|Applicant Competition||Very Low|
Can I get into University of South Alabama? The school has a 81% acceptance rate. Last year, 4,975 out of 6,180 applicants were admitted making University of South Alabama an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements. Academically, it has easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 54 percent. University of South Alabama typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 40% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||510|
|SAT Math 25th||490|
|SAT Composite 25th||1000|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||610|
|SAT Math 75th||590|
|SAT Composite 75th||1200|
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to University of South Alabama?
University of South Alabama typically requires applicants to be in the top 60 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1000 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 900. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1100 out of 1600. 7 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1200 and Above||Good||>88%|
|1100 to 1200||Avg +||81%-88%|
|1000 to 1100||Avg -||71%-81%|
|900 to 1000||Reach||60%-71%|
|Less than 900||Low||<60%|
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||21|
|ACT Math 25th||18|
|ACT Composite 25th||20|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||28|
|ACT Math 75th||26|
|ACT Composite 75th||23|
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into University of South Alabama?
Admission data indicates that University of South Alabama regularly accepts students with ACT's of 20 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 49 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 18 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 22 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 23 and above have very competitive chances. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 87 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to University of South Alabama.
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|23 and Above||Good||>90%|
|21 to 23||Avg +||81%-90%|
|20 to 21||Avg -||75%-81%|
|19 to 20||Reach||68%-75%|
|Less than 19||Low||<68%|
You will need above average high school grades to get into University of South Alabama. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at University of South Alabama was 3.4 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. If your high school grades are above the average 3.4 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as University of South Alabama accepts 81% of all applicants.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Admission Chances|
|3.50 to 3.75||16%||Avg +|
|3.25 to 3.50||17%||Avg +|
|3.00 to 3.25||15%||Avg -|
|2.75 to 3.00||18%||Reach|
|2.50 to 2.75||3%||Reach|
|2.25 to 2.50||N/A%||Low|
|2.00 to 2.25||N/A%||Low|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||37%||44%||40%|
Applicants have 139 days left until the Fall 2018 term applications are due on Aug 10, 2018.
Seniors, these are the SAT and ACT test dates you can still sit for a test and send your results to University of South Alabama before the Aug 10 application deadline.
|SAT Test Date||Scores Available|
|May 5||May 17|
|Jun 2||Jul 11|
|ACT Test Date||Scores Available|
|Apr 14||Apr 24|
|Jun 9||Jun 19|
|Jul 14||Jul 24|
What are the requirements for admission to University of South Alabama and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Neither required nor recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Neither required nor recommended|
|Recommendations||Neither required nor recommended|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Neither required nor recommended|
|Credit for Life Experiences||Yes|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=102094 IPEDS survey data for University of South Alabama.