University of Alabama Birmingham

humanities

159th US-News World Ranking

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.

At University of Alabama--Birmingham, 61 percent of full-time undergraduates receive some kind of need-based financial aid.

The university’s academic medical center is one of the largest and best-equipped in the country, with highly funded programs in their Comprehensive Cancer Center and Women & Infants Center neonatal intensive care unit.

The Office for Diversity and Inclusion is dedicated to the pursuit of excellence through a commitment to diversity in education, research and patient care.UAB has transformed from its modest beginnings as an extension center into a doctoral research university and academic medical center.

 

Notable Alumni: William A. Bell (Mayor of Birmingham, Alabama), Sam Hunt (Country musician and former UAB quarterback), George A. Miller (Psychologist, cognitive scientist), Robert Hyatt, co-author of Cray Blitz (Two-time winner of the World Computer Chess Championships)

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English

Welcome to the Department of History, We offer undergraduate and graduate courses leading to the BA and MA in History. The undergraduates and graduates have used their degrees to enter into careers as curators of historical sites, such as Sloss Furnaces, Rickwood Field, and others. Many other students have moved on to careers in law, publishing, museums, and education at high schools and community colleges. The department is dedicated to our students, and we offer programs, opportunities, and guidance to aid in their success:Internships are a valuable tool to gain experience in the field our students have interned at Vulcan Park, Sloss Furnaces, the Japan American Society, and the Southern Museum of Flight, among many others

A completed UAB application, Official high school transcript, Test scores: ACT score of 20, SAT score of 1020, TOEFL score of 77, IELTS score of 6.0

Teacher/Educator; Historian; Historical Site or Museum Administrator; Researcher for a Historical Organization; Cultural Resources Manager; Writer/Editor for History Publications; Documentary Editor or Producer; Records Manager or Archivist; Information Manager or Librarian; Work in Legislation or Litigation; Contract Historian and Historian for a Corporation or Business.

1st Jun

English

History majors are required to take the historical methods course, The Historian's Craft, which requires students to go deep into the research process. In it, students will develop their writing skills, study the quantitative aspects of historical scholarship, and examine the ethical and civic responsibilities historians bear towards the profession and the larger community useful skills for any career our students pursue.Graduate students are required to take seminars and eventually concentrate on either US History or European/ non-Western areas. There are two paths to choose from a master's thesis or a comprehensive exam.

Complete Online Application, Official Transcripts, Test Scores: GRE, GMAT, 80 on the TOEFL, 6.5 on the IELTS, Recommendation Letters, Personal Essay, Resume or Curriculum Vitae

Teacher/Educator; Historian; Historical Site or Museum Administrator; Researcher for a Historical Organization; Cultural Resources Manager; Writer/Editor for History Publications; Documentary Editor or Producer; Records Manager or Archivist; Information Manager or Librarian; Work in Legislation or Litigation; Contract Historian and Historian for a Corporation or Business.

1st Aug

a) University online application

b) $30 application fee or application fee waiver

c) Official high school transcript

d) Official SAT/ACT scores

e) Typical SAT score of 1200, Average ACT of 25

f) Average GPA 3.65

g) TOEFL/IELTS scores if the applicant’s native language is not English.

h) TOEFL-77, IELTS-6.0

Requirements vary for each program. Please visit program page for specific requirements.

Fees

Undergraduate: USD 24,360

Fees vary for each program. Please visit program page for specific fees.

Cost of Living

The annual cost of living is USD 16,000 approx.

Accommodation

Yes, the university has in campus dorm facilities.

Undergraduate: Fall-June 1, Spring-November 1, Summer-March 15

Graduate: Fall-August 1, Spring-December 1, Summer-March 15

Deadlines vary for each program. Please visit program page for specific deadlines.

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United States of America
157
US News
71 -99
Shanghai
58
Times Higher Education
447
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University Stats

21920

Students

13835

Undergraduates

8080

Postgraduate

2045

Faculty Strength

10

Student Faculty Ratio

$
24630

Tuition Fees

$
16000

Living Cost

$
3600

Other Fees

3.62

Avg. GPA

1020

Avg. SAT

20

Avg. ACT

6

Avg. IELTS

* All cost are in USD