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University of Alabama at Birmingham - 2016

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Admissions Information

Graduate Admission to the College of Engineering

A "B" average (computed overall, or alternatively computed over the last 60 semester hours of earned credit) in undergraduate work, evidence of a bachelor's degree from an ABET accredited university or college in the United States, a score of 550 on each section of the GRE General Test, and previous academic work appropriate to the academic area to which application is being made. For doctoral programs, some programs also require a masters degree before admission to the program.

Admission requirements for the Master of Engineering degree in Advanced Safety Engineering and Management can be found on-line at (http://www.uab.edu/engineering/professional-programs/ASEM). Construction Management and Engineering admission requirements can be found on-line at (http://www.uab.edu/engineering/professional-programs/CEM). Admission requirements for the Master of Engineering degree in Information Engineering Management can be found on-line at (http://www.uab.edu/engineering/professional-programs/iem).

Graduate Admission to an Engineering Department

Some programs admit students from non-engineering disciplines (physical science, life sciences, or math). However, these students must meet criteria specified for each engineering discipline as detailed in the online program descriptions.

Entrance Requirements for Foreign Students

Applicants must provide transcripts and records of final examinations for the final four years of secondary study (high school), as well as complete transcripts from each college or university attended. A TOEFL score of at least 550 on the written examination or a score of 80 on the internet version is required. Each applicant must submit two letters of reommentation. Immigration requirements include a letter verifying support from the student's financial sponsor, an original bank statement confirming a balance sufficient to cover the first year's tuition, fees, and living expenses, and a clearance form if transferring from another school within the US.

Residency Requirements

A "resident student" is one who, at the time of registration, is 19 years of age or older and is a resident of the state of Alabama for at least one year immediately preceding the date of registration or whose "supporting person(s)" is a a resident of the state of Alabama for at least one year immediately preceding the date of registration. Certification of an address and an intent to remain in the state indefinitely are prerequisites to establishing status.

Admissions Requirements for Transfer Students

Must meet general graduate school admission requirements. No more than 12 semester hours of transfer credit can be applied to a degree program.