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University of South Alabama

Mobile, AL
University Website: www.southalabama.edu
Apply Online: www.southalabama.edu/admissions/appdeadline.html
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The University of South Alabama (USA) is a public, doctoral-level university in Mobile, Alabama, USA. It was created by the Alabama Legislature in May, 1963, and replaced existing extension programs operated in Mobile by the University of Alabama.

USA is the only major public institution of higher learning on the upper Gulf Coast. With Alabama's two older universities more than 200 miles distant, the University is strategically located in the greater Mobile area, which has a population of more than a million within a 100-mile radius.

Currently, USA is divided into ten colleges and schools and includes one of Alabama's two state-supported medical schools. The university has an enrollment of about 15,000 students. To date, the University has awarded over 70,000 degrees.

USA has an annual payroll of $404 million (US), with over 5,500 employees, and is the second largest employer in Mobile, Alabama. It has remained one of Alabama's fastest growing universities for the past several years. South Alabama also has an annual economic impact of US$2 billion. South Alabama owned hospitals treat over 250,000 patients annually.

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Fast Facts

  • Public, Four or more years
  • students
  • $11,808.00 avg tuition

307 N University Blvd
Mobile, AL 36688-0002
(251) 460-6101

Apply online Admissions:
www.southalabama.edu/admissions/
Financial Aid:
www.southalabama.edu/finaid/

Areas of Study:

  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences
  • Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services
  • Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs
  • Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • English Language And Literature/Letters
  • Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
  • Health Professions And Related Programs
  • History
  • Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services
  • Mathematics And Statistics
  • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
  • Philosophy And Religious Studies
  • Physical Sciences
  • Psychology
  • Public Administration And Social Service Professions
  • Social Sciences
  • Visual And Performing Arts
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University of South Alabama

Statistics:
Applied 4,473
Admitted 3,903 87%
Enrolled total 1,944
Full Time: 1,879
Part Time 65
Standards:
Test 25th % 75th %
SAT EBRW 435 570
SAT Math 420 560
SAT Written (2006-2015) Optional 420 560
ACT Composite 19 25
ACT English 19 26
ACT Math 17 24
ACT Writing 6 8
Retention / Graduation:
Retention rate 65%
4-year graduation rate 13%
6-year graduation rate 37%
Application Deadlines:
Regular Application Deadline
Early Admission Deadline
Early Decision Deadline
Financial Aid Deadline
Student Response Deadline
Transfer Student Application Deadline
Requirements:
Open Admissions Policy No
Secondary School GPA Required
Secondary School Rank Neither required nor recommended
Secondary School Record Recommended
Formal Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission Test Scores Required
TOEFL Required
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Credit:
AP Credits Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

University of South Alabama

Tuition In-District In-State Out-Of-State
Avg Full-Time Undergraduate Tuition $5,904.00 $5,904.00 $11,808.00
Full-Time Undergraduate Required Fees $300.00 $300.00 $300.00
Part-Time Undergraduate Cost Per Credit Hour $246.00 $246.00 $492.00
Avg Full Time Graduate Tuition $5,976.00 $5,976.00 $11,952.00
Full Time Graduate Required Fees $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Part-Full Time Graduate Cost Per Credit Hour $332.00 $332.00 $664.00
Expenses On-Campus Off-Campus
(without family)
Off-Campus
(with family)
Room and Board $6,270.00 $7,624.00 $3,762.00
Other Expenses $3,762.00 $3,762.00 $3,762.00
Additional Fees
Undergraduate Application Fee $35.00
Graduate Application Fee $35.00
Books and Supplies $1,200.00
Financial Aid
Percent receiving aid 91%
Percent receiving grant aid 80%
Avg amount of grant aid $5,774.00
Percent receiving student loan aid 59%
Avg amount of student loan aid $7,167.00

University of South Alabama

Programs and majors Associate's Bachelor's Master's Doctorate
BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES
Biology/Biological Sciences, General X X
Biomedical Sciences, General X
Environmental Toxicology X
BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES
Accounting X X
Business Administration and Management, General X X
Business/Commerce, General X
Business/Managerial Economics X
E-Commerce/Electronic Commerce X
Finance, General X
Marketing/Marketing Management, General X
COMMUNICATION, JOURNALISM, AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Speech Communication and Rhetoric X X
COMPUTER AND INFORMATION SCIENCES AND SUPPORT SERVICES
Computer and Information Sciences, General X X
Computer Science X
Information Science/Studies X
Information Technology X
EDUCATION
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services X
Early Childhood Education and Teaching X
Education, Other X
Educational Leadership and Administration, General X
Elementary Education and Teaching X X
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching X X
Reading Teacher Education X
School Librarian/School Library Media Specialist X
Secondary Education and Teaching X X
Special Education and Teaching, General X X
ENGINEERING
Chemical Engineering X X
Civil Engineering, General X X
Computer Engineering, General X
Electrical and Electronics Engineering X X
Mechanical Engineering X X
ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE/LETTERS
English Language and Literature, General X X
FOREIGN LANGUAGES, LITERATURES, AND LINGUISTICS
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General X
HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist X
Communication Sciences and Disorders, General X
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic) X
Health/Medical Preparatory Programs, Other X
Occupational Therapy/Therapist X
Physician Assistant X
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer X
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse X X
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist X
Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist X
HISTORY
History, General X X
HOMELAND SECURITY, LAW ENFORCEMENT, FIREFIGHTING AND RELATED PROTECTIVE SERVICES
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration X
MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS
Mathematics and Statistics X
Mathematics, General X
MULTI/INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES
Biological and Physical Sciences X
International/Global Studies X
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General X
PARKS, RECREATION, LEISURE, AND FITNESS STUDIES
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies X
PHILOSOPHY AND RELIGIOUS STUDIES
Philosophy X
PHYSICAL SCIENCES
Chemistry, General X
Geology/Earth Science, General X
Meteorology X
Physics, General X
PSYCHOLOGY
Psychology, General X X
PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION AND SOCIAL SERVICE PROFESSIONS
Public Administration X
Social Work X
SOCIAL SCIENCES
Anthropology X
Economics, General X
Geography X
Political Science and Government, General X
Sociology X X
VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS
Art/Art Studies, General X
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General X
Music, General X

University of South Alabama Scholarships

Name Amount Deadline
Alabama Power Scholarship $4,000 December 01, 2016
John W. Laidlaw Scholarship Up to $3,500 December 01, 2016
Children of Alumni Scholarship - USA $2,500 December 01, 2016
Alumni Leadership Scholarship - USA $2,500 December 01, 2016
Sue and Sid Magnes Scholarship $2,000 December 01, 2016
Sue Houston Hanlein Scholarship Up to $1,750 December 01, 2016
Reece and Rose Miller Endowed Scholarship $1,500 December 01, 2016
MACE/Raburn Engineering Scholarship $1,500 December 01, 2016
Chemistry Scholarship - USA $1,500 December 01, 2016
Robert Snell Scholarship $1,000 December 01, 2016

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