Station 4 Livingston, AL 35470 888-636-8800
http://www.uwa.edu admissions@uwa.edu
About University of West Alabama
  • Year of Foundation 1835
  • Size of Campus 600 Acres
  • Type of Instituition Public institution
  • Religious Orientation None
  • Degrees Bachelor, Master
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 1,741
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 61% 39% 19%OUS
Application
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State $5,060 In state,$10,120 Out of state
  • Room and Board $3,748
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition Less selective
  • Application Fee $50
  • Enrollment No. 1,945
The University of West Alabama is a state-supported, coeducational institution of higher learning governed by a Board of Trustees appointed by the Governor. As a regional institution, the University's foremost commitment is to meeting the educational needs of the State and particularly of the West Alabama area. Valuing a diverse student population, it also welcomes students from throughout the United States and from other countries.
Social Life And Activities
  • Percent students who are frat members N/A
  • Number of honor societies Alpha Chi, Alpha Psi Omega, Alpha Upsilon Alpha, Blue Ken National Honor Fraternity, Cardinal Key National Honor Society, Delta Mu Delta, Kappa Delta Pi, Kappa Mu Epsilon, Omicron Delta Kappa, Ordre of Omega, Phi Alpha Theta, Phi Eta Sigma, Phi Kappa Phi,
  • Setting Rural
  • Number of sororities 5
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Wesley Foundation, Baptist Campus Ministries, Overflow, Interfaith Council
  • 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) African American Cultural Association, International Student Association
  • Alcohol Policies No
  • Number of frats 13
  • Other general policies class attendance policies set by individual instructors, hazing prohibited
  • Number of frat chapter houses 3
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Serendipity Talent Show; Spring Fest; Homecoming; Greek Games; Miss UWA Pageant
  • Number of students in fraternities 13
Transportation
  • Distance to nearest airport Birmingham, Alabama (116), Meridian, Mississippi (40)
  • Distance to nearest train Meridian, Mississippi (40)
  • Distance to nearest bus Livingston, Alabama (1)
  • Public Transportation to the University No
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
Student Housing
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles 15%
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined N/A
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms (30%), women's dorms (22%), men's dorms (32%), apartments for married students (5%), apartment for single students (11%)
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles 68%
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 100%
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 14%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments 15%
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • Number of students using college housing N/A
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples 2%
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 7
Campus Services
  • Museums N/A
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network N/A
  • Number Of Subscriptions 257
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Computer Courses No
  • Library Facilities Extensive collection of archives
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Number Of Microforms 473,473
  • OS of Wifi Network Microsoft
  • Student Computer Availability Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library 0
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Number of e-books 0
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help reading, math, writing, study skills
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations 0
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Number Of Books in Library 151,991
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page No
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) 0
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 5,000
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in all the libraries, in some classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in all college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms 0
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Counseling Services career, personal, academic, psychological
Student Employment and Career
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • Career placment and training co-op education, on-campus job interviews, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Offered at cooperating institution (University of Alabama)
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 10%
  • Army ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Employed Students after 1 year N/A
  • Student Employment Federal
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 1,200
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Employed Students after 6 Months N/A
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs Many surrounding school systems; West Alabama Weems Mental Health Services; State of Alabama; David Volkert & Associates; Enterprise Rent-A-Car; Southern Company
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
  • Specific Locations/Universities Rural