University of Alabama Birmingham World Ranking - US News
Created in 1969 by the merger of the Medical College of Alabama and the Birmingham Extension Center of The University of Alabama, the University of Alabama at Birmingham is a public university. The UAB Health System, one of the largest academic medical center 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 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.
UAB is composed of one college, nine schools (College of Arts & Sciences, Collat School of Business, Dentistry, Education, Engineering, Health Professions, Honors College, Medicine, Nursing, Optometry and Public Health). Together, these divisions offer 51 bachelor's degree programs, 46 master's degree programs, and 36 doctoral programs. The most popular majors at University of Alabama--Birmingham include: Biological and Biomedical Sciences; Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services; Education; Health Professions and Related Programs; and Psychology.