University of South Alabama Admission Requirements
Chances of getting into University of South Alabama
|Applicant Competition||Very Low|
How hard is it to get into University of South Alabama and can I get accepted? The school has a 82% acceptance rate ranking it #0 in Alabama for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 4,841 out of 5,898 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 average requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 46 percent. University of South Alabama typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 39% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.
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University of South Alabama SAT Scores
Applicants Submitting SAT7%
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||560|
|SAT Math 25th||530|
|SAT Composite 25th||1090|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||660|
|SAT Math 75th||610|
|SAT Composite 75th||1270|
|Average SAT Score||1180|
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 43 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1090 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 1000. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1180 out of 1600. The school ranks #8 in Alabama for highest average SAT composite score. 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|
|1270 and Above||Good||>89%|
|1180 to 1270||Avg +||82%-89%|
|1090 to 1180||Avg -||73%-82%|
|1000 to 1090||Reach||61%-73%|
|Less than 1000||Low||<61%|
University of South Alabama ACT Scores
Applicants Submitting ACT94%
|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||27|
|ACT Math 75th||25|
|ACT Composite 75th||26|
|Average ACT Score||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 17 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 23 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 26 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #0 in Alabama for highest average ACT composite score. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 94 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to University of South Alabama.
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|26 and Above||Good||>89%|
|23 to 26||Avg +||82%-89%|
|20 to 23||Avg -||73%-82%|
|17 to 20||Reach||61%-73%|
|Less than 17||Low||<61%|
Avg. High School GPA3.4
Typical High School GradesB+
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. The school ranks #0 in Alabama for highest average GPA. 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 82% of all applicants.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Competitiveness|
|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)||38%||41%||39%|
Applications are DueAug 10, 2020
Days left to Apply265
Applicants have 265 days left until the Fall 2020 term applications are due on Aug 10, 2020.
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|
|Dec 7||Dec 20|
|Mar 14||Mar 27|
|May 2||May 15|
|Jun 6||Jul 15|
|ACT Test Date||Scores Available|
|Dec 14||Dec 24|
|Feb 8||Feb 19|
|Apr 4||Apr 14|
|Jun 13||Jun 23|
|Jul 18||Jul 28|
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.