University of Alabama in Huntsville
The University of Alabama in Huntsville is one of the nation's premier research universities, offering a challenging hands on curriculum that ensures the graduates are prepared to become tomorrow's leaders. Its students hail from almost all 50 U.S. states and more than 80 countries. The University is a research intensive, internationally recognized technological university serving Alabama and beyond.
UAH offers nearly 90 degree programs of study at the undergraduate and graduate level. The mission of the university is to explore, discover, create, and communicate knowledge, while educating individuals in leadership, innovation, critical thinking, and civic responsibility and inspiring a passion for learning. It offers the students the kind of high quality education that leads to stable, well-paying jobs. The small class sizes mean the students enjoy a nurturing environment where personal attention is par for the course. With over 100 areas of study spanning nine colleges, students can be sure they have a curriculum to both challenge and inspire them.
The university’s 432 acre campus, which includes 16 high tech research centres and labs responsible for close to 90 million in research expenditures, serves the anchor tenant for the second largest research park in the nation. It features more than 170 student run organizations, 13 fraternities and sororities, and 18 NCAA sports, including the only Division I ice hockey team in the Southeast.