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The University of West Alabama

Livingston, AL

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The University of West Alabama

Overview

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

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

Majors & Degrees

Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Management Information Systems Checkmark
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Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
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Physical Education Teaching And Coaching Checkmark
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Engineering Technologies/Technicians Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Emergency Medical Technology (EMT Paramedic) Checkmark
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History Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
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Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Econometrics And Quantitative Economics Checkmark
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

8,870
Applied
3,518
Accepted
2,159
Enrolled
40%
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Female Admissions

5,704
Females Applied
2,293
Females Accepted
40%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

3,166
Males Applied
1,225
Males Accepted
39%
Acceptance Rate

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 21 18 22

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

8,450
In-state
16,900
Out-of-state
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Fees

1,590
Full-time student fees
7,316
Room & board
4,620
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

10,969
Avg. Financial Aid Package
11,863
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
4,665
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
6,765
Avg. Grant Aid
5,258
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
99% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
21%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
7%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

2,159
Total Undergrad students
5%
International Students
19%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 1.9%
Black or African American 42.98%
White or Caucasian 43.45%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.42%
Asian 0.32%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.05%
Two or more races 2.73%
Other 3.2%

Gender

Male (41.73%)
Female (58.27%)

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 41%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Serendipity Talent Show, Springfest and Bingo for Bucks

Student Services

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Student Organizations

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Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Student Government Association, RHA, Phi Mu, Alpha Sigma Alpha and Blue Key

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
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Athletics

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Men's Sports

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

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

Faculty

302
Total Faculty
14:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 118
Part-time - 184
Male - 120
Female - 182