The University of Alabama at Birmingham Official SchoolApply Partner

  • Average Tuition USD 24,630
  • Acceptance Rate 92%
  • Students 12,811
  • International Students 1.96%
  • Total Annual Cost USD 30,471
  • Intakes August, January

School Description

The University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) is a public, four-year university with a highly regarded academic health center.

Here you will find some of the best health programs. Its graduate health programs in Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, Nursing, Public Health and more were ranked among the top 25 programs in their respective categories by the US News and World Report, in 2020.

UAB is located in the beautiful city of Birmingham which is also considered one of the greenest cities in the US. Here you can enjoy the great outdoors as well as its many attractions, including museums, parks, dining and shopping places. You will also find many famous monuments of the civil rights movement in the city. 

School Features

  • 01Largest employer in Alabama - UAB employs over 23,000 full-time and part-time staff.
  • 02Community outreach around health and well-being - UAB ranks as number one in the US and seventh internationally (Times Higher Education Impact Rankings 2020)
  • 03Best hospital in Alabama - UAB Hospital earned this title for the second year in a row. (US News & World Report 2020-21)

Courses Offered

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    USD 18,540 Tuition Fee

    This MA program is designed to equip students with the conceptual knowledge of Anthropology. The program offers courses that focus on the study of human language, culture, societies, biological and material remains, bio more
  • 1720 2nd Ave S, Birmingham, AL 35233, United States
    USD 7,060 Tuition Fee

    Academic English

    This Academic English program is designed to equip students with critical, practical, and analytical knowledge of the fundamentals of English. The program offers courses that focus on three major objectives; reading, wr more
  • 1720 2nd Ave S, Birmingham, AL 35233, United States
    USD 18,540 Tuition Fee

    Accounting

    This MAc program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Accounting Principles. The program offers courses that focus on all aspects of business, management and finance.  

  • 1720 2nd Ave S, Birmingham, AL 35233, United States
    USD 24,630 Tuition Fee

    Accounting

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Accounting Principles. The program offers courses that focus on all aspects of business, management and finance.This program is more
  • 1720 2nd Ave S, Birmingham, AL 35233, United States
    USD 24,630 Tuition Fee

    African American Studies

    This BA program is designed to equip students with the concepts of Cultural Studies. The program offers courses that focus on culture; racial and ethnic issues; gender and popular culture; culture and media; and culture more

Rankings

  • ARWU - Shanghai Ranking
    ARWU - Shanghai Ranking 201
  • SchoolApply Ranking
    SchoolApply Ranking 332
  • Forbes (USA)
    Forbes (USA) 447
  • Times World University Rankings
    Times World University Rankings 168

Admission Requirements

  • Minimum GPA 2.25
  • Minimum incoming TOEFL iBT 77
  • Minimum incoming IELTS 6.00
  • Minimum SAT 1020
  • Minimum ACT 20
  • Average SAT Score 1135

Financial Aid & Scholarship

Transfer Academic Scholarships for transfer students, Beta Chi ESG Clint Bruess Health Education Scholarship for health-related major students, William Oversteegen Bond Memorial Endowed Scholarship, the Catharine Comer Friend Endowed Scholarship, The Virginia Horns-Marsh Scholarship and many more are available to assist students with tuition and living expenses.

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Other Information

Established in 1859

UAB ranks 31st in federal research funding according to FY 2016 figures UAB is ranked #69 in the Forbes list of America’s Best Large Employers 2017. UAB’s Sarah was named the winner of the 2016 TED prize

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