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University of West Alabama

Station One, Livingston, AL

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University of West Alabama provides a variety of educational opportunities for students to aid them in their growth and development. The school is located in Livingston, Alabama and publically funded. University of West Alabama has an annual student enrollment of approximately five thousand.

A list of some of the more popular programs offered are:

  • Education
  • Health And Clinical Professions
  • Business And Marketing Studies
  • Social Sciences

Students applying for admission are usually required to submit an application, school records, standardized test scores and any requested application essays, which will then be reviewed by the admissions office. Most students admitted to this school have an SAT score within the range of 997 - 1160, or an ACT score between 18 - 22. 49% of applicants are accepted to UWA, of which 78 percent choose to enroll. More information on admissions can be found at admissions.uwa.edu.

The tuition at UWA varies based on the state of residence of the student. In-state residents pay approximately $7,600 per year and out-of-state residents are charged $14,000 annually. On-campus housing is available for students and costs about $2,800 each year. Students enrolled at this school may qualify for aid which is usually scholarships, grants, and loans.

The University of West Alabama Tigers participate in several athletic programs, within the NCAA organization. Athletic programs that are available may include:

  • Baseball (NCAA Division II)
  • Basketball (NCAA Division II)
  • Football (NCAA Division II)
  • Softball (NCAA Division II)

Students may take a look at the school's www.uwa.edu to see additional information.

Admission Requirements & Details

The admissions information below may provide a better idea of the applicants University of West Alabama accepts. The details may include admissions application requirements and recommendations, as well as any AP credits that may be transferred.

College Credits Accepted

  • Dual Credits
  • Life Experience Credits
  • AP Course Credits

Student Enrollment

Total enrollment at University of West Alabama is around 4,000 students. The enrollment breakdown by academic level is 10% enrolling as graduate students and 47% as undergraduate students.

$12,900

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $12,900. In order to calculate a more accurate and detailed cost of attendance check out their cost calculator here. There is also a $25 application fee for those applying to a program. The figures listed below are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • Annual tuition range estimates:
    • In-State: $7,100-$8,600
    • Out-of-State: $14,000-$17,150
  • Charges for part-time students are:
    • State Residents: $300-$360 per credit unit
    • Nonresidents: $610-$730 per credit unit
  • May offer prepaid tuition rates, allowing tuition to be purchased at current rates for future enrollment.

Financial Aid Details

The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid92%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships87%$4,985
Receiving Student Loans66%$7,326
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Academics & Student Services

Student Services

To help students and alumni, University of West Alabama may offer student services including:

  • Online course work available
  • Remedial courses
  • Career path counseling
  • Work study style employment
  • Employment search assistance
  • Day care for children

Graduation Rates

University of West Alabama has an overall graduation rate which is around 32%.

Number of Year to GraduatePercent of Entering Class
Students Graduating in 4 Years16%
Graduating in 5 Years9%
Graduating in 6 Years2%

Specialized Programs & Accreditations

  • Associate's Degree in Nursing (ADN) Program
    • * Accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (since 1978)
  • Elementary and Secondary School Teacher Education Program
    • * Accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (since 1954)

Intercollegiate Athletics

University of West Alabama is a Member of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), with many of the sports belonging to the NCAA Division II (with football) classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:

  • Baseball (Gulf South Conference)
  • Basketball (Gulf South Conference)
  • Football (Gulf South Conference)
  • Softball
  • Tennis
  • Track and Field, X-Country
  • Volleyball
  • Rodeo
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Programs Offered

The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.

Get more information about the programs offered by University of West Alabama by clicking the request information to the right.

(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)

Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Business and Marketing Studies

Communications and Journalism

Education

Engineering Technology

English Language and Literature

Health and Clinical Professions

History

Interdisciplinary Studies

Mathematics and Statistics

Mechanic and Repair Technology

Physical Sciences

Psychology

Recreation and Fitness Studies

Social Sciences

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ACCEPTANCE RATE
73.47%

FINANCIAL AID RATE
92%

STUDENT:TEACHER RATIO
13:1

DEGREES OFFERED ONLINE
42

FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.
$4,839