Step 1: Watch How to Apply Tutorial


Step 2: Identify Non-Degree Seeking Application Deadline

Step 3: Apply

Application Portal Sign In

Step 1: Create an Account or Login

If this is your first time applying through the UAB Graduate Online Application, you will need to click "Sign Up" to create an account. After creating your password, you will be automatically signed into the application dashboard.

Create an Account


Application Dashboard

Step 2: Create a New Application

Once you create your account, select "Start a New Application".

Complete Application

Step 3: Complete Application

Your application will be broken down into several sections that must all be completed prior to submission. Submit all required documents to the Graduate School who will then compile your records for admission consideration.

Pay Application Fee

After completing your application, you will be prompted to submit the $40 non-refundable non-degree application fee. All fees must be submitted online.

Submit Application

After paying the fee, you must return to the online application to officially submit your application.


Step 4: Complete Your Application Checklist

Your application checklist will be displayed in your application dashboard after your application has been submitted. These documents are required before the program can review and make an admission recommendation to the Graduate School. Although your application dashboard indicates 100% complete, it is only referring to the submission of your application. Your checklist is complete when all items have been marked as received as indicated by a green checkmarks.

Application checklist screen grab.

Step 5: Decision

After receiving an applicant’s application, fee, and transcript, the Graduate School reviews credentials and makes an admission decision. You will receive a notification that your decision letter is available to view in the application dashboard within 1 - 3 business days. Please update your spam filters to ensure receipt of all communication from This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Technical Assistance

If you experience technical difficulties setting or resetting your password or at any other time throughout the application process, please do not hesitate to contact us. We can be reached by live chat or via phone at 205-934-8227 during normal business hours or by emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..