University of South Alabama

Mobile, AL

University of South Alabama

Mobile, AL

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Tuition & Fees

$10,070

$19,940

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
8%
600-699
29%
500-599
45%
400-499
17%
300-399
1%
700-800
7%
600-699
20%
500-599
52%
400-499
18%
300-399
3%
30-36
12%
24-29
37%
18-23
50%
12-17
1%
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undergraduateRatios

40%

male

60%

female

1

teacher

17

students

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Moderately Selective

78%

acceptance rate

Accepted 5,047
Declined 1,418
Total Received 6,465
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Public

9,601

undergraduate students

4,796

graduate students

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School Facts

The University of South Alabama, founded in 1963, is a public, comprehensive institution. Programs are offered through the Colleges of Allied Health Professions, Arts and Sciences, Business, Education, Engineering, Medicine, Nursing, the School of Computing, Honors College, and Global USA. Its 1,225-acre campus is located in Mobile.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 14,397
Established in 1963
Coeducational Coeducational

1,225-acre campus in Mobile (population: 190,265); branch campus in Fairhope. Served by air, bus, and train. Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Mobile Regional

University of South Alabama
307 North University Boulevard
Mobile
36688

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
21%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
no
No freshman housing consideration
yes
Coed housing
yes
Disabled student housing

Top Organizations

  • Student Government Association
  • African American Student Association
  • Council of International Student Organizations
  • Alpha Epsilon Delta Pre-Health Professions
  • Panhellenic Council

Top Events

  • Homecoming
  • Get on Board Day
  • Greek Week

Fun Facts

  • The youngest student ever to graduate college was Michael Kearney, who graduated from the University of South Alabama at the age of 10.
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Marching band
  • Choral groups
  • National fraternities on campus
  • National soroities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
8%
600-699
29%
500-599
45%
400-499
17%
300-399
1%
700-800
7%
600-699
20%
500-599
52%
400-499
18%
300-399
3%
30-36
12%
24-29
37%
18-23
50%
12-17
1%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $45
Application deadline July 15
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.7

Moderately Selective

78%

acceptance rate

Accepted 5,047
Declined 1,418
Total Received 6,465

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA
standardized test scores

Not Considered

extracurricular activities
alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
character/personal qualities
application essay
first generation
geographical residence
interview
racial/ethnic status
class rank
recommendation(s)
religious affiliation/commitment
rigor of secondary school record
state residency
talent/ability
volunteer work
work experience

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 49
Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language yes
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Financial Facts

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Installment payment plan yes
Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-country running
Football
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track and field
Volleyball

Intramural Sports Men

Water polo

Intramural Sports Women

Water polo

Club Sports Men

Archery, Cheerleading, Rock climbing, Rugby, Ultimate frisbee

Club Sports Women

Archery, Cheerleading, Rock climbing, Ultimate frisbee

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division 1

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Anthropology
Art/Art Studies, General
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Biomedical Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Business/Commerce, General
Chemical Engineering
Chemistry, General
Civil Engineering, General
Communication Sciences and Disorders, General
Computer Engineering, General
Computer Science
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Education, Other
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
Elementary Education and Teaching
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
English Language and Literature, General
Finance, General
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General
Geography
Geology/Earth Science, General
Health/Medical Preparatory Programs, Other
History, General
Hospitality Administration/Management, General
Information Science/Studies
Information Technology
International Business/Trade/Commerce
International/Global Studies
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Mathematics and Statistics
Mechanical Engineering
Medical Informatics
Meteorology
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General
Music, General
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies
Philosophy
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Physics, General
Political Science and Government, General
Psychology, General
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist
Secondary Education and Teaching
Social Work
Sociology
Special Education and Teaching, General
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
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Programs Offered

  • English as a second language
  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Accelerated degree
  • Freshman honors college
  • Honors college
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Cooporative programs
  • Internships
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC
  • Air force ROTC

Other Programs

  • Post-bachelors certificate
  • Doctoral degree - professional
  • Doctoral degree research/scholarship

14,397

total students

82%

in-state

18%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

67%

9,601
students

Female
60%
5,730

Male
40%
3,871

33%

4,796
students

Female
79%
3,788

Male
21%
1,008

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

84%

8,065
students

Female
61%
4,864

Male
39%
3,201

16%

1,536
students

Female
57%
866

Male
43%
670

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 74%
Student 4 year graduation rate 25%
Student 5 year graduation rate 17%
Student 6 year graduation rate 5%

Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
22%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Hispanic/Latino
61%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

664

Transfer students enrolled

5%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests no
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES no
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred no

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: July 15

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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Counseling services

  • Group career
  • Individual career
  • Learning disability
  • Legal
  • Personal/Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni Network
  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Other career services
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Computer training or assistance
  • Health clinic
  • Women's center

Special programs for physically disabled students

Not Reported

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