University of South Alabama Admission Chances

Acceptance Chances

Acceptance Rate
Admission Difficulty for University of South Alabama
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsModerate
Applicant CompetitionVery Low

Can I get into University of South Alabama? These admission statistics provide an indication how difficult it is to get in and what your chances are. 5,178 out of 6,625 applicants or 78% 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 moderate requirements for admission test scores. University of South Alabama typically accepts and attracts B+ average high school students. Only 41% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.


SAT Requirements

SAT Range
Applicants Submitting SAT
SAT Scores for University of South Alabama
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 490
SAT Math 25th 470
SAT Composite 25th 960
SAT Scores for University of South Alabama
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 620
SAT Math 75th 570
SAT Composite 75th 1200
SAT Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to University of South Alabama?

Reporting indicates the school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 960 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 840. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1080 out of 1600. 8 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.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

University of South Alabama admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1200 and Above Good >86%
1080 to 1200 Avg + 78%-86%
960 to 1080 Avg - 68%-78%
840 to 960 Reach 55%-68%
Less than 840 Low <55%

ACT Requirements

ACT Range
Applicants Submitting ACT
ACT Scores for University of South Alabama
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 20
ACT Math 25th 18
ACT Composite 25th 20
ACT Scores for University of South Alabama
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 26
ACT Math 75th 25
ACT Composite 75th 25
ACT Scores needed to get accepted

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. 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 25 and above have very competitive chances. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 98 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to University of South Alabama.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

University of South Alabama admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
25 and Above Good >87%
22 to 25 Avg + 78%-87%
20 to 22 Avg - 70%-78%
18 to 20 Reach 60%-70%
Less than 18 Low <60%

Estimated GPA Requirements

Avg. High School GPA
Typical High School Grades

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 78% of all applicants.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted University of South Alabama students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Admission Chances
3.75+ 31% Good
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 0% Low
2.00 to 2.25 0% Low


Admission Statistics

University of South Alabama admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 3,646 2,979 6,625
Accepted 3,026 2,152 5,178
Acceptance Rate 83% 72% 78%
Enrolled 1,202 903 2,105
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 40% 42% 41%

Fall 2018 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Aug 10, 2018
Days left to Apply

Applicants have 205 days left until the Fall 2018 term applications are due on Aug 10, 2018.

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