Meisler Hall, Room 2500, Mobile, AL 36688-0002 251-460-6141
About University of South Alabama
  • Year of Foundation 1963
  • Size of Campus 1215 Acres
  • Type of Instituition Public institution
  • Religious Orientation None
  • Degrees Bachelor, Master, Post Master
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 10,144
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 57% 43% 19%OUS
Application
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State $6,810 In state,$13,620 Out of state
  • Room and Board $5,608
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition Selective
  • Application Fee $35
  • Enrollment No. 11,250
The University of South Alabama (USA) is a public, doctoral-level university in Mobile, Alabama, USA. It was created by the Alabama Legislature in May, 1963, and replaced existing extension programs operated in Mobile by the University of Alabama. USA is the only major public institution of higher learning on the upper Gulf Coast. With Alabama's two older universities more than 200 miles distant, the University is strategically located in the greater Mobile area, which has a population of more than a million within a 100-mile radius.
Social Life And Activities
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus N/A
  • Number of students in fraternities 9
  • Percent students who are frat members N/A
  • Number of honor societies Gold Key
  • Setting Suburban
  • Number of sororities 8
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Baptist Student Union, Catholic Student Association, Chi Alpha
  • Other on-campus organizations N/A
  • Percent students who are frat sororities N/A
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Black Student Union
  • Alcohol Policies Yes
  • Number of frats 9
  • Other general policies hazing prohibited
  • Number of frat chapter houses 6
Transportation
  • Distance to nearest airport New Orleans (160), Atlanta (330)
  • Distance to nearest train Mobile (11)
  • Distance to nearest bus Mobile (9)
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
Student Housing
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples N/A
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles N/A
  • Number of students using college housing 12%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined N/A
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university N/A
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms, sorority housing, fraternity housing, apartments for married students, apartment for single students, special housing for disabled students
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles N/A
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 100%
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system N/A
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments N/A
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms N/A
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available N/A
  • College campus housing availability Yes
Campus Services
  • Number Of Books in Library 1,068,209
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations N/A
  • Student Computer Availability Yes
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network
  • Number of e-books N/A
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Computer Courses Yes
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Number Of Microforms 919,540
  • OS of Wifi Network N/A
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service, health insurance
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms N/A
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds N/A
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help reading, math, writing, study skills
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) N/A
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, military, personal, veteran student, academic, older student, psychological
  • Museums N/A
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page N/A
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library N/A
  • Number Of Subscriptions 1,847
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Library Facilities 100%
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support
Student Employment and Career
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Offered on campus
  • Does the school discourage student employment N/A
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs Chevron Texaco, Southern Company, Northrop Grumman
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Career placment and training co-op education, on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment N/A
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads N/A
  • Employed Students after 6 Months 73%
  • Student Employment Federal
  • Army ROTC on campus? Offered on campus
  • Employed Students after 1 year N/A
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
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