Graduate Pathway in Computer Science (Non-Background Program) atUniversity of Alabama at Birmingham Department Of Computer Science

Course Commencement Date (Spring) Jan 4, 2023 View all dates


18 months (Full Time)

Course Level

PG Degree

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  • Students who successfully complete an INTO UAB Graduate Pathway program in computer science are assured progression to a UAB graduate degree program upon submission of additional required application materials
  • Fields of specialization include: big data analytics, computer security and forensics, advanced cyberinfrastructures, artificial intelligence, computer graphics and software engineering
  • A Pathway program provides academic, language, and cultural support in order to succeed at a US university
  • Students are guaranteed progression to a graduate degree program through a curriculum consisting of credit-earning courses
  • Students will benefit from fully integrated classes with both domestic and other international students on campus while learning from highly trained university instructors and tutors


  • University Rankings
    • #301-400

      - ARWU (Shanghai Ranking) 2021

    • #169

      - THE (Times Higher Education) 2021

    • #148

      - US News & World Report 2022

    • #147

      - US News & World Report 2022

Fees & Expenses
1st year tuition fees
Fees componentsAmount
Tuition & feesINR 22,32,157
Other expenses in 1st Year
Fees componentsAmount
Hostel & MealsINR 8,07,029
TotalINR 8,07,029

Calculated at the exchange rate of 1 USD = INR 81.19


Tuition & expenses were last updated on 5ᵗʰ July 2022

Entry Requirements

QualificationEntry Criteria

No specific cutoff mentioned


CGPA - 2.5/4

  • Applicants must hold a four-Year undergraduate degree or equivalent with a 2.5 undergraduate GPA
  • Applicants will be admitted on the condition that they successfully place into Calculus I via UAB's Math Placement Exam. When they confirm, they will be prompted to take the Math Placement Exam and must earn a 76/100 to be fully admitted to the program and issued an I-20


Marks - 65/120


Marks - 44/90


Marks - 5.5/9


Marks - 95/160

AgeMinimum: 17 years
Conditional Offer

Not mentioned

Application Process

Step 1: Additional documents required

Academic Transcripts
Proof of English proficiency scores
Copy of passport
Copy of bank statement and Affidavit of Support or Affidavit of Support of sponsor letter
Copies of all transcripts (English and native language)

Step 2: Start your online application

Important Dates

Aug 16, 2022

Course Commencement Date

Jan 4, 2023

Course Commencement Date (Spring)

Scholarship information is not available. You can apply to non-college specific scholarships available for USA.

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