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University of Alabama: Courses, Admission, Cost

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University of Alabama Highlights 2024

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Year of establishment1820
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Also Known AsUA
Accepted Exams
TOEFLPTE+3 More
Total International Students1219
Male/Female Ratio1.27
UG/PG Course Ratio1.736
Faculty/Student Ratio23
No.of Campuses2
Accommodation expenses6250 USD for 2 sharing (UG),6250 USD for 2 sharing (PG)
Meal expenses4616 USD (UG),4616 USD (PG)
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University of Alabama Fees & Eligibility

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Courses1st Year Tuition FeesDuration & Eligibility
MS(5 courses)
INR 23 L - 24 L
Duration18-24 months
Exam AcceptedGRE: 300 & Above, IELTS: 6.5 - 7, TOEFL: 79 - 92
B.E. / B.Tech(6 courses)
INR 24 L
Duration4 years
Exam AcceptedIELTS: 6 & Above, TOEFL: 79 & Above, PTE: 54 & Above
BBA(1 course)
INR 24 L
Duration4 years
Exam AcceptedIELTS: 6 & Above, TOEFL: 79 & Above, PTE: 54 & Above
B.Sc.(1 course)
INR 25 L
Duration4 years
Exam AcceptedIELTS: 6 & Above, TOEFL: 79 & Above, PTE: 54 & Above
MBA/PGDM(1 course)
INR 25 L
Duration2 years
Exam AcceptedGMAT: 600 & Above, GRE: 305 & Above, IELTS: 7 & Above
MIM(3 courses)
INR 24 L
Duration1 year
Exam AcceptedGMAT: 500 - 550, GRE: 300 & Above, IELTS: 6.5 & Above
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Q:   What are the GPA requirements for international students at University of Alabama?

A: 

To be considered at the university for graduate admissions, the applicant must fulfill one of the following requirements:

·       An overall 3.0 GPA out of 4.0

·       An overall 3.0 GPA out of 4.0 in the last 60 semester hours

·       A 3.0 out of 4.0 GPA in their graduate programme

If the GPA of the student is lower than accepted, then the university will consider them for admission with additional requirements.

Q:   What are the requirements for international students at University of Alabama?

A: 

The documents required for international students at University of Alabama are given as follows:

·       Copy of passport

·       Relevant visa and immigration documents which includes PR card and current visa

·       Submit official transcripts online or via post

·       The applicants are not required to submit the SAT/ACT scores but will have to submit them to apply for a merit scholarship

·       Overall GPA of 3.0 out of 4.0 scale for admission

·       Unofficial transcripts and its copies from every secondary school the student has attended.

Q:   What are the English Language requirements for international students at University of Alabama?

A: 

The English Language requirements for international students at University of Alabama are given in the table below:

ExamScore Required
TOEFL IBT79 and above
TOEFL PBT550 and above
IELTS 6.0 or above
PTE 54 or above 
Duolingo ET110 or above

Also read: IELTS Preparation and Tips 2023

Q:   What is the University of Alabama at Birmingham fees for international students?

A: 

Check below the University of Alabama at Birmingham fees for international students:

Courses

Duration

1st Year Tuition Fees

Cost (3 courses)

1 year

INR 24.3 L

BE / BTech (6 courses)

4 years

INR 24.3 L

MS (5 courses)

18-24 months

INR 22.9 L - 24.3 L

BBA (1 course)

4 years

INR 24.3 L

Cost0 (1 course)

4 years

INR 25.1 L

MBA/PGDM (1 course)

2 years

INR 25.1 L

Also check: Cost of Studying in the USA for International Students

University of Alabama Scholarships 2024

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Q:   Does University of Alabama provide financial support to international students?

A: 

Other than the general merit scholarships, the University of Alabama offers external scholarships to international students with different qualifications, abilities and interests. Some of the external scholarships are given as follows:

  • Alabama College Counts Scholarship
  • Sallie Mae Scholarship Search
  • The Craig H. Neilsen Foundation Neilsen Scholarship Programme
  • Elks Club, Lion Club and The Girl and Boy Scouts of America are some of the organizations that offer scholarships to international students.

Q:   What are the merit scholarships offered to international students at University of Alabama?

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The merit scholarships at University of Alabama are offered based on the SAT or ACT test scores and the GPA of the student. Some of the scholarships offered are given in the table below:

Scholarship Name

Test Scores Required

Scholarship Value (yearly)

 

Presidential

SAT: 1420-1600

ACT: 32-36

USD 28,000

UA Scholar

SAT: 1360-1410

ACT: 30-31

USD 24,000

Foundation in Excellence

SAT: 1330-1320

ACT: 29

USD 15,000

Collegiate

SAT: 1300-1320

ACT: 28

USD 10,000

Q:   Does University of Alabama offer scholarships to international students?

