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ACCEPTANCE RATE

34.93%

FINANCIAL AID RATE

96%

STUDENT TEACHER RATIO

14:1

DEGREE OFFERED ONLINE

62

FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.

$5,874

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Average Grants + Scholarship Aid Awarded to Undergraduate Students

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University of West Alabama

3060 Wilson Rd SW, Birmingham, AL

University of West Alabama provides a variety of educational opportunities for students to aid them in their growth and development. The school is located in Livingston, Alabama and publically funded. University of West Alabama has an annual student enrollment of approximately five thousand.

A list of some of the more popular programs offered are:

  • Education
  • Health And Clinical Professions
  • Business And Marketing Studies
  • Social Sciences

Students applying for admission are usually required to submit an application, school records, standardized test scores and any requested application essays, which will then be reviewed by the admissions office. Most students admitted to this school have an SAT score within the range of 997 - 1160, or an ACT score between 18 - 22. 49% of applicants are accepted to UWA, of which 78 percent choose to enroll. More information on admissions can be found at admissions.uwa.edu.

The tuition at UWA varies based on the state of residence of the student. In-state residents pay approximately $7,600 per year and out-of-state residents are charged $14,000 annually. On-campus housing is available for students and costs about $2,800 each year. Students enrolled at this school may qualify for aid which is usually scholarships, grants, and loans.

The University of West Alabama Tigers participate in several athletic programs, within the NCAA organization. Athletic programs that are available may include:

  • Baseball (NCAA Division II)
  • Basketball (NCAA Division II)
  • Football (NCAA Division II)
  • Softball (NCAA Division II)

Students may take a look at the school's www.uwa.edu to see additional information.

Admission Requirements & Details

The admissions information below may provide a better idea of the applicants University of West Alabama accepts. The details may include admissions application requirements and recommendations, as well as any AP credits that may be transferred.

College Credits Accepted

  • Dual Credits
  • Life Experience Credits
  • AP Course Credits

Student Enrollment

Total enrollment at University of West Alabama is around 5,200 students. The enrollment breakdown by academic level is 8% enrolling as graduate students and 41% as undergraduate students.

$13,400

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $13,400. There is also a $30 application fee for those applying to a program. The figures listed below are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • Annual tuition estimates are:
    • State Residents: $9,100-$11,000
    • Out-of-State: $18,000-$21,840
  • Charges for part-time students are:
    • In-State: $330-$390 per unit
    • Out-of-State: $650-$780 per unit
  • May offer prepaid tuition, allowing students to purchase tuition at current rates for future years.

Financial Aid Details

The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid96%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships92%$7,110
Receiving Student Loans96%$7,077
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Academics & Student Services

Student Services

To help students and alumni, University of West Alabama may offer student services including:

  • Online course work available
  • Remedial courses
  • Career path counseling
  • Work study style employment
  • Employment search assistance
  • Day care for children

Specialized Programs & Accreditations

  • Associate's Degree in Nursing (ADN) Program
    • * Accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (since 1978)
  • Elementary and Secondary School Teacher Education Program
    • * Accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (since 1954)

Intercollegiate Athletics

University of West Alabama is a Member of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), with many of the sports belonging to the NCAA Division II with football classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:

  • Baseball (Gulf South Conference)
  • Basketball (Gulf South Conference)
  • Football (Gulf South Conference)
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Tennis
  • Track and Field, Outdoor
  • Track and Field, X-Country
  • Volleyball
  • Rodeo
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Programs Offered

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  • English Language and Literature

  • Mathematics and Statistics

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