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Students on Shelby Quad

GENERAL INFORMATION

UNIVERSITY OVERVIEW

Founded in 1831, The University of Alabama is the flagship institution of the state university system. The University of Alabama is dedicated to excellence in teaching, research and service. We provide a creative, nurturing campus environment where our students can become the best individuals possible, learn from the best and brightest faculty, and make a positive difference in the community, the state and the world.

FACTS AND INFORMATION RESOURCES

Mailing Address

 

 

International Student and Scholar Services

Box 870254

Tuscaloosa, AL 35487-0254

USA

Street Address

 

 

400 McCorvey Drive

105 B.B. Comer Hall

Tuscaloosa, AL 35487-0254

USA

Institutional Website

 

https://www.ua.edu

 

Departmental Website

 

http://international.ua.edu/isss

 

Phone Number

 

+01 (205) 348-5402

 

Fax Number

 

+01 (205) 348-5406

 

Primary Contact

 

 

 

Sonya Harwood-Johnson

sonya.harwood@ua.edu

+01 (205) 348-5728

 

Alternate Contact

 

 

Charter Morris

charter.morris@ua.edu

+01 (205) 348-5402

Group of international students

ACADEMIC INFORMATION

Academic Catalog

 

https://catalog.ua.edu/

 

Academic Calendar

 

https://registrar.ua.edu/academiccalendar

 

Required GPA

 

3.0 Equivalent (based on a 4.0 grade scale)

 

Required English Proficiency Requirement

 

TOEFL iBT 79

TOEFL Essentials 8.5

IELTS 6.0

PTE 54

Duolingo English Test 110

Courses Unavailable for Exchange Students

 

Capstone College of Nursing

 

 

Course Eligibility Requirements

 

 

Students must demonstrate completion of pre-requisite requirements for all undergraduate courses; Graduate students must also be approved by the Graduate School.

 

Course Selection Form &  Resources

 

 

Course Selection Form Link (To be Submitted to ISSS)

Resources:

  1. Exchange Student Class Registration Page
  2. Schedule of Classes
  3. Course Equivalencies Database
  4. Syllabi Search Page
Course Pre-Requisite Assistance and Questions

 

Sonya Harwood-Johnson

sonya.harwood@ua.edu

+01 (205) 348-5728

Enrollment Requirements

 

Undergraduate: 12 credit hours (minimum) – 16 credit hours (maximum)

Graduate: 9 credit hours (minimum) – 15 credit hours (maximum)

COST ESTIMATE PER SEMESTER
Academic Year
2022-23

2023-24 Rates will be posted in Summer 2023

FOR BI-LATERAL AGREEMENTS


EXPENSE TOTAL PER SEMESTER
Tuition Waived through bi-lateral agreement.
Course/College Fees $475 (estimated average)
Books & Supplies $400 (estimated average)
Housing

 

$3050 (Burke Hall) + $35 Application Fee

$3200 (Rotary International House) + $35 Application Fee

$4150 (The Highlands) + $35 Application Fee

Meals $2563 ($2213 Full Meal Plan + $350 Dining Dollars)
Health Insurance $936 (Fall) – $1296 (Spring/Summer)
Personal Expenses $450
ESTIMATED TOTAL $7934 – $9244 (depending on Housing choice and Insurance)

COST ESTIMATE PER SEMESTER
Academic Year 2022-23

2023-24 Rates will be posted in Summer 2023

WITHOUT FEE WAIVER


EXPENSE TOTAL PER SEMESTER
Tuition $15,730
Course/College Fees $500 (estimated average)
Books & Supplies $400 (estimated average)
Housing

 

$3050 (Burke Hall) + $35 Application Fee

$3200 (Rotary International House) + $35 Application Fee

$4150 (The Highlands) + $35 Application Fee

Meals $2563 ($2213 Full Meal Plan + $350 Dining Dollars)
Health Insurance $936 (Fall) – $1296 (Spring/Summer)
Personal Expenses $450
ESTIMATED TOTAL $23,644 – $25,124 (depending on Housing choice and Insurance)
UA students on walking on campus in the fall

NOMINATION AND APPLICATION PROCESS FOR EXCHANGE STUDENTS

To nominate a student, please complete the Nomination Form online.

INSTITUTION NOMINATION

 

PARTNER NOMINATION DEADLINES

  1. The deadline to nominate a student for Fall Semester Exchanges (Beginning August) is March 1.
  2. The deadline to nominate a student for Spring Semester Exchanges (Beginning January) is September 1.


EXCHANGE STUDENT APPLICATION DEADLINES

  1. The deadline for the student to apply for Fall Semester Exchanges (Beginning August) is April 1.
  2. The deadline for the student to apply for Spring Semester Exchanges (Beginning January) is October 1.


REQUIRED DOCUMENTS FOR EXCHANGE STUDENTS

  1. Application Form
  2. Copy of Transcripts (in English)
  3. Copy of English Proficiency Scores (if applicable)
  4. Study Plan/Course Registration Form
  5. Copy of Main Passport Page
  6. Proof of Funding

Exchange Student should email Application Document Attachments to Receive.dzyn2ranrbb74heu@u.box.com.