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The University of Alabama in Huntsville is one of the nation’s premier research universities, offering a challenging hands-on curriculum that ensures our graduates are prepared to become tomorrow’s leaders.
UAH is a public Tier 1 national university located in Huntsville, AL, which Southern Living recently named one of the best college towns in the South. Its students hail from almost all 50 U.S. states and more than 80 countries. Included among this year’s record-setting enrollment of nearly 8,500 was an incoming freshman class with both the highest average ACT score (27.6) and GPA (3.81) in the school’s history. Once they graduate, these students typically go on to earn a higher average starting ($55,500) and mid-career ($94,000) salary than most of their peers across Alabama.
UAH offers nearly 90 degree programs of study at the undergraduate and graduate level, with colleges in Engineering; Education; Honors; Nursing; Science; Business; Arts, Humanities, & Social Sciences; Graduate School; and Professional & Continuing Studies. Its robust academic presence is complemented by a vibrant campus life featuring more than 170 student-run organizations, 13 fraternities and sororities, and 18 NCAA sports – including the only Division I ice hockey team in the Southeast.