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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
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Marine Biology And Biological Oceanography Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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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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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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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
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

7,569
Applied
2,644
Accepted
2,239
Enrolled
35%
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Female Admissions

4,888
Females Applied
1,706
Females Accepted
35%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

2,681
Males Applied
938
Males Accepted
35%
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 18 22

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

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

10,889
Avg. Financial Aid Package
9,596
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
4,023
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
5,102
Avg. Grant Aid
5,839
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
99% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
22%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
4%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

2,239
Total Undergrad students
4%
International Students
18%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 1.57%
Black or African American 40.76%
White or Caucasian 45.28%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.49%
Asian 0.31%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.04%
Two or more races 2.28%
Other 5.23%

Gender

Male (39.39%)
Female (60.61%)

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 50%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Serendipity Talent Show, UWA Football Games and Springfest

Student Services

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Student Organizations

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Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Wesley Campus Ministries, UWA Rotoract, Active Minds, Phi Mu and Alpha Sigma Alpha

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
Baseball No Division 2 Checkmark
Basketball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Bowling Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running No Division 2 Checkmark
Football Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Soccer Checkmark No No
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
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Bowling Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running No Division 2 Checkmark
Football Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark No No
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

314
Total Faculty
14:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 121
Part-time - 193
Male - 125
Female - 189
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