University of Alabama at Birminham

Go Blazers!!!

Application for Admission

To apply to UAB, you will need to submit the following:

  • a completed UAB application
  • $30 application fee (nonrefundable, payable by credit or debit card) or application fee waiver
  • your official high school transcript (which should be sent directly to UAB from your high school)
  • your official ACT or SAT scores submitted directly from ACT or College Board.
    • UAB will accept the current and redesigned version of the SAT. Applicants may submit scores from either the current SAT, the redesigned SAT, or both. A writing score is not required.

Freshman Entrance Requirements

Strong high school academic curriculum
  • 4 years of English
  • 3 years of social science
  • 3 years of math (Algebra I and higher)
  • 3 years of science (including 2 lab sciences)
  • 1 year of a foreign language
  • Plus 3 additional core courses, for a total of 17 core courses

High School GPA and test scores

UAB generally admits students with:
  • a minimum high school GPA of 2.25 on a 4.0 scale
  • a minimum ACT score of 20 or combined SAT score of 950 (critical reading and math)
    • UAB will accept the current and redesigned version of the SAT. Applicants may submit scores from either the current SAT, the redesigned SAT, or both. A writing score is not required.

Campus Tours

Want to tour the campus with a current student, visit classrooms, check out the residence halls, eat some food, talk with an admission counselor? We can make it happen. Easy.


UAB campus tours are offered Monday through Friday at 9:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. (except during national and university holidays). Transfer tours are offered select Fridays at 1:00 p.m. The UAB Campus Tour Center is located on the second floor of the Hill Student Center at 1400 University Boulevard. *Please note parking for the Campus Visit Center is located at 1201 University Blvd.


Virtual Tour : http://www.youvisit.com/tour/uab