African American Studies, B.A. | The University of Alabama at Birmingham | Birmingham, United States
48 months
28860 USD/year
26520 USD/year
11040 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Want to know more about the history, culture, and experience of Black Americans from the African diaspora all the way through today?  In this African American Studies program from The University of Alabama at Birmingham, we can give you multicultural perspectives valued by employers in education, government, and business.


What to expect from studying this African American Studies program from The University of Alabama at Birmingham

To do this, we'll help you hone essential skills such as critical thinking, analytical reading, writing, and public speaking. You'll gain an insightful understanding of multiculturalism and extensive knowledge about history, religion, politics, economics, arts, psychology, medical issues, and civil rights. 

And by participating in the African American Studies Organization, you'll be able to promote social issues as you earn your degree. Upon graduation, your expansive knowledge base will make you invaluable throughout the medical, legal, political, humanitarian fields, and other sectors.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • African American Studies Seminar
  • African-American Studies
  • Black Psychology
  • African American History Since 1865
  • African Diasporic Traditions
  • Research Methods in African American Studies

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Priority Consideration deadlines. Applications submitted after the priority deadlines will be considered on a space-available basis.


120 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Submit your official ACT or SAT scores. Test scores included on an official high school transcript or submitted directly from ACT or College Board are considered official for admission purposes. UAB does not “superscore” ACT or SAT results; your highest composite score will be considered.
  • Submit your PreACT or PSAT score in lieu of an ACT or SAT if you were unable to take the ACT or SAT. Score reports may be uploaded in the application portal.
  • a completed application;
  • a nonrefundable $40 application fee;
  • official proof of English proficiency (unless English is your first language);
  • official transcripts*. All documents must be sent in English.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    28860 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 28860 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    26520 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 26520 USD per year during 48 months.
  • In-State

    11040 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11040 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Birmingham

1019 - 1648 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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