Apply for Admission (Freshman)

Application for Admission


To apply to UAB, you will need to submit the following:

  • a completed UAB application
  • $30 application fee (nonrefundable, payable by credit or debit card) or application fee waiver
  • your official high school transcript (which should be sent directly to UAB from your high school)
  • your official ACT or SAT scores submitted directly from ACT or College Board.
    • UAB will accept the current and redesigned version of the SAT. Applicants may submit scores from either the current SAT, the redesigned SAT, or both. A writing score is not required.

All documents and credentials should be mailed to:
Office of Undergraduate Admissions
Box 99
1720 2nd Ave S
Birmingham AL 35294-4600

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Deadlines


To get your answer early, submit your application early.

Deadlines for priority consideration
Fall Semester June 1
Spring Semester November 1
Summer Semester March 15

To be considered for UAB academic scholarships, you have to be admitted by December 1 of your senior year of high school.

Requirements


Strong high school academic curriculum
  • 4 years of English
  • 3 years of social science
  • 3 years of math (Algebra I and higher)
  • 3 years of science (including 2 lab sciences)
  • 1 year of a foreign language
  • Plus 3 additional core courses, for a total of 17 core courses

High School GPA and test scores

UAB generally admits students with:
  • a minimum high school GPA of 2.25 on a 4.0 scale
  • a minimum ACT score of 20 or combined SAT score of 950 (critical reading and math)
    • UAB will accept the current and redesigned version of the SAT. Applicants may submit scores from either the current SAT, the redesigned SAT, or both. A writing score is not required.
Certain programs have additional requirements beyond UAB’s requirements for general admission. For details, contact the Office of Undergraduate Admission.

Check Status of App


Simply log on to MyUAB at uab.edu/MyUAB to check your application status online right now. Just take a deep breath and log in.

If you have any questions or require assistance, feel free to contact the Office of Undergraduate Admissions at chooseuab@uab.edu.