University of South Alabama: Statistics

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#271 of 2,597 In North America
#240 of 2,496 In the United States
#4 of 33 In Alabama
#1 of 3 In Mobile
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Top50% For 65 other topics

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
73%
Average SAT
1087
Average ACT
24
Aid receiving
95%
Undergraduates
9,050
Graduates
5,174
Male:Female Ratio
32:68
Control
Public
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree

University of South Alabama Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Total Men Women
Acceptance Rate 73% 70% 75%
Applicants 8,084 2,967 5,117
Admissions 5,904 2,081 3,823
Freshmen enrolled full time 1,550 581 969
Freshmen enrolled part time 28 11 17

4,554 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

4,123 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
162 or 10%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 983
or below

75% of them
had 1190
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in the University of South Alabama are 983-1190 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
1,469 or 93%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 20
or below

75% of them
had 27
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in the 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

White 8901 (63%)
Black or African American 2931 (21%)
Hispanic 582 (4%)
Asian 521 (4%)
Two or more races 504 (4%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown 422 (3%)
Nonresident Alien 233 (2%)
American Indian or Alaska Native 37 (0.3%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander 17 (0.1%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Average aid awarded
$7,395
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 capacity 3,217
Combined charge for room and board $7,900
Room charge $4,100
Meal charge $3,800

University of South Alabama Majors

Major Bachelor's Master's Doctoral
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse 308 666 166
Biology & Biological Sciences, General 118 5
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching 103 14
Multi- & Interdisciplinary Studies, General 111
Health & Medical Preparatory Programs, Other 103
Elementary Education and Teaching 70 20
Business Administration and Management, General 58 19 12
Psychology, General 75 8
Speech Communication and Rhetoric 67 5
Mechanical Engineering 67 3
Civil Engineering, General 68 2
Accounting 59 7
Medicine 66
Marketing & Marketing Management, General 58
Criminal Justice & Law Enforcement Administration 55
Computer Science 54
Parks, Recreation, and Leisure Studies 49
Physical Therapy & Therapist 10 38
Finance, General 47
Electrical and Electronics Engineering 37 6
Secondary Education and Teaching 18 24
Biomedical Sciences, General 41
Radiologic Technology & Science - Radiographer 40
Physician Assistant 39
Art & Art Studies, General 34
Hospitality Administration & Management, General 34
Occupational Therapy & Therapist 34
Computer and Information Sciences, General 27 7
Chemical Engineering 31 1
Social Work 30
Counselor Education & School Counseling and Guidance Services 30
English Language and Literature, General 24 5
Respiratory Care Therapy & Therapist 28
Speech-Language Pathology & Pathologist 28
Information Technology 27
Communication Sciences and Disorders, General 26
Computer Engineering, General 24
Educational Leadership and Administration, General 18 6
History, General 22 1
Special Education and Teaching, General 3 20
Early Childhood Education and Teaching 18 4
Emergency Medical Technology & Technician (EMT Paramedic) 21
Business & Commerce, General 20
Sport and Fitness Administration & Management 20
Music, General 15 2
Information Science & Studies 15
Mathematics and Statistics 14
Education, Other 8 3 3
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General 14
Political Science and Government, General 13
Anthropology, General 12
Sociology, General 9 3
International & Globalization Studies 11
Medical Informatics 11
Geography 10
Public Administration 10
Audiology & Audiologist 9
Chemistry, General 8
Environmental Toxicology 7
Health & Medical Psychology 7
Drama and Dramatics & Theatre Arts, General 5
Philosophy 5
Water, Wetlands, and Marine Resources Management 5
Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other 5
Meteorology 4
Geology & Earth Science, General 4
Intermedia & Multimedia 4
Biological and Physical Sciences 2 2
Mathematics, General 3
Physics, General 2
School Librarian & School Library Media Specialist 2
International Business & Trade & Commerce 1
Systems Engineering 1
Grand Total 2,109 1,057 322
Total Men Women
Graduation rate 45% 36% 52%
  • Full-time retention rate - 76%
  • Part-time retention rate - 53%

