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The University of West Alabama

Livingston, AL

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Overview

The University of West Alabama is a Comprehensive institution located in Livingston, AL, in a small town setting.

Location & Contact

Address Station 4
Livingston, AL  35470
United States
Contact Mrs. Brenda Edwards
Coordinator of Admissions Operations
Email: belliott@uwa.edu
Phone: 205-652-3699
Fax: 205-652-3881

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Majors & Degrees

Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biology/biological Sciences, General Checkmark
Marine Biology And Biological Oceanography Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Accounting Checkmark
Business Administration And Management, General Checkmark
Finance, General Checkmark
Management Information Systems, General Checkmark
Marketing/marketing Management, General Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
Communication And Media Studies, Other Checkmark
Education Associate Bachelors
Education, Other Checkmark
Physical Education Teaching And Coaching Checkmark
Special Education And Teaching, General Checkmark
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels Checkmark
Engineering Technologies/Technicians Associate Bachelors
Automotive Engineering Technology/technician Checkmark
Engineering Technologies/technicians, General Checkmark Checkmark
Engineering/engineering-related Technologies/technicians, Other Checkmark
English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
English Language And Literature, General Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Athletic Training/trainer Checkmark
Emergency Medical Technology/technician (emt Paramedic) Checkmark
Health Services/allied Health/health Sciences, General Checkmark
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse Checkmark Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
History, General Checkmark
Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
Mathematics, General Checkmark Checkmark
Mechanic And Repair Technologies/Technicians Associate Bachelors
Industrial Mechanics And Maintenance Technology/technician Checkmark
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
Biological And Physical Sciences Checkmark
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies, General Checkmark
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies, Other Checkmark
Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
Exercise Science And Kinesiology Checkmark
Sport And Fitness Administration/management Checkmark
Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Chemistry, General Checkmark
Psychology Associate Bachelors
Psychology, General Checkmark
Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services, Other Checkmark
Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Econometrics And Quantitative Economics Checkmark
Sociology, General Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Music, General Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

1,834
Applied
1,708
Accepted
2,248
Enrolled
93%
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Female Admissions

1,203
Females Applied
1,148
Females Accepted
95%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

631
Males Applied
560
Males Accepted
89%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

40
Application Fee
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
A minimum high school GPA of 2

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen Not reported Not reported Yes
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer Not reported Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score 25th % Info icon 75th % Info icon
ACT Composite 20 17 22

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

9,100
In-state
18,200
Out-of-state
9,100
In-district
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Fees

1,890
Full-time student fees
7,510
Room & board
4,760
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Employees

Financial Aid

11,756
Avg. Financial Aid Package
11,349
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
5,107
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
5,158
Avg. Grant Aid
7,321
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
99% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
26%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
5%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

2,248
Total Undergrad students
3%
International Students
19%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 2.18%
Black or African American 40.72%
White or Caucasian 43.84%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.98%
Asian 0.27%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.09%
Two or more races 2%
Other 6.9%

Gender

Male (34.12%)
Female (65.88%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 47%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
Drama/theatre group Checkmark
Student-run radio station Checkmark
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Marching band Checkmark
Choral groups Checkmark
Campus events:
Serendipity, Springfest and Miss Paragon

Student Services

Legal services Checkmark
Health clinic Checkmark
Personal/psychological counseling Checkmark
Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark

Student Organizations

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Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Phi Eta Sigma, UWA Student Rural Health Association, Rotoract, FLI Society and Phi Mu

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
Student patrols Checkmark
Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No Division 2 Checkmark
Basketball No Division 2 Checkmark
Cross-country Running No Division 2 Checkmark
Football No Division 2 Checkmark
Soccer No Division 2 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark No No
Tennis No Division 2 Checkmark
Track And Field No Division 2 Checkmark
Volleyball Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No No No
Basketball No Division 2 Checkmark
Cross-country Running No Division 2 Checkmark
Football No No No
Soccer No Division 2 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Tennis No Division 2 Checkmark
Track And Field No Division 2 Checkmark
Volleyball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark

Faculty

309
Total Faculty
14:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 119
Part-time - 190
Male - 122
Female - 187
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