Student Population at West Alabama
2021 Student Population
A total of 5,734 students have enrolled at University of West Alabama - 2,248 undergraduate and 3,486 graduate.
By gender, 1,446 male and 4,288 female students are attending the school. By attendance status, there are 4,995 full-time students and 739 part-time students.
The number of students at University of West Alabama is very small compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in Alabama. Compared to similar schools in rankings such as Alabama A & M University and Auburn University at Montgomery, its population is small (average population is 9,896).
University of West Alabama offers online degree/certificate programs and 4,165 students enrolled in online programs.
Enrollment by Gender/Attending Status
By gender, there are 1,446 male and 4,288 female students attending the school. The male-to-female ratio is 0.34 to 1 and the ratio is very lower (more women students at the school) (the average male-to-female ratio over all U.S. colleges is 0.75 to 1).
The following table and chart show the student population by gender and attending status.
Gender Distribution Table
Gedner Distribution Chart
Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity
By race/ethnicity, there are 2,769 White students (48.29%) and 2,069 Black or African American students (36.08%) at University of West Alabama(top 2 most races/ethnicities). The following table summarizes the population diversity by race at University of West Alabama.
Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity Table
|American Indian or Alaska Native||22||10||12|
|Black or African American||916||296||620|
|Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander||2||1||1|
|Two or More Races||45||20||25|
|American Indian or Alaska Native||38||8||30|
|Black or African American||1,153||202||951|
|Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander||1||0||1|
|Two or More Races||57||13||44|
Race/Ethnicity Distribution Chart
Enrollment by Student Age
By age, there are 2,017 students whose age under twenty five and 2,454 students whose age is over thirty years old at University of West Alabama.
Especially, 31 students are younger than eighteen and 5 students are older than sixty five.
The following table and chart show the student population by student age at University of West Alabama.
Enrollment by Student Age Table
|65 and over||1||0||1|
|65 and over||4||1||3|
Student Age Distribution Chart
Online Student Population
At University of West Alabama, 4,711 students (82.16% of total enrollment) take online classes to get their degrees. Among them, 4,165 students enrolled exclusively in online classes (i.e. no off-line attendance required) and others are taking online courses with off-line courses. The following tables describe the number of students who enrolled in one or more online courses.
By location of enrolled students, 3,340 students live in Alabama where University of West Alabama is located in and 809 students have enrolled from other states.
Online Enrollment Table
|Enrolled Exclusively in Online Classes||4,165||928||3,237|
|Enrolled Some in Online Classes||546||420||126|
|Not Enrolled in Online Classes||1,023||900||123|
|Total (Enrolled Excl.)||4,165||928||3,237|
|Other State in U.S.||809||144||665|
|Outside of U.S.||16||6||10|