The University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) is a public research university located in Birmingham, Alabama, USA. The Collat School of Business at UAB offers a variety of MBA programs, including a full-time MBA, an executive MBA, an online MBA, and dual degree options.
The full-time MBA program at UAB is a two-year program that prepares students for leadership roles in a variety of industries. The program requires students to complete 54 credit hours and offers concentrations in finance, health services, marketing, and management information systems. The average GMAT score for the program is around 590, and the program has a rolling admissions process with a priority deadline of April 1.
The executive MBA program is designed for experienced professionals and can be completed in just 17 months. It offers a flexible format that includes online coursework, on-campus residencies, and international travel experiences. The program requires students to complete 47 credit hours and offers a general management curriculum with a focus on leadership development.
The online MBA program at UAB is a flexible program that allows students to complete their degree at their own pace. It requires students to complete 36 credit hours and offers a general management curriculum with a focus on strategic thinking and decision-making.
The student body at UAB is diverse, with a mix of domestic and international students. The university has a total enrollment of over 22,000 students, and the Collat School of Business enrolls approximately 2,000 students each year.
UAB is ranked among the top 200 universities in the world by Times Higher Education and among the top 20 most innovative universities in the United States by U.S. News & World Report. The Collat School of Business is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) and has been recognized as one of the “Best Business Schools” by The Princeton Review.
Tuition for the MBA programs at UAB varies depending on the program and residency status. For the 2022-2023 academic year, the tuition rate for in-state students in the full-time MBA program is $13,044 per semester, and for out-of-state students, it is $24,198 per semester. The tuition rate for the executive MBA program is $98,000, and the tuition rate for the online MBA program is $1,055 per credit hour for both in-state and out-of-state students.