Professional Program in Optometry School of Optometry The University of Alabama at Birmingham

Professional Program in Optometry School of Optometry The University of Alabama at Birmingham

Birmingham, AL
location
Public
type
Urban
setting
69%
31%
student ratio
179
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
Not Reported
fall application deadline
35%
acceptance rate
1 Degree Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Optometry Doctor of Optometry (OD)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees Not reported
    • Doctoral Degrees 44
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • Earning Your Degree
    • Part-time study available? No
    • Evening/weekend programs available? No
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? No
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Not reported
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

35% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 291
    • Accepted 103
    • Acceptance Rate 35
    • Enrolled 44
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic Not Reported
    • Application Fee - International Not Reported
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Not Reported
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesNot Reported
    • Doctoral's DegreesOAT, composite evaluation or letters of recommendation, and interview, specific coursework
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees *
    • Tuition & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitNot Reported
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsMay 1
    • Types of financial support availableNot Reported

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students179
    • Female Percentage69%
    • Male Percentage31%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students179
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Full-time Percentage100%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino0%
    • Black / African American8%
    • White / Caucasian75%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native1%
    • Asian14%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races1%
    • Unknown1%

Location & Contact

Professional Program in Optometry

School of Optometry
The University of Alabama at Birmingham

1720 2nd Avenue South
Birmingham, AL 35294
United States

Dr. Robert Kleinstein

Interim Chair & Director of Professional Program

Phone: 205-934-6757
Email: vista@uab.edu

Dr. Gerald Simon

Director, Optometry Student Affairs

Phone: 205-975-0739
Fax: 205-934-6758
Email: admissions@icare.opt.uab.edu


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