Graduate Programs Overview

University of Alabama at Birmingham is a Public, 4 or more years school located in Birmingham, Alabama. It offers graduate degree programs as well as undergraduate degree programs. For academic year 2020-2021 the graduate school tuition & fees are $8,100 for Alabama residents and $19,188 for other students in average.

It offers one hundred -two graduate programs: 55 Master's, 42 Doctorate, 12 Post-Bachelor's, 3 Post-Master's programs. Some of those programs are offered by distance learning. 1,986 students have been conferred Master's degree and 549 students have received Doctorate degree last year.
Graduate Programs Key Facts
School NameUniversity of Alabama at Birmingham
TypePublic, 4 or more years
AddressAdministration Bldg Suite 1070, Birmingham, AL
Graduate School Students8,244 students
3,338 students enrolled online exclusively
Tuition & Fees (2020-2021)In-State$8,100
Out-of-State$19,188
Student to Faculty19:1 (5.26%)
Number of Offered Graduate ProgramsTotal 112 Graduate Programs
55 Master's, 3 Doctorate, 15 Post graduate certificates

2021 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees

The following table and chart describe 2020-2021 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.
2021 COATuition Trends
2021 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 (2017-2021)
2016-20172017-20182018-20192019-20202020-2021
In-State$7,588$7,866$8,100$8,100$8,100
Out-of-State$17,294$17,910$18,540$19,188$19,188

Graduate Programs By Area of Study

University of Alabama at Birmingham offers Masters, Doctorate, Post-Bachelor's Certificate, Post-Master's Certificate graduate degree/certificate programs through 112 major areas - 58 Master's (8 online programs), 39 Doctorate (1 online programs), 13 Post-Bachelor', 3 Post-Master'(1 online programs). 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
Total1,98654913941
Men650229509
Women1,3363208932
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
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 22,080 students enrolled in University of Alabama at Birmingham including both undergraduate and graduate programs, with full-time and part-time status. In graduate schools, 8,244 students are enrolled to earn graduate degrees. By gender, it has 2,862 male and 5,382 female graduate students. By attending status, there are 4,287 full-time and 3,957 part-time students in graduate schools. It offers online degree programs and 3,338 students enrolled to earn their graduate degree through online exclusively and 1,049 students are taking some online graduate courses.
Graduate Students Gender Distribution
Total8,244
Men Students2,862
Women Students5,382
Graduate Students Attending Status Distribution
Total8,244
Full-time Students4,287
Part-time Students3,957
By race/ethnicity 5,188 White, 1,246 Black, and 463 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
Total8,244
American Indian /
Native American
18
Asian463
Black1,246
Hispanic206
White5,188
Two or more races166
Un-Known247
61 students are younger than 22 and 1,205 students are older than 65. The school has 5,090 students aged between 22 and 30 and 1,888 students aged 30 to 40.
Graduate Students Age Distribution
Total8,244
21 & Under61
22-242,078
25-293,012
30-341,175
35-39713
40 & Over1,205
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, 3,338 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 1,049 students are enrolled in some online courses.
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment Distribution
Total Enrollment8,244
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses3,338
Enrolled in Some But Not All Online Courses1,049
Not Enrolled In Any Online Courses3,857
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment By Student Location
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses3,338
Alabama Resident1,869
Other State In U.S.1,453
Outside of U.S.5



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