University of Alabama at Birmingham

public university Estd 1969
Birmingham, Alabama, USA
University of Alabama at Birmingham

The University of Alabama at Birmingham was established in 1969. The highly-ranked public university is amongst the three major research institutes in Alabama. Started as an academic extension center in 1936, the university became an independent institution in 1969. The institute began operating in an old house that dwelled in central Birmingham with 116 students. It is accredited to the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools ever since 1970. Its collaboration with UAHSF resulted in the establishment of the UAB Health System. Today, it is not only an internationally renowned research institute but also a popular academic health center.

The university campus is situated in Southside, a leading cosmopolitan neighborhood in Birmingham. It comprises of 100 buildings which include the college blocks, Recreation Center, UAB Health System, libraries and residence halls. UAB has two libraries that possess a comprehensive collection of rare and unique publications, photos, documents, etc. The Recreation Center has three floors that house game rooms, aerobics studios, gyms, etc. There are 6 residence halls on the campus named the Blazer Hall, Camp Hall, Blount Hall, Rast Hall, Denman Hall, and New Freshmen Residence Hall. Each of these residences provides on-campus accommodation to students. UAB offers Blazer Express, a free shuttle service that enables students and employees to commute to, from, and around the university.

The academic structure of the university comprises of a graduate school, 9 schools, and 2 colleges. The UAB schools of study include the School of Business, School of Engineering, School of Education, School of Medicine, School of Nursing, School of Dentistry, School of Optometry, School of Health Professions and School of Public Health. The College of Arts and Sciences was set up in 2010 and the Honors College was established in 2012. UAB Graduate School offers over 85 programs that help students learn the necessary skills to build a rewarding career. UAB also offers more than 50 bachelor’s degrees, 90 graduate degree programs in liberal arts, business, engineering, education, social and behavioral sciences, dentistry, medicine, nursing, optometry, and public health.

There are about 21,923 students in the university which include 8,087 postgraduates and 13,836 undergraduates. The student population comprises of students from nearly 110 countries across the world. The university has nearly 12,676 employees including 2,882 faculty members. The student-faculty ratio at UAB is 19:1. Apart from this, UAB is Alabama’s largest single-site employer, with more than 23,000 employees and an economic impact exceeding $7.15 billion annually on the state.

The university has more than 120,000 alumni living across the globe. Some of the notable alumni of UAB are Danya Barsalona (Professional Soccer Player), Deidre Downs (Miss America 2005), George A. Miller (popular psychologist and cognitive scientist), Melissa Springer (American Photojournalist), Larry Langford (Birmingham’s Former Mayor), Walt Maddox (Tuscaloosa’s Mayor), Vonetta Flowers (Gold Medalist bobsledder), Chris Hubbard (popular NFL Player) and Larry DeLucas (research scientist and an astronaut). The National Alumni Society of the university maintains a network between the institution and its alumni. It proudly honors the achievements of its alumni and also offers various scholarships to the current students of the university.

Master Of Science In Computer Science
  • Duration - 18 Months
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6.5, TOEFL : 80
  • Fees - INR 16.7 Lakh

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Master of Science in Data Science
  • Duration - 18 Months
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6.5, TOEFL : 80
  • Fees - INR 16.7 Lakh

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Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering
  • Duration - 1.5-2 Years
  • Exams Accepted - GRE : Accepted, IELTS : 6.5
  • Fees - INR 15.8 Lakh

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Master of Science in Engineering Management (M.S.E.M.)
  • Duration - 1.5-2 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6.5, TOEFL : 80
  • Fees - INR 15.8 Lakh

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Master of Science in Civil Engineering
  • Duration - 2 Years
  • Exams Accepted - GRE : Accepted, IELTS : 6.5
  • Fees - INR 15.8 Lakh

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Master of Science in Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Duration - 1.5-2 Years
  • Exams Accepted - GRE : Accepted, IELTS : 6.5
  • Fees - INR 15.8 Lakh

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Master of Science in Biotechnology
  • Duration - 1.5-2 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6.5, TOEFL : 80
  • Fees - INR 21.1 Lakh

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MBA Program
  • Duration - 12 Months
  • Exams Accepted - GMAT : 480, IELTS : 6.5
  • Fees - INR 30.1 Lakh

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Master of Public Health
  • Duration - 1 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6.5, TOEFL : 80
  • Fees - INR 36.1 Lakh

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Master of Science in Cyber-Security (MSSec)
  • Duration - 1.5-2 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6.5, TOEFL : 80
  • Fees - INR 14.3 Lakh

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Bachelor of Science in Computer Science
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - SAT : Accepted, IELTS : 6
  • Fees - INR 20.3 Lakh

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Master of Science in Biomedical and Health Sciences
  • Duration - 11 Months
  • Exams Accepted - GRE : Accepted, IELTS : 6.5
  • Fees - INR 33.9 Lakh

