Founded in 1831 as the state’s first public college, The University of Alabama is dedicated to excellence in teaching, research and service. We provide a creative, nurturing campus environment where our students can become the best individuals possible, learn from the best and brightest faculty, and make a positive difference in the community, the state and the world. You’ll like what you find here. Become part of The University of Alabama family.
Known for its innovative and interdisciplinary approach to education at both the graduate and undergraduate levels, the University of Alabama at Birmingham is an internationally renowned research university and academic medical center with over $600 million in research awards annually, as well as Alabama’s largest employer, with some 26,000 employees, and has an annual economic impact exceeding $7 billion on the state. The pillars of UAB’s mission include education, research, innovation and economic development, community engagement, and patient care.
The University of Alabama in Huntsville is a highly accomplished academic institution and a research intensive university with five programs ranked in the top 20 in the nation for federally-financed research, according to the National Science Foundation. The campus is the anchor tenant in Cummings Research Park, the second largest university-related research park in the United States. UAH offers a challenging hands-on curriculum that ensures graduates are prepared to become tomorrow’s leaders.
UAB Medicine is one of the top academic medical centers in the nation and a recognized leader in quality patient care, research, and training. Located in Birmingham, Alabama, UAB Medicine is consistently named among the Best Hospitals by U.S. News & World Report, which also ranks many of our medical specialties among the best programs of their kind in the United States. We pride ourselves on being a destination facility for caring for the sickest patients, yet we treat all patients with the respect and compassion they deserve.