University of Alabama at Birmingham Graduate School

University of Alabama at Birmingham (referred to as UAB) is a Public, 4 years school located in Birmingham, AL.
The 2023 graduate school tuition & fees of UAB is $8,424 for Alabama residents and $19,962 for out-of-state students. The school has 8,607 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 21,639 including undergraduate students.

Graduate School Overview

University of Alabama at Birmingham (referred to as UAB) is a Public, 4 years school located in Birmingham, AL.
The school is pre-accredited by Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (1/26/2018 - Current).
UAB Directory Information
School NameUniversity of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB)
AddressAdministration Bldg Suite 1070, Birmingham, AL 35294-0110
Phone205-934-4011
Webhttps://www.uab.edu
Online Applicationhttps://www.uab.edu/admissions/apply
Financial Infohttps://www.uab.edu/cost-aid
The 2023 graduate school tuition & fees of UAB is $8,424 for Alabama residents and $19,962 for out-of-state students. The school has 8,607 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 21,639 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 196 graduate programs through Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), and Doctorate (Professional Practice). Among them, 16 programs are available online classes.
Graduate School 2023 Key Facts
School TypePublic, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$19,962
$8,424 for Alabama Residents
Student Population8,607
Offered Degrees/ProgramsPost-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), and Doctorate (Professional Practice)
Number of Programs196 graduate programs
(16 programs available online learning)
Student to Faculty Ratio18 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at UAB is $8,424 for Alabama residents and $19,962 for out-of-state students for the academic year 2022-2023. The tuition per credit hour is $468 for Alabama residents and $1,109 for out-of-state students.
UAB offers the alternative tuition plans.
2023 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees
Tuition & Fees
Alabama Residents$8,424
Out-of-State$19,962
Tuition per Credit Hour
Alabama Residents$468
Out-of-State$1,109
UAB 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 its campus, academic/career services, employment services for students, placement services for completers are provided for their students.
Special Learning Opportunities & On-campus Services
Distance Learning (Online Classes)16 Online Programs Available
Special learning Opportunities
  • ROTC (Army, Air Force)
  • Study abroad
  • Teacher certification
On-Campus Student Services
  • Academic/career services
  • Employment services for students
  • Placement services for completers

2023 Graduate Tuition, Fees, Other Expenses

For the academic year 2022-2023, the graduate school tuition & fees of University of Alabama at Birmingham is $8,424 for Alabama residents and $19,962 for other students. The graduate tuition & fees are increased by 4.03% compared to previous academic year.
Data source: 2022-2023 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: July 22, 2022)
2022-2023 Graduate Tuition & fees
Alabama ResidentsOut-of-State
TuitionFeesTuitionFees
2018-2019$8,100-$18,540-
2019-2020$8,100-$19,188-
2020-2021$8,100-$19,188-
2021-2022$8,100-$19,188-
2022-2023$8,424-$19,962-
The graduate school tuition & fees of UAB is average compared to public graduate schools in Alabama. The average graduate school tuition for all graduate schools in United States is $19,499 and the Alabama graduate tuition is $20,935 (public) / $13,831 (private).
The following table compares the average graduate school tuition by location and school types.
Graduate Tuition & fees Comparison
ResidentsOut-of-State
University of Alabama at Birmingham$8,424$19,962
All Graduate Schools$15,996$19,499
Public$11,279$20,404
Private$19,608
Alabama Graduate Schools$10,966$16,792
Public$9,892$20,935
Private$13,831
For academic year 2022-2023, the living costs are $19,127 when a student lives on-campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory, school owned apartments, etc.) at UAB.
On-campus living costs are increased by 5.68% compared to previous academic year. The off-campus living costs are $20,337. Off-campus living costs are increased by 13.86% compared to previous academic year.
2022-2023 Living Expenses
Living On-CampusLiving Off-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpenseRoom & BoardOther Expense
2018-2019$11,682$4,886$11,682$4,886
2019-2020$12,307$5,555$12,307$5,555
2020-2021$12,307$5,555$12,307$5,555
2021-2022$12,307$5,555$12,307$5,555
2022-2023$13,120$5,757$14,330$6,007
For academic year 2022-2023, the tuition per credit hour for graduate programs is $468 for Alabama residents and $1,109 for other students at University of Alabama at Birmingham. The graduate tuition per credit hour are increased by 4.03% compared to previous academic year.
2022-2023 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour
Alabama ResidentsOut-of-State
2018-2019$450$1,030
2019-2020$450$1,066
2020-2021$450$1,066
2021-2022$450$1,066
2022-2023$468$1,109
For medical school, the average tuition & fees is $34,662 for Alabama residents and $66,178 for out-of-state students.
The following table shows the tuition & fees for medical school at UAB.
2022-2023 Law School/Medical School Tuition at University of Alabama at Birmingham
Alabama ResidentsOut-of-State
TuitionFeesTuitionFees
Dentistry$30,972-$72,196-
Medicine$31,198$3,464$62,714$3,464
Optometry$28,971-$54,012-

