Welcome to The University of Alabama System. With more than 50,000 students, The UA System is Alabama's largest higher education enterprise and includes three outstanding doctoral research universities: The University of Alabama (UA), The University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) and The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAHuntsville).
The University of Alabama System, which is Alabama’s largest higher education enterprise, is comprised of doctoral research universities in Tuscaloosa, Birmingham, and Huntsville, as well as the acclaimed UAB Health System. The UA System budget exceeds $4.3 billion, with more than 50,000 students, 25,000 employees, and an economic impact surpassing $5.8 billion.
We are dedicated to the advancement of quality education through cooperation and efficiency. Overseen by a dynamic and enlightened Board of Trustees, our campuses flourish-led by strong and experienced presidents, high caliber students, talented and hard working faculty and staff, and supportive parents and alumni.