University of Alabama at Birmingham (INTO UAB) offers pathway programs and opportunities for ambitious international students.
A partnership between INTO and the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB), INTO UAB helps international students progress to degree-level study in the US. Programs available are International Year One, Undergraduate Transfer, Graduate Pathway and Academic English.
Through these programs, students gain academic credits while greatly developing their English language and academic skills. Other services provided by UAB include:
- Academic advisors
- Language tutors
- Learning Resource Center
- Personalized support
- Visa and immigration help
- Educational and cultural workshops, activities and events
The university is widely celebrated and has recently been named the 175th Best Global University by U.S. News & World Report in 2019. The institution is also ranked number one in the U.S. and number 12 globally in the World Young University Rankings by Times Higher Education World University Rankings.
Founded in 1969, UAB is spread over 275 acres and is home to about 22,000 students with many coming for overseas and 100 plus 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.