Off Campus $19,115 $20,326 $21,153 -5%
Off Campus with Family $10,146 $10,856 $11,439 -9%
Out-of-state
On Campus $25,451 $27,718 $29,145 -7%
Off Campus $25,451 $27,718 $29,145 -7%
Off Campus with Family $16,482 $18,248 $19,431 -5%
Average graduate student tuition and fees for academic year 2012-2013
In-state tuition $6,264
In-state fees $0
Out-of-state tuition $14,256
Out-of-state fees $0
Alternative Tuition Plans
Type of Plan Offered
Tuition guarantee plan
Prepaid tuition plan
Tuition payment plan X
Other alternative tuition plan
Average graduate student tuition and fees for academic year 2012-2013
In-state tuition $5,922
In-state fee $0
Out-of-state tuition $13,428
Out-of-state fees $0
Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2010-2011
Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

• Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.

Type of Aid Number receiving aid Percent receiving aid Total amount of aid received Average amount of aid received
Any student financial aid 1,355 88% --
Grant or scholarship aid 1,193 77% $7,153,052 $5,996
Federal grants 585 38% $3,176,808 $5,430
Pell grants 576 37% $2,731,236 $4,742
Other federal grants 437 28% $445,572 $1,020
State/local government grant or scholarships 9 1% $9,250 $1,028
Institutional grants or scholarships 856 56% $3,966,994 $4,634
Student loan aid 883 57% $5,362,368 $6,073
Federal student loans 879 57% $5,084,097 $5,784
Other student loans 34 2% $278,271 $8,184
All Undergraduate Students
Type of Aid Number receiving aid Percent receiving aid Total amount of aid received Average amount of aid received
Grant or scholarship aid1 6,711 61% $42,304,065 $6,304
Pell grants 3,729 34% $17,590,170 $4,717
Federal student loans 5,906 54% $47,624,321 $8,064

AVERAGE NET PRICE FOR FULL-TIME BEGINNING STUDENTS

Full-time beginning undergraduate students who paid the in-state or in-district tuition rate and were awarded grant or scholarship aid from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.
2008-20092009-20102010-2011
Average net price $11,131 $11,669 $13,373
Full-time beginning undergraduate students who paid the in-state or in-district tuition rate and were awarded Title IV aid by income.
Average net price by Income 2008-2009 2009-2010 2010-2011
$0 - $30,000 $9,491 $9,890 $11,105
$30,001 - $48,000 $11,052 $10,917 $12,332
$48,001 - $75,000 $14,428 $14,556 $16,982
$75,001 - $110,000 $14,426 $15,414 $19,244
$110,001 and more $14,507 $14,786 $19,440

• Average net price is generated by subtracting the average amount of federal, state/local government, or institutional grant or scholarship aid from the total cost of attendance. Total cost of attendance is the sum of published tuition and required fees (lower of in-district or in-state), books and supplies, and the weighted average for room and board and other expenses.

• Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.

• Title IV aid to students includes grant aid, work study aid, and loan aid. These include: Federal Pell Grant, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG), Academic Competitiveness Grant (ACG), National Science and Mathematics Access to Retain Talent Grant (National SMART Grant), Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education (TEACH) Grant, Federal Work-Study, Federal Perkins Loan, Subsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan, and Unsubsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan. For those Title IV recipients, net price is reported by income category and includes students who received federal aid even if none of that aid was provided in the form of grants. While Title IV status defines the cohort of student for which the data are reported, the definition of net price remains the same total cost of attendance minus grant aid.

NET PRICE CALCULATOR

• An institution's net price calculator allows current and prospective students, families, and other consumers to estimate the net price of attending that institution for a particular student.

Fall 2011
Total enrollment 17,575
Undergraduate enrollment 11,128
Undergraduate transfer-in enrollment 1,266
Graduate enrollment 6,447
UNDERGRADUATE STUDENT GENDER
UNDERGRADUATE RACE/ETHNICITY
GRADUATE ATTENDANCE STATUS

Undergraduate application fee (2012-2013):$30

Graduate application fee (2011-2012):$45

Undergraduate Admissions Fall 2012

Total Male Female
Number of applicants 5,575 2,307 3,268
Percent admitted 72% 73% 71%
Percent admitted who enrolled 73% 30% 28%
Admissions ConsiderationsRequiredRecommended
Secondary school GPA X
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record X
Completion of college-preparatory program X
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) X
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign language)
Recommendations
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)

Test scores:Fall 2011(enrolled first-time students)

Students submitting scores Number Percent
SAT 79 5%
ACT 1500 93%.
Test Scores 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile**
SAT Critical Reading 500 630
SAT Math 500 640
SAT Writing . .
ACT Composite 21 27
ACT English 21 28
ACT Math 20 26
First-to-Second Year Retention Rates

Retention rates measure the percentage of first-time students who are seeking bachelor's degrees who return to the institution to continue their studies the following fall.

