• The University of Alabama System, an institution of higher education created for learning, exists to improve the lives of everyone we affect through the teaching, research and service rendered by our component campuses and health system.

The University of Alabama System Impact

$18.6 Billion Annual Impact
2 Million+ Patients Treated
67,000 Employees
Nearly 70K Students

Individually Distinct. Altogether Stronger.

Comprising three of the most dynamic research universities in the South and a world-class medical center, The University of Alabama System is Alabama’s largest employer and a major driver for economic, intellectual, and cultural growth. But the real benefit comes when the System acts as a single, unified entity that shares one common mission for the state of Alabama.

Sid J. Trant
Interim Chancellor