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University of South Alabama

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Rating

Public

Type

16,889

Students

$15,792

Tuition

79%

Acceptance

#462

Ranking

Midsize City

Campus Setting

Mobile, AL

307 N University Blvd, Mobile, AL 36688-0002

University of South Alabama is a large public university located in Mobile, AL ranked 14th in Alabama. It has a total of 11,327 full-time undergraduate students and is not very competitive, with a 78.69% acceptance rate. University of South Alabama offers 110 different majors and is best known for its Medical Informatics, Emergency Medical Technology, and Radiography programs (nationally ranked 3rd, 11th, and 35th respectively). With an annual tuition of $7,896 for in-state students and $15,792 for those from out-of-state, University of South Alabama is moderately priced. 41.56% of students graduate ready to the next stage of their lives, employment. Open graduating, alumni go on to make near $37,800 per year, which is 9% under the national median.

Rankings

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Cost

$16,292/Year
Above Average

University of South Alabama

$16,292

National Average

$18,347
Pay with Cash

$30,308/year

Total annual cost including tuition, books and living expenses; excluding any financial aid, grants or scholarships.

Pay with Financial Aid

$23,297/year

Average annual cost including tuition, books and living expenses after financial aid, grants or scholarships.

Getting In

79%Acceptance
Less Selective

University of South Alabama

79%

National

69%
Sat

1030 - 1220

9% of students submit

Admissions Yield

32%

ACT

18 - 26

94% of students submit

SAT & ACT

Required

Application Fee

$35

Students

11,327Undergrads
Medium Student Population

Full-Time

1,889

Part-Time

18
Male

41%

In-state

83%

Female

59%

Out of state

15%

Undergrads Over 25

14%

International

1%

Majors/Degrees

Popular Majors
Graduates per Major
32% Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse5% Health/Medical Preparatory Programs, Other3% Elementary Education and Teaching60% Others

32% Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse

5% Health/Medical Preparatory Programs, Other

3% Elementary Education and Teaching

60% Others

Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse

32%

999 Graduates

Health/Medical Preparatory Programs, Other

5%

144 Graduates

Elementary Education and Teaching

3%

97 Graduates

Psychology, General

3%

88 Graduates

Physical Education Teaching and Coaching

3%

85 Graduates

Business Administration and Management, General

3%

84 Graduates

Mechanical Engineering

3%

84 Graduates

Biology/Biological Sciences, General

3%

82 Graduates

Academics

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Professors
StudentsProfessors17:117:1

Students

Professors

Student Faculty Ratio

17

Number of Library Books

368,357

Academic Spend per Student

$9,602

Full-time Retention Rate

76%

Total spend on salaries and wages to all employees, faculty, staff, per student.

High retention indicates students are generally satisfied with their experience.

Post-Graduation Salary

$31,500/Year

University of South Alabama

$31,500

National

$26,900
Median Earnings

$31,500

2 Years After Graduation

Employed 2 Years after Graduation

1%

Median Earnings

$37,800

6 Years After Graduation

Graduation Rate

41%