Detailed Tuition and Fees

2015-2016 Tuition and Fees (PDF version)
The below required tuition and fees include board-approved tuition and fees only.

Undergraduate


Undergraduate Courses offered in...
Program Details Resident Charge Non-Resident Charge
Arts & Sciences, Business, Education, and Engineering
First semester hour of coursework $528 $940
Each additional hour of coursework $305 $717
Health Professions, Nursing, and Public Health
First semester hour of coursework $586 $1,075
Each additional hour of coursework $363 $852
Dental Assisting Program Tuition per semester $2,133 $4,769
 
Campus Dining Fee1 per semester $225 $225

1The campus dining fee is charged to undergraduates enrolling for 12 hours or more per semester during the fall and spring terms.

Graduate


Graduate Courses offered in...
Program Details Resident Charge Non-Resident Charge
Arts & Sciences, Business, Education, Engineering, and The Graduate School
First semester hour of coursework $606 $1,122
Each additional hour of coursework $383 $899
Health Professions and Nursing
First semester hour of coursework $716 $1,380
Each additional hour of coursework $493 $1,157
Public Health
First semester hour of coursework $618 $1,150
Each additional hour of coursework $395 $927
Joint Health Sciences
First semester hour of coursework $590 $1,087
Each additional hour of coursework $367 $864
Medicine
General Tuition (annual charge) $26,382 $61,848
Dentistry
General Tuition - Years 1 & 2 (per semester) $12,830 $29,614
General Tuition - Year 3 (per semester) $13,648 $31,196
General Tuition - Year 4 (per semester) $14,742 $34,363
Optometry
General Tuition per semester $8,576 $18,004

Summary


Summary of Annual UAB Tuition for a Full-Time Student by Program 1
Resident and Non-Resident
2015-16

  Resident Students Non-Resident Students
Undergraduate Programs:
(Based on 30 semester credit hours per year or 15 hours per semester which is considered full time) 2
 
Arts & Sciences, Business, Education, and Engineering $9,596 $21,956
 
Graduate Programs:
(Based on 18 semester credit hours per year or 9 hours per semester which is considered full time)
 
Arts & Sciences, Business, Education, and Engineering $7,340 $16,628
Health Professions $9,320 $21,272
Nursing $9,320 $21,272
Public Health $7,556 $17,132
Joint Health Sciences $7,052 $15,998
Medicine 3 $26,382 $61,848
Optometry 4 $25,728 $54,012
Dentistry:  
– 1st & 2nd Year Students $25,660 $59,228
– 3rd Year Students $26,936 $62,392
– 4th Year Students $29,484 $68,726
 
Other Programs:  
Dental Assisting Program 5 $6,399 $14,307


1 Includes Board-approved tuition only.
2 A campus dining fee is also required for students who enroll for 12 hours or more per semester. 2015-2016 Tuition and Fees (PDF version).
3 Quoted on an annual basis. Additional charges will apply to students who must extend attendance briefly beyond their current academic year in order to complete course requirements.
4 Three out of four class years in the School of Optometry are required to enroll for the summer term, so tuition and fees reflect summer attendance.
5 Annual charge for Dental Assisting reflects summer attendance since this program requires attendance during the summer term.

Institutional Fees


2015-16 UAB Institutional Fees
Approved as of 06/24/2015

General/Administrative

Fee
FY 2015-16
Amount
Student Accounts
Late Payment Fee (applied 10 days after classes begin)
Reinstatement Fee (over 3 credit hours)
Reinstatement Fee (3 credit hours or less)
Returned Check Fee

$50
$150
$50
$30
Career Center
Job Search Registration Fee - Non-students
Career and Job Search Counseling -Non-students (per hour)
Career and Job Search Counseling -Non-students (per 1/2 hour)

$65
$50
$30
Career Tests:
Career Assessments - Non-students (does not include cost of test)
SIGI Plus/Discover - Non-students 50
Myers-Briggs Type Indicator – Students & Alumni 17
Myers-Briggs Type Indicator – Non-students 57
Strong Interest Inventory – Students & Alumni 17
Strong Interest Inventory – Non-students 57
Strong/MBTI Career Report Admin– Students & Alumni 18
Strong/MBTI Career Report Administration– Non-students 25

$40
$50
$17
$57
$17
$57
$18
$25
International Students
International Student Fees (per term) 1
National Student Exchange Incoming Student Program Fee
National Student Exchange Outgoing Student Application Fee

$50
$50
$50
Miscellaneous
Parking Citation Late Fee
Parking Citation Collection Fee
Parking Fee, Gated Deck - Annual
Parking Fee, Gated Deck - Per Term
Parking Fee, Gated Surface Lots - Annual
Parking Fee, Gated Surface Lots - Per Term
Parking Fee, Non-Gated Facilities - Annual
Parking Fee, Non-Gated Facilities - Per Term
Optional Alumni Gift
One Card Replacement Fee