Graduate Programs at UAB

University of Alabama at Birmingham offers 134 graduate programs for Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The next table lists number of programs by offered degree and online availability along with number of completers by degree/certificate programs. Last year, 3,453 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 Degree66102,512
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship330166
Doctor's degree - other72504
Post Bachelor's Degree254245
Post Master's Degree3026
Total134163,453
The next table shows the popular graduate programs at University of Alabama at Birmingham by award level.
  • The most popular Post-graduate Certificate program is the Systems Science and Theory program with 53 completers.
  • The most popular Master's program is the Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse program with 625 completers.
  • The most popular Doctorate program is the Medicine program with 189 completers.
University of Alabama at Birmingham offers 134 programs through Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The programs are offered both in online and on-site education. Last year total 3,453 students have completed their graduate studies.
  • 2,512 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 504 students have earned/completed Doctorate (Practice) program.
  • 245 students have earned/completed Post-Bachelor's program.
  • 26 students have earned/completed Post-Master's program.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Communication and Journalism [+] 11 completers-
Speech Communication and Rhetoric11-
Computer and Information Sciences [+] 109 completers-
Computer and Information Sciences33-
Information Science/Studies46-
Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance30-
Education [+] (4 completers) 211 completers-
Education3-
Curriculum and Instruction13-
Educational Leadership and Administration5$50,500
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration1-
Educational Assessment, Testing, and Measurement29-
Special Education and Teaching27$43,700
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services33$34,900
Elementary Education and Teaching4-
Secondary Education and Teaching34-
Early Childhood Education and Teaching3-
Art Teacher Education10-
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching16-
Reading Teacher Education4-
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor29$45,400
Engineering [+] (1 completers) 172 completers$87,300
Engineering139$87,300
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering3-
Civil Engineering4-
Electrical and Electronics Engineering--
Materials Engineering5-
Mechanical Engineering4-
Electrical and Computer Engineering14-
Engineering (other)3-
English Language and Literature [+] 10 completers-
English Language and Literature10-
Biological and Biomedical Sciences [+] 182 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences17-
Biomedical Sciences135-
Anatomy--
Vision Science/Physiological Optics--
Biostatistics3-
Biotechnology27-
Mathematics and Statistics [+] 2 completers-
Mathematics2-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] (1 completers) 19 completers-
Systems Science and Theory13$147,000
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies (other)6-
Physical Sciences [+] 8 completers-
Chemistry3-
Physics5-
Psychology [+] 10 completers-
Psychology10-
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, and Firefighting [+] 23 completers-
Corrections and Criminal Justice (other)13-
Forensic Science and Technology10-
Human Services [+] 24 completers-
Public Administration24$42,500
Social Sciences [+] (1 completers) 49 completers-
Anthropology (other)8-
Sociology41-
Visual and Performing Arts [+] 1 completers-
Art History, Criticism and Conservation1-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] (2 completers) 1,285 completers-
Health and Wellness10-
Dental Clinical Sciences16-
Health/Health Care Administration/Management64$85,200
Health and Medical Administrative Services (other)30-
Nuclear Medical Technology/Technologist5-
Physician Assistant72-
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist14-
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science and Allied Professions (other)--
Clinical/Medical Social Work34-
Genetic Counseling/Counselor5-
Public Health236$50,600
Health/Medical Physics4-
Patient Safety and Healthcare Quality48-
Occupational Therapy/Therapist60-
Clinical Nutrition/Nutritionist62-
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse625$91,900
Nurse Anesthetist--
Business [+] (1 completers) 386 completers-
Business Administration and Management266$68,800
Accounting78$56,800
Management Information Systems42$70,300
History [+] 10 completers-
History10-
Total2,512
Doctorate (Research) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Computer and Information Sciences [+] 2 completers-
Computer and Information Sciences2-
Education [+] 9 completers-
Educational Leadership and Administration3-
Early Childhood Education and Teaching6-
Engineering [+] 18 completers-
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering4-
Civil Engineering2-
Computer Engineering5-
Materials Engineering1-
Engineering (other)6-
Biological and Biomedical Sciences [+] 64 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences7-
Molecular Biochemistry5-
Cell/Cellular Biology and Histology10-
Microbiology12-
Human/Medical Genetics6-
Molecular Physiology2-
Vision Science/Physiological Optics3-
Pathology/Experimental Pathology--
Pharmacology and Toxicology--
Biostatistics3-
Epidemiology7-
Neurobiology and Anatomy9-
Mathematics and Statistics [+] 4 completers-
Applied Mathematics4-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 8 completers-
Nutrition Sciences1-
Intercultural/Multicultural and Diversity Studies7-
Physical Sciences [+] 11 completers-
Chemistry3-
Physics7-
Materials Science1-
Psychology [+] 15 completers-
Psychology15-
Social Sciences [+] 5 completers-
Sociology5-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 30 completers-
Health/Health Care Administration/Management11-
Environmental Health--
Behavioral Aspects of Health5-
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions (other)7-
Nursing Science7-
Total166
Doctorate (Practice) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 504 completers-
Dentistry77-
Medicine189-
Optometry41-
Public Health3-
Occupational Therapy/Therapist16-
Physical Therapy/Therapist54-
Nursing Practice124-
Total504
Post-Bachelor's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Computer and Information Sciences [+] --
Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance--
Education [+] (2 completers) 26 completers-
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration3-
Special Education and Teaching1-
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services11-
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor11-
Biological and Biomedical Sciences [+] 10 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences2-
Biotechnology8-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 73 completers-
Systems Science and Theory53-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies (other)20-
Human Services [+] 11 completers-
Public Administration11-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] (1 completers) 71 completers-
Health and Wellness5-
Health/Health Care Administration/Management--
Health and Medical Administrative Services (other)1-
Public Health21-
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions (other)33-
Clinical Nutrition/Nutritionist11-
Business [+] 29 completers-
Business Administration and Management6-
Management Information Systems23-
Total245
Post-Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] 26 completers-
Education5-
Educational Leadership and Administration7$57,200
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor14-
Total26

