Alabama Colleges
#16 in Alabama Colleges
Federal Region IV
#94 in Federal Region IV

Overview

University of West Alabama is ranked 16th in Alabama Colleges and 94th in Federal Region IV.
Next statements evaluate University of West Alabama by comparing key academic facts to Public, 4-Years Colleges in Alabama.
  • It has average tuition & fees of $20,090.
  • The acceptance rate (35%) is lower (difficult to get in).
  • The SAT & ACT scores (940 SAT, 20 ACT) is average.
  • It has very small number of students of 5,200.
  • It offers limited area of study (45 programs).

Undergraduate Tuition & Fees

The 2020 undergraduate tuition & fees of West Alabama are $20,090 (out-of-state rate) and it is average compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in Alabama.

University of West Alabama $20,090

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 West Alabama are $13,546 (out-of-state rate) and it is inexpensive compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in Alabama.

University of West Alabama $13,546

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 West Alabama is 35% and it is lower (difficult to get in) compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in Alabama.

University of West Alabama 35%

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 West Alabama is 12% and the yield is much lower (admitted, but not enrolled) compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in Alabama.

University of West Alabama 12%

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 West Alabama is 940 and it is average compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in Alabama.

University of West Alabama 940

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 West Alabama is 20 and it is lower compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in Alabama.

University of West Alabama 20

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 West Alabama is 35% and it is lower (less completion rate) compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in Alabama.

University of West Alabama 35%

All U.S. Colleges 56%

Public, 4-Years Colleges 48%

4-Years Colleges 51%

Public, 4-Years Colleges in Alabama 49%

Transfer-out Rate

The average transfer-out rate at West Alabama is 43% and it is extremely higher (many students transferred-out) compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in Alabama.

University of West Alabama 43%

All U.S. Colleges 21%

Public, 4-Years Colleges 23%

4-Years Colleges 24%

Public, 4-Years Colleges in Alabama 27%

Retention Rate

The average retention rate at West Alabama is 62% and it is average compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in Alabama.

University of West Alabama 62%

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 West Alabama is 5,200 and its population very small compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in Alabama.

University of West Alabama 5,200

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 West Alabama is $5,874 which is 29.24% of tuition & fees. The rate of the financial aid over its tuition is lower compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in Alabama.

University of West Alabama $5,874

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 West Alabama is 14 to 1 and the ratio is lower (small size classes) compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in Alabama.

University of West Alabama 14 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

West Alabama offers 45 programs and it means limited area of study compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in Alabama.

University of West Alabama 45

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

West Alabama offers 30 online programs and it means very diverse online programs compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in Alabama.

University of West Alabama 30

All U.S. Colleges 13

Public, 4-Years Colleges 17

4-Years Colleges 15

Public, 4-Years Colleges in Alabama 18