University of South Alabama

Men's D1 Coach: Richie Riley
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10,293 Undergrads / 14,834 Students
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$13,624 Net Price
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79% Admitted
  • Team Conference

    Sun Belt Conference

  • College Type

    4-year, Public

  • Campus Type

    City: Medium

Student Body
  • Male
  • Female
  • Full Time
  • Part Time
  • In-State
  • Out-of-state
  • Foreign
  • Other
  • White
  • Black
  • Asian
  • Latino
  • Foreign
  • Other
Student-to-faculty Ratio
18 to 1
Return For Sophomore Year
Overall Graduation Rate
Graduate On Time / in 6 Years
25% / 46%
Calendar System
Religious Affiliation
On campus housing is provided and is not required for incoming freshman

Other includes American Indian, Native Alaskan, Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, two or more races and unknown race / ethnicity.

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Where Grads Live
  • United States
  • Mobile Alabama Area
  • Greater Atlanta Area
  • Birmingham Alabama Area
  • Biloxi Mississippi Area
  • Pensacola Florida Area
  • Houston Texas Area
  • Greater New Orleans Area
  • Dallas/Fort Worth Area
  • Washington D.C. Metro Area
  • Huntsville Alabama Area
  • Montgomery Alabama Area
  • Greater Nashville Area TN
  • Greater New York City Area
  • Tampa/St. Petersburg Florida Area
Where Grads Work
  • University of South Alabama
  • University of South Alabama
  • Mobile County Public School System
  • University of South Alabama College of Medicine
  • US Army
  • Mobile Infirmary Medical Center
  • United States Air Force
  • Southern Company
  • University of South Alabama Health
  • CPSI
  • Regions Bank
  • Hargrove Engineers + Constructors
  • Evonik
  • Springhill Medical Center
  • West -- TeleVox Solutions
What Grads Do
  • Healthcare Services
  • Business Development
  • Operations
  • Education
  • Sales
  • Engineering
  • Information Technology
  • Administrative
  • Community and Social Services
  • Finance
  • Research
  • Support
  • Arts and Design
  • Media and Communication
  • Human Resources
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Overall Experience
Student Life
Professor Rating
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Critical Reading
470 - 560
510 - 600
980 - 1160
21 - 29
18 - 26
20 - 27

This range represents the middle half of incoming freshman from the 25th to 75th percentile. The writing component is now optional and no longer reported.

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Applicants 6,350 2,401 3,949
% Admitted 79% 76% 80%
% Admits That Enroll 32% 33% 32%
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Majors / Programs

Degrees offered by popularity. Type = Bachelor.

Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General (27%)
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse (14%)
Business (12%)
Engineering (11%)
Education (9%)
Health/Medical Preparatory Programs, Other (7%)
Biological & Biomedical Sciences (7%)
Psychology, General (4%)
Psychology (4%)
Elementary Education and Teaching (4%)
Mechanical Engineering (4%)
Computer & Information Sciences (4%)
Biology/Biological Sciences, General (4%)
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching (3%)
Speech Communication and Rhetoric (3%)
Communication & Journalism (3%)
Biomedical Sciences, General (3%)
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Net Price

Average net price = sticker price - financial aid.


Average net price by income for incoming freshman receiving financial aid.

Net price for students paying in-state tuition rate (public institutions).

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Sticker Price

Sticker price = estimated total cost of attendance.

On Campus
Tuition & Fees$8,396 $14,796
Books & Supplies$1,300 $1,300
Cost of Living$7,800 $7,800
Personal Expenses$4,916 $4,916
Sticker Price$22,412 $27,546

Personal expenses includes laundry, transportation, entertainment and furnishings.

Financial Aid

95% of full-time, incoming freshman receive financial aid.

Receiving Aid %
Avg. Aid Amount
Type of Aid
Grant or Scholarship88%$7,439
Federal Grants45%$5,638
Pell Grants43%$5,016
Other Federal13%$3,078
State & Local Grants4%$1,466
Institutional Grants70%$5,545
Student Loans61%$11,039
Federal Loans60%$10,482
Other Loans4%$11,346

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All financials shown for full-time, incoming freshman.

Total Amount
Per Student
Financial Assets $153 Million $10,311

Value of endowment assets at fiscal year end.


Total federal debt after graduation for undergrad borrowers: $24,761.

Total cumulative student debt by percentile.

Total Principal
Monthly Payment
10 Year Repayment $15,000 $263

Most student loans have a grace period before repayment begins.

3 Year Avg. Default Rate: 7.9%

Avg. rate for colleges with basketball is 5.1%.

Total federal debt excludes private student loans and parent PLUS loans. Cumulative debt cohort includes 6,151 students.


Earnings 10 years after enrollment: $37,800

Earnings of former students working by percentile.

Earnings of former students who received federal financial aid. Figures shown are median.


How long until this college investment pays off: 5.95 years.

Median debt and foregone earnings divided by median earnings. Foregone earnings assumes 4 years to graduation; at this school, 25% of students graduate on time.

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Campus Safety
On Campus
In Residence Halls In Res. Halls
Criminal Offenses
Murder - -
Negligent Manslaughter - -
Rape 5 4
Fondling 1 -
Incest - -
Statutory Rape - -
Robbery 1 1
Aggravated Assault 3 3
Burglary 12 12
Motor Vehicle Theft 4 3
Arson 1 1

In Residence Halls are a subset of On Campus statistics. Murder includes non-negligent manslaughter.

The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here. Statistics represent 3-year average data.

Data from The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), the primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data related to education.

Carnegie Classifications
Basic ClassificationDoctoral Universities: Higher Research Activity
Undergrad InstructionProfessions plus arts & sciences, some graduate coexistence
Graduate InstructionResearch Doctoral: Professional-dominant
Enrollment ProfileMajority undergraduate
Undergrad ProfileFour-year, full-time, selective, higher transfer-in
Size and SettingFour-year, large, primarily residential

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