UAH vs. Alabama at Birmingham

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University of Alabama in HuntsvilleHuntsville, AL
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University of Alabama at BirminghamBirmingham, AL
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Public, four-years
Research University (high research activity)
School TypePublic, four-years
Research University (very high research activity)
Offered Degrees
1 Year Certificate, Bachelor's, Post-BS Certificate, Master's, Post-MS Certificate, Doctorate (Research), Doctorate (Professional Practice)Offered Degree1-2 Years Certificate, Bachelor's, Post-BS Certificate, Master's, Post-MS Certificate, Doctorate (Research), Doctorate (Professional Practice), Doctorate (Other)
Tuition & Fees
expensive$11,488 Alabama Residents
$23,884 Out-of-State
Undergraduate Tuitioncheaper$8,568 Alabama Residents
$20,400 Out-of-State
expensive$11,686 Alabama Residents
$25,484 Out-of-State
Graduate Tuitioncheaper$8,100 Alabama Residents
$19,188 Out-of-State
More$10,188Average Financial Aid AmountLess$9,344
Higher1,295 SAT
28 ACT
Test ScoresLower1,281 SAT
27 ACT
Tighter74%Acceptance RateEasier89%
(Enrollment Rate)
High School GPA
High School Rank
High School Record (or Transcript)
Formal Demonstration of Competencies
Admission Test Scores
Application Requirements
(Required or Recommended to submit)
High School GPA
High School Record (or Transcript)
Completion of College Preparatory Program
Dual Credits
Advanced placement (AP) Credits
Credit for Military Training
Accepted CreditsDual Credits
Advanced placement (AP) Credits
Credits for Life Experiences
Credit for Military Training
Smaller9,999Total EnrollmentLarger22,563
Smaller8,027Undergraduate Student PopulationLarger13,878
Smaller1,972Graduate Student PopulationLarger8,685
Smaller5,033Online Student PopulationLarger6,346
Completion & Outcomes
Lower57%Graduate RateHigher61%
Higher22%Transfer-out RateLower20%
Lower82%Retention RateHigher86%
Special Learning Opportunity
Study Abroad
Evening/Weekend College
Teacher Certificate
Special learning OpportunityROTC
Study Abroad
Teacher Certificate
✔ (Dormitory Capacity: 2,437)Campus Housing✔ (Dormitory Capacity: 2,980)
Board/Meal Plan✔ (Typical Annual Charge: $4,150)
Less Students per Faculty19 to 1Student to Faculty RatioMore Students per Faculty20 to 1
538Number of faculties2,958
Lower$87,485Average Faculty SalaryHigher$101,860
*Ranking data is from College Evaluator.