University of West Alabama

Livingston, Alabama

Overview

AddressStation One
School Websitewww.uwa.edu
School TypePublic, 4-year or above

Remote

StatusPublic
On Campus HousingYes
Level of StudyUndergraduate/Graduate

University of West Alabama is a small public, 4-year college based in Livingston, Alabama that offers both undergraduate and graduate programs to its students. The highest level of offerings is doctor's degree. In the 2019 academic year, 8,870 students applied to University of West Alabama. Of those students, 3,518 were granted admission into the school.

In the 2019 academic year, the in-state tuition for enrolling in University of West Alabama was $8,450, in addition to fees of $1,590. This number excludes room and board. The school does provide on-campus housing, which you may want to factor into your cost analysis when planning to attend University of West Alabama.

University of West Alabama has a 29% graduation rate within six years of enrolling.

Getting In

Moderate

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ACT-
GPARecommended

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The University of West Alabama acceptance rate is 40%. To put this into perspective, 3,518 of the 8,870 students who applied to University of West Alabama in the 2019 academic year were admitted. It’s clear that enrolling in University of West Alabama is not out of reach. You simply need the right credentials.

Most students who have been accepted into University of West Alabama had an SAT score between the range of 860 and 1,020. If you want a good shot of getting in, you'll also want to have strong ACT scores. The ACT range for University of West Alabama was between 18 and 23 in the last academic year.

In addition, applicants are not required to submit their GPA to University of West Alabama as part of their application.

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Cost is a crucial factor to consider when deciding what college to attend. At University of West Alabama, the tuition for in-state residents is $8,450. Combined with fees of $1,590, room and board costs of $7,080, other expenses of $3,505 and the $1,216 cost of books and supplies, the total in-state one-year cost is $21,841.

Out-of-state residents can expect to pay more. While the costs for room, board, and other expenses are the same, out-of-state tuition is significantly higher. Out-of-state students must pay $18,490 in tuition. This brings the total one-year cost of enrolling in University of West Alabama to $30,291 for out-of-state students.

Students at University of West Alabama are eligible for federal financial aid. The average federal aid awarded to students at University of West Alabama was $4,760 last year. The percentage of students awarded federal aid was 64%. This shows that if you apply for federal aid, you have a good chance of receiving it.

University of West Alabama Undergraduate Population

Full-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Part-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Student-to-Faculty Ratio14:1

Student composition is an important deciding factor for most students applying to University of West Alabama.

University of West Alabama has a good gender split, with 58% of undergraduates being female and 42% of undergraduates being male.

At the school, most students are Alabama residents; in fact, 82% of all students reside in Alabama. However, 16% of students come from out-of-state and 2% of students are international. This means you’ll be able to interact with people from all backgrounds.

The student to faculty ratio at University of West Alabama is 14:1. This means that you should have no trouble getting the academic support you need from University of West Alabama to thrive in your studies.

What's more, 4,755 students enrolled full-time.

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