40%

Acceptance Rate

$7,110

Avg.Financial Aid

001024

FAFSA Code

About University of West Alabama (UWA)

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Public

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

5,200

Website

www.uwa.edu

Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

SACSCOC

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Not applicable

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

#N/A

Location & Contact

Address

Station One

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 2056523400
Fax: 2056523708
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Rankings

The ranking of a particular university helps a student decide where to apply, which is always a tough decision. The ranking of a university is a great way to gauge its performance on several factors like research excellence, the performance of its students after graduation, student experience, and academic success. Usually, the rankings by Forbes and US News are considered noteworthy by applicants and experts. University of West Alabama doesn't feature in the list of top colleges, according to the latest rankings of these two publications.

Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

Rolling Admissions

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

40%

SAT Range

860 - 1020

ACT Range

18 - 23

Application Fee

$30

SAT/ACT

Recommended

High School GPA

Recommended

Accept Common App

None

The admissions process is moderately difficult albeit selective in its approach. The admission process starts by filling up the form and submitting a fee of $30. As per the past trends, the SAT score of a student must lie in the range of 860-1020 to improve her chances. The average ACT score at University of West Alabama is 20. However, those getting an ACT score less than 18 might also be offered admission. The candidates can apply for the courses online. However, in case they need information or want to feel the vibes, they visit the school's office at Station One, Livingston, Alabama 35470. They can also call them at (205) 652-3400.

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$13,357

Average Annual Cost

$8,450

Books And Supplies

$1,216

Other Fees

$1,590

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$7,080

Budget For Other Expenses

$3,505

Total One Year Cost

$21,841

Tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure are the next two things that a student should keep in mind before applying to UWA. The annual full-time cost of attendance comes out to be approximately $27,600. If it sounds unaffordable to the applicant, there are numerous financial aid options available that they can explore.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Doctor's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

14:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

62%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

100%

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

$232

Faculty Overview

43%

Male Professors

57%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Ot...

43 Graduates

Registered Nursing, Administration,...

39 Graduates

Health and Physical Education/Fitne...

27 Graduates

Finance and Financial Management Se...

24 Graduates

Accounting and Related Services

18 Graduates

Biology, General

18 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

17 Graduates

Marketing

15 Graduates

Communication and Media Studies

14 Graduates

Business Administration, Management...

13 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

13 Graduates

Engineering Technologies/Technician...

12 Graduates

Psychology, General

12 Graduates

Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervent...

10 Graduates

Heavy/Industrial Equipment Maintena...

7 Graduates

History

6 Graduates

Mathematics

6 Graduates

Chemistry

5 Graduates

Management Information Systems and...

4 Graduates

Biological and Physical Sciences

3 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

3 Graduates

Sociology

3 Graduates

Special Education and Teaching

2 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

2,154

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

53%

Full-time

85%

Part-time

15%

Students Gender

Male

42%

US National: 44%

Female

58%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

44% White

3% Unknown

43% Black

2% Hispanic

3% Two or more races

5% Non Resident alien

0% Asian

0% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0%

Unknown Location

16%

Out Of State

82%

In State

2%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$40,238 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and N/A of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

N/A

Undergrads in College Housing

44%

Averege Housing Cost

$4,610/year

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $2,696/year.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

$2,696/year

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Tigers

School Colors

red, white, and black

Varsity Athletics Association

NCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Gulf South Conference

Total Male Athletes

282

Total Female Athletes

133

Intramural Sports

9

Sports Club

2

Sports Team (Men)

Baseball

Basketball

Cross Country

Football

Rodeo

Soccer

Tennis

Track and Field

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Cross Country

Rodeo

Soccer

Softball

Tennis

Track and Field

Volleyball

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

No

On-campus housing facilities are offered to the students who wish to remain nearby. A candidate will be needed to pay a normal expense of $7,510 per year for living on campus. The average meal plan at UWA costs around $2,696 a year. Notably, students at the varsity get to choose from various dining and meal plan options as well. The university considers the safety and security of its students to be paramount. At UWA, campus safety and security features include 24-hr security patrol, campus emergency phones and 24-hr escort safety rides. The number of female and male students at the university are 39% and 61%, respectively.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$26,400/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$37,400/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0$100,000

$22,495

$40,750

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$233 - 423

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

92%

Average Aid Per Year

$7,110

Students Receiving Federal Grants

64%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,760

Students Receiving State Aid

2%

Average Aid Per Year

$750

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

66%

Average Aid Per Year

$5,332

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$7,981

$30K - $48K

$6,208

$48K - $75K

$6,254

$75K - $110K

$4,928

> $110K

$4,953

Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$4,818,353

Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$4,171,244

As mentioned, if one finds the fees and cost of living at UWA to be on the higher side, the financial aid department of the varsity would be of huge assistance. They can assist students with scholarships, grants, and student loans as well. At the university, the average federal grant comes to be around $4,270, whereas the financial aid is $3,342. The students at the university are provided with state aid and institutional aid. The state aid stands at $720, while the institutional aid is $3,342. The total need-based scholarships/grants offered at UWA based on students' financial needs add up to $4,818,353 per year. Meanwhile, the total non-need-based scholarships/grants in a year come to around $4,171,244.

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