2022 Acceptance Rate

A total of 11,906 students have applied and 10,541 students have allowed to admit to University of Alabama at Birmingham (Acceptance rate: 88.54%). The yield, also known as enrollment rate, is 22.91 % where 2,415 students have finally enrolled out of 10,541 admitted students.
Alabama at Birmingham acceptance rate is higher (easier to admit) compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in Alabama. Compared to similar schools in rankings such as Auburn University and University of Alabama in Huntsville, its acceptance rate is higher (easy to get in) (the average acceptance rate of the schools is 72.43%).
Alabama at Birmingham enrollment rate (yield) is lower (less admitted-students enrolled) compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in Alabama. Compared to similar schools in rankings, its yield is average (average yield is 27.64%).
*Data Source: 2021-2022 Tuition & Fees - National Center for Education Statistics (NCES). (Last update: June 2022)

How to Apply to University of Alabama at Birmingham

The following table summarizes the contact and directory information to apply Alabama at Birmingham. Alabama at Birmingham offers benefits for veterans, service member, or qualified family members. You may need to prepare certificate of eligibility (COE ) from the Veterans Affairs .
Admissionhttps://www.uab.edu/admissions/
Online Applicationhttps://www.uab.edu/admissions/apply
Financial Aidhttps://www.uab.edu/cost-aid/
Net Price Calculatorhttps://tcc.ruffalonl.com/University of Alabama at Birmingham/Freshman-Students
Veterans Tuitionhttps://www.uab.edu/students/veterans
Athletichttps://www.uab.edu/registrar/students
Disability Servicehttps://www.uab.edu/students/disability/

Admission Statistics Charts

2022 Test Scores Comparison

For the academic year 2021-2022, the average SAT score is 1,281 and the average ACT score is 27 over scores submitted by enrolled first-time students. Compared to similar schools in college rankings, the admission score of University of Alabama at Birmingham is around average than the schools (average score is 1,323). You can check and compare the SAT and ACT scores by subject with tables and charts.
SAT/ACT Scores Comparison
SAT AverageACT Average
University of Alabama at Birmingham1,28127
Similarly Colleges in Rankings1,29528
All U.S. Colleges1,12368
Public, 4-Years Colleges1,11267
4-Years Colleges1,12468
Public, 4-Years Colleges in Alabama1,10068

SAT/ACT Scores by Subject

SATACT
At University of Alabama at Birmingham, 166 students submitted SAT scores (7% of enrolled students).
The average SAT score is about 1,281 and it is around average than average for Public, 4-Years Colleges in Alabama. The following table shows the SAT average scores by subject and 25th/75th percentile.
SAT Scores by Subject
25th percentile75th percentile
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing593680
Mathematics580708
Total1,1731,388
*Data Source: 2021-2022 Tuition & Fees - National Center for Education Statistics (NCES). (Last update: June 2022)
At University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1,565 students submitted ACT scores (65% of enrolled students).
The average ACT score is about 27 and it is lower than average for Public, 4-Years Colleges in Alabama. The next table shows the ACT average scores by subject and 25th/75th percentile.
ACT Scores by Subject
25th percentile75th percentile
Composite2330
English2333
Mathematics2128

Admission Requirements

The following table summarizes the admission requirement to apply to University of Alabama at Birmingham. The school requires 3 items to submit - Secondary school GPA, Secondary school record and Completion of college-preparatory program.
Admission Requirements for Applying to University of Alabama at Birmingham
Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankNeither required nor recommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of college-preparatory programRequired
RecommendationsNeither required nor recommended
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission test scoresConsidered but not required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Neither required nor recommended
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended