College Costs (International) - Current, Transfer, Former, and Non-Traditional Students


UAB offers a world-class education and an unforgettable university experience at a fraction of the price.

Here’s an estimate of what you may pay as an international undergraduate student at UAB. Tuition and fees shown are based on fall 2013 rates and a course load of 12 credit hours each semester (fall and spring). Since tuition and fees are billed per semester hour, your actual costs may vary.

International (non-Freshman) – estimated expenses for two semesters (9 months)
  Two Semesters
(12 credit hours per semester)
Tuition and Fees* $16,948
Books and Supplies** $1,000
Health Insurance $1,776
On-Campus Housing*** $4,400 - $6,220
Meal Plan $292 - $3,530
TOTAL $24,416 - $29,474

* International students pay non-resident tuition rates. Tuition in the schools of Health Professions, Public Health, and Nursing is slightly higher.

** Costs may vary depending upon course selection.

*** UAB offers a variety of on-campus living options. Contact Student Housing and Residence Life for more information.