The University of Alabama in Huntsville was founded in 1950 and became an autonomous campus with The University of Alabama System in 1969. Since that time, it has grown into one of the nation's premiere research universities, offering a challenging hands-on curriculum that ensures our graduates are prepared to become tomorrow's leaders.
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.
16 high-tech research centers and labs responsible for close to $97 million in research expenditures, serves the anchor tenant for the second-largest research park in the nation.
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.
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Active Minds at UAH is a student-led mental health awareness organization that aims to break down the stigma surrounding mental health & mental disorders. We host a variety of interactive events pertaining to suicide awareness, eating disorders awareness, reducing stress, and any other issue related to mental health. Active Minds at UAH provides an open environment to speak freely about mental health, distributes extensive resources, and offers numerous leadership opportunities.
Accomodations at Bevill Center
We support UAH faculty, staff, and students by offering more than a million printed publications and access to thousands more online publications and resources. We also offer a range of services including reference services, instruction sessions, group study rooms, A/V areas, and printing.
The Student Health Center is located in Wilson Hall, 3rd Floor in Room 325. We provide on-campus health care to students who are registered for classes. We believe good health is essential to optimal success in college. We are here to help you achieve and maintain your health goals as a step toward the achievement of academic and life goals.
Of course, the best way to connect with your fellow students is by living on campus. Our suite-style residence halls offer a vibrant and inclusive environment that inspires academic achievement, encourages personal development, celebrates diversity, and promotes student leadership and involvement.
ACE (Association for Campus Entertainment) is one of the longest standing organizations at UAH. Completely student driven, ACE presents weekly entertainment consisting of comedians, hypnotists, magicians, live music, and much more! With traditional programs every Wednesday evening, a weekend movie series, and Saturday adventures, ACE makes sure there is something for everyone to enjoy on campus. Through a variety of educational, social, recreational, and cultural programs, its members are dedicated to the university and work hard to present diverse activities for the entire campus community. ACE's programs are something you don't want to miss!
UAH is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award bachelor's, master's, specialist, and doctoral degrees.
It is a very small school but it helps you get really involved.