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
8,829
Undergraduates
3,417
Men - 38.7%
5,413
Women - 61.3%
5,174
Graduate Students
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Entrance Difficulty
Not reported
Overall Admission Rate
71% of 11,773 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
Yes
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA
3.69 (based on weighted GPAs)
SAT Math
539 average
490-600 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
556 average
500-600 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
23 average
19-26 range of middle 50%
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Cost of Attendance
Not reported
Tuition and Fees
Not reported
Room and Board
$8,150
Average Percent of Need Met
51%
Average Freshman Award
$13,049
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
563
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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Mobile Population
187,746
Nearest Metropolitan Area
N/A
Freshman Housing Guarantee
College offers housing to students
Students in College Housing
23% 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
4%
Black/African-American
22.8%
Hispanic/Latino
4.7%
Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
4.4%
Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
0.1%
White
60.6%
Unknown
2.8%
International Students
1.2% from 42 countries
First-Year Students Returning
71.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
27.9%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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