Graduate Student Population at UAB

For the academic year 2022-2023, total 8,607 students enrolled into University of Alabama at Birmingham graduate schools where it has total 21,639 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 4,817 full-time and 3,790 part-time graduate students. By gender, 3,019 male and 5,588 female students are attending graduate schools. The next table summarizes the graduate student population by gender and attending status.
Graduate School Student Population By Gender
TotalMaleFemale
Total8,6073,0195,588
Full-time4,8171,8502,967
Part-tme3,7901,1692,621
The next table summarizes the students population by race/ethnicity.
There are 4,394 White (51.05%), 1,281 Black/African American (14.88%), 188 Hispanic (2.18%), 485 Asian (5.63%), and 2,259 students with other races. 1,148 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity
TotalMaleFemale
Total8,6073,0195,588
American Indian/Native American16214
Asian485181304
Black/African American1,2812701,011
Hispanic18872116
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander431
White4,3941,4582,936
Two More18860128
Un-Known903272631
Non-resident Alien1,148701447
University of Alabama at Birmingham offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 3,548 graduate students (41.22% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 1,530 graduate students (17.78% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. The next table summarizes the online student population.
Distance Learning Student Population
Number of Graduate Students
Total8,607
Enrolled Online Exclusively3,548
Enrolled Some Online Courses1,530
Not in Online Courses3,529
The following table summarizes the graduate students population by age at University of Alabama at Birmingham. 2,642 students are aged 20 to 24 (30.70% of total students), 350 students are aged above 50 (4.07%). Next table summarizes the student population by age at University of Alabama at Birmingham.
Graduate Student Population By Age
TotalMaleFemale
Total8,6073,0195,588
Age 20-211055451
Age 22-242,5378761,661
Age 25-293,0281,0711,957
Age 30-341,171419752
Age 35-39648240408
Age 40-49768231537
Age 50-64336123213
Over 641459

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