|Applicant Competition||Very Low|
How hard is it to get into University of South Alabama and can I get accepted? The school has a 79% acceptance rate ranking it #17 in Alabama for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 5,199 out of 6,555 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 challenging requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 48 percent. University of South Alabama typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 37% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.
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|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||530|
|SAT Math 25th||510|
|SAT Composite 25th||1040|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||630|
|SAT Math 75th||610|
|SAT Composite 75th||1240|
|Average SAT Score||1140|
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 53 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1040 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 940. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1140 out of 1600. The school ranks #6 in Alabama for highest average SAT composite score. 9 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2018 starting class
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1240 and Above||Good||>86%|
|1140 to 1240||Avg +||79%-86%|
|1040 to 1140||Avg -||69%-79%|
|940 to 1040||Reach||57%-69%|
|Less than 940||Low||<57%|
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||21|
|ACT Math 25th||19|
|ACT Composite 25th||21|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||29|
|ACT Math 75th||26|
|ACT Composite 75th||27|
|Average ACT Score||24|
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 21 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 43 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 18 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 24 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 27 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #7 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.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2018 starting class
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|27 and Above||Good||>86%|
|24 to 27||Avg +||79%-86%|
|21 to 24||Avg -||69%-79%|
|18 to 21||Reach||57%-69%|
|Less than 18||Low||<57%|
What GPA do you need to get into University of South Alabama?
Applicants require 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 #8 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 79% 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|
GPA Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||35%||39%||37%|
The application deadline for Fall 2020 has passed. Applications were due on Aug 10, 2020.
What are the requirements for admission to University of South Alabama and what student information is used for 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|
|Subject||Percent of Class|
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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=102094 IPEDS survey data for University of South Alabama.
9% of students submit their SAT scores to University of South Alabama. 94% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
79% of those who apply are granted admission to University of South Alabama. Admission competition is and the college has challenging admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1040 and 1240. 9% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 21 and 27. 94% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.