International flags flying in the wind.International applicants are citizens or permanent residents of a country other than the United States. International applicants who are requesting F-1 or J-1 visa eligibility will be required to provide evidence of financial support via a Financial Affidavit. International Student and Scholar Services advises international students in matters of immigration, federal and state taxation, and orientation to the UAB and Birmingham communities.

Before you begin the Graduate Application Process, you should review the programs offered at UAB to identify your specific program of interest and review program specific admissions requirements and deadlines. If you are applying to a research program, you should also identify faculty research areas within the department to verify that they align with your own interests.

For an in depth overview of the application process, click Next: Application Process.

International Admission At a Glance

Identify program application deadline
Review program admissions criteria
Submit transcripts and degree statement
Important: Please include all individual mark sheets, consolidated transcripts, and proof of degree (graduation certificates, diplomas, degree certificates, etc.) in both English and your native language (if available)
Submit standardized test scores
Submit English proficiency test scores
Submit Citizenship/Immigration documents
Pay application fee
Complete Application Checklist
Identify three individuals to write recommendation letters
Submit personal essay
Submit resume/CV