National Universities
#342 in National Universities
Alabama Colleges
#13 in Alabama Colleges

Overview

University of South Alabama is ranked 342nd in National Universities and 13rd in Alabama Colleges.
Next statements evaluate University of South Alabama by comparing key academic facts to Public, 4-Years Colleges in Alabama.
  • It has relatively inexpensive tuition & fees of $16,292.
  • The acceptance rate (73%) is average.
  • The SAT & ACT scores (1,087 SAT, 24 ACT) is average.
  • It has relatively large number of students of 14,224.
  • It offers relatively diverse area of study (107 programs).

Undergraduate Tuition & Fees

The 2020 undergraduate tuition & fees of South Alabama are $16,292 (out-of-state rate) and it is relatively inexpensive compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in Alabama.

University of South Alabama $16,292

All U.S. Colleges $17,692

Public, 4-Years Colleges $18,895

4-Years Colleges $22,926

Public, 4-Years Colleges in Alabama $21,170

Graduate Tuition & Fees

The 2020 graduate tuition & fees of South Alabama are $16,112 (out-of-state rate) and it is average compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in Alabama.

University of South Alabama $16,112

All U.S. Colleges $18,842

Public, 4-Years Colleges $20,343

4-Years Colleges $18,848

Public, 4-Years Colleges in Alabama $19,948

Acceptance Rate

The acceptance rate of South Alabama is 73% and it is average compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in Alabama.

University of South Alabama 73%

All U.S. Colleges 69%

Public, 4-Years Colleges 72%

4-Years Colleges 68%

Public, 4-Years Colleges in Alabama 77%

Yield (Enrollment Rate)

The yield, also known as enrollment rate, of South Alabama is 32% and the yield is average compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in Alabama.

University of South Alabama 32%

All U.S. Colleges 37%

Public, 4-Years Colleges 32%

4-Years Colleges 35%

Public, 4-Years Colleges in Alabama 26%

SAT Scores

The average SAT score submitted by enrolled students at South Alabama is 1,087 and it is average compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in Alabama.

University of South Alabama 1,087

All U.S. Colleges 1,123

Public, 4-Years Colleges 1,112

4-Years Colleges 1,124

Public, 4-Years Colleges in Alabama 1,100

ACT Scores

The average ACT score submitted by enrolled students at South Alabama is 24 and it is lower compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in Alabama.

University of South Alabama 24

All U.S. Colleges 68

Public, 4-Years Colleges 67

4-Years Colleges 68

Public, 4-Years Colleges in Alabama 68

Graduation Rate

The average graduation rate at South Alabama is 45% and it is average compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in Alabama.

University of South Alabama 45%

All U.S. Colleges 56%

Public, 4-Years Colleges 48%

4-Years Colleges 51%

Public, 4-Years Colleges in Alabama 49%

Retention Rate

The average retention rate at South Alabama is 76% and it is average compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in Alabama.

University of South Alabama 76%

All U.S. Colleges 69%

Public, 4-Years Colleges 74%

4-Years Colleges 73%

Public, 4-Years Colleges in Alabama 74%

Student Population

The total student population at South Alabama is 14,224 and its population relatively large compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in Alabama.

University of South Alabama 14,224

All U.S. Colleges 2,931

Public, 4-Years Colleges 11,396

4-Years Colleges 4,686

Public, 4-Years Colleges in Alabama 12,490

Financial Aid Amount

The average amount of financial aid received at South Alabama is $6,523 which is 40.04% of tuition & fees. The rate of the financial aid over its tuition is average compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in Alabama.

University of South Alabama $6,523

All U.S. Colleges $7,676

Public, 4-Years Colleges $7,301

4-Years Colleges $12,161

Public, 4-Years Colleges in Alabama $8,245

Student to Faculty Ratio

The students to faculty ratio at South Alabama is 17 to 1 and the ratio is average compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in Alabama.

University of South Alabama 17 to 1

All U.S. Colleges 15 to 1

Public, 4-Years Colleges 17 to 1

4-Years Colleges 14 to 1

Public, 4-Years Colleges in Alabama 17 to 1

Number of Programs

South Alabama offers 107 programs and it means relatively diverse area of study compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in Alabama.

University of South Alabama 107

All U.S. Colleges 37

Public, 4-Years Colleges 108

4-Years Colleges 58

Public, 4-Years Colleges in Alabama 97

Number of Online Programs

South Alabama offers 13 online programs and it means few online programs compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in Alabama.

University of South Alabama 13

All U.S. Colleges 13

Public, 4-Years Colleges 17

4-Years Colleges 15

Public, 4-Years Colleges in Alabama 18