University of Alabama at Birmingham Graduate Schools

University of Alabama at Birmingham (referred to as Alabama at Birmingham) is a Public, 4 years school located in Birmingham, AL. It is classified as Research University (very high research activity) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice. The 2020 graduate school tuition & fees at University of Alabama at Birmingham is $8,100 for Alabama residents and $19,188 for out-of-state students. The school has 8,087 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 21,923 including undergraduate students.

University of Alabama at Birmingham Graduate School Overview

University of Alabama at Birmingham (referred to as Alabama at Birmingham) is a Public, 4 years school located in Birmingham, AL. It is classified as Research University (very high research activity) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice.
University of Alabama at Birmingham is pre-accredited by Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (1/26/2018 - Current).
University of Alabama at BirminghamDirectory Information
School NameUniversity of Alabama at Birmingham (referred to as Alabama at Birmingham)
AddressAdministration Bldg Suite 1070, Birmingham, AL 35294-0110
Phone205-934-4011
Webhttps://www.uab.edu
Online Applicationhttps://idm.uab.edu/myuab/login?from=ugadmapp
Financial Infohttps://www.uab.edu/students/paying-for-college
The 2020 graduate school tuition & fees at University of Alabama at Birmingham is $8,100 for Alabama residents and $19,188 for out-of-state students. The school has 8,087 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 21,923 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 106 graduate programs through Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), Doctorate (Professional Practice), Doctorate (Other). Among them, 11 programs are available online classes.
Alabama at Birmingham Graduate School 2020 Key Facts
School TypePublic, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$19,188
$8,100 for Alabama Residents
Student Population8,087
Offered Degrees/ProgramsPost-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), Doctorate (Professional Practice), Doctorate (Other)
Number of Programs106 graduate programs
(11 programs available online learning)
Student to Faculty Ratio19 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at University of Alabama at Birmingham is $8,100 for Alabama residents and $19,188 for out-of-state students for academic year 2019-2020. The tuition per credit hour is $450 for Alabama residents and $1,066 for out-of-state students. University of Alabama at Birmingham offers the alternative tuition plans.
Alabama at Birmingham 2020 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees
Tuition & Fees
Alabama Residents$8,100
Out-of-State$19,188
Tuition per Credit Hour
Alabama Residents$450
Out-of-State$1,066
University of Alabama at Birmingham offers the distance education programs. All course works for completing a degree program can be done through online exclusively for graduate programs. In addition, the distance learning courses are offered for students who are not enrolled online exclusively.
On University of Alabama at Birmingham campus, remedial services, academic/career services, employment services for students, placement services for completers are provided for their students.
Special Learning Opportunities & On-campus Services at Alabama at Birmingham
Distance Learning (Online Classes)11 Online Programs Available
Special learning Opportunities
  • ROTC (Army, Air Force)
  • Study abroad
  • Teacher certification
On-Campus Student Services
  • Remedial services
  • Academic/career services
  • Employment services for students
  • Placement services for completers

University of Alabama at Birmingham 2020 Tuition, Fees, Other College Costs

For academic year 2019-2020, the graduate school tuition & fees of University of Alabama at Birmingham is $8,100 for Alabama residents and $19,188 for other students. The graduate tuition & fees are increased by 3.50% compared to previous academic year.
2019-2020 Graduate Tuition & fees at University of Alabama at Birmingham
Alabama ResidentsOut-of-State
TuitionFeesTuitionFees
2015-2016$7,340-$16,628-
2016-2017$7,588-$17,294-
2017-2018$7,866-$17,910-
2018-2019$8,100-$18,540-
2019-2020$8,100-$19,188-
For academic year 2019-2020, the living costs are $17,862 when a student lives on-campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory, school owned apartments, etc.) at University of Alabama at Birmingham. On-campus living costs are increased by 7.81% compared to previous academic year. The off-campus living costs are $17,862. Off-campus living costs are increased by 7.81% compared to previous academic year.
2019-2020 Living Costs at University of Alabama at Birmingham
Living On-CampusLiving Off-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpenseRoom & BoardOther Expense
2015-2016$10,809$4,886$10,809$4,886
2016-2017$11,682$4,886$11,682$4,886
2017-2018$11,682$4,886$11,682$4,886
2018-2019$11,682$4,886$11,682$4,886
2019-2020$12,307$5,555$12,307$5,555
For academic year 2019-2020, the tuition per credit hour for graduate programs is $450 for Alabama residents and $1,066 for other students at University of Alabama at Birmingham. The graduate tuition per credit hour are increased by 3.50% compared to previous academic year.
2019-2020 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour University of Alabama at Birmingham
Alabama ResidentsOut-of-State
2015-2016$383$899
2016-2017$396$935
2017-2018$437$995
2018-2019$450$1,030
2019-2020$450$1,066
For medical school, the average tuition & fees is $28,978 for Alabama residents and $62,714 for out-of-state students. Next table shows the tuition & fees for law school and/or medical schools at University of Alabama at Birmingham.
2019-2020 Law School/Medical School Tuition at University of Alabama at Birmingham
Alabama ResidentsOut-of-State
TuitionFeesTuitionFees
Dentistry$28,576-$66,192-
Medicine$28,978-$62,714-
Optometry$27,039-$54,012-

