University of South Alabama

Mobile, AL

University of South Alabama

Mobile, AL

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Tuition & Fees

$8,396

$16,292

not including housing and food

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
610
25th
503
75th
580
25th
480
75th
28
25th
20
75th
25
25th
18
75th
27
25th
20
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undergraduateRatios

40%

male

60%

female

17

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

73%

acceptance rate

Accepted 5,904
Declined 2,180
Total Received 8,084
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Public

10,544

undergraduate students

5,854

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 16,398
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 Setting: Small-medium city

University of South Alabama
307 North University Boulevard
Mobile, AL
36688

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
21%
of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
61%
of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
no
Alcohol is not permitted on campus to students of legal age

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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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
610
25th
503
75th
580
25th
480
75th
28
25th
20
75th
25
25th
18
75th
27
25th
20

Admissions Facts

Application fee $35
Other application fee ($35 if filed online)
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Required of some
Application deadline (priority deadline) July 15
Application deadline (final deadline) July 15
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required of some

Moderately Selective

73%

acceptance rate

Accepted 5,904
Declined 2,180
Total Received 8,084

Admissions Factors

Required

TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
Admission test scores
Secondary School GPA
Secondary School Record

Neither required nor recommended

Formal demonstration of competencies
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Completion of college-preparatory program
Secondary School Rank
Recommendations

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Other
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Co-op education
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Special transportation
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

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Financial Aid

72%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$6,523

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $7,896
Housing $4,100
Food $3,800
Additional fees $500
Books & supplies $1,200
Total $17,496
Average Financial Aid - $6,523
Total with Avg. Aid $10,973

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Financial Aid Office


P: 251 460-6231
F: 251 460-6517
finaid@southalabama.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball yes
Basketball yes yes
Football yes
Golf yes yes
Soccer yes
Softball yes
Tennis yes yes
Track and field indoor yes yes
Track and field outdoor yes yes
Track and field x country yes yes
Volleyball yes

Club Sports - Men's

cheerleading, football, lacrosse, rugby

Club Sports - Women's

cheerleading

Intramural/Recreational Sports

basketball, bass fishing, cheerleading, cricket, flag football, rock climbing, soccer, softball, volleyball, water polo

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Sun Belt Conference

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting. yes yes
Anthropology, General. yes
Art/Art Studies, General. yes
Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other. yes
Biological and Physical Sciences. yes yes
Biology/Biological Sciences, General. yes yes
Biomedical Sciences, General. yes
Business Administration and Management, General. yes yes yes
Business/Commerce, General. yes
Chemical Engineering. yes yes
Chemistry, General. yes
Civil Engineering, General. yes yes
Communication Disorders Sciences and Services, Other. yes
Communication Sciences and Disorders, General. yes
Computer Engineering, General. yes
Computer Science. yes
Computer and Information Sciences, General. yes yes
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services. yes
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration. yes
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General. yes
Education, Other. yes yes yes
Educational Leadership and Administration, General. yes yes
Electrical and Electronics Engineering. yes yes
Elementary Education and Teaching. yes yes
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic). yes
English Language and Literature, General. yes yes
Environmental Toxicology. yes
Finance, General. yes
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General. yes
Geography. yes
Geology/Earth Science, General. yes
Health/Medical Preparatory Programs, Other. yes
History, General. yes yes
Hospitality Administration/Management, General. yes
Information Science/Studies. yes
Information Technology. yes
Intermedia/Multimedia. yes
International Business/Trade/Commerce. yes
International/Globalization Studies. yes
Marketing/Marketing Management, General. yes
Mathematics and Statistics. yes
Mathematics, General. yes
Mechanical Engineering. yes yes
Medical Informatics. yes
Meteorology. yes
Music, General. yes yes
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN) yes yes
Occupational Therapy/Therapist. yes
Parks, Recreation, and Leisure Studies. yes
Philosophy. yes
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching. yes yes
Physical Therapy/Therapist. yes
Physician Associate/Assistant. yes
Physics, General. yes
Political Science and Government, General. yes
Psychology, General. yes yes
Public Administration. yes
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer. yes
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist. yes
School Librarian/School Library Media Specialist. yes
Secondary Education and Teaching. yes yes
Social Work. yes
Sociology, General. yes yes
Special Education and Teaching, General. yes yes
Speech Communication and Rhetoric. yes yes
Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist. yes
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management. yes
Systems Engineering. yes
Water, Wetlands, and Marine Resources Management. yes

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Nursing
  2. Professional Health Sciences
  3. Psychology/interdisciplinary Studies

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Self-designed majors

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Art
  • Business
  • Computer Science
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • Health Professions
  • Humanities
  • Natural Science
  • Social/Behavioral Science
  • Technologies

Pre-professional Programs

  • Other
  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-optometry
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-veterinary science

16,398

total students

73%

in-state

27%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

64%

10,544
students

Female
60%
6,301

Male
40%
4,243

36%

5,854
students

Female
80%
4,673

Male
20%
1,181

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

81%

8,497
students

Female
60%
5,126

Male
40%
3,371

19%

2,047
students

Female
57%
1,175

Male
43%
872

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Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
21%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Hispanic/Latino
60%
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

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

2%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

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

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transferred

64

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 58
Countries most often represented Bangladesh
China
Germany
India
Kuwait
Saudi Arabia
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
English lab
Host family program
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

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