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The University of South Alabama

Instate Tuition (2011-2012)
Out-of-state Tuition (2011-2012)

USA Address

MOBILE, AL 36688--0002
General info:(800)872-5247
Financial aid office:(334) 460-6231
Admissions office:(334) 460-6141
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Tuition + USA Housing


UGrad Application Fee: $35
Grad Application Fee: $35

Tuition Payment Plan: Yes
Campus Housing Capacity:3090
Freshman Must Live on Campus: No

University Makeup

# of Undergrads: 13,706
# of Grad students: 3,838
# of Part time: 65
Total Students: 17,544




American Indian:



Pacific Islander:




Financial Aid

72% First time, full time students receive federal aid and the average amount is $1,590

2% of students receive State/Local grants and the average amount is $1,055

6% receive instiutional grants and the average institutional award is $1,594

56% receive student loans and the average amount is $2,674
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Public 4 year or above Institution
Research Universities (high research activity)
Doctoral/Research Universities--Intensive
Average ACT: 22.8

Special Programs

MD Medical Program
Teacher Certifications

Admissions Requirements

Secondary School Record Recommended
Secondary School GPA Required
Secondary School Rank Neither required nor recommended
Test Scores Required
Competencies Neither required nor recommended
Test EOFL Required

Special Credits

HS College Credit: Yes
AP Credit: Yes
Life Experience Credit: Yes
Special Credits(other): No

Applicants Admitted %

84% men vs 90% women admitted

Applicants vs Admissions

Number of Men Applicants: 2,005
Number of Women Applicants: 2,468
Number of Men Admitted: 1,680
Number of Women Admitted: 2,223

Student Services

Library On Campus
Remedial Services
Counseling Services
Employment Services

Majors  Hide Majors

• Accounting
• Anthropology
• Art/Art Studies General
• Audiology/Audiologist Phd(Professional practice)
• Biological and Biomedical Sciences Other Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Biological and Physical Sciences
• Biological and Physical Sciences Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Biology/Biological Sciences General
• Biomedical Sciences General
• Business Administration and Management General
• Business/Commerce General
• Business/Managerial Economics
• Chemical Engineering
• Chemistry General
• Civil Engineering General
• Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
• Communication Disorders Sciences and Services Other Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Communication Sciences and Disorders General
• Computer Engineering General
• Computer Science
• Computer and Information Sciences General
• Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services
• Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
• Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts General
• E-Commerce/Electronic Commerce
• Early Childhood Education and Teaching
• Economics General
• Education Other
• Education Other Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Education Other Post-master's certificate
• Educational Leadership and Administration General
• Electrical and Electronics Engineering
• Elementary Education and Teaching
• Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
• Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic) Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years
• Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic) Award of less than 1 academic year
• English Language and Literature General
• Environmental Toxicology
• Finance General
• Foreign Languages and Literatures General
• Geography
• Geography Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years
• Geology/Earth Science General
• Gerontology Award of less than 1 academic year
• Gerontology Postbaccalaureate certificate
• Health/Medical Preparatory Programs Other
• History General
• Information Science/Studies
• Information Technology
• International/Global Studies
• Marketing/Marketing Management General
• Mathematics General
• Mathematics and Statistics
• Mechanical Engineering
• Medicine Phd(Professional practice)
• Meteorology
• Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies General
• Music General
• Occupational Therapy/Therapist
• Parks Recreation and Leisure Studies
• Philosophy
• Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
• Physical Therapy/Therapist Phd(Professional practice)
• Physician Assistant
• Physics General
• Political Science and Government General
• Psychology General
• Public Administration
• Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer
• Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer Award of at least 2 but less than 4 academic years
• Reading Teacher Education
• Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
• Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Phd(Professional practice)
• Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Post-master's certificate
• Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist
• School Librarian/School Library Media Specialist
• Secondary Education and Teaching
• Social Work
• Sociology
• Special Education and Teaching General
• Speech Communication and Rhetoric
• Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist

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