CESE Application Deadlines


The University of Alabama at Birmingham is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award baccalaureate, masters, doctorate, and professional degrees.

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Prior to applying to UAB Graduate School, review all Admissions Requirements and contact Dianne Gilmer (digilmer@uab.edu ), Assistant Director, Civil Engineering Online Instruction, to schedule an interview.

Application Fee

Domestic: $50.00
International: $60.00

How to Apply for Admission

Application for: Master’s Degree
Intended Program of study: Master of Engineering (MEng)
Concentration: Structural Engineering

Go to UAB Graduate School Application to complete and submit your online application

What you will need to complete the UAB Graduate School Application

1-   UAB Account

Once you click on the application link, you will create your account and receive a confirmation email.

Application for: Master’s Degree
Intended Program of study: Master of Engineering (MEng)
Concentration: Structural Engineering

2-   References

Please ask the individuals from whom you request references to submit them online via the Apply Yourself system. Electronic submission is the preferred method.
However, if the person providing your recommendation letter prefers to mail the letter, please have the document mailed to the address of the department or program to which you are applying. Two letters of recommendation are required.

3-   Transcripts

Request one (1) official transcript to be mailed by each post-secondary issuing institution to the UAB Graduate School:

UAB Graduate School
LHL 103; 1720 2nd Avenue South
Birmingham, AL 35294-0013


4-   GRE

GRE is only required for students who did not receive a bachelor’s degree from an accredited U.S. institution.
Institution code: 1856

5-   International Requirements

IELTS – 6.5
TOEFL – 80
PTEA  – 53
Institution code: 1856

6-   Affidavit of Support

Please upload the Financial Affidavit of Support (for international applicants only).

Application Fee Payment

Submit application fee payment
Domestic: $50.00
International: $60.00


For additional information on the Master of Engineering-Civil Structural Engineering program, please contact:

Dianne Gilmer, Assistant Director, Civil Engineering Online Instruction
Phone: (205) 975-5848
Master of Engineering
Department- Civil Structural Engineering
HOEN 310A; 1075 13th Street South
Birmingham, AL 35205


Application Deadlines

Summer Admission: May 1st

Fall Admission: August 1st

Spring Admission: December 1st