Your courses at The University of Alabama at Birmingham

In addition to offering direct entry to UAB, we offer several pathway routes to help you begin your undergraduate degree program in the US. With 57+ bachelor’s degrees, flexible study plans and start dates throughout the year, we’ll help you find the option that’s right for you.

Note: Certain classes like labs may have additional fees included. Additionally, particular programs may have additional entry requirements or prerequisites like auditions or portfolios.


Direct Entry

Direct Entry is the standard university admission route to apply directly to a degree program.

International Year One

International Year One is a supportive program that allows students to earn credits towards their degree while providing additional academic, cultural and language support customized for international students.

Transfer Program

Undergraduate Transfer Program (UTP) is a customized study plan that offers academic, cultural and language support to international students who will be transferring college credit across to their degree.

Academic English

Our Academic English program prepares you for your university degree by improving your English language skills and providing the tools needed to succeed at a US university. Learn from our qualified faculty with academic and professional experiences inside and outside of the classroom. Better yet, you will have the chance to practice your English during your everyday life with native English speakers. Throughout your program, you will receive customized support for international student success.