Graduate Programs at Alabama at Birmingham

University of Alabama at Birmingham offers 113 graduate programs for Master's, Doctorate, Post-Graduate Certificate. Next table lists number of programs by offered degree and online availability along with number of completers by degree/certificate programs. Last year, 2,715 students have completed their study at University of Alabama at Birmingham.
Offered Degrees at University of Alabama at Birmingham
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
Master's Degree5881,986
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship311161
Doctor's degree - professional practice108
Doctor's degree - other70380
Post Bachelor's Degree130139
Post Master's Degree3141
Total113102,715

University of Alabama at Birmingham offers 113 programs through Master's, Doctorate, Post-Graduate Certificate The programs are offered both in online and on-site education. Last year total 2,715 students have completed their studies.
  • 1,986 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 380 students have earned/completed Doctorate (Practice) program.
  • 8 students have earned/completed Doctorate (Other) program.
  • 139 students have earned/completed Post-Bachelor's program.
  • 41 students have earned/completed Post-Master's program.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Computer And Information Sciences [+] 7 completers-
Information Science/Studies0-
Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance7-
Education [+] (8 completers) 270 completers-
Education0-
Curriculum and Instruction0-
Educational Leadership and Administration30$50,500
Educational Assessment, Testing, and Measurement13-
Special Education and Teaching38$43,700
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services14$34,900
Elementary Education and Teaching17-
Secondary Education and Teaching46-
Early Childhood Education and Teaching3-
Art Teacher Education8-
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching28-
Reading Teacher Education6-
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor67$45,400
Engineering [+] (1 completers) 158 completers$87,300
Engineering109$87,300
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering7-
Civil Engineering4-
Electrical and Electronics Engineering16-
Materials Engineering10-
Mechanical Engineering12-
English Language And Literature [+] 11 completers-
English Language and Literature11-
Biological And Biomedical Sciences [+] 79 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences7-
Biomedical Sciences37-
Vision Science/Physiological Optics1-
Biostatistics3-
Biotechnology31-
Mathematics And Statistics [+] 12 completers-
Mathematics12-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 19 completers-
Biological and Physical Sciences0-
Systems Science and Theory19$147,000
Physical Sciences [+] 11 completers-
Physical Sciences0-
Chemistry2-
Physics9-
Psychology [+] 10 completers-
Psychology10-
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting [+] 14 completers-
0-
Forensic Science and Technology8-
Corrections and Criminal Justice (other)6-
Human Services [+] 29 completers-
0-
Public Administration29$42,500
Social Sciences [+] (2 completers) 19 completers-
Social Sciences0-
Anthropology (other)5-
Sociology14-
Visual And Performing Arts [+] 0 completers-
Visual and Performing Arts0-
Art History, Criticism and Conservation0-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] (2 completers) 1,030 completers-
Health and Wellness1-
Chiropractic0-
Dental Clinical Sciences15-
Health/Health Care Administration/Management65$85,200
Health and Medical Administrative Services (other)16-
Nuclear Medical Technology/Technologist4-
Physician Assistant78-
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist20-
Clinical/Medical Social Work0-
Genetic Counseling/Counselor7-
Public Health138$50,600
Health/Medical Physics0-
Occupational Therapy/Therapist53-
Clinical Nutrition/Nutritionist33-
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse566$91,900
Nurse Anesthetist34-
Business [+] (2 completers) 269 completers-
Business/Commerce0-
Business Administration and Management133$68,800
Accounting74$56,800
Management Information Systems62$70,300
History [+] 6 completers-
History6-
Total1,986
Doctorate (Research) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] 3 completers-
Educational Leadership and Administration0-
Early Childhood Education and Teaching3-
Engineering [+] (2 completers) 15 completers-
Engineering0-
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering3-
Civil Engineering2-
Computer Engineering1-
Materials Engineering7-
Engineering (other)2-
Biological And Biomedical Sciences [+] 79 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences7-
Molecular Biochemistry7-
Cell/Cellular Biology and Histology15-
Microbiology13-
Human/Medical Genetics2-
Molecular Physiology1-
Vision Science/Physiological Optics3-
Pathology/Experimental Pathology9-
Pharmacology and Toxicology4-
Biostatistics5-
Epidemiology8-
Neurobiology and Anatomy5-
Mathematics And Statistics [+] 1 completers-
Mathematics0-
Applied Mathematics1-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 5 completers-
Biological and Physical Sciences0-
Nutrition Sciences5-
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies [+] 11 completers-
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies0-
Health and Physical Education/Fitness (other)11-
Physical Sciences [+] 5 completers-
Physical Sciences0-
Chemistry3-
Physics2-
Psychology [+] 14 completers-
Psychology14-
Social Sciences [+] 2 completers-
Social Sciences0-
Sociology2-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 21 completers-
Chiropractic0-
Health/Health Care Administration/Management4-
Environmental Health0-
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions (other)6-
Nursing Science11-
Total161
Doctorate (Practice) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] 3 completers-
Educational Leadership and Administration3-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 377 completers-
Chiropractic0-
Dentistry69-
Medicine163-
Optometry43-
Public Health5-
Physical Therapy/Therapist44-
Nursing Practice53-
Total380
Doctorate (Other) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 8 completers-
Health/Health Care Administration/Management8-
Total8
Post-Bachelor's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Computer And Information Sciences [+] 1 completers-
Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance1-
Education [+] 3 completers-
Education0-
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services2-
Health Teacher Education1-
Biological And Biomedical Sciences [+] 4 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences4-
Biotechnology0-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 89 completers-
Biological and Physical Sciences0-
Systems Science and Theory65-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies (other)24-
Human Services [+] 10 completers-
0-
Public Administration10-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 21 completers-
Chiropractic0-
Health/Health Care Administration/Management4-
Health and Medical Administrative Services (other)9-
Public Health8-
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions (other)0-
Business [+] 11 completers-
Business/Commerce0-
Business Administration and Management11-
Total139
Post-Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] 22 completers-
Educational Leadership and Administration22$57,200
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor0-
Total41

