The University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) is a public university in Birmingham in the U.S. state of Alabama. Developed from an academic extension center established in 1936, the institution became an autonomous institution in 1969 and is today one of three institutions in the University of Alabama System.
The UAB Health System, one of the largest academic medical centers in the United States, is affiliated with the university. UAB Hospital is the only ACS verified Level I trauma center in Alabama, as rated by the American College of Surgeons Trauma Program.UAB is the state’s largest employer, with more than 18,000 faculty and staff and over 53,000 jobs at the university and in the health system. An estimated 10 percent of the jobs in the Birmingham-Hoover Metropolitan Area and 1 in 33 jobs in the state of Alabama are directly or indirectly related to UAB.
At INTO UAB, international students will join a supportive community that is committed to helping you integrate with ease into American university life while preparing for your degree studies. INTO UAB’s unique programs will help improve your academic and English language skills, and our helpful faculty and staff will make sure you quickly adjust to life in the US.