The University of Alabama in Huntsville
- The University of Alabama in Huntsville
The University of Alabama in Huntsville, classified as a High Research Active institution, offers academic and research programs in the colleges of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences; Business; Education; Engineering; Nursing; Professional and Continuing Studies; and Science. The Huntsville area is a culturally diverse community and maintains one of the highest per capita incomes and standards of living in the Southeast. Known as the "Rocket City" and home to NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center, Huntsville has a major presence of technology, space, and defense industries, which allows the city to offer a variety of educational, recreational, and cultural opportunities. For more information about Huntsville and its convenient location to Nashville, Birmingham, and Atlanta, please visit http://www.huntsville.org.