University of West Alabama: Ranking & Review

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Livingston Rank United States Rank World Rank
1 113 259
Top 2%

University of West Alabama Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Acceptance Rate28%30%27%
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

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

Typical SAT scores

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

Typical ACT scores

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

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
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
Education 30 561 591
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 74 9 83
Health Professions and Related Programs 39 10 49
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies 46 46
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 27 27
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 18 8 26
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 14 14
Psychology 12 12
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields 12 12
Mechanic and Repair Technologies & Technicians 7 7
Mathematics and Statistics 6 6
History 5 5
Physical Sciences 5 5
Social Sciences 3 3
English Language and Literature & Letters 3 3
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.

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

General info

Alternative namesUWA
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

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

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