GO. LEARN. BE. [ TRANSFER STUDENTS ]
where you’ll fit in – and stand out.
what it takes to be competitive.
We value our transfers, which is why we make it as easy as possible for you to come here. Our transfer-friendly application process will let you know from the very beginning how many credits you can put toward earning your degree, so you won’t have to wonder about which classes to take – or worse, repeat them. And unlike freshman admissions, what matters most is not your standardized test scores or high school GPA, but your proven record of performance at your previous institution. Because we know you’ve worked hard to get where you are – and we know you’re ready to take the next step.
As you grow, so do your interests. What captivated and challenged you two years ago may not today. At UAH, we offer 39 undergraduate degree programs across five colleges, so that no matter what you want to study, you can find a curriculum that will inspire you. We’re also able to give you opportunities outside the classroom that can’t be matched elsewhere, from internship and co-op positions to performing hands-on research in our highly regarded labs. That gives you a unique advantage when it comes to getting a job in your field – something we know for a fact that our transfers take very seriously.
inspired by your surroundings. You’re on your way to becoming the person you want to be, whether it’s a nurse, a novelist, or a nuclear engineer. Let UAH help you get there. Our campus anchors Cummings Research Park, the second-largest research park in the nation, and our colleges maintain strong alliances with local employers like NASA Marshall Space Flight Center, the Department of Defense, and the HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology. So UAH has the connections and the networking opportunities you need to find your dream job – and the support you need to land it, thanks to our professionally staffed Career Development Office.
BECOME A UAH CHARGER! A recent Department of Education study estimated some 60% of all students transfer at least once. Consider finishing your degree at UAH. With a national reputation for excellence, a large selection of degree programs, affordable classes, vibrant campus community, and a low faculty-to-student ratio, we can meet your needs as a transfer student. Visit uah.edu/transfer or call the Office of Admissions at 256.824.2974 to learn more about the transfer process.
Campus lIVING Enjoy living on campus in our new suites – complete with internet, cable, and phone access, your own bedroom and a full bathroom shared with only one other person. Visit uah.edu/housing for more information.
Campus Organizations (120 and growing…)
Academic Clubs Community Service Fraternities & Sororities Multicultural Leadership Political/Government Recreational Religious Special Interest
CHARGER ATHLETICS UAH has 13 NCAA Division II teams, who combined have won more championships than any other school in the state, in addition to the only NCAA Division I ice hockey team in the South. MEN’S TEAMS
Baseball Basketball Cross Country Ice Hockey Soccer Tennis Track & Field
Baseball Cross Country Soccer Softball Tennis Track & Field Volleyball
CAMPUS VISITS Come visit UAH any day the campus is open and meet with faculty and advisors to see how we can help you achieve your goals. Tours are offered most days at 10:00 am and 1:00 pm. Register for your campus visit at uah.edu/visit or call the Office of Admissions at 256.824.2773. 4
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TRANSFER DETAILS // Visit uah.edu/transfer or call 256.824.2974 to learn more.
Admission Requirements Students with at least 24 academic credit hours: Previous institutions must be regionally accredited. Must hold a minimum overall college “C” average (2.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale), along with a minimum “C” average (2.0 GPA) in all transferrable courses. Must be in good academic standing at previous institution. For details on admission and academic standing requirements, visit uah.edu/transfer. Students with fewer than 24 academic credit hours: Admission is based on high school grades, ACT or SAT scores and official college transcripts. Minimum overall college “C” average (2.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale) is required.
Academic Support & Career Development UAH offers a range of support services to ensure your academic and career success: Student Success Center: Tutoring and writing programs, general college advising, academic coaching, and Peer Assisted Study Sessions with undergraduate and graduate peer leaders. Career Development Office: Experiential learning opportunities, major/career assessment, career coaching, on- and off-campus recruiting, and job search assistance. All of these services and programs are offered at no charge to students and alumni.
Statewide Articulation Reporting System (STARS) If you are transferring from a public two-year community college in Alabama, visit the STARS website (uah.edu/stars) to select a major and access a list of community colleges and core courses that will apply to your program of choice. Students transferring from schools outside of the Alabama community college system can also access a list of transferable courses by clicking Transfer Equivalency at uah.edu/transfer.
Transcript Evaluation Upon admission to UAH, your transcripts will be evaluated for acceptance of transfer credit. Your advisor will determine the applicability of transfer credit toward satisfying degree requirements. Learn more, connect with an advisor in your desired program area, and review selected transfer equivalencies at uah.edu/transfer.
FINANCIAL INFO // WE’RE #1 That’s where UAH ranks among Alabama schools for the best return on investment according to a recently-released College Database survey. What does that mean? It means our graduates earn an average starting salary of over $47,000, which makes UAH a great place to invest in your future – starting with an affordable, high-quality education. At UAH, we know that a great education doesn’t have to cost a lot. And that’s something you can take to the bank.
Financial Aid More than 2/3 of our students receive financial assistance of some kind. To maximize your opportunities for aid, apply for admission early and submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid by March 1. Visit uah.edu/finaid to learn more.
