Graduate Quick Admit Program

Build your career on a strong foundation. Increase your value. Master your field.

The University of Alabama understands how difficult it can be to find a career in the current job market. To better support you during these trying times, several graduate programs are offering expedited admissions.

All May and August 2020 graduates with a 3.0+ GPA are eligible to apply through the Graduate Quick Admit Program and receive expedited review and response for the Summer and Fall 2020 terms. Depending on your program of study and GPA, you may be eligible for automatic admission.

Application Requirement Waivers

If your GPA is at least 3.0, you are exempt from the following requirements:

  • Application fee
  • Statement of Purpose (SOP)*
  • GRE/GMAT score
  • Letters of recommendation

*Some programs may require a SOP. See program details below.

Note: Students applying to departments different from their undergraduate major may need to supply supporting documents. They will receive application fee and score waivers regardless of their GPA.

Admissions Review and Response

Students applying to the same program as their undergraduate major are eligible for these perks:

  • Automatic admission (some programs) must have:
    • 3.25+ GPA in Engineering or Business
    • 3.3+ GPA in Human Environmental Sciences or Communication & Information Sciences
  • Expedited review and decision with a:
    • 3.0-3.24 GPA in Engineering or Business
    • 3.0-3.29 GPA in Human Environmental Sciences or Communication & Information Sciences
  • In many cases, choice between a thesis or non-thesis options as well as online or campus-based programs

Students applying to a different program than their undergraduate major are eligible for these perks:

  • Expedited review and decision with a 3.0+ GPA
  • In many cases, choice of thesis or non-thesis options as well as online or campus-based programs

Participating Colleges

Review program-specific details, exclusions and eligibility by selecting the corresponding college.

College of Arts & Sciences

College of Communication & Information Sciences

College of Education

College of Engineering

College of Human Environmental Sciences

Culverhouse College of Business

Ready to apply?

Take the next step in your career – apply to the UA Graduate School today.