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
9,050
Undergraduates
3,548
Men - 39.2%
5,503
Women - 60.8%
5,174
Graduate Students
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Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
73% of 8,084 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA
3.71 (based on weighted GPAs)
SAT Math
539 average
480-580 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
559 average
503-610 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
24 average
20-27 range of middle 50%
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Cost of Attendance
In-state: $26,840
Out-of-state: $36,710
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $9,870
Out-of-state: $19,740
Room and Board
$7,900
Average Percent of Need Met
50%
Average Freshman Award
$11,551
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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Mobile Population
187,746
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Not reported
Freshman Housing Guarantee
College offers housing to students
Students in College Housing
20% 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
3.5%
Black/African-American
21.9%
Hispanic/Latino
4.4%
Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
4.2%
Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
0.1%
White
61.5%
Unknown
3.5%
International Students
1.6% from 49 countries
First-Year Students Returning
76.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
26.5%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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