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Academic Rigor
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Dorm Life
3.9573
Food and Dining
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Bang for the buck
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Clubs and Activities
4.4565
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Most Helpful Review for University of Alabama at Birmingham
  • Category: Am learning a lot
  • Review by: Mae Lin from Birmingham, AL
  • 41 out of 41 people found this review helpful

The University of Alabama at Birmingham has many tools to help students succeed in their classes. Many of the science and courses have sessions every week to discuss the lectures. Students are able to ask questions and get answers from students who have taken the class before and have done well. The professors are always willing to take the time to help their students when they ask for help. The professors always seem to care about the success of each student in their classes. Many give advice the first day of school on ways to keep up in class and...

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  • Alexusona from Dothan, AL
  • Dec-20-2015 I am a current student here

    The school is really great with everything being in close distance. I like the campus patrol as well as the activities the campus provides. I also appreciate the variety of food on campus.

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  • Benjamin from Bessemer, AL
  • Dec-18-2015 I am a current student here

    Uab is one of the tgreatest schools ever. The professors are thought provoking and easy to talk with. The atmosphere is perfect for learning.

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  • Rebecca - Dothan, AL
  • Dec-12-2015 I am a current student here

    UAB is an school that cares about its undergraduate students. With things like clubs, honors programs, opportunities for research and Greek life, UAB really caters to everyone's interests. It's also right in the center of Birmingham which is never dull.

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  • Hannah - Evening Shade, AR
  • Nov-14-2015 I am researching this school and have not visited the campus

    If their college is as good as their football team than this school is better than Hartford

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  • Anonymous
  • Dec-30-2014 I am a current student here

    UAB is a highly accredited college full of diverse students and awesome opportunities. The classes can be tough, but the job rate is very high for graduating students, which is an important factor to consider when choosing a college. If you work hard, you will get what you honestly deserve in the end!

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  • Rachael from Tumwater, WA
  • Nov-03-2014 I am a current student here

    The University of Alabama has great programs, especially if you want to join the medical field, nursing is huge here! However, because of this much of the smaller departments get little funding and there's always construction going on to expand the school. The night life here is pretty extensive if you know where to go, and the Greek life is always up to something.

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  • Blazer 2018
  • Oct-15-2014 I am a current student here

    UAB is an awesome school. However, be prepared to study and really learn a lot. Undergraduate research is a huge part of the average college experience here, not partying.

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  • Raven from Calera, AL
  • Sep-26-2014 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    Despite being in the center of Birmingham, UAB feels like its in its own little bubble. UAB is also currently undergoing a lot of renovation, with a new freshman dorm and student centering being built for incoming students of 2015-2016. Lastly, UAB is arguable the best medical school in the state of Alabama.

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  • Jen from GA
  • Aug-05-2014 I am a current student here

    UAB has a lot to offer in terms of clubs, organizations, and events to get involved with. It's a relatively large school, but it has the feel of a smaller school, because you see familiar faces everywhere. You will be surrounded by diverse students who have high aspirations.

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  • Willie from Pleasant Grove, AL
  • Jul-15-2014 I am a current student here

    The University of Alabama at Birmingham is an outstanding school to attend. They offer many resources to students of all age to make sure that their success at UAB is only at the highest rate. Attending this school will provide you with the knowledge, skills, and many opportunities to make sure that you are prepared and ready to take on the career/field of work that you choose.

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