University Of Alabama At Birmingham

University Of Alabama At Birmingham

University of Alabama at Birmingham, or UAB, is a coeducational university situated in Birmingham, Alabama. UAB was founded in 1969. It offers programs of study that lead to bachelor, master, doctoral, and professional degrees in different fields.

UAB offers more than 140 degrees at both graduate and undergraduate levels in the UAB Graduate School and 14 other schools. These are:

  • Division of General Studies
  • Graduate School
  • School of Arts and Humanities
  • School of Business
  • School of Dentistry
  • School of Education
  • School of Engineering
  • School of Health Professions
  • School of Medicine
  • School of Natural Sciences and Mathematics
  • School of Nursing
  • School of Optometry
  • School of Public Health
  • School of Social and Behavioral Sciences

The sports teams of UAB are known as the Blazers. The colors are gold, white, and green. The university has tennis, golf, baseball, basketball, football, track & field, and soccer teams. Some notable alumni of the university include Larry DeLucas, astronaut and research scientist; Clayton Colvin, artist; Deidre Downs, Miss America 2005; Derek Rios, Canadian Soccer Player; and Graeme McDowell, professional golfer.

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