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: 
83%
Size: 
Total students: 15,805
Total undergrads: 11,479
1st-time degree-seeking freshmen: 2,073
Graduate enrollment: 4,326
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

 
25th Percentile
75th Percentile
SAT Critical Reading
450
570
SAT Math
450
585
SAT Writing
430
540
ACT Composite
20
25
ACT English
20
27
ACT Math
18
25
ACT Writing
6
8
 
Living on-campus
Living at home
Commuting
In-state tuition:
$20,096
$12,996
$21,266
Out-of-state tuition:
$26,984
$19,884
$28,154
Room and board:
N/A
N/A
N/A
Books and supplies:
$1,200
$1,200
$1,200
 
 
 
Undergraduates
Graduates
Cost per credit hour
(state):
$287
$387
Cost per credit hour
(out-of-state):
$574
$774
Academic/career counseling service
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:
<1%
Black/Non-Hispanic:
21%
Hispanic:
3%
White/Non-Hispanic:
64%
Non-Resident Alien:
4%
Race/Ethnicity unreported:
2%
 
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