The below required tuition and fees include board-approved tuition and fees only.

  • Undergraduate Courses offered in...

    Program Details Resident Charge Non-Resident Charge
    Arts & Sciences, Business, Education, and Engineering Each semester hour of coursework $347 $793
    Health Professions, Nursing, and Public Health Each semester hour of coursework $409 $938
    Dental Assisting Program Tuition per semester $2,133 $4,769
    Dual Enrollment Program Each semester hour of coursework $173.50 $397
     
    Campus Dining Fee1 per semester $225 $225


    1The campus dining fee is charged to undergraduate students enrolled for 12 or more hours and all enrolled students residing on campus.


  • Graduate Courses offered in...

    Program Details Resident Charge Non-Resident Charge
    Arts & Sciences, Business, Education, Engineering, and The Graduate School Each semester hour of coursework $437 $995
    Health Professions and Nursing Each semester hour of coursework $555 $1,272
    Public Health Each semester hour of coursework $451 $1,025
    Joint Health Sciences Each semester hour of coursework $420 $957
    Medicine General Tuition (annual charge) $27,582 $61,848
    Dentistry
    General Tuition - Years 1 & 2 (per semester) $13,468 $31,196
    General Tuition - Year 3 (per semester) $13,468 $31,196
    General Tuition - Year 4 (per semester) $14,742 $34,363
    Optometry General Tuition per term $8,792 $18,004
  • Summary of Annual UAB Tuition for a Full-Time Student by Program 1
    Resident and Non-Resident
    2017-2018

     

      Resident Students Non-Resident Students
    Undergraduate Programs:
    (Based on 30 semester credit hours per year or 15 hours per semester which is considered full time) 2
     
    Arts & Sciences, Business, Education, and Engineering $10,410 $23,790
    Health Professions, Public Health, and Nursing $12,270 $28,140
     
    Graduate Programs:
    (Based on 18 semester credit hours per year or 9 hours per semester which is considered full time)
     
    Arts & Sciences, Business, Education, and Engineering $7,866 $17,910
    Health Professions and Nursing $9,990 $22,896
    Public Health $8,118 $18,450
    Joint Health Sciences $7,560 $17,226
    Medicine 3 $27,582 $61,848
    Optometry 4 $26,376 $54,012
    Dentistry:  
    – 1st & 2nd Year Students $26,936 $62,392
    – 3rd Year Students $26,936 $62,392
    – 4th Year Students $29,484 $68,726
     
    Other Programs:  
    Dental Assisting Program 5 $6,399 $14,307


    1 Includes Board-approved tuition only.
    2 A campus dining fee is also required for students who enroll for 12 hours or more per semester. More information regarding UAB's dining requirements
    3 Quoted on an annual basis. Additional charges will apply to students who must extend attendance briefly beyond their current academic year in order to complete course requirements.
    4 Three out of four class years in the School of Optometry are required to enroll for the summer term, so tuition and fees reflect summer attendance.
    5 Annual charge for Dental Assisting reflects summer attendance since this program requires attendance during the summer term.

  • 2017-2018 UAB Institutional Fees
    Approved as of 06/30/2017

    General/Administrative

    Student Accounts

    Late Payment Fee$50
    Payment Plan Fee (per semester)$25
    Reinstatement Fee (over 3 credit hours)$150
    Reinstatement Fee (3 credit hours or less)$50
    Returned Check Fee$30

    Career Center

    Job Search Registration Fee – Non-students$65
    Career and Job Search Counseling – Non-students (per hour)$50
    Career and Job Search Counseling – Non-students (per ½ hour)$30
    Career Assessments – Non-students (does not include cost of test)$40
    SIGI Plus/Discover – Non-students$50
    Myers-Briggs Type Indicator – Students & Alumni$17
    Myers-Briggs Type Indicator – Non-students$57
    Strong Interest Inventory – Students & Alumni$17
    Strong Interest Inventory – Non-students$57
    Strong/MBTI Career Report Admin – Students & Alumni$18
    Strong/MBTI Career Report Administration – Non-students$25

    International Students

    International Student Fee (per term)1$75

    New Student Orientation

    Transfer Orientation – Students$50
    Transfer Orientation – Parent/Guest (each)$10
    Fall Freshman Orientation Residence Hall Fee – Students (per night)$35
    Fall Freshman Orientation Residence Hall Fee – Parent (per night)$35
    Fall Freshmen Enrollment Fee – Undergraduate (Fall Term Only) 2$150
    Fall Freshman Orientation – Undergraduate Additional Parent/Guest (each)$20

    Application

    Graduate – On-Line Submissions$50
    Graduate – Non-degree$40
    Graduate – Readmission$30
    Graduate – International Direct Admit Students$60
    Undergraduate – On-Line Submissions for Domestic or Direct Admit International Students$30

