The University of West Alabama

The University of West Alabama

Livingston, AL
location
Public
type
Small
setting
56%
44%
student ratio
1,922
total students
$6,868 | $13,736
in-state | out-of-state tuition
Rolling
fall application deadline
71%
acceptance rate
Minimally Difficult
admission difficulty
Average test scores for all first-year students that were accepted and enrolled.
Not
Reported
sat math
Not
Reported
sat reading
Not
Reported
sat writing
21
act composite

Majors & Degrees

Degrees Offered
Bachelor's
Associate's
  • Biological/life sciences
    • Biology/Biological Sciences
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Business/marketing
    • Accounting
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Business Administration and Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Finance
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Management Information Systems
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Marketing/Marketing Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Communication/Journalism
    • Communication and Media Related
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Education
    • Education (Multiple Levels)
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Special Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Engineering technologies
    • Engineering Technologies and Engineering Related
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Engineering Technology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • English
    • English
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Health professions and related sciences
    • Athletic Training
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Emergency Medical Technology (EMT Paramedic)
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
  • History
    • History
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Interdisciplinary studies
    • Biological and Physical Sciences
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Interdisciplinary Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Related
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Mathematics and statistics
    • Mathematics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Mechanic and repair technologies
    • Industrial Mechanics and Maintenance Technology
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
  • Parks and recreation
    • Kinesiology and Exercise Science
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Physical sciences
    • Chemistry
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Psychology
    • Psychology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Social sciences
    • Sociology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.

Admissions

71% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied1,014
    • Accepted730
    • Acceptance Rate71%
    • Enrolled1,922
    • Female Applicants546
    • Females Accepted401
    • Female Acceptance Rate73%
    • Male Applicants468
    • Males Accepted329
    • Male Acceptance Rate70%
  • Applying
    • Application Fee$35
    • Required for All Transcript of high school record
      Minimum high school GPA of 2
    • Required for Some
    • Average high school GPA for first-year freshman
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
    • Fall freshmen Yes
    • Out-of-state Fall freshmen Not Reported
    • Early decision plan Not Reported
    • Other early decision plan Not Reported
    • Transfer Yes
  • Test Scores Accepted
    • Test Average School Accepted 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile*
    • SAT Critical Reading
    • SAT Math
    • SAT Writing
    • ACT Composite 21 19 23
    • * 25th and 75th percentile is the score that 25/75 percent of students score at or below.

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition
    • In-state tuition *$6,868
    • Out-of-state tuition *$13,736
    • In-district tuitionNot Reported
    • * Tuition costs are based on a full academic year typically extending from September to June.
  • Fees
    • Full-time student fees$1,150
    • Room and board *$6,256
    • Room only *$3,800
    • * Room and board charges vary according to board plan selected (i.e., 12-meal plan, 19-meal plan, etc.) and student level (freshman, sophomore, etc.)
  • Other Payment Considerations
    • Guaranteed tuition plan offeredNo
    • Tuition pre-payment planNo
    • Tuition payment plans offeredInstallments
    • Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuitionEmployees or children of employees

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Undergraduate Students1,922
    • Male Student Percentage44%
    • Female Student Percentage56%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic/Latino2.29%
    • Black or African American40.58%
    • White or Caucasian44.12%
    • American Indian or Alaska Native.16%
    • Asian.16%
    • Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander.1%
    • Two or more races1.3%
    • Unknown5.31%
  • Other Student Statistics
    • International Breakout5.98% representing 17 other countries
    • Out-of-state Students21% out-of-state student

Campus Life

  • Housing
    • College-owned housing available Yes
    • Housing Requirements None
    • Housing options Coed housing
    • Percentage of undergraduate students who live in college-owned housing 47%
  • Student Activities
    • Student-run campus newspaper Yes
    • Drama / theater group Yes
    • Student-run radio station No
    • Student-run television station Yes
    • Marching band Yes
    • Choral groups Yes
  • Student Services
    • Legal services No
    • Health clinic Yes
    • Personal / psychological counseling Yes
    • Women's center No
  • Student Organizations
    • Greek fraternities Yes
    • Greek sororities Yes
    • Local fraternities Yes
    • Local sororities No
    • Other organizations No
    • Most popular organizations The UWA Band, The Student Government Association, The UWA Choir, Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA), UWA Ambassadors
  • Campus Security and Safety
    • 24-hour emergency telephone / alarm services Yes
    • 24-hour patrols by trained officers Yes
    • Students patrols Yes
    • Late-night transport / escort services Yes
    • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Yes
    • Other Not Reported

Athletics

Member of the: NCAA Division II
  • Men's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Archery Yes No No
    • Baseball No Division 2 Yes
    • Basketball Yes Division 2 Yes
    • Bowling Yes No No
    • Cheerleading Yes No Yes
    • Cross-country running No Division 2 Yes
    • Football Yes Division 2 Yes
    • Golf Yes Division 2 Yes
    • Soccer Yes Division 2 Yes
    • Softball Yes No No
    • Table Tennis Yes No No
    • Tennis Yes Division 2 Yes
    • Track No Division 2 Yes
    • Ultimate Frisbee Yes No No
    • Volleyball Yes No No
  • Women's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Archery Yes No No
    • Baseball No No No
    • Basketball Yes Division 2 Yes
    • Bowling Yes No No
    • Cheerleading Yes No Yes
    • Cross-country running No Division 2 Yes
    • Football Yes No No
    • Golf Yes Division 2 Yes
    • Soccer Yes Division 2 Yes
    • Softball Yes Division 2 Yes
    • Table Tennis Yes No No
    • Tennis Yes Division 2 Yes
    • Track No Division 2 Yes
    • Ultimate Frisbee Yes No No
    • Volleyball Yes Division 2 Yes

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty251
    • Full-time Percentage49%
    • Part-time Percentage51%
    • Female Percentage59%
    • Male Percentage41%
    • Student:Faculty Ratio14:1 or 1,770 students to 128 faculty

Location & Contact


Livingston, AL 35470
USA

Mrs.Brenda Edwards

Admissions Technical Coordinator

Phone: 205-652-3699
Fax: 205-652-3881
Email: belliott@uwa.edu


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