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The University of Alabama at Birmingham

School of Engineering

Birmingham, AL

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The University of Alabama at Birmingham

Overview

The University of Alabama at Birmingham / School of Engineering is located in Birmingham, AL, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science in Biomedical Engineering (MSBME)
Master of Engineering (M Eng)
Master of Science in Electrical Engineering (MSEE)
Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering (MSME)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Master of Science in Materials Engineering (MS Mt E)
Master of Science in Civil Engineering (MSCE)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 146
Doctoral Degrees 9

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? Yes
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required for some
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

365
Applied
253
Accepted
137
Enrolled
69%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
60
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline August 1st August 1st No
Spring deadline December 1st December 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL IBT score: 100
IELTS: Recommended IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Institutionally-sponsored Loans

Student Body

527
Total Graduate Students
67%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
32%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 3.42%
Black or African American 15.18%
White or Caucasian 48%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 4.93%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.57%
Two or more races 2.28%
Unknown 1.71%

Gender

Male (81%)
Female (18%)

Faculty

54
Total faculty
Full-time - 31
Part-time - 23
Male (46)
Female (8)

Research

Focus of faculty research: High performance computing/modeling and simulation, sustainable engineering design and construction, composite materials applications and development, metals processing and research, tissue engineering, cardiac rhythm management, biomedical imaging
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
8,891,205

Location & Contact

Address 1720 2nd Avenue South
Birmingham, AL  35294
United States
Contact Dr. J. Iwan Alexander
Dean
Email: ialex@uab.edu
Phone: 205-975-5890
Fax: 205-934-8437