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The University of Alabama at Birmingham

Overview

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

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Master of Science (MS)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 16
Doctoral Degrees 7

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? No
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
Comp Exam Required for some
Thesis Required for some
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required

Admissions

Applying

45
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 March 1st Not reported No
Spring deadline October 15th Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Previous course work in biology, calculus, organic chemistry, and physics; letters of recommendation
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Previous course work in biology, calculus, organic chemistry, and physics; letters of recommendation

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required
TWE: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Traineership
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

54
Total Graduate Students
20%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
79%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 3.7%
Black or African American 5.56%
White or Caucasian 74%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 1.85%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 3.7%
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (53%)
Female (46%)

Location & Contact

Address 1720 2nd Avenue South, CH 464
Birmingham, AL  35294
United States
Contact Dr. Stephen A. Watts
Graduate Program Director
Email: sawatts@uab.edu
Phone: 205-934-8308
Fax: 205-975-6097