University of Alabama at Birmingham


Aplication for Admission

*Completed UAB application

*Pay a $30 application fee

*Your official High School Transcript

*your official ACT or SAT scores submitted directly from ACT or College Board

Mail to:

Office of Undergraduate Admissions
Box 99
1720 2nd Ave S
Birmingham AL 35294-4600

Requirements for Freshman

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.
Certain programs have additional requirements beyond UAB’s requirements for general admission. For details, contact the Office of Undergraduate Admission.

UAB Tours

Schedule Your Visit

UAB campus tours are offered Monday through Friday at 9:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. (except duringnational 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.