Our Impact

The overall economic impact of The University of Alabama System exceeds $10 billion a year, but the true impacts of these institutions extend far beyond any financial measurement.

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The UA System is a powerful economic engine with over

$10billionAnnual Impact
$6billionTotal Revenue
45,000Employees

Tuition Freeze at All 3 Campuses for Alabama Residents ­– 1st Time in 40 Years

Admired for continued and sustainable growth

Student Enrollment
100,000
80,000
60,000
40,000
20,000
2014
62,093
2015
63,297
2016
65,668
2017
68,566
2018
70,051

Educating more Alabamians than any university system

Alabamians Educated
60,000
48,000
36,000
24,000
12,000
AU System
21,522
Troy System
10,676
UA System
39,549

State of Origin for New Student Enrollment Fall 2015

40%of students are from out-of-state
33%of out-of-state students stay in Alabama after graduating.

Committed to excellence in teaching, research and service, the UA System includes

3doctoral research institutions and the UAB Health System
70,051Students

The University of Alabama at Birmingham

4thlargest academic medical center in the nation

The only level 1 trauma center between Houston and Atlanta

80%of all practicing physicians in Alabama are UAB undergraduates
2 millionPatients Treated Annually
1,100+Hospital Beds