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University of South Alabama Admission Requirements


Acceptance Rate

80.5%
Admission Difficulty for University of South Alabama
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsEasy
Applicant CompetitionVery 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.

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SAT Requirements

SAT Range
1000-1200
Applicants Submitting SAT
7%
SAT Scores for University of South Alabama
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 510
SAT Math 25th 490
SAT Composite 25th 1000
SAT Scores for University of South Alabama
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 610
SAT Math 75th 590
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?

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.

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 >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 Requirements

ACT Range
20-23 
Applicants Submitting ACT
87%
ACT Scores for University of South Alabama
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 21
ACT Math 25th 18
ACT Composite 25th 20
ACT Scores for University of South Alabama
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 28
ACT Math 75th 26
ACT Composite 75th 23
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. 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.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

University of South Alabama admission chances by ACT score
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%

Estimated GPA Requirements

Avg. High School GPA
3.4
Typical High School Grades
B+

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.

 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 N/A% Low
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Low

Admission Statistics

University of South Alabama admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 3,384 2,796 6,180
Accepted 2,831 2,144 4,975
Acceptance Rate 84% 77% 81%
Enrolled 1,060 937 1,997
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 37% 44% 40%

Fall 2019 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Aug 10, 2019
Days left to Apply
293

Applicants have 293 days left until the Fall 2019 term applications are due on Aug 10, 2019.

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
Nov 3 Nov 16
Dec 1 Dec 14
Mar 9 Mar 22
May 4 May 17
Jun 1 Jul 10
ACT Test Date Scores Available
Oct 27 Nov 3
Dec 8 Dec 18
Feb 9 Feb 20
Apr 13 Apr 23
Jun 8 Jun 18
Jul 13 Jul 23

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to University of South Alabama and what considerations affect admission decisions?

University of South Alabama Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
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

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at University of South Alabama
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
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.


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