University of South Alabama

Acceptance Rate 73 %
SAT Average 1,087
Tuition & Fees $17,012
Student Population 14,224
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $6,523

Academic Overview

University of South Alabama Campus, Mobile, AL
University of South Alabama is a public, 4 or more years institute located in Mobile, Alabama. It is a Research University (high research activity) by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice. The 2022 tuition & fees are $8,756 for Alabama residents and $17,012 for out-of-state students. The school offers both undergraduate and graduate programs and a total of 14,224 students are enrolled. The acceptance rate of undergraduate school is 73% and the graduation rate is 45% last year.
The salary after graduation from University of South Alabama varies by major programs where the average earning after 10 years is $46,800. You can check the average salary by the major programs on the area of study page.

2022 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in the academic year 2021-2022, tuition and fees of University of South Alabama are $8,756 for Alabama residents and $17,012 for non-residents. For graduate schools, its 2022 tuition and fees are $8,426 for in-state students and $16,652 for out-of-state students.
University of South Alabama 2022 Tuition & Fees
Alabama ResidentsOut-of-State
[Chart] 2021-2022 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics

The following chart illustrates the 2022 key academic statistics at South Alabama. The acceptance rate of South Alabama is 73% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 32%. The average graduation rate is 45% and no students have transferred out from the school. The average received amount of financial aid is $6,523 and 72% of undergraduate students received grants or scholarship aid. A total of 14,224 students is attending including both undergraduate and graduate students, and the student to faculty ratio is 18 to 1.
Acceptance Rate for University of South Alabama is 73 %.
Acceptance Rate
Graduation Rate for University of South Alabama is 45 %
Graduation Rate
Retention Rate for University of South Alabama is 74 %
Retention Rate
Student Population for University of South Alabama is 14,224
Student Population
Student to Faculty Ratio for University of South Alabama is 18 to 1
Student to Faculty Ratio
18 to 1
The average received amount of financial aid is $6,523 at University of South Alabama.
Financial Aid Amount

Offered Degrees

South Alabama offers 110 major programs through online and on-site education where 14 programs are available through distance learning. The following table lists the number of programs by offered degree with online class availabilities.
Offered Major Programs
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
Less than one year certificate50
One but less than two years certificate10
Bachelor's Degree520
Post Bachelor's Degree10
Master's Degree349
Post Master's Degree44
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship90
Doctor's degree - professional practice41

Special Learning Opportunities

University of South Alabama offers online education (distance learning opportunities) for both undergraduate and graduate programs. The school provides ROTC, teacher certification and study abroad - opportunity which a student completes part of the college program studying in another country programs to its students. It also offers weekend/evening classes which is a program that allows students to take a complete course of study and attend classes only on weekends or only in evenings.
Special Learning Opportunities
Online ClassUndergraduate , Graduate
ROTCArmy, Air Force
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
Study Abroad
Campus Housing
(Dormitory Capacity:3,431)
Board/Meal Plan
(Typical Annual Charge: $3,620)

Veterans Benefits

University of South Alabama has programs, benefits and/or services to veterans, military service members, or their families.
Veterans Benefits
Yellow Ribbon Program
(officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military service members, and their families
Recognized student veteran organization
Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges