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University of South Alabama


Overview

Student Population
16,211
Best Colleges National Rank
#826
 Location Mobile, Alabama
 Online southalabama.edu 
School Type Public 4 Year
Size Mid-size
Profit Status Non-profit
On campus housing Yes
Degrees Offered Undergrad/Graduate

Located in Mobile, Alabama, University of South Alabama is a mid-size four year public college offering both undergrad and graduate programs. In the most recent statistical year 6,625 prospective students applied, and 5,178 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 2,105 enrolled in the school.  13,481 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 2,730 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2016/2017, excluding room and board, is $7,248 plus fees of $300. University of South Alabama is ranked 826 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2018 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

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Getting In

Admission Standards
Moderate
Test Scores
SAT ACT GPA
SAT960/1200
ACT20/25
GPA3.4
Applications Accepted
78.2%
Applications DueAug 10, 2018
Applicant CompetitionVery Low

Cost to Attend

Alabama Resident Tuition
$7,248
In State Costs for University of South Alabama
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,260
Other Fees$300
Room and Board $7,340
Budget for Other Expenses$4,150
Total One Year Cost$20,298
Out of State Tuition
$14,496
Out of State Costs for University of South Alabama
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,260
Other Fees$300
Room and Board $7,340
Budget for Other Expenses$4,150
Total One Year Cost$27,546

Outcomes

Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
39% within 6 years
Graduation Rates for University of South Alabama
Years Percent Earning Bachelor's Degree
in 4 years 17% earned a bachelor degree
in 5 years 31% earned a bachelor degree
in 6 years 39% earned a bachelor degree

A college's graduation rate is a strong indication of its effectiveness and your potential to find success at a school. These statistics measure the percentage of first-time, full-time students who earned a bachelor degree within four, five or six years from University of South Alabama. For comparison, approximately 58% of starting students nationally earn a bachelor's degree within six years. University of South Alabama is less effective than average in terms of graduating students.