A: 

The University of Alabama offers scholarships to all UG and PG students based on academic excellence and merit. The scholarships offered to UG and PG students are given as follows:

·       Arts and Sciences Scholarships

·       Culverhouse Undergraduate Scholarships

·       Communication and Information Scholarships

·       College of Education UG scholarships

·       Honors College Scholarships

·       Nursing Scholarships

·       Law Scholarships

·       Social Work Scholarships

University of Alabama Admission Dates 2024

  • Application fees :USD 40 - 80
  • Type of deadline :Depends on course
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Type of documentsApplicable for
SOPNeeded for few courses
LORNeeded for few courses
EssaysNot required
CVNeeded for few courses
Additional documentsRequired
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Intake seasonDeadline
Fall1ˢᵗ Feb - 30ᵗʰ Jun 2024
Spring15ᵗʰ Jun 2024
Summer1ˢᵗ Mar 2023
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Q:   When should international students apply to University of Alabama?

A: 

The important enrollment dates for freshmen applicants are given in the table below:

Event

Date/Deadline

Application opens for UG admissions

Early Aug

Housing Application Opens

 

Early Oct

Priority Deadline for Admissions

Jan 15, 2024

Competitive Scholarship Deadline

Jan 15, 2024

Automatic merit scholarship deadline

May 1, 2024

Q:   What is the admission process at Alabama University?

A: 
UA is incorporating the scholarship application into the application for admission. Complete your application and submit all supporting documents by January 15 to be considered for competitive scholarships. A credit/debit card is required to pay the non-refundable $40 application fee. You will be asked to create a login with the UA Undergraduate App. Once your application is submitted you will not be able to make changes. You can check your application status online at any time. A valid email address is required. Secure information concerning your application will be sent to this email address.
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University of Alabama Placements 2024

Top Recruiters

Intel
Deloitte
Pepsi
Amazon.com
Google
Deutsche Bank
KPMG
Lockheed Martin Corp.
ebay
IBM
Motorola
Fedex Express
IBM
Nissan
Intergraph
Thyssen Krrupp
pwc
AT&T
Ernst & Young
Exxon
Walmart
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Q:   What is the placement rate at University of Alabama?

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Based on the First Destination Survey, the average annual salary for graduate students at the University of Alabama was at USD 59,027 with a range of USD 15,000 to USD 112,000. These salaries include the part-time and full-time placement data.

Q:   What is the criteria for working on campus for international students at University of Alabama?

A: 

The University of Alabama offers on-campus employment which means that the student is paid by the university or work for an affiliated service that operates on-campus. The following are the conditions under which the student in F-1 or J-1 status will work on-campus:

·       The student must be enrolled full-time during their academic year unless they are eligible for an exception

·       For fall and Spring semesters, the students should not work for more than 20 hours every week which means that they can work for 20 hours while working on-campus

·       For Summer semester, students can work for a maximum of 20 hours every week on campus but only during the official university breaks of 1 week or longer.

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University of Alabama Rankings 2024

B+
Overall University Grade
by Shiksha
#451-500
Business Economics
C
#501-600
Chemical Engineering
C+
#97
Mechanical Engineering
C+
#351-400
#89
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Q:   What rank does University of Alabama hold?

A: 

According to the QS World University Rankings, the University of Alabama at Birmingham ranking is between 801-1000 in 2024, which improves from 1001-1200 in 2023. International students can check below the University of Alabama at Birmingham world ranking:

Sources

World Ranking

QS - World University

801-1000 (2024)

THE (Times Higher Education)

801-1000 (2023)

US News & World Report

512 (2023)

Also read: 100 Top-Ranked Universities in the USA 2023

Q:   What are the rankings for Business courses at University of Alabama?

A: 

The rankings for Business courses at University of Alabama are given in the table below:

Year

QS World Ranking Global MBA

US News and World Report-Graduate Business School

2019

201-250

50

2020

201-250

41

2021

201-250

41

2022

251+

44

2023

251+

57

Q:   Which is better; University of Alabama or University of Texas at Arlington?

A: 

The comparative US News and World Report rankings of University of Alabama and University of Texas at Arlington are given in the table below:

Year

University of Alabama

University of Texas at Arlington

2019

419

459

2020

419

459

2021

419

471

2022

470

517

2023

512

576

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Studying in USA

Average Accommodation Expense

INR 6.7 L (based on 146 colleges)

Average Meals Expense

INR 3.9 L (based on 116 colleges)

Part Time Work
Permitted

International students are allowed to work part-time for 20 hours per week during an academic term.

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Post Study Work Permit
Permitted

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Cost of Visa Application
USD 185 = INR 15,380.9
Visa Application Process
Simple

You will need an F1 visa if your course of study is a full-time degree.

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Hot Job Sectors

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Economy Growth Rate

According to the BEA (Bureau of Economic Affairs), the Real GDP of USA was 2.1% in 2022.

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