University of Alabama in Huntsville has been named one of top schools in the state

The University of Alabama in Huntsville is one of the nation’s premier research universities and it has just been ranked among the best in the state.

Colleges on the list were ranked based on several factors including flexibility (course offerings online vs. on-campus), faculty, course strength, cost and reputation.

University of Alabama in Huntsville is noted as the best school for nursing education! Congrats University of Alabama!

More about the University of Alabama

UAH is a public national university located in Huntsville. This year, a record number of 10,000 students enrolled in University.

UAH offers 88 degree programs of study at the undergraduate and graduate level including:

  • Engineering
  • Education
  • Honors
  • Nursing
  • Science
  • Business
  • Arts
  • Humanities & Social Sciences
  • Graduate School
  • Professional Studies

A vibrant campus life features more than 185 student-run organizations, 11 fraternities and sororities, and 16 NCAA sports – including the only Division I ice hockey team in the Southeast.


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The university’s 505-acre campus includes 17 high-tech research centers and labs responsible for nearly $110 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.


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Famous UAH alumni include astronaut Dr. Jan Davis, Discovery Channel founder John Hendricks, HudsonAlpha co-founder Jim Hudson, and Smarter Every Day host Destin Sandlin.

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The Huntsville Herald
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