What will I learn?

If you have already completed college or university-level courses and want to transfer to UAB, our Undergraduate Transfer Program (UTP) is for you. You'll receive an estimate of transferable credits toward your degree before you start your program.

Our UTP provides a customized path to earning your bachelor's degree at UAB. You won't repeat course work and will receive additional academic, language and cultural support to help you excel at a US university.

Degree Program Components

2-Semester:

  • 120 credit hour program
  • 19-32 credit hours apply from Pathway
  • 88-101 credit hours remaining toward degree

1-Semester:

  • 120 credit hour program
  • 11-15 credit hours apply from Pathway
  • 105-109 credit hours remaining toward degree

Course features

  • Transfer of credits from your college or university-level classes to your degree
  • Customized curriculum of university credit-bearing courses
  • Guaranteed progression to any undergraduate program upon successful completion of your UTP
  • Academic advising throughout the program including progression and student success advisors

This course leads to the following degrees:

  • Accounting-B.S.
  • African American Studies-B.A.
  • Anthropology-B.A.
  • Art-B.A.
  • Art-B.F.A.
  • Biology-B.S.

Which department am I in?

INTO University of Alabama at Birmingham

Study options

Full Time (1 - 3 Semesters)

Tuition fees
USD $16,960 (1 semester); USD $29,500 (2 semester); USD $38,040 (3 semester)

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

18 August 2020, 6 January 2021, 5 May 2021

Venue

INTO University of Alabama at Birmingham

1720 2nd Ave South,

BIRMINGHAM,

Alabama,

35294, United States

Entry requirements

For international students

1-Semester Pathway

English language requirements: TOEFL 77, IELTS 6.0, PTEA 51, IELA 176, Duolingo 120, or GaoKao 120.

Age requirements: 17 years and above

Academic requirements: Minimum of 12 college/university transfer credits. Minimum college/university GPA of 2.0.

2-Semester Pathway

English language requirements: TOEFL 60, IELTS 5.5, PTEA 44+, Completion of Academic English Level 4, Password overall Level 6, IELA 162, Duolingo 90, or GaoKao 110.

Age requirements: 17 years and above

Academic requirements: Minimum of 12 college/university transfer credits. Minimum college/university GPA of 2.0.

3-Semester Pathway

English language requirements: TOEFL iBT 50, IELTS 5.0, PTEA 41+, IELA 154.

Age requirements: 17 years and above

Academic requirements: Minimum of 12 college/university transfer credits. Minimum college/university GPA of 2.0.

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About this uni

The University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) helps international students progress to degree-level study.

  • Based in downtown Birmingham, Alabama
  • Top young university in the U.S.
  • A variety of pathway programs available
  • Scholarships for high-achieving international students