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Graduate Admissions

Students talking to teacher imageYou’ve earned your undergraduate degree and you are ready for the next step in your education. At UWA, we offer a number of graduate degree programs and we want to make the process of applying as easy as possible. You can apply for admission to our graduate programs here.

For a full list of eligible graduate programs, click here

Application Document Submission Deadlines

Fall Semester: July 1
Spring Semester: December 1
Summer Semester: April 1

We reserve the right of requesting all official documents at any point of the admission process. Submit your application documents to:

The University of West Alabama
Admission and Enrollment Management
Brock Hall 108, Station 4
Livingston, AL 35470
Office: 205-652-3578


Students need to submit official transcripts from all undergraduate and graduate work to the Office of Admissions from each university you’ve attended. You must be in good standing and eligible to return to the last institution attended. We may require that you have your official transcripts evaluated by an outside evaluation service if the official transcript is not in English.  It will need to be course by course evaluation.  You can have your previous universities email your official college transcripts from each university attended to


Foreign College transcripts may be required to be evaluated directly from an evaluation service affiliated with the National Association of Credit Evaluation Services (NACES) or the Association of International Credential Evaluators (AICE). For a listing of NACES member organizations and their contact information, please visit  For a list of AICE endorsed member organizations and their contact information, please visit

The following NACES member companies give special rates for UWA students using the associated links:

Josef Silny & Associates, Inc.: Application designed for UWA students

Spantran Evaluation: SpanTran Application for the University of West Alabama

International Education Evaluations, LLC (IEE): myiee application for UWA students

Copy of Passport

We accept an uploaded PDF copy. You can email your passport directly to The Passport must be valid with an expiration date of no less than 6 months from the start date of the term.

Bank Statements

The total set of expenses for the 2021-2022 school year is $25,500. We require bank statements that verify that amount. The total includes expenses for tuition, fees, room and board, books and supplies, International Student Health insurance, and most other personal expenses.

UWA Financial Statement Form

Download the UWA Financial Statement Form. It must be completed by your sponsor, indicating his/her willingness to finance your education. We accept an uploaded PDF copy.

Dependent Information (If applicable):

If your spouse and/or children are coming with you, we will need a copy of all dependent passports. Only a spouse or children may be claimed as dependents. We accept uploaded PDF copies (email to

UWA Medical History and Immunization Form

Please complete the medical history form and supporting documents available through the link below.

All students must submit completed forms and supporting documentation when applying.

Please review the following website for complete information regarding the required immunizations: