University of West Alabama School Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

Livingston, AL

$10,990

Avg in-state tuition

$20,090

Avg out-of-state tuition

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About University of West Alabama

School Type: Public

Status: Non-profit

Accreditation: Regional

Religious Affiliation: N/A While the student experience is largely unaffected at most schools with religious affiliations, some schools place more of an emphasis on religion. Learn how religious affiliations may impact students' experience.

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.

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Admissions Breakdown

This school has a competitive acceptance rate.

This school is a little more selective about its students. Competitive acceptance schools welcome 15-50% of all applicants.

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.

Test scores Required

High school rank Not required or recommended

High school GPA Recommended

Completion of college prep program Recommended

High school transcript Required

Letter of recommendation Not required or recommended

Open admission No

Test of English as a foreign language (TOEFL) Required

SAT & ACT

SAT 25th-75th Percentile 860-1020

ACT 25th-75th Percentile 18-22

Learning Environment

Student Body Stats

This school has a student body of between 5,000 and 15,000 students.

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6k

Students Enrolled

77%

Online Student Enrollment

14:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

Ways Students Can Learn

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

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%

Female student population

73%

Socio-economic diversity

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

Online Programs

Offers Online Programs

Yes

Online Programs

31

Total Online Enrollment

4,339

Student Location Breakout

77% 23%

Percent of Programs Online

39% On-campus

61% Online

Types of Online Programs Offered

Certificates Not offered

Associate Not offered

Bachelor's 40% online

Graduate Certificate 100% online

Master's 93% online

Doctorate 100% online

Financial 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

Financial Outlook

$30k

Average salary 6 years after starting school

$26k

Average student debt after graduation

Resource

Understanding Grants & Scholarships

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.