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University of Alabama Huntsville


In November 1949, Huntsville's leaders learned that their lengthy campaign to open an extension center in the city had been approved by the University of Alabama. Three months later, in what later became Stone Middle School, the new University of Alabama Huntsville Center began offering ten freshman-level classes. 


UAH offers 88 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 Studies. Its robust academic presence is complemented by a vibrant campus life featuring more than 185 student-run organizations, 12 fraternities and sororities, and 18 NCAA sports – including the only Division I ice hockey team in the Southeast.


The University of Alabama in Huntsville is one of America’s premier doctoral-granting, research-intensive universities, situated in the heart of beautiful North Alabama.


UAH supports our students and alumni by offering complete career services:

  • Resume and cover letter development
  • Interview preparation and mock interviews
  • LinkedIn and networking assistance
  • Experiential learning including cooperative education and internships
  • Career coaching
  • Career events including UAH Career Fair
  • On-campus recruiting
  • Workshops and information sessions
  • Charger Path career management system

Student services

The Office of Institutional Research and Assessment (OIRA) seeks to enhance the academic mission of the University through institutional effectiveness, by supporting and strengthening the assessment and planning process, and data management operations at UAH.

Housing services

  • Any individual who has a physical or mental impairment or limitation described as a disability under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) may request special testing arrangements. There is no additional charge for special accommodations for candidates with disabilities.
  • To ensure accommodations can be met, it is important that you notify UAH Testing and Certification Services of your needs several weeks before your desired test date.

Library services

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.

Medical services

  • The Student Health Center is designed to meet your basic health care needs. Our services include but are not limited to: physicals for pre-employment or nursing school, vaccinations, acute illnesses, and preventative health.
  • The fee for an office visit is $10 and if necessary, additional fees for lab work or other diagnostic tests may be incurred. 

Campus life

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.

Learn more about the many resources at UAH dedicated to your academic, personal, and professional success!

Sports facilities


  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Cross Country
  • Hockey
  • Lacrosse
  • Soccer
  • Track & Field
  • Spragins Hall
  • Charger Park
  • Von Braun Center

Student clubs

At UAH, we have plenty of ways for you to get involved outside the classroom! These include our 200+ registered student organizations, our active Fraternity and Sorority community, our sports and recreational programs, and our Student Government Association, among many others.

  • 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. 
  • Several UAH programs are accredited by their respective accrediting agencies. Academic programs in chemistry are accredited by the American Chemical Society. Eight undergraduate engineering programs  are accredited by the ABET, Inc. 
  • Both undergraduate and graduate programs in nursing are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education. Computer science holds accreditation from the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET, Inc. 

Huntsville, Alabama, United States

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