Publications & Citations

Publications
11,368
Citations
433,132

Publication / Citation count by topic

Medicine
4,658 / 156,708
Biology
2,897 / 154,913
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
1,346 / 29,059
Chemistry
1,100 / 65,435
Psychology
1,098 / 52,257
Computer Science
1,019 / 23,812
Environmental Science
854 / 36,592
Engineering
827 / 16,355
Physics
731 / 19,981
Oncology and Cancer research
645 / 19,073
Business
578 / 20,955
Biochemistry
536 / 45,190
Surgery
529 / 19,506
Molecular Biology
473 / 24,014
Health Science
431 / 11,459
Pathology
428 / 15,891
Mathematics
387 / 14,781
Anesthesiology
345 / 21,712
Demography
345 / 13,290
Immunology
330 / 13,411
Ecology
318 / 21,649
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
288 / 2,160
Materials Science
287 / 5,072
Cardiology
281 / 12,270
Social Psychology
245 / 12,211
Clinical Psychology
243 / 11,853
Pharmacology
241 / 17,384
Economics
220 / 4,188
Art & Design
206 / 2,948
Child Psychology
205 / 9,417
Sociology
192 / 2,463
Anatomy and Physiology
192 / 6,234
Psychiatry
184 / 13,312
Healthcare Management (MHA)
183 / 7,632
Radiology and Nuclear medicine
181 / 2,437
Geography and Cartography
174 / 4,497
Physical Therapy
172 / 4,654
Political Science
169 / 1,059
Critical Care Nursing
166 / 4,650
Gastroenterology and Hepatology
162 / 4,338

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 221 2195
1992 201 2431
1993 269 2928
1994 215 3367
1995 254 3980
1996 296 4716
1997 310 5378
1998 316 6331
1999 289 7120
2000 300 7923
2001 256 8683
2002 274 9778
2003 307 10806
2004 340 11363
2005 365 12915
2006 382 14423
2007 423 15468
2008 417 17237
2009 422 18679
2010 440 21399
2011 461 24000
2012 527 26236
2013 529 26941
2014 499 28597
2015 519 28790
2016 555 28577
2017 643 28920
2018 574 26483
2019 715 30037
2020 725 36033
2021 719 40854

University of South Alabama alumni

  1. Paul Bearer

    Paul Bearer
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1954-2013 (aged 59)
    Occupations
    managerprofessional wrestlerfuneral director
    Biography

    William Alvin "Bill" Moody was an American professional wrestling manager and licensed funeral director. He is best known for his tenure with the World Wrestling Federation (WWF, later WWE) where he performed under the ring name and gimmick of Paul Bearer as the manager of The Undertaker. He's also known for managing his storyline son/Undertaker's storyline half-brother, Kane, as well as Mankind. Outside WWE, he was known by the name Percival "Percy" Pringle III and performed in various regional territories and promotions, as well as World Class Championship Wrestling (WCCW).

  2. Dan Povenmire

    Dan Povenmire
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1963-.. (age 59)
    Occupations
    television directorscreenwriteractorvoice actorfilm producer
    Biography

    Daniel Kingsley Povenmire is an American animator, writer, director, producer, and voice actor. Povenmire is the co-creator of the Disney animated series Phineas and Ferb and Milo Murphy's Law with Jeff "Swampy" Marsh, in which he also voiced the character Heinz Doofenshmirtz in both series. In October 2020, Povenmire announced a new series for Disney Channel titled Hamster & Gretel.

  3. Eddie Stanky

    Eddie Stanky
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1916-1999 (aged 83)
    Occupations
    baseball player
    Biography

    Edward Raymond Stanky (born Stankiewicz (September 3, 1915 – June 6, 1999) was an American professional baseball second baseman, shortstop, and manager. He played in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the Chicago Cubs, Brooklyn Dodgers, Boston Braves, New York Giants, and St. Louis Cardinals between 1943 and 1953. He was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

  4. Harold Sonny White

    Harold Sonny White
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1965-.. (age 57)
    Enrolled in the University of South Alabama
    Graduated with bachelor's degree
    Occupations
    aerospace engineerengineerphysicist
    Biography

    Harold G. "Sonny" White is a mechanical engineer, aerospace engineer, and applied physicist who is known for proposing new Alcubierre drive concepts and promoting advanced propulsion projects.

General info

Alternative names USA
Founded 1963
Colors red, white, blue
Academic Calendar September to August (September - December; January-March; March-May; June-August)
Total FTE staff 2,195
Carnegie Classification Doctoral Universities: Higher Research Activity

Location and Contacts

Address 307 N University Blvd
Mobile, Alabama, 36688-0002
United States
City population 187,000
Phone 2514606101
Fax +1 (251) 460 6054

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