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UAH is a public national university located in Huntsville, AL, which Southern Living recently named one of the best college towns in the South. Its students hail from all 50 U.S. states and almost 70 countries. Included among this year’s record-setting enrollment of over 9,700 was an incoming freshman class with the highest average ACT score (28.5) in the school’s history and an average GPA of 3.88. Once they graduate, these students typically go on to earn a higher average starting ($54,000) and mid-career ($98,500) salary than most of their peers across Alabama.

The university’s 505-acre campus, which includes 16 high-tech research centers and labs responsible for $99 million in annual research expenditures, serves as the anchor tenant for the second-largest research park in the nation. It also maintains strong partnerships with federal agencies and commercial organizations that include the HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology, NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center, the Missile Defense Agency, the DIA Missile and Space Intelligence Center, and the U.S. Army Materiel Command. 

Ranking

#230-#301

Established Year

1950

Students

9,736

About

About University
UAH is a public national university located in Huntsville, AL, which Southern Living recently named one of the best college towns in the South. Its students hail from all 50 U.S. states and almost 70 countries. Included among this year’s record-setting enrollment of over 9,700 was an incoming freshman class with the highest average ACT score (28.5) in the school’s history and an average GPA of 3.88. Once they graduate, these students typically go on to earn a higher average starting ($54,000) and mid-career ($98,500) 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 200 student-run organizations, 13 fraternities and sororities, and 18 NCAA sports – including the only Division I ice hockey team in the Southeast. The university’s 505-acre campus, which includes 16 high-tech research centers and labs responsible for $99 million in annual research expenditures, serves as the anchor tenant for the second-largest research park in the nation. It also maintains strong partnerships with federal agencies and commercial organizations that include the HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology, NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center, the Missile Defense Agency, the DIA Missile and Space Intelligence Center, and the U.S. Army Materiel Command.

Services:

services
University of Alabama--Huntsville offers a number of student services, including nonremedial tutoring, women's center, placement service, day care, health service, health insurance. University of Alabama--Huntsville also offers campus safety and security services like 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc.). Of the students at University of Alabama--Huntsville, 80 percent have cars on campus. Alcohol is permitted for students of legal age at University of Alabama--Huntsville. Students who have cars on campus 80% Health insurance offered Yes

Student Life:

Student Life
University of Alabama--Huntsville has a total undergraduate enrollment of 7,090, with a gender distribution of 58 percent male students and 42 percent female students. At this school, 27 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated or -affiliated housing and 73 percent of students live off campus. In sports, University of Alabama--Huntsville is part of the NCAA II. Total enrollment 9,101 Collegiate athletic association NCAA II The student-faculty ratio at University of Alabama--Huntsville is 16:1, and the school has 27.7 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at University of Alabama--Huntsville include: Engineering; Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services; Health Professions and Related Programs; Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services; and Biological and Biomedical Sciences. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 81 percent.

Student Reviews:

Reviews
Mechanical Engineering UAH is the place for a student that is interested in research, academics. it is based on funding and projects. you have to be completely committed in order to value the treasures of experience, information, and projects that the university and the surrounding research companies provide.overal if you are lookingto enhance your experience, carrer and academics it is the right place.