|Degrees offered||Undergrad & Graduate|
|Students with disability||5%|
|Student to faculty ratio||20:1|
|Dormitory capacity||3,365 students|
|Freshmen are required
to live on campus
University of South Alabama is less selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 6,180 applications and 4,975 students were granted admission. University of South Alabama is at the #79 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.
Among other admission requirements, applicants must submit ACT or SAT test scores in order to get their application considered. In Fall 2016, 87% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 7% submitted SAT scores.
|SAT||920 to 1130|
|ACT||20 to 23|
University of South Alabama charges different tuition rate depending on students residency. In 2016-2017 academic year, students from out of state paid $14,496 and in-state students paid $7,248.
Follow the link below to learn more about additional cost components such as books and supplies, room and board and other expenses.
In 2016-2017 academic year, 93% of University of South Alabama's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 42% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,588 (which is 3.5% above the national average.)
The total number of federal student loan recipients at University of South Alabama in 2016-2017, was 1,203, which is 58% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $9,994 (which is 88.5% above the national average.)
In Fall 2016, University of South Alabama has enrolled a total of 16,443 students (13,698 students full-time and 2,745 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 16,443 students, 959 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 40% men and 60% women and 11,761 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 4,682 for graduates studies.
The institution also enrolled 3,444 students for distance studies.
Black/African American: 20%
Non-resident alien: 7%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 3%
Two or more races: 2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%
Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at University of South Alabama.Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
|Study Areas||Percent||Total Graduates||Online|
|Health Professions And Related Programs||62%||4,834||337|
|Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services||5%||421|
|Visual And Performing Arts||2%||159|
|Public Administration And Social Service Professions||1%||112|
|Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services||1%||106|
|Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies||1%||84|
Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.
The following section details graduation and dropout rates of University of South Alabama full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.
The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.
The typical median income of University of South Alabama graduates 6 years after enrollment is $30,900. Last year, out of the total 3,027 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 2,694 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 3,568 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 3,068 were employed.
|6 years after enrollment||10 years after enrollment|