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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50 awardees honored at 2016 CIRTL Awards Ceremony

cirtl logo sq 100x10050 awardees were honored on Wednesday April 27 at the 2016 CIRTL Awards Ceremony. To prepare for careers in STEM and Social Sciences, these graduate students and postdocs from across campus have undertaken training to develop their college teaching skills through UAB’s Center for the Integration of Research, Teaching, and Learning. Read more ...

15 UAB faculty honored for excellence in mentorship

Mentorship Logo RGBFifteen faculty members were honored April 20 at a ceremony recognizing the University of Alabama at Birmingham's outstanding mentors. The 2016 Graduate School Dean's Award for Excellence in Mentorship Ceremony drew more than 120 people to celebrate the honoree's achievements. Read more ...

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 ...
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