University of South Alabama

Mobile, AL

University of South Alabama

Mobile, AL

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Tuition & Fees

$8,396

$16,292

not including room and board

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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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Location

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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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%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
61%
Percent 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-prepatory 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
Room $4,100
Board $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 Facts

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Financial Aid Office


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

Varsity Sports

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

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

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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