$5
$2
$200
$105
$150
$80
$130
$70
$5
$15
New Student Orientation
Transfer Orientation - Students
Transfer Orientation - Parent/Guest (each)
Fall Freshman Orientation Residence Hall Fee – Students (per night)
Fall Freshman Orientation Residence Hall Fee – Parent (per night)
Fall Freshmen Enrollment Fee - Undergraduate (Fall Term Only) 2
Fall Freshman Orientation - Undergraduate Additional Parent/Guest (each)

$40
$10
$35
$35
$150
$20


1 Payable by all registered international students regardless of credit hour load.

2 For all entering freshmen who enroll in the fall or summer following their high school graduation plus one parent/guest.




Fee
FY 2013-14
Amount
Application
Graduate – On-Line Submissions 3
Graduate - Non-degree
Graduate - Readmission
Graduate -International
Undergraduate - On-Line Submissions

$45
$40
$30
$60
$30
Registrar
Graduation:
Graduation Fee - Graduate
Graduation Fee - Undergraduate
Certificate Fee - Undergraduate & Graduate


$50
$50
$20
Records:
Late Registration Fee (applied after 1st billing due date)
Withdrawal Fee
Official Transcript Fee
Unofficial Transcript Fee
Transcript - Service Charge for Overnight Delivery
Duplicate Diploma Fee
Diploma Reorder Fee - Undergraduate
Diploma Reorder Fee - Graduate
Document Copy Fee (for subpoena requests for student records)

$75
$30
$10
$5
$25
$15
$15
$25
$5 + $1 per page
Student Housing
Application for Housing
Student Housing Prepayment
Rent
Student Housing Late Fee
Student Housing Collection Fee
Key Deposit (University Police)
Mandatory Meal Plan Options
Campus Dining Fee (per semester) 4

$25
$250
(Various)
$30
$100
$5
(Various)
$225
Testing Office
ACT (Residual)
CLEP Test
Correspondence Exams
Miller Analogies
DSST (Dantes Subject Standardized Test)

$80
$30
$60
$100
$80


3 US citizens and permanent residents applying to research based PhD programs at UAB are exempted from this fee.

4 This fee is charged for Fall and Spring semesters only for undergraduate students taking less than 12 hours or graduate students residing in on-campus housing. The fee is not charged for Summer Term.



Division/School Fees and Charges

General
Laboratory Fees - Honors Program 5
Laboratory Fees – Science & Technology Honors Program
ROTC Outdoor Adventures Fee
Credit by Portfolio (undergraduate only)
Credit by Examination (undergraduate only)
Continuing Education Fee (UAB sponsored program)
Study Away Insurance Fee
e-Learning On-Line Course Fee

$35
$100
$25
See note6
See note6
$15
$40
$200
Business
Laboratory Fees – Business
Graduate Application Fee
Graduate Application Fee - International
On-line Course Fee
MBA for Scientists Program Fee (per term)
MBA Leadership & Professional Development Fee (per semester)
Undergraduate FN Resource Lab Fee
Graduate FN Resource Lab Fee
Bachelor of Science in Economics Online Program Course Fee (per hour)
Bachelor of Science in Finance Online Program Course Fee (per hour)
Bachelor of Science in Management Online Program Course Fee (per hour)
Bachelor of Science in Marketing Online Program Course Fee (per hour)
Bachelor of Science in Accounting Online Program Course Fee (per hour)
Bachelors of Science in Information Systems Online Course Fee (per hour)
Masters of Accounting Online Program Course Fee
Masters in Information Systems Online Program Course Fee (per hour)
General Education curriculum Online Program Course Fee (per hour)

$35
$60
$75
$250
$1,400
$50
$15
$30
$667
$667
$667
$667
$667
$667

$1,088
$1,088
$400
College of Arts and Sciences
On-line Course Fee
Intensive English Language Program (IELP) Application Fee
Intensive English Language Program (IELP) Semester
Intensive English Language Program (IELP) 8-week session
Intensive English Language Program (IELP) Per-Hour Fee
Intensive English Language Program (IELP) 8-week Per-Hour Fee
Intensive English Language Program (IELP) Summer Program
Sponsored IELP Student Fee
Private Music Lessons Fee
Group Music Fee
Laboratory Fee - Tier I
Laboratory Fee - Tier II
Laboratory Fee - Tier III

