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Tuition and scholarships

All prices are estimated from 2022-2023 and are subject to change. There are two main semesters per academic year (fall and spring) and a shorter Summer semester.

Estimated tuition for undergraduate programs:

Program

1 semester

2 semesters

International Year One

$18,530

$32,240

Undergraduate Transfer Program

$18,530

$32,240

Undergraduate Direct Entry

$14,870

$29,730

Estimated tuition for graduate programs:

Program

1 semester

2 semesters

Integrated Master's Program

$17,680

Graduate Pathway Program

$30,740

Graduate Direct Entry

$11,630

$23,250

For full details on estimated tuition and funding, please visit our costs page.

Scholarships

Do I qualify for a scholarship?

To be considered for a scholarship opportunity, you must submit required materials and meet eligibility requirements.

What types of scholarship are available?

Regional Scholarship Undergraduate

INTO UAB

Maximum value

$9,000

Eligibility

Up to $9,000 total

Fully admitted to an International Year One, Undergraduate Transfer Program, Integrated Master’s Program, or Graduate Pathway program

300-400 word personal statement may be required for some regions

Scholarship interview may be required for some regions

Limited availability: first come, first served

Amount subject to change—limited awards at maximum value

Contact your INTO regional officer or UAB representative for more information

Tuition payable first year: $22,300ˆ

ˆThese are estimated tuition payments assuming a student receives the maximum scholarship value listed for this program.

Regional Scholarship Graduate

INTO UAB

Maximum value

$9,000

Eligibility

Up to $9,000 total

Fully admitted to an International Year One, Undergraduate Transfer Program, Integrated Master’s Program, or Graduate Pathway program

300-400 word personal statement may be required for some regions

Scholarship interview may be required for some regions

Limited availability: first come, first served

Amount subject to change—limited awards at maximum value

Contact your INTO regional officer or UAB representative for more information

Tuition payable first year: $20,840ˆ

ˆThese are estimated tuition payments assuming a student receives the maximum scholarship value listed for this program.

Progression Scholarship Undergraduate

INTO UAB

Maximum value

$9,000

Eligibility

$3,000 per year and up to $9,000 total

Admitted to a degree-seeking program at UAB after successfully completing an International Year One or Undergraduate Transfer Program and meeting all progression requirements with a cumulative GPA 3.75 or above

Renewable up to 3 years with GPA 3.75 or above

Scholarship is split into $1,500 per semester for two semesters (Fall and Spring)

Tuition payable first year: $25,590ˆ†

ˆThese are estimated tuition payments assuming a student receives the maximum scholarship value listed for this program.

†These are estimated tuition payments when a student starts the degree program after progression from a Pathway.

UAB International Scholarship

UAB - Direct Entry

Maximum value

$30,000

Eligibility

$7,500 per year and up to $30,000 total

Minimum GPA of 3.0

First-year, full-time, degree-seeking students only (no post-secondary work)

Completed high school or secondary school outside of the US

Currently live outside of the United States

Must be accepted prior to May 1 for the August intake (November 1 for the January intake).

Students with governmental scholarships or other external support are ineligible for this award

Anticipate holding an F-1 visa

Tuition payable first year: $21,090ˆ

ˆThese are estimated tuition payments assuming a student receives the maximum scholarship value listed for this program.

UAB IB Scholarship

UAB - Direct Entry

Maximum value

$10,000

Eligibility

$2,500 per year and up to $10,000 total

Fully admitted to UAB as a first-year undergraduate student

Submit scholarship application by March 1

IB Diploma with a score of 24 or higher

Eligible candidates will be awarded a $1,000 scholarship that will be automatically upgraded to $2,500 after final IB scores are received

Tuition payable first year: $26,090ˆ

ˆThese are estimated tuition payments assuming a student receives the maximum scholarship value listed for this program.

*Scholarships amounts and eligibility are subject to change. Limited awards at maximum value. For more information on UAB’s international student scholarships, please visit www.uab.edu/students/paying-for-college/scholarships/international

**International students in the US may qualify for additional scholarship opportunities, please visit https://www.uab.edu/admissions/cost/scholarships/out-of-state-students

How much money is on offer?

The amount of money available through scholarships can vary. Remember that a scholarship will only cover some of your tuition fees. You will still have to fund your remaining tuition fees and your accommodation, insurance, visa and other living costs in full. For more information, see our fees and finance page.

What is the process of applying for a scholarship?

If you receive an offer letter after submitting your application to study with us, ask your education counselor whether there is a scholarship available. All scholarships are limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Apply to INTO and take your first step towards a scholarship