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 Chart

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

UndergraduateGraduate
Population by Gender/Attending Status at
TotalFull-timePart-time
Total2,2481,775473
Men767561206
Women1,4811,214267
Population by Gender/Attending Status at
TotalFull-timePart-time
Total3,4863,220266
Men67959188
Women2,8072,629178

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

UndergraduateGraduate
Population by Race/Ethnicity at University of West Alabama
TotalMenWomen
American Indian or Alaska Native221012
Asian642
Black or African American916296620
Hispanic491534
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander211
White985329656
Two or More Races452025
Race/Ethnicity Unknown15555100
Total 2,2487671,481
Population by Race/Ethnicity at University of West Alabama
TotalMenWomen
American Indian or Alaska Native38830
Asian413
Black or African American1,153202951
Hispanic46838
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander101
White1,7843521,432
Two or More Races571344
Race/Ethnicity Unknown37883295
Total 3,4866792,807

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

UndergraduateGraduate
Population by Student Age at University of West Alabama
TotalMenWomen
Total2,248 7671,481
Under 1831 1021
18-19480 199281
20-21653 237416
22-24374 172202
25-29236 52184
30-34175 31144
35-39114 2787
40-49140 33107
50-6444 638
65 and over1 01
Total 2,248 7671,481
Population by Student Age at University of West Alabama
TotalMenWomen
Total3,486 6792,807
20-2110 28
22-24469 92377
25-29919 193726
30-34515 39476
35-39458 81377
40-49761 132629
50-64242 36206
65 and over4 13
unknown108 1035
Total 3,486 6792,807

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

Enrollment TypeStudent Location
Online Student Population
TotalUndergraduateGraduate
Total5,7342,2483,486
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Classes4,1659283,237
Enrolled Some in Online Classes546420126
Not Enrolled in Online Classes1,023900123
Online Student Population by Student Location
TotalUndergraduateGraduate
Total (Enrolled Excl.)4,1659283,237
Alabama Residents3,3407782,562
Other State in U.S.809144665
Outside of U.S.16610
Unknown000

Online Enrollment Chart