Alabama, University of

Alabama, University of, main campus at Tuscaloosa state supported, coeducational chartered 1820, opened 1831. An experimental station of the U.S. Bureau of Mines, the state natural history museum, the state geological survey, and a business research bureau are there. The university's medical school is at Birmingham, and there is also a campus at Huntsville. The university also has a campus at Huntsville and a branch offering medical programs at Birmingham.

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