University of West Alabama: Ranking & Review

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Livingston
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United States
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World
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1113259
Top 2%

University of West Alabama Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate28%30%27%
Applicants7,3882,6854,703
Admissions2,0847961,288
Enrolled undergraduates461187274
Enrolled total (including graduate students)4,6461,4303,216

2,484 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

2,299 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Typical SAT scores

Number of students submitting SAT scores19
Percent of students submitting SAT scores4%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing
480
Math
460

Typical ACT scores

Number of students submitting ACT scores442
Percent of students submitting ACT scores96%
ACT Composite
20
ACT English
20
ACT Math
19

Admission requirements

Application fee for undergraduates - $40. Application fee for graduates - $40.

Secondary school GPARecommended
Secondary school rankNeither required nor recommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of the college-preparatory programRecommended
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 West Alabama Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
On-campus$21,005$28,619
Off-campus$21,047$28,661
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $7,080 and other expenses per full academic year.

University of West Alabama provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 851 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
In-stateOut-of-state
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates$7,614$15,228
Fees for full-time undergraduates$1,590$1,590
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates$324$648
Tuition for Full-time graduates$6,678$13,356
Fees for full-time graduates$190$190
Per credit hour charge for part-time graduates$371$742

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sTotal
Education30561591
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services74983
Health Professions and Related Programs391049
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies4646
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies2727
Biological and Biomedical Sciences18826
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs1414
Psychology1212
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields1212
Mechanic and Repair Technologies & Technicians77
Mathematics and Statistics66
History55
Physical Sciences55
Social Sciences33
English Language and Literature & Letters33
Grand Total46265578889

A total of 311 2-year associate's and 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at University of West Alabama.

At the master's level 578 degrees were conferred in the graduate programs.

TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate33%25%41%
  • Full-time retention rate - 66%
  • Part-time retention rate - 75%

General info

Alternative namesUWA
Founded1835
MottoDo something that matters.
Religious affiliationNot applicable
Colorsred, white
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff496
Instructional FTE156
Research FTE2
Public Service FTE6
Sector of institutionPublic, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPublic
Carnegie ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs

Location and Contacts

Official Websiteuwa.edu
AddressStation One
Livingston, Alabama, 35470
United States
Urbanization levelRural: Remote
City population2,500 - 10,000
Phone2056523400
Fax+1 (205) 652 3522

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