University of West AlabamaSchool Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

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Livingston, Alabama Public Nonprofit regional Accreditation

$10,990

Avg in-state tuition

$20,090

Avg out-of-state tuition

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About University of West Alabama

The University of West Alabama is a medium-sized public university located on a rural campus in Livingston, Alabama. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 5,653, and admissions are highly selective, with an acceptance rate of 35%. The university offers 25 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 35%, and a student-faculty ratio of 14:1. Tuition and fees for in-state students are $10,990, while tuition and fees for out-of-state students are $20,090.

Admissions Breakdown

Acceptance Rate Insight

35% of students were accepted during the 2019-2020 school year. Sometimes schools with midrange acceptance rates have higher standards of entry but are still accessible to many students who apply.

Acceptance Rate 35%

Retention Rate 67%

Graduation Rate 35%

Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2019-2020]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.

SAT & ACT

SAT 25th-75th Percentile 860-1020

ACT 25th-75th Percentile 18-22

Ways to Learn

Hybrid The program is a combination of on-campus and online learning and varies per program.

Learning Environment

73%

Female Student Population

14:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

6k

Number of Students Enrolled

Demographics

White

50%

Black

36%

Unknown

7%

Two or more races

2%

Non-U.S. Citizen

2%

Hispanic

1%

American Indian/Alaska Native

1%

Asian

0%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0%

Socio-Economic Diversity

62% of students received an income-based federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2019-2020]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.

Financial Aid Breakdown

Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

75%

State Grant Aid

1%

Institution Grant Aid

59%

Pell Grant

62%

Average Aid Awarded
Federal Grant Aid $4,270
State Grant Aid $720
Institution Grant Aid $3,342
Pell Grant Aid $4,852

Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2019-2020]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.

Resource

Understanding Grants & Scholarships