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Application Deadlines

Fall semester  - July 1st
Spring semester  - November 1st
Summer semester- April 1st

*International applicants should apply at least 6 months in advance of the deadline in order to ensure processing of all Visa paperwork


Required Documents

  • Application form including 2 evaluation forms/letters of reference
  • Current resume detailing work experience
  • Official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended sent directly by the Registrar or responsible head of the institution to the UAB Graduate School, 1720 2nd Ave. S., LHL G03, Birmingham, AL 35294-0013.
  • GMAT score* sent directly from the testing agency. (it is recommended that you repeat the GMAT if score is below 480)

*GMAT requirement is waived for applicants holding terminal degrees.  Applicants holding master degrees from regionally accredited institutions can substitute related standardized test score for GMAT requirement.    

Additional Documents Required for International Applicants

  • TOEFL IBT score of 80 or IELTS of 6 (international applicants only).
  • General academic credentials evaluation (ECE or WES report) for international applicants

Additional Requirements

  • Baccalaureate Degree- Applicants must be holders of a baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited institution. 
  • Quantitative Requirement- Applicants are expected to have completed a pre-calculus class with a grade of "C" or better within the last five years. If an applicant does not meet this requirement, they may be admitted with the contingency of satisfying the requirement during their first term of enrollment.  more info


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Nationally Recognized MBA

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  • U.S. News & World Report ranks UAB's MBA among the nation's top 15% of best part-time MBA programs in the U.S. News Business School Compass 2014.

  • The Princeton Review reports UAB is one of the best institutions you can attend to earn an MBA and lists UAB in their 2014 edition of the "Best 295 Business Schools".

  • UAB is ranked No. 6 in the nation for the "race/class interaction" category and No. 14 for "town-gown relations are great", according to The Princeton Review's 2013 edition of its annual book, "The Best 377 Colleges."