University of Alabama—​Birmingham

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#39 Overall Score: 53 Best Online Engineering Programs

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Graduate Engineering Program Overview

University of Alabama--Birmingham, a public institution, offers online labs, and all of the online classes are recorded and archived, so students can access lecture material at their own convenience.

Quick Stats

Academic year founded 2011-2012
Total enrollment 219
2013-2014 Tuition (per credit) $355 (in-state)
$835 (out-of-state)
Application deadline July 1
Admissions URL N/A
Admissions e-mail N/A

U.S. News Rankings

Student Engagement rank 19
Student Engagement score 67
Faculty Credentials and Training rank 59
Faculty Credentials and Training score 52
Student Services and Technology rank 32
Student Services and Technology score 45
Admissions Selectivity rank 32
Admissions Selectivity score 44
Peer assessment score (out of 5): 2.3


Application deadline (U.S. residents) July 1
Application deadline (international students) July 1
Admissions website N/A
Director of admissions Susan Noblitt Banks
Admissions phone (205) 934-8232
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Instructional faculty that teach courses accessible online 6 full-time; 16 part-time
Tenured or tenure-track faculty 1
Can earn degree entirely online Depends
Classes include campus-based students No
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Student Body

Enrollment 219
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Technology & Support

Instructor response expected within (hours) 24
24-7 live tech support No

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Paying for School

Part-time tuition (per credit, in-state) $355
Part-time tuition (per credit, out-of-state) $835
Full-time tuition (per credit, in-state) $355
Full-time tuition (per credit, out-of-state) $835

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