Retention Rates for First-Time Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees

Percentage of Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2010 and Returned in Fall 2011

Overall Graduation Rate and Transfer-Out Rate

The overall graduation rate is also known as the "Student Right to Know" or IPEDS graduation rate. It tracks the progress of students who began their studies as full-time, first-time degree- or certificate-seeking students to see if they complete a degree or other award such as a certificate within 150% of "normal time" for completing the program in which they are enrolled.

Some institutions also report a transfer-out rate, which is the percentage of the full-time, first-time students who transferred to another institution.

Note that not all students at the institution are tracked for these rates. Students who have already attended another postsecondary institution, or who began their studies on a part-time basis, are not tracked for this rate. At this institution, 53 percent of entering students were counted as "full-time, first-time" in 2011.

2011-2012 VARSITY ATHLETES

NCAA Division I-AMenWomen
All Track Combined -72
Baseball 35-
Basketball 1316
Beach Volleyball -17
Bowling -7
Football 118-
Golf 129
Rifle -9
Soccer 2923
Softball -26
Tennis 910
Volleyball -17

INSTITUTIONAL ACCREDITATION

AGENCYPERIODS OF ACCREDITATIONSTATUS
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges07/01/1970 Accredited

SPECIALIZED ACCREDITATION

AGENCY/PROGRAMPERIODS OF ACCREDITATIONSTATUS
American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation

Endodontics

12/09/1966 Accredited
American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation

Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (OMS)

05/24/1968 Accredited
American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation

Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopedics

12/09/1966 Accredited
American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation

Pediatric Dentistry

12/09/1966 Accredited
American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation

Periodontics

12/09/1966 Accredited
American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation

Prosthodontics

12/09/1966 Accredited
American Occupational Therapy Association, Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education

Occupational Therapy (OT) - Professional Programs

01/01/1970 Accredited
American Optometric Association, Accreditation Council on Optometric Education

Optometry (OPT) - Professional degree programs

04/15/1973 Accredited
American Physical Therapy Association, Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education

Physical Therapy (PTA) - Professional programs for the physical therapist

05/01/1967 Accredited
American Psychological Association, Commission on Accreditation

Clinical Psychology (CLPSY) - PhD Doctoral programs

03/20/1985 Accredited
Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education

Health Services Administration (HSA) - Graduate programs in health services administration

07/01/1968 Accredited
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education

Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels

03/03/2000 Accredited
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education

Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels

03/03/2000 Accredited
Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs

Nurse Anesthesia (ANEST) - Institutions and programs at the certificate, master's, or doctoral degree level

07/10/1981 Accredited
Council on Education for Public Health

Public Health (PHG) - Graduate level school of public health

10/17/1978 Accredited
Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology

Radiologic Technology (RAD) - Programs for radiographers

01/01/1975 - 12/31/2009Accredited
Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology

Radiologic Technology (RADTT) - Programs for radiation therapists

07/01/1990 - 12/31/2011Accredited
Joint Review Committee on Educational Programs in Nuclear Medicine Technology

Nuclear Medicine Technologist (NMT) - Programs for the nuclear medicine technologist

06/27/1973 - 06/13/2011Accredited
Liaison Committee on Medical Education

Medicine (MED) - Programs leading to the M.D. degree

07/01/1946 Accredited
National Association of Schools of Art and Design, Commission on Accreditation

Art and Design (ART) - Degree-granting schools and departments and non-degree-granting programs

09/01/1992 Accredited
National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation, Commission on Community/Junior College Accreditation

Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs

09/01/1991 Accredited
National Association of Schools of Theatre, Commission on Accreditation

Theatre (THEA) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs

07/01/2009 Accredited
National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education

Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools

01/01/1973 Accredited

2011 CRIME STATISTICS

ARRESTS-ON-CAMPUS200920102011
Illegal weapons possession401
Drug law violations3022 26
Liquor law violations131
Arrests - On-Campus Residence Halls 2009 2010 2011
Illegal weapons possession 000
Drug law violations 110
Liquor law violations 000
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus 2009 2010 2011
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 010
Negligent manslaughter 000
Sex offenses - Forcible 212
Sex offenses - Non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 000
Robbery 222
Aggravated assault 000
Burglary 222011
Motor vehicle theft 1015
Arson 014
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus Residence Halls 2009 2010 2011
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 000
Negligent manslaughter 000
Sex offenses - Forcible 000
Sex offenses - Non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 000
Robbery 000
Aggravated assault 000
Burglary 560
Motor vehicle theft 000
Arson 000
• (!) Residence Halls are a subset of On-Campus statistics
• The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here.
• These data do not include incidents that: (a) took place off campus on public property immediately adjacent to and accessible from the Campus; (b) took place on a noncampus building or property owned or controlled by a student organization that is officially recognized by the institution; or (c) incidents at buildings/property owned or controlled by an institution but is not contiguous to the institution. For further information, see http://ope.ed.gov/security.