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Master of Science in Chemistry
  • Duration - 1.5-2 Years
  • Exams Accepted - GRE : 301, IELTS : 5
  • Fees - INR 13.4 Lakh

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Master of Science In Physics
  • Duration - 1.5-2 Years
  • Exams Accepted - GRE : Accepted, IELTS : 6.5
  • Fees - INR 13.4 Lakh

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Master of Science In Materials Engineering
  • Duration - 1.5-2 Years
  • Exams Accepted - GRE : Accepted, IELTS : 6.5
  • Fees - INR 14.3 Lakh

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Bachelor of Science in Biology
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6, TOEFL : 77
  • Fees - INR 18.1 Lakh

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Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Engineering
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - SAT : Accepted, IELTS : 6
  • Fees - INR 21.7 Lakh

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Bachelor of Science in Management
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6, TOEFL : 77
  • Fees - INR 20.3 Lakh

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Master of Science in Biology
  • Duration - 1.5-2 Years
  • Exams Accepted - GRE : Accepted, IELTS : 7
  • Fees - INR 13.4 Lakh

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Bachelor of Science in Finance
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6, TOEFL : 77
  • Fees - INR 20.3 Lakh

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Bachelor of Science in Accounting
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6, TOEFL : 77
  • Fees - INR 20.3 Lakh

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Bachelor of Science in Information Systems
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6, TOEFL : 77
  • Fees - INR 20.3 Lakh

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Bachelor of Science in Human Resource Management
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6, TOEFL : 77
  • Fees - INR 20.3 Lakh

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Bachelor of Science in Marketing
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6, TOEFL : 77
  • Fees - INR 20.3 Lakh

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Master of Accounting (MAc)
  • Duration - 1.5-2 Years
  • Exams Accepted - GMAT : 500, IELTS : 6.5
  • Fees - INR 14.3 Lakh

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Bachelor of Science in Materials Science and Engineering
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6, TOEFL : 77
  • Fees - INR 21.7 Lakh

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Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6, TOEFL : 77
  • Fees - INR 21.7 Lakh

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Bachelor of Science in Physics
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6, TOEFL : 77
  • Fees - INR 13.1 Lakh

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Bachelor of Science in Chemistry
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6, TOEFL : 77
  • Fees - INR 18.1 Lakh

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Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6, TOEFL : 77
  • Fees - INR 21.7 Lakh

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Bachelor of Science in Mathematics
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6, TOEFL : 77
  • Fees - INR 17.4 Lakh

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Bachelor of Science in Psychology
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6, TOEFL : 77
  • Fees - INR 18.7 Lakh

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Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6, TOEFL : 77
  • Fees - INR 21.7 Lakh

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Entry Criteria

CoursesExams
MS - 13 CoursesGRE - 301 & Above
IELTS - 5-7
TOEFL - 80-100
MEM - 1 CourseIELTS - 6.5 & Above
TOEFL - 80 & Above
PTE - 53 & Above
BE/Btech - 7 CoursesSAT - Accepted
IELTS - 6 & Above
TOEFL - 77 & Above
BBA - 5 CoursesIELTS - 6 & Above
TOEFL - 77 & Above
MIM - 1 CourseIELTS - 6.5 & Above
TOEFL - 80 & Above
GMAT - 500 & Above
BSc - 5 CoursesIELTS - 6 & Above
TOEFL - 77 & Above
MBA - 1 CourseGMAT - 480 & Above
IELTS - 6.5 & Above
TOEFL - 80 & Above

Admission Requirement

DocumentsSOP - Needed for few courses
LOR - Needed for few courses
Essays - Needed for few courses
CV - Needed for few courses
Additional documents - Required
Application feesUSD 30 - 85
Type of deadlineRegular
Intake Season & DeadlinesFall - 1ˢᵗ Mar 2020 - 1ˢᵗ Jun 2021
Spring - 15ᵗʰ Oct 2019 - 21ˢᵗ Dec 2020
Summer - 1ˢᵗ Mar 2020 - 15ᵗʰ Mar 2021

Approximate Fees

CoursesDurationTuition Fees
MS - 13 Courses11 - 24 MonthsINR 13.4L - 36.1L
USD 18,274 - 49,266
MEM - 1 Course1.5 - 2 YearsINR 15.8L
USD 21,508
BE/Btech - 7 Courses4 YearsINR 20.3L - 21.7L
USD 27,750 - 29,600
BBA - 5 Courses4 YearsINR 20.3L
USD 27,750
MIM - 1 Course1.5 - 2 YearsINR 14.3L
USD 19,557
BSc - 5 Courses4 YearsINR 13.1L - 18.7L
USD 17,850 - 25,500
MBA - 1 Course12 MonthsINR 30.1L
USD 41,076

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