University of South Alabama: Ranking & Review

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University of South Alabama Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate82%79%84%
Applicants5,8982,2473,651
Admissions4,8411,7813,060
Enrolled undergraduates1,8867291,157
Enrolled total (including graduate students)15,5695,8039,766

6,975 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

3,420 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Typical SAT scores

Number of students submitting SAT scores137
Percent of students submitting SAT scores7%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing
560
Math
545

Typical ACT scores

Number of students submitting ACT scores1,778
Percent of students submitting ACT scores94%
ACT Composite
23
ACT English
24
ACT Math
21

Admission requirements

Application fee for undergraduates - $35. Application fee for graduates - $35.

Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankNeither required nor recommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of the college-preparatory programNeither required nor recommended
RecommendationsNeither required nor recommended
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission test scoresRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required

University of South Alabama Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
On-campus$20,698$28,210
Off-campus$21,668$29,180
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $7,490 and other expenses per full academic year.

University of South Alabama provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 3,378 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
In-stateOut-of-state
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates$7,512$15,024
Fees for full-time undergraduates$300$300
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates$313$626
Tuition for Full-time graduates$7,578$15,156
Fees for full-time graduates$0$0
Per credit hour charge for part-time graduates$421$842

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoralTotal
Health Professions and Related Programs905248802171,711
Education23512817380
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services250282280
Engineering20968277
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services6989158
Biological and Biomedical Sciences14657158
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies12043127
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs93699
Psychology6571082
Social Sciences57360
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service5656
Visual and Performing Arts4848
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies4848
Public Administration and Social Service Professions351247
English Language and Literature & Letters31536
Physical Sciences3434
History15419
Mathematics and Statistics14216
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics1313
Natural Resources and Conservation55
Philosophy and Religious Studies44
Grand Total902,0661,2462563,658

A total of 2,156 2-year associate's and 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at University of South Alabama.

At the master's and doctor's level 1,502 degrees were conferred in the graduate programs.

TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate40%33%46%
  • Full-time retention rate - 78%
  • Part-time retention rate - 61%

General info

Alternative namesUSA
Founded1963
Religious affiliationNot applicable
Colorsred, white, blue
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff2,703
Instructional FTE924
Sector of institutionPublic, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPublic
Carnegie ClassificationDoctoral Universities: Higher Research Activity

Location and Contacts

Official Websitesouthalabama.edu
Address307 N University Blvd
Mobile, Alabama, 36688-0002
United States
Urbanization levelCity: Midsize
City population195,000
Phone2514606101
Fax+1 (251) 460 6054

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