The University of Alabama at Birmingham will accept satisfactory TOEFL or IELTS proficiency examinations for admission to graduate programs. Test scores must be sent directly from the testing institution.

Applicants whose primary language is not English must submit an official TOEFL or IELTS test score that is not more than five (5) years old. Applicants who have received a bachelor's degree from an accredited U.S. institution or from institutions in countries where English is the primary language are not required to submit the TOEFL or IELTS score. Some departments may require the TOEFL or IELTS regardless of previous educational experience.

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15 UAB faculty honored for excellence in mentorship

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Exploring memory storage and retrieval through neuroscience and art

rememory group photo squareMika Guzman Karlsson, an MD/PhD candidate from the Sweatt lab, and Megan Rich, a PhD student from the Bolding lab, both from the Department of Neurobiology, described how memories are stored and retrieved at the Discoveries in the Making event at the Homewood Library on April 14, 2016. Read more ...

Nursing PhD students Bray, Mumbower and Pavicevic named 2016 Jonas Scholars

Leigh Ann Bray, Rachael Mumbower and Zoran Pavicevic will receive $10,000 each during the next two years from the Jonas Center, which is focused on expanding the pipeline of nursing faculty and advanced practice nurses. The UAB School of Nursing will match this funding.

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