Application Deadlines

  • Fall Admission: August 1
  • Spring Admission: December 21
  • Summer Admission: May 1

Our students typically sign up for two courses per academic term, but some elect to take only one course per term.

Following is an estimation of applicable UAB tuition and fees per academic term during Academic Year 2019-2020. Please note that these figures are subject to change; only the official UAB tuition and fees page should be relied on to make a true calculation of program costs.


Itemization of Tuition and Fees

Cost Components

Tuition Per Credit Hour


Credit Hours Per Course


Course Tuition


Program Fee per Course


Cost Per Course


Courses Per Term


Total Cost Per Term


TOTAL ESTIMATED COST = $5,004 per term x 5 terms = $25,020

The Master of Engineering with a concentration in Structural Engineering can be completed in approximately 19 months. Based on Academic Year 2019-2020 tuition and fees, the total estimated cost would be $25,020 plus books for students who take two courses per academic term and complete the degree in 19 months.