University of West Alabama (formerly Livingston University) is a public, state-supported university. It was founded as a church-affiliated academy for women in 1835, served as a co-educational teachers college for much of its history, and gained university status in 1967. Programs are offered through the Colleges of Business and Commerce, Education, and Liberal Arts, and the School of Natural Science and Math. Its 600-acre campus is located in Livingston, 60 miles southwest of Tuscaloosa.

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collegeType
Public
studentType
Coed
2,239
Undergraduates
883
Men - 39.4%
1,357
Women - 60.6%
3,414
Graduates
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Entrance Difficulty
Minimally difficult
Overall Admission Rate
35% of 7,569 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA
Not reported
SAT Math
Not reported
SAT EBRW
Not reported
ACT Composite
20 average
18-22 range of middle 50%
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Cost of Attendance
In-state: $27,844
Out-of-state: $36,944
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $10,990
Out-of-state: $20,090
Room and Board
$7,510
Average Percent of Need Met
22%
Average Freshman Award
$9,596
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$24,408
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Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
121
Regular Class Size (Students)
2-9
29%
10-19
28%
20-29
27%
30-39
9%
40-49
4%
50-99
3%
Over 100
0%
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Not reported Population
3,459
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Not reported
Freshman Housing Guarantee
College offers housing to students
Students in College Housing
50% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division II
Mascot
Tigers
Sororities
12% of women participate
Fraternities
10% of men participate
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Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
American Indian/Alaskan Native
0.5%
Asian
0.3%
Black/African-American
42.5%
Hispanic/Latino
1.6%
Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
2.4%
Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
0%
White
47.2%
Unknown
5.5%
International Students
4.0% from 27 countries
First-Year Students Returning
66.3%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
15.3%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
42%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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