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Tuition & Fees

$8,876

$16,162

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

30-36
5%
24-29
25%
18-23
49%
12-17
21%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
24-29
16%
18-23
43%
12-17
41%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
1%
24-29
23%
18-23
59%
12-17
17%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
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undergraduateRatios

45%

55%

male

female

1
13

teacher

students

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Moderately Selective

73%

acceptance rate

Accepted 878
Declined + 317
Total Received 1,195
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Public

1,915

undergraduate students

2,117

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Physical Education
  2. Elementary Education
  3. Biology Comprehensive
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Codes

SAT 1737
ACT 0024

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School Facts

The University of West Alabama (formerly Livingston University) is a public university. It was founded as a church-affiliated academy for women in 1835, served as a teacher's college for much of its history, and gained university status in 1967. Programs are offered through the Colleges of Business, Education, Liberal Arts, Natural Sciences and Mathematics, and the Division of Nursing. Its 514-acre campus is located in Livingston, 60 miles southwest of Tuscaloosa.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 4,032
Established in 1835
Coeducational Coeducational College, Became Coeducational College
Accredited by •  ACBSP (Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs)
•  ACEN (Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing)
•  CAATE (Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education)
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)
•  SACS (Southern Assn. of Colleges and Schools)

Livingston, AL

514-acre campus in Livingston (population: 3,506), 60 miles from Tuscaloosa. Served by bus; major airport serves Birmingham (116 miles); other airport and train serve Meridian, MS (40 miles).

University of West Alabama
100 North Washington Street
Livingston, AL 35470

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
46%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
98%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus

Greek Life

 
6 fraternities 9% of male students
 
5 sororities 10% of female students

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

30-36
5%
24-29
25%
18-23
49%
12-17
21%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
24-29
16%
18-23
43%
12-17
41%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
1%
24-29
23%
18-23
59%
12-17
17%
6-11
0
Below 6
0

Admissions Facts

Application fee $40
Common application accepted no
Application deadline
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Neither
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

73%

acceptance rate

Accepted 878
Declined + 317
Total Received 1,195

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Class rank
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Geographical residence
Interview
Minority affiliation
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

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Admissions Contact

Richard Hester
Vice President of Student Affairs
P: 888 636-8800
F: 205 652-3522
admissions@uwa.edu

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $7,286
Room $4,040
Board $1,880
Additional fees $1,590
Books & supplies $1,200
Total $15,996
Average Financial Aid - $10,979
Total with Avg. Aid $5,017

Financial Aid

24%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$10,979

Average financial aid

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $4,579,342
State $26,095
Institutional $0
Other external $0
Total $4,605,437

Non-need-based

Federal $0
State $0
Institutional $2,141,012
Other external $235,508
Total $2,376,520

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
football
golf
rodeo
soccer
softball
tennis
track (outdoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Gulf South Conference (Division II)
Mascot
Tigers
School colors
red, white, and black
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Adult/Continuing Education/Teaching
Athletic Training
Biology
Business Administration
Chemistry
Computer Information Sciences
Early Childhood Education
Educational Administration
Elementary Education
Emergency Medical Services
Engineering Technology
English
Environmental Science
Exercise Science
Experimental Psychology
Finance
History
Industrial Maintenance Technology
Integrated Marketing Communication
Interdisciplinary Arts
Interdisciplinary Studies
Library Media
Management
Marine Biology
Marketing
Mathematics
Mathematics/Computer Science
Nursing
Physical Education
Psychology
School Counseling
Secondary Education
Sociology
Special Education
Technology
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Undergraduate

47%

1,915
students

Female
55%
1,062

Male
45%
853

Graduate

53%

2,117
students

Female
83%
1,755

Male
17%
362

undergraduateFull-time

88%

1,704
students

Female
54%
915

Male
46%
789

undergraduatePart-time

12%

211
students

Female
70%
147

Male
30%
64

Student Break-down

6%
Nonresident aliens
40%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Hispanic/Latino
45%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

64%

Transfer applicants accepted

67%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Personal

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Career/job search classes
  • Co-op education
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

100%

Additional services

  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 20
Countries most often represented Australia
Brazil
China
France
Kenya
The United Kingdom
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
English lab
International student center
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Sue Ann Balch
Director
205 652-5456
sbalch@uwa.edu

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