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The University of Alabama at Birmingham

Program in Biostatistics

Birmingham, AL

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The University of Alabama at Birmingham

Overview

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

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Public Health (MPH) Biostatistics
Master of Science in Public Health (MSPH) Biostatistics Clinical and translational science
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Biostatistics
Master of Science (MS) Biostatistics

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 6
Doctoral Degrees 7

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test (minimum scores: 147 on verbal and 150 on quantitative sections)
Varies
Comp Exam Required for some
Thesis Required for some
Research project
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test (minimum scores: 70th percentile on both verbal and quantitative sections)
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

63
Applied
22
Accepted
15
Enrolled
35%

Applying

60
Application Fee - Domestic
75
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline May 1st May 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test (minimum scores: 147 on verbal and 150 on quantitative sections)
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test (minimum scores: 70th percentile on both verbal and quantitative sections)
Doctoral Degree Requirements Master's degree, minimum GPA of 3.0, interview

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 79

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition & Fees

$75,000
Tuition & Fees
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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards May 1
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

43
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 0%
Black or African American 11.63%
White or Caucasian 46%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 37.21%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 2.33%
Unknown 2.33%

Gender

Male (34%)
Female (65%)

Faculty

18
Total faculty
Full-time - 16
Part-time - 2
Male (11)
Female (7)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Statistical genetics and genomics, bioinformatics, clinical trials, linear model, survival analysis
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
5,060,032

Location & Contact

Address 1665 University Boulevard
RPHB 327
Birmingham, AL  35294-0022
United States
Contact Dr. Nianjun Liu
Program Director
Email: nliu@uab.edu
Phone: 205-934-4905
Fax: 205-975-2540

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