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The University of Alabama at Birmingham

Professional Program in Optometry

Birmingham, AL

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The University of Alabama at Birmingham

Overview

The University of Alabama at Birmingham / Professional Program in Optometry is located in Birmingham, AL, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Optometry (OD)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Doctoral Degrees 44

Earning Your Degree

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

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

291
Applied
103
Accepted
44
Enrolled
35%

Applying

Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Doctoral Degree Exam OAT
Doctoral Degree Requirements Composite evaluation or letters of recommendation, interview

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards May 1
Types of financial support available Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

179
Total Graduate Students
1%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino Not Reported
Black or African American 8.38%
White or Caucasian 74%
American Indian or Alaska Native 1.12%
Asian 13.97%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 0.56%
Unknown 0.56%

Gender

Male (31%)
Female (68%)

Location & Contact

Address 1720 2nd Avenue South
Birmingham, AL  35294
United States
Contact Dr. Robert Kleinstein
Interim Chair/Director of Professional Program
Email: vista@uab.edu
Phone: 205-934-6757

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