University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH)

The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH or UAHuntsville) is a public research university within The University of Alabama System. It offers a range of undergraduate and graduate degree programs through its five colleges: Liberal Arts, Business Administration, Engineering, Nursing, and Science. UAH is the first university in the US to have Oak Ridge National Laboratory operate offices on their campus.

The University is regionally accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award baccalaureate, master's and doctoral degrees. The College of Business Administration is accredited by the prestigious AACSB International.

UAHuntsville has been recognized by America's 100 Best College Buys for providing students a high quality education at a competitively low cost. It has been consistently placed among the top schools in the nation in NASA research funding to universities.

Rankings:

- Placed among Tier 3 National Universities by US News & World Report (2010).

- The College of Business Administration is placed as one of the best business schools in the nation in the USNWR America's Best Colleges 2008.

- The undergraduate business program is placed in the top 10% business schools in the country by the U.S. News and World Report's "America's Best Colleges" in 2007 and 2008.

- Named the 15th best academic value in the nation by "Consumer Digest" magazine for 2007.

- Selected as one of "America's Best Value Colleges" in the 2007 edition of The "Princeton Review" and has been named as one of "Americas Best Buys" for 11 consecutive years by "Institutional Research".

- Listed as "Very Competitive" by Barron's Profiles of American Colleges.

- Placed among the top 20 universities in the nation for awarding bachelor's engineering degrees to women, according to the American Society of Engineering Educators.

- Four research disciplines are placed in the top 50 nationally in federal research funding, according to the National Science Foundation. The atmospheric science program is rated 19th in the nation in funding, followed by computer science at 20th, mechanical engineering at 26th, and electrical engineering at 49th.

* Next: University of Alabama at Birmingham