Graduate Program Overview

University of Alabama at Birmingham is a four-years, public school located in Birmingham, Alabama. It offers graduate degree programs as well as undergraduate degree programs. For academic year 2021-2022, the average graduate school tuition & fees is $8,100 for Alabama residents and $19,188 for out-of-state students. It offers 123 graduate programs and some programs are offered through distance learning.
Graduate Programs Key Facts
School NameUniversity of Alabama at Birmingham
TypeFour-years, Public
AddressAdministration Bldg Suite 1070, Birmingham, AL
Graduate School Students8,685 students
3,805 students enrolled online exclusively
Tuition & Fees (2021-2022)In-State$8,100
Out-of-State$19,188
Student to Faculty20:1 (5.00%)
Number of Graduate ProgramsTotal 123 Graduate Programs
64 Master's, 40 Doctorate, 19 Post graduate certificates

2022 Graduate Tuition & Fees

The following table and chart describe 2021-2022 graduate tuition & fees at University of Alabama at Birmingham with tuition changes over the last 5 years. Each cost is an average amount over the offered programs. For Alabama residents, the tuition & fees are $8,100 and $19,188 for non-Alabama residents. The tuition per credit hours for part-time students (or full-time students who taking extra credits) is $450 for Alabama residents and $1,066 for out-of-state students.
Data source: 2021-2022 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: July 22, 2022)
2022 COATuition Trends
2022 Graduate School Tuition, Fees, and Living Costs
In-StateOut-of-State
Tuition$8,100$19,188
Cost per Credit$450$1,066
Books & Supplies$1,200
Room & Board$12,307 (On-Campus) / $12,307 (Off-Campus)
Personal Expenses$5,555 (On-Campus) / $5,555 (Off-Campus)
On-Campus Total$27,162$38,250
Off-Campus Total$27,162$38,250
Graduate Program Tuition Changes (2018-2022)
2017-20182018-20192019-20202020-20212021-2022
In-State$7,866$8,100$8,100$8,100$8,100
Out-of-State$17,910$18,540$19,188$19,188$19,188

Conferred Degrees and Graduate Programs by Major

University of Alabama at Birmingham offers Masters, Doctorate, Post-Bachelor's Certificate, Post-Master's Certificate graduate degree/certificate programs through 123 major areas - 64 Master's (19 online programs), 40 Doctorate , 16 Post-Bachelor'(4 online programs), 3 Post-Master'(1 online programs). 2,332 students have been conferred Master's degree and 618 students have received Doctorate degree last year.The following table summarizes the total number of completers by degree and gender.
Total Number of Conferred Graduate Degree
Master'sDoctorate Post-Bachelor'sPost-Master's
Total2,33261817829
Men788253337
Women1,54436514522
Below, you can check major programs and concentration for each area of study with offered degrees and completers. ONLINE denotes the program offered by distance learning (online degree). You may want to see all graduate schools offering a major program by following the link on the title of the program.
Computer and Information Sciences
Education
Engineering
Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Human Services
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Business
Communication and Journalism
Computer and Information Sciences
Education
Engineering
English Language and Literature
Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Mathematics and Statistics
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Physical Sciences
Psychology
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, and Firefighting
Human Services
Social Sciences
Visual and Performing Arts
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Business
History
Education
Computer and Information Sciences
Education
Engineering
Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Mathematics and Statistics
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies
Physical Sciences
Psychology
Social Sciences
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Education
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences

Graduate Student Population

Total 22,563 students enrolled in University of Alabama at Birmingham including both undergraduate and graduate programs, with full-time and part-time status. In graduate schools, 8,685 students are enrolled to earn graduate degrees. By gender, it has 2,929 male and 5,756 female graduate students. By attending status, there are 4,478 full-time and 4,207 part-time students in graduate schools. It offers online degree programs and 3,805 students enrolled to earn their graduate degree through online exclusively and 1,230 students are taking some online graduate courses.
Graduate Students Gender Distribution
Total8,685
Men Students2,929
Women Students5,756
Graduate Students Attending Status Distribution
Total8,685
Full-time Students4,478
Part-time Students4,207
By race/ethnicity 5,371 White, 1,425 Black, and 499 Asian students are attending at University of Alabama at Birmingham. The detail graduate enrollment distribution by race is shown in the below chart.
Graduate Students Race Distribution
Total8,685
American Indian /
Native American
26
Asian499
Black1,425
Hispanic215
Native Hawaiian /
Other Pacific Islander
2
White5,371
Two or more races180
Un-Known271
49 students are younger than 22 and 1,252 students are older than 65. The school has 5,387 students aged between 22 and 30 and 1,997 students aged 30 to 40.
Graduate Students Age Distribution
Total8,685
21 & Under49
22-242,287
25-293,100
30-341,268
35-39729
40 & Over1,252
Distance learning, also called online education, is very attractive to students, especially those who want to continue education and work in the field. At University of Alabama at Birmingham, 3,805 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 1,230 students are enrolled in some online courses.
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment Distribution
Total Enrollment8,685
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses3,805
Enrolled in Some But Not All Online Courses1,230
Not Enrolled In Any Online Courses3,650
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment By Student Location
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses3,805
Alabama Resident2,106
Other State In U.S.1,675
Outside of U.S.4



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