University of South Alabama

University of South Alabama
307 N University Blvd, Mobile, AL 36688-0002

University Overview

University of South Alabama offers degrees at the bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral levels. The school’s self-stated mission declares, “…with a global reach and special focus on the Gulf Coast, [USA] strives to make a difference in the lives of those it serves through promoting discovery, health, and learning.” University of South Alabama employs a faculty and staff who collectively “provide support for two hospitals, a cancer center, and more than 100 degree and certificate granting programs across nine colleges and schools. [USA faculty and staff] are known for educational, research, and health care excellence and the positive intellectual, cultural, and economic impact on those they serve.” In order to apply for undergraduate admission to University of South Alabama in general, you will need to follow the application instructions specific to your degree aspirations which are provided on the school’s website. Additional requirements may vary by program of study and state of residence. (Check with the school directly for complete instructions and requirements.) University of South Alabama runs on a semester calendar system with regular admission. Among the options for reducing the cost of tuition and fees, as well as covering those costs, University of South Alabama cites a number of available scholarships and private lending programs. For instance, University of South Alabama offers the Abraham Mitchell Business Scholars Program for students who have met and maintained specific academic standards in high school and who choose a major in the USA Mitchell College of Business.

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Students enrolled at University of South Alabama may pursue degrees in more than 50 different subject areas and specialties. University of South Alabama is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award baccalaureate, master's, educational specialist, and doctoral degrees.

Quick Facts


School Size

University of South Alabama
14636 students
National Average
14000 students

Student-Faculty Ratio

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Online Programs of Note

At University of South Alabama you can take courses such as Geophysics and Publishing for the WWW online, among other subjects. You may find that you use the online discussion boards and student forums as learning tools and may be afforded access to the school's other electronic reference sources.

Fully Online Degree Programs

At the University of South Alabama you may be able to complete the following programs fully online:

• Master of Science in Nursing

• Bachelor of Science in General Business

Online Campus Life

As an online student at University of South Alabama you may find yourself utilizing the latest information resources through the school's extensive library databases and e-collections. You also might have access to the Marx Library and other resources such as the Gale Virtual Reference Library and WorldCat.

Online Students

  • Online Students
  • Hybrid Students
  • Campus Students


Acceptance Rate

Total Applicants: 4770

Offered Admissions: 4159


Total Undergraduates (Full time): 11315

Total Enrolled : 14636

Graduation Rate

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Students with financial Aid

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Gender Demographic

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Tuition Costs

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