    Registrar

    Graduation:
    Graduation Fee – Graduate$50
    Graduation Fee – Undergraduate$50
    Certificate Fee – Undergraduate & Graduate$20
    Records:
    Late Registration Fee (applied after 1st billing due date)$75
    Withdrawal Fee$30
    Official Transcript Fee$10
    Unofficial Transcript Fee$5
    Transcript – Service Charge for Overnight Delivery$25
    Duplicate Diploma Fee$15
    Diploma Reorder Fee – Undergraduate$15
    Diploma Reorder Fee – Graduate$25
    Document Copy Fee (for subpoena requests for student records)$5 + $1 per page

    Student Housing

    Student Housing Prepayment$250
    Rent(Various)
    Student Housing Late Fee$30
    Student Housing Collection Fee$100
    Key Deposit (University Police)$5
    Mandatory Meal Plan Options(Various)
    Campus Dining Fee (per semester)3$225

    Testing Office

    ACT (Residual)$80
    CLEP Test$30
    Correspondence Exams$60
    Miller Analogies$100
    DSST (Dantes Subject Standardized Test)$80

    Miscellaneous

    Parking Citation Late Fee$5
    Parking Citation Collection Fee$2
    Parking Fee, Gated Deck – Annual$200
    Parking Fee, Gated Deck – Per Term$105
    Parking Fee, Gated Surface Lots – Annual$150
    Parking Fee, Gated Surface Lots – Per Term$80
    Parking Fee, Non-Gated Facilities – Annual$130
    Parking Fee, Non-Gated Facilities – Per Term$70
    Optional Alumni Gift$5
    One Card Replacement Fee$15

    1 Based on citizenship status; payable by all direct admit or INTO UAB international students regardless of credit hour load.

    2 For all entering freshmen who enroll in the fall or summer following their high school graduation plus one parent/guest.

    3 This fee is charged for Fall and Spring semesters for undergraduate students enrolled for 12 or more hours and all enrolled students residing on campus. The fee is not charged for Summer Term.



    Division/School Fees and Charges

    General

    English Language Program (per semester)$6,850
    Credit by Portfolio (undergraduate only)See note5
    Credit by Examination (undergraduate only)See note5
    Continuing Education Fee (UAB sponsored program)$15
    Laboratory Fees – Honors Program4$35
    Laboratory Fees – Science & Technology Honors Program$100
    ROTC Outdoor Adventures Fee$25
    Student Health & Wellness Appointment Cancellation/Late Arrival Fee$25
    Study Abroad Insurance Fee$50
    Study Abroad Administration Fee$125
    e-Learning On-Line Course Fee$200

    Business

    Laboratory Fees – Business$35
    Graduate Application Fee$70
    Graduate Application Fee – International$85
    On-line Course Fee$250
    MBA for Scientists Program Fee (per term)$1,400
    MBA Leadership & Professional Development Fee (per semester)$50
    MD, DMD, OD/MBA Dual Degree Program Fee (per credit hour)$1,000
    Undergraduate FN Resource Lab Fee$15
    Graduate FN Resource Lab Fee$30
    Bachelor of Science in Economics Online Program Course Fee (per hour)$667
    Bachelor of Science in Finance Online Program Course Fee (per hour)$667
    Bachelor of Science in Management Online Program Course Fee (per hour)$667
    Bachelor of Science in Marketing Online Program Course Fee (per hour)$667
    Bachelor of Science in Accounting Online Program Course Fee (per hour)$667
    Bachelors of Science in Information Systems Online Course Fee (per hour)$667
    Bachelor of Science in Industrial Distribution Online Program Course Fee (Per Hour)$667
    Bachelor of Science in Human Resource Management Online Program Course Fee (Per Hour)$667
    Master of Business Administration Online Program Course Fee (Per Hour)$1,088
    Masters of Accounting Online Program Course Fee (per hour)$1,088
    Masters in Information Systems Online Program Course Fee (per hour)$1,088
    General Education curriculum Online Program Course Fee (per hour)$433

    College of Arts and Sciences

    On-line Course Fee$250
    Private Music Lessons Fee$100
    Group Music Fee$50
    Laboratory Fee – Tier I$75
    Laboratory Fee – Tier II$100
    Laboratory Fee – Tier III$150
    Laboratory Fee – Tier IV$200