$200
$75
$4,806
$2,503
$267
$143
$1,275
$150
$50
$35
$75
$100
$150


5 Rate to be applied only when honors courses are cross-listed with other courses which carry a lab fee.


6 Rate per hour credit equal to applicable and current undergraduate tuition rate per hour; 3 hour min.




Fee
FY 2013-14
Amount
Dentistry
Advanced Cardiology Life Support (Third Year)
Advanced Education (Excluding Implant Dentistry) (twice per year)
Advanced Education-Implant Dentistry Training Prog (twice per year)
Advanced Periodontology & Prosthodontics Eqpt. Fee (annually)
Anatomy Lab Fee (First Year Students)
ASDA Dues (First Professional Students)
Breakage Deposit (Fourth Year Students)
Clinic Fee, Dental Assisting Students (per semester)
Clinic Fee, DMD (First and Second Year - per term)
Clinic Fee, DMD (Third and Fourth Year - per term)
Clinic/Lab Fee, Advanced Education Students
CPR Fee (First Year)
Dental Kits
Diploma Fee (Fourth Year Students)
International Dentistry Program (per term)
International Orthodontic Certificate Program (per term)
Laptop Usage Fee (DMD - Annually, Fall Term)
Laptop Usage Fee (International Dentistry - per term)
Malpractice Insurance, Postdoctoral Students
PCD Laboratory Fee (First and Second Years - per term)
PCD Laboratory Fee (Third and Fourth Years)
Printed Materials Fee (First Professional Students - per term)
Printed Materials Fee (Advanced Education Students - twice per year)
Printed Materials Fee, Dental Assisting Students
Prosthetic Lab Fee (Third and Fourth Years - per term)

$26
$4,756
$5,750
$1,074
$400
$97
$15
$95
$63
$387
$900
$26
At Cost
$20
$34,000
$30,000
$500
$400
At Cost
$251
$25
$63
$63
$35
$150
Education
Laboratory Fees - Education
On-line Course Fee
Field Supervision Fee (per course)
Transcript Evaluation Fee
Teacher Education Program (TEP) Application Fee
Internship Fee

$50
$150
$100
$30
$30
$75
Engineering
Laboratory Fees - Tier I
Laboratory Fees - Tier II
Laboratory Fees - Tier III
On-line Course Fee
Construction Management Course Fee (per course)
Information Engineering and Management Course Fee (per course)
Information Engineering and Management Course Fee
(Students who began the program prior to Fall 2008 - per course)
Advanced Safety Engineering & Management Course Fee (per course)

$150
$100
$75
$150
$900
$900

$350
$900
Health Professions
Laboratory Fees - Health Professions
Executive Master’s of Science in Health Administration
— Special Fee (per year)
Executive Doctor of Science Program Fee (per year)
MSHA Program Application Fee
— Domestic (US students)
— International students
Lab/Clinical Supply Fee
(Surgeon Physician Assistant Program - one time fee)
Anatomy Lab Fee (Physical Therapy Program)
Anatomy Lab Fee (Clinical Nurse Anesthesia Program)
Anatomy Lab Fee (Surgical Physician Program)
History & Physical Simulation Fee (per semester)
On-line Course Fee
Surgical Physician Assistant Program (Critical Care) - Application Fee
Professional Development Fee - MSHA & MSHI Students
(Fall Term, Years One and Two)
Masters of Science Biomedical and Health Sciences Professional Development Fee (per course)

$50

$28,350
$36,600

$60
$85

$150
$387
$387
$387
$250
$250
$75

$400
$200
Medicine
Academic Support Fee
Add Course Fee
Alumni Residency Application Services Fee
Anatomy Lab Fee 7
Certified Copy of Diploma
Computer Assisted Learning Fee
Disability Insurance Premium
Drop Course Fee
Laboratory Fees (1st and 2nd Years)
Late Compliance Fee
Medical School Application Fee
Secured Communication Fee
Medical Student Special Services Fee (FPH Students)
Testing Fee (1st - 3rd Year Students)
Clinical Skills and Simulation Instruction Fee (per year)
Visiting Student Application Fee - International Student (Includes 1st course registration fee)
Visiting Student Application Fee - LCME Certified or Osteopathic Students
Visiting Student Registration Fee (Per Course)
Visiting Student Course Fee (per month, up to two courses)

$300
$15
$45
$387
$5
$500
Variable
$30
$100
$150
$80
$100
$225
$350
$200
$300
$15
$150
$500
Nursing
Laboratory Fees – Nursing
Digital Learning Fee
Nursing Assessment Fee

$50
$250
$150
Optometry
School of Optometry: Application Fee
Anatomy Lab Fee – 1st Year FPH Students
Student Support Fee
Laboratory Fees (1st - 4th Year - per term)
Clinic Fee - (2nd - 4th year students - per year)

$75
$400
$100
$165
$600
Public Health
Laboratory Fees - Public Health
On-Line Course Fee

Medical Center:
Dental Health Fees - Credit Hour Programs (per semester)
Dental Health Fee - First Professional Students

$53
$250


$39
$102


7 Fee also applies to fourth year students taking the elective course - Gross Anatomy Dissection.