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University of Alabama at Birmingham Academic Experience

Past Performance | Probation Policy|Academic Calendar | Graduate Career Data

Past Performance

What Do We Like To Study?

Most Popular Majors


Probation Policy

The minimum GPA required for all students to remain off probation during their entire college tenure is:

Graduation Policy:

Academic Calendar for 2002-03.

Academic Calendar System:

  • Quarter System (four terms comprise academic year)

Summer Sessions:

  • 1 summer session(s) that consist of 10 weeks.

New student orientation:

  • Orientation for new students is held in August, December, March, and May.

Graduate Career Data

Percentage of graduates who pursue further study:
  • 10% continue immediately.
  • 5% continue within one year.
  • 10% continue within 5 years.
Percentage of all graduates who pursue graduate study in various fields:
  • Law School: 3%
  • Medical School: 5%
  • Dental School: 2%
  • Graduate Business Programs: 9%
  • Graduate Arts and Sciences Programs: 5%
  • Theological School/Seminary: 1%
  • Other: 1%
List of graduate schools most often selected by our recent graduates:
  • U of Alabama, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Samford U.
60% of our graduates choose careers in business and industry.

50% of our graduates enter into a job market related to their major within two years of graduation.

Firms that most frequently hire our graduates:
  • Alabama Power, AmSouth Bank, area hospitals, Compass Bank, SouthTrust, US Steel, area schools, accounting firms.
Most prominent alumni/ae:
  • Dr. Larry DeLucas, NASA Payload Specialist and UAB researcher; Dr. William Roper, former director, Center for Disease Control.