Our Students Academics Research Athletics Campus Huntsville Financial Aid A university launched from America's quest to conquer space. Our Students Today, UAH. Tomorrow, the world. UAH is home to a diverse student body of nearly 10,000. Our inclusive campus community fosters strong peer-to-peer friendships, encourages participation in extracurricular activities, and helps ensure the smooth transition from college student to career professional. Whether you choose to be a participant or a leader, UAH offers plenty of opportunities for you to fit in – and stand out. Learn More: Class Profile 9,988 total enrollment UAH facts & figures 57 countries of origin + 49 states Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion 28.4 average ACT for entering freshmen Read the story on UAH News 3.91 average GPA for entering freshmen Student Success Center 5:4 male:female ratio (5,573:4,415) Class profile 1,000+ Honors College students Honors College Academics An inspiring curriculum to expand your horizons. UAH offers more than 100 areas of study, with a curriculum focused on some of the fastest-growing job fields. And thanks to our small class sizes and low student-to-faculty ratio, you'll have the opportunity to form strong, supportive relationships with your professors and peers throughout your academic journey. Learn More: Academics 100+ areas of study Academics 18:1 student:faculty ratio Faculty listings 200+ study abroad opportunities Study abroad 88 degrees offered UAH catalog 31 avg. class size UAH facts & figures 2,500+ career opportunities offered through Career Services Career Services Research From the classroom to the lab, discovery starts on day one. UAH is not only home to more than a dozen on-campus research centers and labs, but it also enjoys strong partnerships with area businesses and federal agencies. As a result, you'll have the opportunity to take part in hands-on, high-level research projects, internships, and co-ops that other undergraduates can only dream about. After all, our students are capable of more than just writing papers and taking tests – and we give them the chance to prove it. Learn More: Undergraduate Research $109m in R&D expenditures Research 101 patent applications filed by UAH - five-year total Research News $1m earned per year from intellectual property Office of Technology Commercialization 17 research centers Research centers and institutes $463m – five-year contract & grant research total Focus magazine #5 in fed. financed Aerospace Engineering research expenditures Federally financed research expenditures Athletics A tradition of excellence, and always something to cheer for. Just like our fight song says, we have pride in our Blue & White! In addition to our 18 NCAA men's and women's programs – including the only NCAA Division I ice hockey team in the Southeast – we offer the opportunity for recreational players of all levels to get involved through our club sports and intramural leagues. Of course, we get a little help from our mascot Charger Blue, our cheerleaders, our Chargerettes Dance Team, and our spirited Blue Crew. Learn More: UAH Chargers 18 NCAA sports programs UAH Chargers 34 conference championships UAH Chargers on Twitter $3.1m in athletics scholarships awarded annually Athletics scholarship opportunities $0 admission with Charger ID UAH Chargers ticket information 1 and only D1 ice hockey team in the Southeast UAH Hockey 1 and only Charger Blue Learn more about Charger Blue Campus A campus growing larger. A community growing stronger. Our suite-style residence halls provide a safe, welcoming home away from home, with a central location that makes it easy to get to classes – and to get involved on campus. From Late Night Breakfast to ChargerCon, our 185+ student-run organizations, active Student Government Association, ever-growing Greek community, and student-driven Association for Campus Entertainment ensure there's always something to do! Learn More: Campus Life 505+ acres of campus Campus map 185+ student-run organizations Student organizations 6 residence halls Housing 13 on-campus dining options Campus dining 12 fraternities / sororities Fraternities and sororities 100+ ACE events annually Association for Campus Entertainment Huntsville There's no better place to launch your career than the Rocket City. With its vibrant arts scene, an abundance of restaurants and food trucks, and a temperate climate that lends itself to outdoor recreation, the Rocket City is so much more than a small Southern town. It's also a high-tech business hub that's home to the second-largest research park in the nation. That's why so many who come to Huntsville for their college career end up staying for their professional one! Learn More: Location & Community #1 on list of South's best college towns Why Southern Living rated Huntsville #1 #7 best place to live in the U.S. Why U.S. News rated Huntsville #7 #1 best affordable place to live Why Livability rated Huntsville #1 #2 largest research park U.S. – UAH is anchor tenant Cummings Research Park 70+ miles of trails through Land Trust of North AL Land Trust of North Alabama 53 food trucks Food truck directory (huntsville.org) Financial Aid Because your focus should be on your education, not how you'll pay for it. UAH’s Office of Financial Aid is dedicated to helping you navigate all the options available for tuition assistance, including federal loans, grants, work-study opportunities, veterans’ benefits, and scholarships. Moreover, all incoming first-time freshmen – including international students – who have demonstrated superior academic achievement in high school are automatically eligible for consideration for our Merit Tuition Scholarship. Learn More: Undergraduate Financial Aid 85% of undergraduate students receive financial assistance Undergraduate Financial Aid #1 return on investment among AL schools Why Payscale rated UAH #1 #1 in economic outcomes of graduates among AL schools Brookings's value-added college rankings $57.5k avg. starting salary for UAH grads Payscale's UAH alumni salary report #6 most affordable online college in the U.S. Affordable Colleges Online's rankings #1 best value among AL schools SmartAsset's Best Value Colleges rankings All news What Our Undergrads Are Up To ALL Apr 07 Be proactive about mental health during COVID isolation, clinical psychologist says Apr 07 Cade Smith chosen UAH athletic director Mar 27 High school intern on RSESC team that develops foam drone manufacturing machine Mar 26 How can we be more sure social media posts about coronavirus are accurate? ALL Apr 07 Be proactive about mental health during COVID isolation, clinical psychologist says Apr 07 Cade Smith chosen UAH athletic director Mar 27 High school intern on RSESC team that develops foam drone manufacturing machine Mar 26 How can we be more sure social media posts about coronavirus are accurate? ALL Apr 07 Be proactive about mental health during COVID isolation, clinical psychologist says Apr 07 Cade Smith chosen UAH athletic director Mar 27 High school intern on RSESC team that develops foam drone manufacturing machine Mar 26 How can we be more sure social media posts about coronavirus are accurate?