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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 14thin Alabama. It has a total of 11,327 full-time undergraduate students and is not very competitive, accepting 78.69% of applicants. 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 a tuition cost of $7,896 for students from Alabama and $15,792 for those from out-of-state, University of South Alabama is reasonably priced. 41.56% of students graduate starting the next stage of their lives, entering the labor force. After graduation, alumni go on to earn about $37,800 per year, which is 9% less than 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%