University of Alabama at Birmingham offers various programs and opportunities for ambitious international students. Undergraduate and graduate direct entry are available for international students.
If students need additional support with their English or academic skills, they can enter the following programs, depending on their levels: International Year One, Undergraduate Transfer, Graduate Pathway and Academic English.
The university is widely celebrated. It has recently been named the 159th best global university (U.S. News & World Report in 2019). It's also the nation's first and the world's 12th ranked young university (Times Higher Education 2019).
Founded in 1969, UAB is spread over 275 acres and is home to almost 22,000 students. Over 1,000 students are from overseas and more than 100 countries are represented. It's the largest research institution in Alabama, as well as the largest employer in the state.
Situated near downtown Birmingham, UAB's location offers students a wide range of activities to enjoy during their spare time. This includes hiking trails in the Appalachian Mountains, an exciting city nightlife, water sports on the three main rivers, theatre shows, dining options and much more.
At UAB, students can be sure of an education that will set them up for a successful future. Programs are designed to help them push the limits and reach their goals, so they'll graduate ready to make an impact in the professional world.