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Engineering & Aviation

Automotive Engineering Technology - AASc

Full program details & costs, with admission requirements. Discover your dream program.

Program facts

  • Program type
  • Duration
    2 years
  • Tuition fees per year
    16,818 USD
  • Language taught in
  • Start date
    January, August

Admissions requirements

UWA want to make the admissions process as easy as possible for you. Please see below for the entry requirements for the University of West Alabama.

TOEFL - 61 (code 1737) IELTS - 5.5 - (code 1024)


  • Entrance Exams
  • ACT

    19 or above. New SAT

Please note: If it is deemed that an international student is unable to take one of the above tests in their home country, the student will be required to take a placement test at UWA upon arrival to campus, provided that all other entrance requirements have been met.

English Proficiency Tests

UWA accept seven different types of international recognized standardized tests for English proficiency: TOEFL, IELTS, TOEIC*, Cambridge, GETC-CBT (Japan), PTE and ISE. Official test reports need to be mailed to UWA. *TOEIC is only available under prearranged agreements.


In addition to your application, you need to send a copy of your transcripts from your high school and each university or college you have attended. You can email your transcript in PDF form to [email protected] If you are accepted, all official transcripts need to be sent from each individual institutions directly to the University by mail.

Evaluation Reports

Freshmen foreign high schools are evaluated in-house at UWA, however, any foreign high school certificates and transcripts may need to be evaluated by a service affiliated with the National Association of Credit Evaluation Services (NACES).


Transcripts When you arrive on campus, you will need to submit a transcript 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 also 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 email an unofficial college transcript in PDF form from each university attended to [email protected]

Evaluation Foreign College transcripts are required to be evaluated directly from an evaluation service affiliated with the National Association of Credit Evaluation Services (NACES).

  • Fall Semester (August) - deadline July 1
  • Spring Semester (January) - deadline November 1
  • Summer Semester (May) - deadline April 1

Fees and funding

Tuition for UWA is lower than many other state universities in the state. They also offer a full range of grants, scholarships and loans to help you meet your education goals.

  • Trustee - 1420 SAT / ACT 31-36 ($10,000 / year)
  • President's - 1350 SAT / 29-30 ACT ($5,500 / year)
  • Dean's - 1280 SAT / 27-28 ACT ($4,500 / year)
  • Director's - 1200 SAT / 25-26 ACT ($3,500 / year)
  • Counselor's - 1130 SAT / 23-24 ACT ($2,500 / year)
  • Tiger - 1060 SAT / ACT 21-22 ($1500 / year)

Visa requirements for University of West Alabama

Many international students will require a visa to study in the US, and this is a vital step of your study abroad journey. Make sure you understand the requirements you may need to meet before applying.

USA student visa requirements