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Why should you choose to study at UAB?

  • #70: UAB ranks 70th in the US according to the World University Rankings
  • #10: UAB has 10 courses ranked at the top 20 nationwide
  • #13: The best Nursing program in the U.S. (U.S. News & World Report 2016)
  • #1: The best University in Alabama State
  • #159: UAB ranks 159th in the best national universities in the U.S.

In addition to the high rankings mentioned above, UAB also has strengths in Medicine and Pharmacy sector. Its Health Care Management ranks 2nd in the U.S.

Facts about UAB

Year of establishment: 1969

The total number of undergraduate majors: 51

The total number of Master and PhD majors: 94

School area: 275 hecta

Investment in research: $433 triệu

Faculty: 2,248 full-time professors, 188 part-time professors

Strong majors: BioMed/BioEngineering, Communications, Health Care Management, Cyber Security, Psychology, Public Health, Business…

150+ clubs / organizations for students of UAB

The average salary of UAB students is about US $73,000/ year

If you are on a journey to find “the knowledge that changes the world”, UAB is a perfect starting point for you. This view has become the foundation for all activities of the school and the motivation for the school to train generations of students from all over the world, to invest in research projects focusing on social welfare and economy, and to improve the quality of life for communities living in Birmingham and Alabama.

UAB is located in Birmingham, a city with an outstanding strength in Medicine, Banking and Economic services. It is one of the most livable cities in the U.S.. UAB is currently the home of 18,698 students, including more than 700 international students from 87 countries around the world.

What do you know about Birmingham, Alabama?

It takes about 1 hour to fly to Atlanta (Georgia) and Dallas (Texas), Birmingham is an urban area with more than 1.2 million people and a center of development in medicine, banking, business, and R&D in Alabama state. Birmingham is close to historic places such as Five Points and Lakeview, along with restaurants, cafés and live music venues that create a diverse and impressive mix of cultural, attractive outdoor activities and entertainment. In addition, this area hosts the largest Vietnamese community in Alabama state.

Located at the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains, this city used to be a great industrial center in the north of the U.S. At the peak of Industrial Revolution, Birmingham expanded its population rapidly and was called a “Miracle City”. Today, Birmingham turns to research in medicine, banking and service economy, making it become one of the most livable cities in the U.S, with bustling commercial centers, residential communities, international standard cuisines and green area per capita ratio higher than any city in the U.S.

Alabama is a state with warm weather all year round, a mild climate with snow-free winter and sunny summer. Therefore, outdoor activities are very popular among locals, including hunting, fishing, climbing, camping and cycling. The highest average temperature is 18ᵒC while the lowest is 10ᵒC. The city is located in the center of the southeast, which is easily accessible to other regions.

Culture and art center

UAB is the home of the unique Art and Culture Center, created by the Alyss Stephens Center for Art Performance, where showcases the works and performances of the top students, Alabama Symphony Orchestra and legendary plays from around the world. On the opposite site is Abroms-Engel Institute for the Visual Arts, where art instructions and art galleries are located. These buildings create creativity in education, share great artworks from lecturers and students, and attract many artists to UAB. In addition, William Hansell and Susan Mabry Hulsey centres have many facilities including modern music technology rooms, studios and performance halls.

Major employers in Birmingham 

US Government, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Alabama Power Company, Mercedes Benz USA, AT&T, Birmingham Board of Education, Honda Manufacturing of Alabama…

Benefits of participating in INTO UAB course

  • Learn in a friendly and safe environment.
  • Have an opportunity to study with native students and students from many countries around the world.
  • Access to all facilities for studying and researching.
  • Small class size and classes are taught by experienced and enthusiastic lecturers of UAB.
  • Students, after completing INTO course, will be transferred to Bachelor/ Master degree.
  • MBA: not requires GMAT or work experience. Students can complete in 2 years, including Pathway course.

Scholarship opportunities: INTO UAB Regional Scholarship US $ 3,000 – 5,000


In addition to constantly improving the quality of education, UAB also has a strong competitive advantages in comparison with other top universities in the U.S in terms of tuition fee. Specifically, students applying for INTO’s Undergraduate Pathway program at UAB only pay about 13,520 USD per semester, 23,460 USD for 2 semesters and 31,075 USD for 3 semesters.

  • Undergraduate (2 semesters): US$23,295
  • Graduate: US$17,640
  • Graduate Pathway: US$14,660/semester
  • Academic English: US$6,850/semester

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