Scholarships Last year UAH shared more than $23 million in financial aid and scholarships with transfer students just like you. We offer a variety of departmental and competitive scholarships, merit-based scholarships and scholarships based on other talents and criteria. Priority application deadline for departmental scholarships is December 1. Submit your scholarship application at uah.edu/scholarships.
Apply Now! To be eligible for scholarships, you must first apply for admission. Visit uah.edu/apply to complete and submit an electronic application or to download a printed form to send via mail. Still deciding? Plan a visit to campus by completing our reservation form at uah.edu/visit or call our campus visit team at 256.824.2773.
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facts & figures Average Class Size: 28 Student Diversity: Male: 54% Female: 46% African American: 13.8% American Indian/Alaskan: 1.4% Asian: 3.5% Caucasian: 69.8% Hispanic/Latino: 3.4% Multiracial: 1.4% International: 3.5%
Our Students Represent: 44 states and 82 countries Student to Faculty Ratio: 16:1
2013 â€“ 2014 Cost of Attendance (Based on a full academic year, up to 15 hours per semester for two academic semesters)
RESIDENTS Tuition........................................ $ 9,192 Fees ................................................ 753 Residence Hall ............................. 5,753 Meal Plan ..................................... 2,680 Books & Supplies ........................ 1,592
Full-time Faculty: 309 Undergraduate Degree Programs: 39 Total Enrollment: 7,636 Undergraduate: 80% Graduate: 20%
Transfers (Undergrad): 40%
Campus Organizations: 120+ Greek Life: 6 Fraternities, 6 Sororities
Yearly Total ............................$19,970*
NON-RESIDENTS Tuition ...................................... $21,506 Fees ................................................ 753 Residence Hall ............................. 5,753 Meal Plan ..................................... 2,680 Books & Supplies......................... 1,592 Yearly Total.............................$32,284*
NOTE: Resident Tuition applies to Alabama residents and residents of the following Tennessee counties: Bedford, Coffee, Franklin, Giles, Lawrence, Lincoln, Marshall, Moore, and Marion. * The figures above represent the cost for students who live in a residence hall with a dining plan. Fees may be higher depending on the studentâ€™s major. A complete listing of all tuition, fees, and room & board charges can be found at uah.edu/bursar. These amounts are determined by the Board of Trustees, University of Alabama System, and are subject to change.
Open House Come visit us for a half-day program specially designed for students that are new to UAH. Register at uah.edu/openhouse or call 256.824.2773. Open house dates: October 19, 2013 November 9, 2013
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UNDERGRADUATE PROGRAMS & AREAS OF STUDY // UAH offers programs and majors that reflect the diverse interests and talents of our students. We offer degree programs, minors and certificates that support their post-graduate aspirations. Here is a list of all undergraduate degree programs, as well as other selected academic offerings that can be the foundation for graduate studies, professional school and career opportunities. College of Business administration Accounting
- General Accounting - Assurance & Financial Reporting (Auditing) - Taxation - Federal Contract Accounting
Economics & Computational Analysis Finance - General Finance - Corporate Finance - Federal Government Finance & Contracts - Investments & Financial Institutions
- Information Assurance - Supply Chain Information Systems - Systems Analysis
- General Management - Acquisition Management - Entrepreneurship - Human Resources Management - Supply Chain Management
- Acquisition Management - Entrepreneurship - Marketing Management - Supply Chain Management
College of ENGINEERING Aerospace Engineering Chemical Engineering - Biotechnology - Materials
- Environmental - Structural - Transportation
Computer Engineering Electrical Engineering Industrial & Systems Engineering Mechanical Engineering Optical Engineering
College of LIBERAL ARTS Art
- Art History - Drawing & Painting - Graphic Design - Photography - Printmaking - Sculpture - Studio Art
Art History Communication Arts
- Rhetoric - Technical Communications
- Elementary - Secondary
- Language Arts - Secondary Education
- French - German - Russian - Secondary Education - Spanish
Foreign Language & International Trade History
- Secondary Education - Social Science
- Jazz - Music Education - Music Technology - Performance Music - Music Business - Church Music - Piano Pedagogy
Philosophy Political Science Psychology Sociology
College of NURSING BSN for students entering professional nursing BSN for registered nurses with an associate degree in nursing
College of SCIENCE Biology
- Biochemistry - Biological Environmental Science - Biopsychology - Environmental Biology - Exercise Physiology - Genetics & Evolutionary Biology - Microbiology - Secondary Education
- Biochemistry - Chemical Business - Chemical Education (Secondary Education) - Chemical Physics - Environmental Chemistry - Forensics - Materials Chemistry - Pure Chemistry
Computer Science Earth System Science
- Atmospheric Chemistry - Atmospheric Science - Earth Ecosystems - GIS & Remote Sensing - Human Dimensions & Impacts - Hydrology
Individualized Bachelor of Science Mathematics
- Secondary Education
- Applied & Theoretical Physics - Astrophysics - Engineering Physics - Optics - Secondary Education
PRE-PROFESSIONAL Dentistry Law Medicine Optometry Pharmacy Physician Assistant Physical Therapy Veterinary
Published on Nov 8, 2013
The University of Alabama in Huntsville's informative guide for transfer students, giving a brief description of the university, academics,...