University of South Alabama Rankings

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In the World#1379 of 14178
In North America#426 of 2629
In the United States#387 of 2528
In Alabama#6 of 35
In Mobile#1 of 3

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
79%
Average SAT
1125
Average ACT
24
Aid receiving
95%
Undergraduates
9,601
Graduates
4,796
Male:Female Ratio
33:67
Control
Public
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree

University of South Alabama Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate79%76%80%
Applicants6,3502,4013,949
Admissions4,9971,8293,168
Freshmen enrolled full time1,6005971,003
Freshmen enrolled part time17710

3,548 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

3,533 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
152 or 9%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 1030
or below

75% of them
had 1220
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in University of South Alabama are 1030-1220 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
1,523 or 94%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 20
or below

75% of them
had 27
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in University of South Alabama are 20-27 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

SAT/ACT Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
College-preparatory program Neither required nor recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Secondary school rank Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White9111 (64%)
Black or African American2945 (21%)
Hispanic544 (4%)
Asian512 (4%)
Two or more races470 (3%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown373 (3%)
Nonresident Alien312 (2%)
American Indian or Alaska Native45 (0.3%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander18 (0.1%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Average aid awarded
$7,439
Students receiving aid
95%

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district$7,896$7,956
Tuition in-state$7,896$7,956
Tuition out-of-state$15,792$15,912
Fee in-district$500$200
Fee in-state$500$200
Fee out-of-state$500$200

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity3,406
Combined charge for room and board$7,800
Room charge$4,100
Meal charge$3,700

University of South Alabama Majors

MajorBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoral
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse255744157
Health & Medical Preparatory Programs, Other144
Elementary Education and Teaching7819
Psychology, General806
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching6718
Mechanical Engineering777
Business Administration and Management, General55244
Multi- & Interdisciplinary Studies, General80
Medicine80
Biology & Biological Sciences, General754
Speech Communication and Rhetoric629
Accounting509
Biomedical Sciences, General57
Chemical Engineering434
Marketing & Marketing Management, General47
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies46
Finance, General46
Electrical and Electronics Engineering387
Secondary Education and Teaching1526
Radiologic Technology & Science - Radiographer41
Civil Engineering, General346
Physician Assistant39
Physical Therapy & Therapist39
Criminal Justice & Law Enforcement Administration36
Social Work35
Computer and Information Sciences, General292
Educational Leadership and Administration, General1416
Art & Art Studies, General28
Information Technology28
Occupational Therapy & Therapist28
Emergency Medical Technology & Technician (EMT Paramedic)26
Information Science & Studies25
English Language and Literature, General187
Speech-Language Pathology & Pathologist25
Business & Commerce, General23
Computer Science22
Special Education and Teaching, General120
Music, General164
Mathematics and Statistics20
Political Science and Government, General19
History, General153
Geology & Earth Science, General18
Education, Other5102
Communication Sciences and Disorders, General16
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General16
Computer Engineering, General16
Meteorology14
Respiratory Care Therapy & Therapist14
Sociology104
Hospitality Administration & Management, General14
Counselor Education & School Counseling and Guidance Services14
Chemistry, General13
Anthropology13
Audiology & Audiologist13
Geography12
Early Childhood Education and Teaching102
International & Global Studies12
Public Administration12
Medical Informatics11
Sport and Fitness Administration & Management10
Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other9
Biological and Physical Sciences43
Health & Medical Psychology7
Mathematics, General5
Drama and Dramatics & Theatre Arts, General4
Systems Engineering4
Intermedia & Multimedia3
School Librarian & School Library Media Specialist3
Environmental Toxicology3
Communication Disorders Sciences and Services, Other2
Physics, General1
Philosophy1
Grand Total1,9021,122338
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate46%41%50%
  • Full-time retention rate - 74%
  • Part-time retention rate - 44%

Publications & Citations

Publications
13,494
Citations
479,961

Publication count by topic

Medicine
4,166
Biology
2,537
Chemistry
1,368
Psychology
1,290
Computer science
746
Mathematics
613
Physics
328
Materials science
317
Engineering
247
Environmental science
231
Sociology
222
Business
192
Political science
191
Geography
190
Economics
140
Geology
133
History
80
Philosophy
67
Art
58

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Psychology43366,222
Medicine487120,880
Biology505142,110
History562409
Philosophy701291
Geography7163,609
Chemistry74054,108
Mathematics81813,302
Business8604,769
Sociology8632,828
Environmental science8665,624
Geology9262,990
Physics10348,107
Political science1038918
Engineering10944,664
Economics11032,855
Computer science110610,164
Art141632
Materials science15846,675

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
19901891848
19912132037
19921992285
19932602697
19942063099
19952453811
19962914585
19973005229
19983106250
19992797054
20002907845
20012438614
20022639659
200329310687
200432011239
200534812585
200636714170
200739315168
200840116623
200940318177
201042920451
201144823335
201250825394
201351726016
201448827795
201551627758
201654426895
201761826405
201855322219
201970726085
202066729354

General info

Alternative namesUSA
Founded1963
WikipediaUniversity of South Alabama
Colorsred, white, blue
Academic CalendarSeptember to August (September - December; January-March; March-May; June-August)
Total FTE staff2,276
Carnegie ClassificationDoctoral Universities: Higher Research Activity

Location and Contacts

Address307 N University Blvd
Mobile, Alabama, 36688-0002
United States
City population195,000
Phone2514606101
Fax+1 (251) 460 6054

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