Birmingham: Historical and diverse
Culture and history collide in Birmingham's array of things to do. Quality entertainment, cuisine, the arts, nightlife and the great outdoors are all within your reach from UAB's campus.
Take a trip to the city's plentiful antique shops, many of which have been featured in upscale lifestyle magazines around the country. Trendy malls bring high-end shops to the state’s retail scene, while chain stores can offer you anything a college student could need... Dozens of new art galleries show off a variety of local paintings, sculpture, jewelry, ceramics and modern art.
Most importantly, you'll find a city as diverse as any other in the US. A spectrum of attitudes and cultures dominates the scene, making students from all around feel welcome the moment they arrive.
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