University of South Alabama


Address: 307 N University Blvd; Mobile, AL 36688-0002
Phone: (251) 460-6101
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The mission of the University of South Alabama is to offer high-quality programs of teaching- research- public service- and health care that create- communicate- preserve- and apply knowledge in service to the people of Alabama as citizens in a global community.
Type of School: 
Public, 4-year or above
Percent applicants admitted: 
90%
Size: 
Total students: 14,522
Total undergrads: 11,408
1st-time degree-seeking freshmen: 1,841
Graduate enrollment: 3,114
Award of less than 1 academic year
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years
Award of at least 2 but less than 4 academic years
Bachelor's degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master's degree
Post-master's certificate
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship
Doctor's degree - professional practice
SAT
ACT-Composite: 19

ACT Composite
18
24
ACT English
18
25
ACT Math
17
24
 
Living on-campus
Living at home
Commuting
In-state tuition:
$14,256
$8,912
$16,672
Out-of-state tuition:
$19,596
$14,252
$22,012
Room and board:
N/A
N/A
N/A
Books and supplies:
$1,000
$1,000
$1,000
 
 
 
Undergraduates
Graduates
Cost per credit hour
(state):
$162
$218
Cost per credit hour
(out-of-state):
$340
$460
Academic/career counseling service
Distance learning opportunities
Employment services for students
Library facilities at institution
Placement services for completers
Remedial services
ROTC
ROTC - Air Force
ROTC - Army
Study abroad
Teacher certification (below the postsecondary level)
Weekend/evening college
Women:
61%
Men:
39%
American Indian/Alaskan:
1%
Asian/Pacific Islander:
3%
Black/Non-Hispanic:
18%
Hispanic:
2%
White/Non-Hispanic:
67%
Non-Resident Alien:
5%
Race/Ethnicity unreported:
4%
 
Course Level
Minimum GPA
English - 4 
High School 
 
Mathematics - 3-To include Algebra I and Geometry.Algebra II is highly recommended. 
High School 
 
Science - 3 - At least 2 of the sciences must include labs. 
High School 
 
Social Science - 3 
High School 
 
Advanced Electives - 3- Courses chosen from any of the four core areas above and foreign language. 
High School 
 
English - CH 101, 102 8 qtr hours 
High School