The University of Alabama at Birmingham

The University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) is a public research university located in Birmingham, Alabama, USA. It was established in 1969 and is one of three universities in the University of Alabama System. UAB is known for its strong programs in healthcare and biomedical research, as well as its high-performing academic and athletic programs.

UAB is composed of 12 schools and colleges, including the School of Medicine, School of Dentistry, School of Nursing, School of Public Health, School of Education, and College of Arts and Sciences. The university offers more than 170 undergraduate, graduate, and professional degree programs.

The university has a diverse student body, with more than 22,000 students from all 50 states and over 100 countries. UAB has a vibrant campus life, with more than 250 student organizations and an active Greek life.

UAB is also home to the UAB Health System, which includes the UAB Hospital, one of the largest academic medical centers in the country. The health system employs over 23,000 people and provides healthcare services to patients from across the state of Alabama and beyond.

UAB is consistently ranked among the top universities in the United States by various publications, including U.S. News & World Report, which ranks it as the 143rd-best national university and the 80th-best public university in the country in its 2022 edition.

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