Undergraduate Transfer Program

If you have already completed college or university-level courses and want to transfer to UAB, our Undergraduate Transfer Program (UTP) is for you. You'll receive an estimate of transferable credits toward your degree before you start your program.

Our UTP provides a customized path to earning your bachelor's degree at UAB. You won't repeat course work and will receive additional academic, language and cultural support to help you excel at a US university.

Degree Program Components

2-Semester:

  • 120 credit hour program
  • 19-32 credit hours apply from Pathway
  • 88-101 credit hours remaining toward degree

1-Semester:

  • 120 credit hour program
  • 11-15 credit hours apply from Pathway
  • 105-109 credit hours remaining toward degree

Course features

  • Transfer of credits from your college or university-level classes to your degree
  • Customized curriculum of university credit-bearing courses
  • Guaranteed progression to any undergraduate program upon successful completion of your UTP
  • Academic advising throughout the program including progression and student success advisors
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This International Year One 1-Semester Pathway lasts six months and is designed for students who already have a higher level of English.

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

TOEFL 77, IELTS 6.0, PTEA 51, IELA 176, or Duolingo 70.

Age requirements: 17 years and above
Academic requirements:

Minimum of 12 college/university transfer credits. Minimum college/university GPA of 2.0.

Don't meet the English language level?
Apply for our Academic English
Scholarships

We are committed to helping talented and ambitious international students like you achieve their goals of studying at a world-class US university. We award scholarships for our Pathway programs in amounts that are typically up to $5,000 per year per qualified student.


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Class hours:

9-13 hours per week

Maximum class size (for English language teaching): 14

This International Year One 2-Semester Pathway lasts 12 months and is designed for students who have a moderate level of English.

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

TOEFL 60, IELTS 5.5, PTEA 44+, Completion of Academic English Level 4, Password overall Level 6, IELA 162, or Duolingo 50.

Age requirements: 17 years and above
Academic requirements:

Minimum of 12 college/university transfer credits. Minimum college/university GPA of 2.0.

Don't meet the English language level?
Apply for our Academic English
Scholarships

We are committed to helping talented and ambitious international students like you achieve their goals of studying at a world-class US university. We award scholarships for our Pathway programs in amounts that are typically up to $5,000 per year per qualified student.


Dates and prices

Choose your:
Start date:
Course length:

Class information

Class hours:

9-13 hours per week

Maximum class size (for English language teaching): 14

Please select your course delivery method with the toggle below.
This International Year One 1-Semester Pathway lasts six months and is designed for students who already have a higher level of English.

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

TOEFL 77, IELTS 6.0, PTEA 51, IELA 176, or Duolingo 70.

Age requirements: 17 years and above
Academic requirements:

Minimum of 12 college/university transfer credits. Minimum college/university GPA of 2.0.

Don't meet the English language level?
Apply for our Academic English
Scholarships

We are committed to helping talented and ambitious international students like you achieve their goals of studying at a world-class US university. We award scholarships for our Pathway programs in amounts that are typically up to $5,000 per year per qualified student.


Dates and prices

Choose your:
Start date:
Course length:

Class information

Class hours:

9-13 hours per week

Maximum class size (for English language teaching): 14

This International Year One 2-Semester Pathway lasts 12 months and is designed for students who have a moderate level of English.

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

TOEFL 60, IELTS 5.5, PTEA 44+, Completion of Academic English Level 4, Password overall Level 6, IELA 162, or Duolingo 50.

Age requirements: 17 years and above
Academic requirements:

Minimum of 12 college/university transfer credits. Minimum college/university GPA of 2.0.

Don't meet the English language level?
Apply for our Academic English
Scholarships

We are committed to helping talented and ambitious international students like you achieve their goals of studying at a world-class US university. We award scholarships for our Pathway programs in amounts that are typically up to $5,000 per year per qualified student.


Dates and prices

Choose your:
Start date:
Course length:

Class information

Class hours:

9-13 hours per week

Maximum class size (for English language teaching): 14

Please select your course delivery method with the toggle below.
This International Year One 1-Semester Pathway lasts six months and is designed for students who already have a higher level of English.

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

TOEFL 77, IELTS 6.0, PTEA 51, IELA 176, or Duolingo 70.

Age requirements: 17 years and above
Academic requirements:

Minimum of 12 college/university transfer credits. Minimum college/university GPA of 2.0.

Don't meet the English language level?
Apply for our Academic English
Scholarships

We are committed to helping talented and ambitious international students like you achieve their goals of studying at a world-class US university. We award scholarships for our Pathway programs in amounts that are typically up to $5,000 per year per qualified student.


Dates and prices

Choose your:
Start date:
Course length:

Class information

Class hours:

9-13 hours per week

Maximum class size (for English language teaching): 14

This International Year One 2-Semester Pathway lasts 12 months and is designed for students who have a moderate level of English.

