Getting Started

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Get Started Today!

The University of Alabama is committed to providing you educational opportunities that fit your lifestyle.  We know that you are a busy professional, parent, and spouse and you have many responsibilities.  But, you have always wanted that certain degree to advance in your career or start a new one.  So, if you have been waiting for the right time to start or finish your degree, now is the time to do it.  We will be with you every step of the way.  Join the University of Alabama family today.

Step One: View our degree programs

Step Two: Get Enrollment Counseling

  • Contact aoinfo@ccs.ua.edu or call us toll free at 1-800-467-0227 to be connected to an enrollment counselor.

Step Three: Apply for Admission

The admission process begins with the completion of an undergraduate or graduate application. These applications may be found and completed online or downloaded and submitted by mail. The undergraduate application can be found at www.apply.ua.edu. The graduate application may be found at www.graduate.ua.edu/application.


Undergraduate

  • minimum GPA of 3.0 required if you graduated high school less than 4 years ago
  • minimum GPA of 2.5 required if you graduated high school 4 years ago or more than 4 years ago (no ACT score required)

Graduate

  • an undergraduate GPA of 3.0 overall or a 3.0 for the last 60 credit hours of undergraduate coursework
  • a 3.0 for a completed masters degree from an accredited institution.
  • an acceptable graduate entrance exam score:  GRE (1000), GMAT (500) or the MAT (50th percentile).

Step Four: Submit Transcripts

Request to have transcripts from all previously attended institutions sent to The University of Alabama.


Undergraduate

  • If transferring from another college, you must have at least a 2.0 GPA
  • If you have less than 24 semester hours of college credit, submit your high school transcripts.
  • Applicants must submit transcripts from all colleges attended.
  • If applicable, GED scores must be a minimum of 510

Mail undergraduate/high school transcripts to:

The University of Alabama Registrar
Box 870134
Tuscaloosa, AL 35487

 

Graduate

  • Applicants must submit transcripts from all colleges attended.

Mail graduate transcripts to:

The University of Alabama Graduate School
Box 870118
Tuscaloosa, AL 35487

Step Five: Submit Test Scores

Request to have transcripts from all previously attended institutions sent to The University of Alabama.


Undergraduate

  • If you graduated high school less than 4 years ago, submit your ACT/SAT scores.

Graduate

  • If you are applying for Graduate School, you will need to take an entrance exam required by the college you have chosen.

Step Six: Apply for Financial Aid (Optional)