2,111
Students
Financial aid thermometer
10,427
Avg. Financial Aid
Minimal
Admission Difficulty
28
28%
Acceptance Rate
Small town
Setting
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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

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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Mechanic And Repair Technologies/Technicians 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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Sport And Fitness Administration/management Checkmark
Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Protective Services Related Checkmark
Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

7,388
Applied
2,084
Accepted
2,111
Enrolled
28%
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Female Admissions

4,703
Females Applied
1,288
Females Accepted
27%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

2,685
Males Applied
796
Males Accepted
30%
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 Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
ACT Composite 21 18 23

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

10,427
Avg. Financial Aid Package
11,087
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
3,580
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
5,456
Avg. Grant Aid
4,812
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
21%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
8%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

2,111
Total undergrad students
5%
International Students
20%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 1.85%
Black or African American 44.2%
White or Caucasian 42.35%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.28%
Asian 0.19%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.05%
Two or more races 2.94%
Other 3.27%

Gender

Male (44.62%)
Female (55.38%)

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 43%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Serendipity, Bingo for Books and Miss Paragon

Student Services

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Student Organizations

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Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
The UWA Band, The Student Government Association, UWA Ambassadors, Phi Mu and Blue Key

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
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Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
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Athletics

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Men's Sports

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

Faculty

277
Total Faculty
13:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 130
Part-time - 147
Male - 109
Female - 168