Are you ready to become a Blazer? Submit these materials to apply to UAB:

  • a completed application;
  • a nonrefundable $40 application fee;
  • official proof of English proficiency (unless English is your first language);
  • official transcripts*. All documents must be sent in English.
  • If you are studying or living in the United States currently, you must send a copy of proof of your immigration status (passport, I-94, visa, and/or I-797 approval notice).

If you live in the U.S. and attend high school in the U.S.:

*UAB accepts both mailed and electronic transcripts - Mailing Address. Transcripts must be sent directly to UAB from the institution to be considered official. For transcripts sent through a secured transcript service (like Parchment, eScrip, or National Student Clearinghouse), please select University of Alabama at Birmingham from the vendor’s dropdown menu.

If you live outside the U.S. and attend high school outside the U.S.:

Apply to INTO UAB

Application Deadlines

To get your answer early, submit your application early.

Incoming Semester Deadlines for Priority Consideration*
Fall Semester June 1
Spring Semester November 1
Summer Semester May 15

*Although applications submitted after the deadline will be considered on a space-available basis, you are encouraged to apply as early as possible to ensure ample time to review your application and render an admission decision.

English Proficiency

If English is not your native language, then you will have to submit an English proficiency test score. Official test scores should be sent directly from the testing agency to UAB. The score you submit should not be more than two years old.

If English is your native language, you may submit your ACT or SAT scores if you choose. Official test scores should be sent directly from the testing agency to UAB.

Test Minimum Score Requirements
TOEFL Essentials 8.5
IELTS 6.0 overall with at least a 5.5 on each section of the examination
IELA 176
DuoLingo 70 (exam date prior to July 15, 2019)
120 (exam date July 15, 2019, or later)
GaoKao 120

Mailing Address

All documents and credentials should be sent to:

UAB Office of Undergraduate Admissions
BOX 99
1720 2nd Ave S
Birmingham, AL 35294-2936

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