Concurrent Enrollment Guidelines

UAB offers concurrent enrollment for outstanding high school students who wish to expand their academic options and take college coursework during their junior or senior years of high schools.

This option is intended for students who have completed the highest academic subjects available at their high schools and are seeking a further academic challenge. Concurrent enrollment offers the opportunity to pursue a student’s interests and also to gain college credit while enrolled in high school.

Concurrent enrollment at UAB is limited to one course per semester and students must have successfully completed the appropriate high school coursework (i.e. if you wish to enroll in English 101 at UAB, you must have completed 4 units of high school English)

To apply for concurrent enrollment at UAB, students must do the following:
  1. Contact Undergraduate Admissions at 205-934-8221 or to discuss your goals and qualifications for concurrent enrollment. In some cases, a meeting may be appropriate.
  2. Apply for admission at
  3. Submit the $30 application fee.
  4. Submit all required materials:
    1. An official high school transcript, with a minimum 3.0 GPA.
    2. An official ACT or SAT score report with a recommended ACT of 25. If you have not taken the ACT or SAT, we may consider PSAT scores.
    3. A letter of permission from a parent or guardian.
    4. A written statement of support from the high school principal.
    5. A one-page essay stating your motivation for taking courses at UAB.
  5. After admission to UAB, you are required to meet with an academic advisor in to discuss your schedule. You may contact the University Academic Success Center & Exploratory Advising at 205-934-8184 to schedule an appointment.