    Dentistry

    Advanced Cardiology Life Support (Third Year)$26
    Advanced Education (Excluding Implant Dentistry) (twice per year)$5,046
    Advanced Periodontology & Prosthodontics Eqpt. Fee (annually)$1,074
    Anatomy Lab Fee (First Year Students)$400
    ASDA Dues (First Professional Students)$102
    Breakage Deposit (Fourth Year Students)$15
    Clinic Fee, Dental Assisting Students (per semester)$95
    Clinic Fee, DMD (First and Second Year – per term)$63
    Clinic Fee, DMD (Third and Fourth Year – per term)$387
    Clinic/Lab Fee, Advanced Education Students$900
    CPR Fee (First Year; DMD – Fall Term, International Dentistry D2 – Spring Term)$26
    Dental KitsAt Cost
    Diploma Fee (Fourth Year Students)$20
    International Dentistry Program (per term)$34,510
    International Orthodontic Certificate Program (per term, includes Adv Ed tuition, Clinic/Lab fee, and printed materials fee )$30,000
    International Pediatric Dentistry Certificate Program (per term, includes Adv Ed tuition, Clinic/Lab fee, and printed materials fee)$30,000
    Laptop Usage Fee (DMD – Annually, Fall Term)$500
    Laptop Usage Fee (International Dentistry – per term)$400
    Malpractice Insurance, Postdoctoral StudentsAt Cost
    PCD Laboratory Fee (First and Second Years – per term)$251
    PCD Laboratory Fee (Third and Fourth Years)$25
    Printed Materials Fee (First Professional Students – per term)$63
    Printed Materials Fee (Advanced Education Students – twice per year)$63
    Printed Materials Fee, Dental Assisting Students$35
    Prosthetic Lab Fee (Third and Fourth Years – per term)$150

    Education

    Field Supervision Fee (per course)$100
    Internship Fee$75
    Laboratory Fees – Education$50
    On-line Course Fee$150
    Teacher Education Program (TEP) Application Fee$30
    Transcript Evaluation Fee$30

    Engineering

    Laboratory Fees – Tier I$165
    Laboratory Fees – Tier II$110
    Laboratory Fees – Tier III$80
    On-line Course Fee$150
    Advanced Safety Engineering & Management Course Fee (per course)$900
    Construction Management Course Fee (per course)$900
    Information Engineering and Management Course Fee (per course)$900

    Health Professions

    Executive Master’s of Science in Health Administration – Special Fee (per year)$29,800
    Executive Doctor of Science Program Fee (per year)$36,600
    MSHA Program Application Fee
    – Domestic (US students)$60
    – International students$85
    Surgical Physician Assistant Program (Critical Care) – Application Fee$75
    Anatomy Lab Fee (Physical Therapy Program)$387
    Anatomy Lab Fee (Clinical Nurse Anesthesia Program)$387
    Anatomy Lab Fee (Surgical Physician Program)$387
    History & Physical Simulation Fee (per semester)$250
    Laboratory Fees – Health Professions$50
    Lab/Clinical Supply Fee (Surgeon Physician Assistant Program – one time fee)$150
    On-line Course Fee$250
    Professional Development Fee – Physical Therapy (One Time)$350
    Professional Development Fee – MSHA & MSHI Students (Fall Term, Years One and Two)$500
    Professional Development Fee – MS Biomedical and Health Sciences (per course)$200
    RD Exam Workshop Fee – MS in Nutrition Sciences, Clinical Track – Dietetic Internship Program$550
    Seat Deposit – MS in Nutrition Sciences, Clinical Track - Dietetic Internship Program (Non-Refundable, applied to tuition at registration)$450
    Physician Assistant Lab Fee$300

    Medicine

    Academic Support Fee (per semester)$125
    Add Course Fee$15
    Alumni Residency Application Services Fee$45
    Anatomy Lab Fee (per semester)$50
    Certified Copy of Diploma$5
    Computer Assisted Learning Fee (per semester)$250
    Disability Insurance PremiumVariable
    Drop Course Fee$30
    Laboratory Fees (1st and 2nd Years – per semester)$50
    Late Compliance Fee$150
    Medical School Application Fee$100
    Secured Communication Fee MS-1 (per semester)$260.50
    Secured Communication Fee MS-2 (per semester)$210.50
    Secured Communication Fee MS-3 (per semester)$150.50
    Medical Student Services Fee (per semester)$137.50
    Testing Fee (1st – 3rd Year Students – per semester)$175
    Clinical Skills and Simulation Instruction Fee (per semester)$150
    Visiting Student Application Fee - International Student (Includes 1st course registration fee)$300
    Visiting Student Registration Fee (Per Four-Week Course)$150
    Visiting Student Registration Fee (Per Two-Week Course)$75
    Visiting Student Course Fee (per month, up to two courses)$5,000

    Nursing

    Digital Learning Fee$250
    Pre-Licensure Competency/Technology Fee (per course)$175
    Post-Licensure Competency/Technology Fee (per course)$225

    Optometry

    School of Optometry: Application Fee$75
    Anatomy Lab Fee – 1st Year FPH Students$400
    Student Support Fee$100
    Laboratory Fees (1st – 4th Year – per term)$165
    Clinic Fee – (2nd – 4th year students – per year)$600

    Public Health

    Laboratory Fees – Public Health$53
    On-Line Course Fee$250
    Software Fee – Biostatistics (per course)$30
    Medical Center:
    Dental Health Fees – Credit Hour Programs (per semester)$39
    Dental Health Fee – First Professional Students$102

    4 Rate to be applied only when honors courses are cross-listed with other courses which carry a lab fee.

    5 Rate per hour credit equal to applicable and current undergraduate tuition rate per hour; 3 hour min.

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