What will I learn?

International Year One in engineering will prepare you to enter your next semester of a bachelor's degree program at The University of Alabama at Birmingham. After successfully completing the Pathway program, you are guaranteed to enter your next semester of study. This transition to university from an INTO program is called progression.

Degree Program Components

2-Semester:

128 credit hour program
20 credit hours apply from Pathway
108 credit hours remaining toward degree

1-Semester:

128 credit hour program
12 credit hours apply from Pathway
116 credit hours remaining toward degree

Course features

Begin earning credits toward your degree even if you don’t meet the academic and English requirements for direct entry.
Receive additional support to move you successfully through your first year at a US university.
Graduate in the same amount of time as domestic students.
Smaller class sizes allow you to spend more time with your teachers.
Develop the knowledge and skills for your degree through your chosen pathway.

This program leads to a bachelor's degree in Biomedical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Materials Engineering or Mechanical Engineering through the School of Engineering at The University of Alabama at Birmingham.

Which department am I in?

INTO University of Alabama at Birmingham

Study options

Full Time (1 - 3 Semesters)

Tuition fees
USD $14,030 (1-Semester Pathway); USD $24,400 (2-Semester Pathway); USD $32,280 (3-Semester Pathway) for May intake; USD $14,680 (1-Semester Pathway); USD $25,530 (2-Semester Pathway); USD $33,720 (3-Semester Pathway) for August and January intakes
Start date

20 August 2019, 8 January 2020

Venue

INTO University of Alabama at Birmingham

1720 2nd Ave South,

BIRMINGHAM,

Alabama,

35294, United States

Entry requirements

For international students

1-Semester Pathway

17 years and above

High school diploma; Minimum 2.0 GPA.

TOEFL 77, IELTS 6.0, PTEA 51, IELA 176, or Duolingo 70.

2-Semester Pathway

17 years and above

High school diploma; Minimum 2.0 GPA.

TOEFL 60, IELTS 5.5, PTEA 44+, Completion of Academic English Level 4, Password overall Level 6, IELA 162, or Duolingo 50.

3-Semester Pathway

17 years and above

High school diploma; Minimum 2.0 GPA.

TOEFL 50, IELTS 5.0, PTEA 41+, Completion of Academic English Level 3, IELA 154, or Duolingo 45.

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