THREE-YEAR OFFICIAL COHORT DEFAULT RATES

FISCAL YEAR2009
Default Rate5.9%
Number in default168
Number in repayment2,836

• For further information on default rates please visit the Cohort Default Rate Home Page. This school's six-digit OPE ID is 00105200

Aid Programs

• Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL)

• Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan)

COMPLETIONS(NUMBER OF AWARDS CONFERRED)

Completions are the number of awards conferred by program and award level.

PROGRAMBachelor's degree Master's degree Doctor's degree - research/scholarship Post-master's certificate Doctor's degree - professional practice Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years Doctor's degree - other Postbaccalaureate certificate
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender and Group Studies Colleges
African-American/Black Studies4-------
Category total4-------
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Colleges
Biology/Biological Sciences, General159104-----
Biomedical Sciences, General-2------
Biostatistics-71-----
Cell/Cellular Biology and Histology--15-----
Epidemiology--1-----
Human/Medical Genetics--0-----
Microbiology, General--18-----
Molecular Biochemistry--9-----
Molecular Physiology--4-----
Neurobiology and Anatomy--6-----
Neuroscience6-------
Pathology/Experimental Pathology--14-----
Pharmacology and Toxicology--4-----
Vision Science/Physiological Optics-01-----
Category total1651977-----
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services Colleges
Accounting116------
Business Administration and Management, General1132------
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other1-------
Business/Managerial Economics1-------
Finance, General4-------
Management Information Systems, General5-------
Marketing/Marketing Management, General18-------
Category total398148------
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs Colleges
Speech Communication and Rhetoric8618------
Category total8618------
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services Colleges
Computer and Information Sciences, General28165-----
Category total28165-----
Education Colleges
Art Teacher Education-35------
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services-19------
Early Childhood Education and Teaching9116-----
Education, General---20----
Educational Leadership and Administration, General-303166---
Elementary Education and Teaching8054------
Health Teacher Education159------
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching3611------
Secondary Education and Teaching182------
Special Education and Teaching, General556------
Category total2473079366---
Engineering Colleges
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering2174-----
Civil Engineering, General32102-----
Computer Engineering, General--1-----
Electrical and Electronics Engineering1816------
Engineering, General-63------
Engineering, Other--4-----
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering--0-----
Materials Engineering1290-----
Mechanical Engineering289------
Category total11111411-----
English Language and Literature Letters Colleges
English Language and Literature, General319------
Category total4819------
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics Colleges
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General1-------
Category total26-------
Health Professions and Related Programs Colleges
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist523------
Clinical Nutrition/Nutritionist-10------
Cytotechnology/Cytotechnologist6-------
Dental Assisting/Assistant-----17--
Dental Clinical Sciences, General-15------
Dentistry----58---
Dietetics/Dietitian-------23
Environmental Health--3-----
Health Information/Medical Records Administration/Administrator21-------
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other16-------
Health and Medical Administrative Services, Other-14------
Health/Health Care Administration/Management33427---0-
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist12-------
Medicine----160---
Nuclear Medical Technology/Technologist23-------
Nurse Anesthetist-60------
Nursing Practice----62---
Nursing Science--6-----
Occupational Therapy/Therapist-35------
Optometry----43---
Physical Therapy/Therapist----38-0-
Physician Assistant-32------
Public Health, General-124--8---
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse306295------
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist31-------
Category total45365016-36917023
History Colleges
History, General1111------
Category total7011------
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services Colleges
Corrections and Criminal Justice, Other654------
Forensic Science and Technology-8------
Category total6512------
Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities Colleges
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other1-------
Category total13-------
Mathematics and Statistics Colleges
Applied Mathematics, General--6-----
Mathematics, General310------
Category total22106-----
Multi Interdisciplinary Studies Colleges
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other--1-----
Nutrition Sciences--3-----
Category total--4-----
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies Colleges
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, Other--5-----
Category total--5-----
Philosophy and Religious Studies Colleges
Philosophy2-------
Category total33-------
Physical Sciences Colleges
Chemistry, General3534-----
Physics, General184-----
Category total38118-----
Psychology Colleges
Psychology, General3810-----
Category total132810-----
Public Administration and Social Service Professions Colleges
Public Administration-44------
Social Work30-------
Category total3044------
Social Sciences Colleges
Anthropology1-------
Political Science and Government, General4-------
Social Sciences, Other1-------
Sociology202-----
Category total9802-----
Visual and Performing Arts Colleges
Art History, Criticism and Conservation-2------
Art/Art Studies, General2-------
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General1-------
Music, General24-------
Visual and Performing Arts, General2-------
Category total872------
Grand total15713891533637517023