The University of South Alabama, founded in 1963, is a public, comprehensive institution. Programs are offered through the Colleges of Allied Health Professions, Arts and Sciences, Business, Education, Engineering, Medicine, and Nursing, the School of Computer and Information Sciences, and the School of Continuing Education and Special Programs. Its 1,215-acre campus is located in Mobile.

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collegeType
Public
studentType
Coed
9,601
Undergraduates
3,870
Men - 40.3%
5,732
Women - 59.7%
4,796
Graduate Students
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Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
78% of 6,465 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA
3.70 (based on weighted GPAs)
SAT Math
558 average
510-600 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
571 average
520-620 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
24 average
20-27 range of middle 50%
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Cost of Attendance
In-state: $26,186
Out-of-state: $36,056
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $10,070
Out-of-state: $19,940
Room and Board
$7,800
Average Percent of Need Met
50%
Average Freshman Award
$9,894
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
Not reported
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Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
584
Regular Class Size (Students)
2-9
21%
10-19
23%
20-29
25%
30-39
13%
40-49
9%
50-99
7%
Over 100
2%
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Not reported Population
194,822
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Not reported
Freshman Housing Guarantee
College offers housing to students
Students in College Housing
21% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I
Mascot
Jaguar
Sororities
Not reported
Fraternities
Not reported
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Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
American Indian/Alaskan Native
0.7%
Asian
3.2%
Black/African-American
22.6%
Hispanic/Latino
4.2%
Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
4%
Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
0.1%
White
62.4%
Unknown
2.8%
International Students
2.1% from 49 countries
First-Year Students Returning
74.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
24.6%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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