University of Alabama, Birmingham

University of Alabama, Birmingham


Continente:
North America
Country:
United States of America United States of America
Address:
1720 2nd Ave South Birmingham, AL 35294
Web Site:
www.uab.edu


About University of Alabama, Birmingham:

The University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) is a public research university located in Birmingham, Alabama, United States. Developed from an academic extension center established in 1936, the institution became a four-year campus in 1966 and a fully autonomous institution in 1969. Today, it is one of three institutions in the University of Alabama System and the only R1 research institution in the state. In the fall of 2015, 19,656 students from more than 110 countries were enrolled at UAB pursuing studies in 140 programs of study in 12 academic divisions leading to bachelor's, master's, doctoral, and professional degrees in the social and behavioral sciences, the liberal arts, business, education, engineering, and health-related fields such as medicine, dentistry, optometry, nursing, and public health. The UAB Health System, one of the largest academic medical centers in the United States, is affiliated with the university. UAB Hospital sponsors residency programs in medical specialties, including internal medicine, neurology, surgery, radiology, and anesthesiology. 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 21,000 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. The university's overall annual economic impact was estimated to be $4.6 billion in 2010.



World University Rankings

2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
World University Rankings 57 64 80 81 92 91 105 116 125 122 121 129 131

ByField

Field 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Agriculture - - - - 177 - - - - - - -
Engineering - - - - - - - - - - - -
Life Sciences 63 61 51 51 61 74 86 91 94 96 95 96
Medicine 29 33 45 34 32 31 42 50 38 42 45 41
Natural Sciences - - - - - - - - - - - -
Social Sciences 97 68 108 126 116 126 130 149 168 150 151 180

BySubject

Subject 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Agricultural Sciences - 137 177 147 157 179 227 219 301-350 301-350
Biology & Biochemistry - - - - - - - - - 117
Chemical Engineering - - - - - - - - - -
Chemistry - - - - - - - 451-500 - -
Civil Engineering - - - - - - - - - -
Clinical Medicine - - - - - - - - - 36
Computer Science - - - - - - - 401-450 451-500 451-500
Economics & Business - - - - - - - - - -
Electrical Engineering - - - - - - - 401-450 451-500 451-500
Environment / Ecology - - - - - - - - - -
Geosciences - - - - - - - - - -
Immunology - - - - - - - - - 42
Materials Science - - - - - - - - 451-500 451-500
Mathematics - - - - - - - - 451-500 451-500
Mechanical Engineering - - - - - - - - 294 298
Microbiology - - - - - - - - - 72
Molecular Biology & Genetics - - - - - - - - - 125
Neuroscience & Behavior - - - - - - - - - 97
Pharmacology & Toxicolog - - 133 136 143 153 164 156 177 182
Physics - - - - - - - - - -
Plant & Animal Science - - - - - - - - 451-500 -
Psychiatry / Psychology - - - - - - - - - 212
Social Sciences, General - - - - - - - - - 139
Space Science - - - - - - - - - -