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

TOEFL 60, IELTS 5.5, PTEA 44+, Completion of Academic English Level 4, Password overall Level 6, IELA 162, or Duolingo 50.

Age requirements: 17 years and above
Academic requirements:

Minimum of 12 college/university transfer credits. Minimum college/university GPA of 2.0.

Don't meet the English language level?
Apply for our Academic English
Scholarships

We are committed to helping talented and ambitious international students like you achieve their goals of studying at a world-class US university. We award scholarships for our Pathway programs in amounts that are typically up to $5,000 per year per qualified student.


Dates and prices

Choose your:
Start date:
Course length:

Class information

Class hours:

9-13 hours per week

Maximum class size (for English language teaching): 14

Please select your course delivery method with the toggle below.

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

TOEFL 77, IELTS 6.0, PTEA 51, IELA 176, or Duolingo 70.

Age requirements: 17 years and above
Academic requirements:

Minimum of 12 college/university transfer credits. Minimum college/university GPA of 2.0.

Don't meet the English language level?
Apply for our Academic English
Scholarships

We are committed to helping talented and ambitious international students like you achieve their goals of studying at a world-class US university. We award scholarships for our Pathway programs in amounts that are typically up to $5,000 per year per qualified student.

Dates and prices

Choose your:
Start date:
Course length:

Class information

Class hours:

9-13 hours per week

Maximum class size (for English language teaching): 14

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

TOEFL 60, IELTS 5.5, PTEA 44+, Completion of Academic English Level 4, Password overall Level 6, IELA 162, or Duolingo 50.

Age requirements: 17 years and above
Academic requirements:

Minimum of 12 college/university transfer credits. Minimum college/university GPA of 2.0.

Don't meet the English language level?
Apply for our Academic English
Scholarships

We are committed to helping talented and ambitious international students like you achieve their goals of studying at a world-class US university. We award scholarships for our Pathway programs in amounts that are typically up to $5,000 per year per qualified student.

Dates and prices

Choose your:
Start date:
Course length:

Class information

Class hours:

9-13 hours per week

Maximum class size (for English language teaching): 14
Please select your course delivery method with the toggle below.

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

TOEFL 77, IELTS 6.0, PTEA 51, IELA 176, or Duolingo 70.

Age requirements: 17 years and above
Academic requirements:

Minimum of 12 college/university transfer credits. Minimum college/university GPA of 2.0.

Don't meet the English language level?
Apply for our Academic English
Scholarships

We are committed to helping talented and ambitious international students like you achieve their goals of studying at a world-class US university. We award scholarships for our Pathway programs in amounts that are typically up to $5,000 per year per qualified student.

Dates and prices

Choose your:
Start date:
Course length:

Class information

Class hours:

9-13 hours per week

Maximum class size (for English language teaching): 14

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

TOEFL 60, IELTS 5.5, PTEA 44+, Completion of Academic English Level 4, Password overall Level 6, IELA 162, or Duolingo 50.

Age requirements: 17 years and above
Academic requirements:

Minimum of 12 college/university transfer credits. Minimum college/university GPA of 2.0.

Don't meet the English language level?
Apply for our Academic English
Scholarships

We are committed to helping talented and ambitious international students like you achieve their goals of studying at a world-class US university. We award scholarships for our Pathway programs in amounts that are typically up to $5,000 per year per qualified student.

Dates and prices

Choose your:
Start date:
Course length:

Class information

Class hours:

9-13 hours per week

Maximum class size (for English language teaching): 14
Please select your course delivery method with the toggle below.

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

TOEFL 77, IELTS 6.0, PTEA 51, IELA 176, or Duolingo 70.

Age requirements: 17 years and above
Academic requirements:

Minimum of 12 college/university transfer credits. Minimum college/university GPA of 2.0.

Don't meet the English language level?
Apply for our Academic English
Scholarships

We are committed to helping talented and ambitious international students like you achieve their goals of studying at a world-class US university. We award scholarships for our Pathway programs in amounts that are typically up to $5,000 per year per qualified student.

Dates and prices

Choose your:
Start date:
Course length:

Class information

Class hours:

9-13 hours per week

Maximum class size (for English language teaching): 14

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

TOEFL 60, IELTS 5.5, PTEA 44+, Completion of Academic English Level 4, Password overall Level 6, IELA 162, or Duolingo 50.

Age requirements: 17 years and above
Academic requirements:

Minimum of 12 college/university transfer credits. Minimum college/university GPA of 2.0.

Don't meet the English language level?
Apply for our Academic English
Scholarships

We are committed to helping talented and ambitious international students like you achieve their goals of studying at a world-class US university. We award scholarships for our Pathway programs in amounts that are typically up to $5,000 per year per qualified student.

Dates and prices

Choose your:
Start date:
Course length:

Class information

Class hours:

9-13 hours per week

Maximum class size (for English language teaching): 14
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