Graduate Student Population at Alabama at Birmingham

For academic year 2019-2020, total 8,087 students enrolled into University of Alabama at Birmingham graduate schools where it has total 21,923 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 4,178 full-time and 3,909 part-time students. By gender, 2,944 male and 5,143 female students are attending University of Alabama at Birmingham graduate schools. Next table summarizes the graduate student population by gender and attending status for University of Alabama at Birmingham.
Graduate School Student Population By Gender
University of Alabama at Birmingham
TotalMaleFemale
Total8,0872,9445,143
Full-time4,1781,6712,507
Part-tme3,9091,2732,636
Next tables summarize the students population by race/ethnicity at University of Alabama at Birmingham.
There are 5,130 White (63.44%), 1,178 Black/African American (14.57%), 209 Hispanic (2.58%), 452 Asian (5.59%), and 1,118 students with other races. 701 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity at University of Alabama at Birmingham
TotalMaleFemale
Total8,0872,9445,143
American Indian/Native American1486
Asian452163289
Black/African American1,178334844
Hispanic20976133
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander422
White5,1301,8193,311
Two More19757140
Un-Known20272130
Non-resident Alien701413288
University of Alabama at Birmingham offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 3,161 graduate students (39.09% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 973 graduate students (12.03% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. Next table summarizes the online student population for University of Alabama at Birmingham.
Distance Learning Student Population at University of Alabama at Birmingham
Number of Students
Total8,087
Enrolled Online Exclusively3,161
Enrolled Some Online Courses973
Not in Online Courses3,953
The following table summarizes the graduate students population by age at University of Alabama at Birmingham. 2,164 students are aged 20 to 24 (26.76% of total students), 2 students are aged below 20 (0.02%), 385 students are aged above 50 (4.76%). Next table summarizes the student population by age at University of Alabama at Birmingham.
Graduate Student Population By Age at University of Alabama at Birmingham
TotalMaleFemale
Total8,0872,9445,143
Age 18-19202
Age 20-21482226
Age 22-242,1167161,400
Age 25-292,8861,0501,836
Age 30-341,142471671
Age 35-39681249432
Age 40-49827290537
Age 50-64371136235
Over 6414104

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