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University of West Alabama: Accreditation, Admissions and Tuition Expenses

University of West Alabama

Website: http://www.uwa.edu
Address: Station One , Livingston , Alabama - 35470
Phone: (205) 652-3400
GENERAL INFORMATION
Type
Four or more years Public
Awards offered Less then 1 year certificate, Associate's, Bachelor's, Master's
Campus setting
Remote Rural
Campus housing Yes
Carnegie classification
Master's Colleges and Universities (medium programs)
Athletics (football) NCAA, Gulf South Conference
Religious affiliation Not applicable
Calendar system Semester
Remedial services Yes
Academic/career counseling service Yes
Employment services for students Yes
Placement services for completers Yes
On-campus daycare Yes
Distance learning Yes
ROTC Yes
Study abroad No
Weekend/evening college No
ADMISSIONS: INFORMATION
Application fee $20
STATISTICS
TOTAL
MEN
WOMEN
Applicants
885
376
509
Percent admitted
68%
76%
63%
Admitted applicants who enrolled
50%
48%
53%
TEST SCORES
P 25
P 75
SAT Critical reading
350
780
SAT Math
240
530
SAT Writing
390
520
ACT Composite
17
22
ACT English
16
22
ACT Math
16
21
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college preparatory program Recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Admissions test scores Required
COST
EXPENSES AMOUNT
In-state tuition $4,600
Out-of-state tuition $9,200
Books and supplies $1,025
On-campus room and board $4,149
On-campus other expenses $3,552
FINANCIAL AID
TYPE
AVG %
AVG AMOUNT
Financial aid
98%
-
Federal grant aid
46%
$3,588
State or local grant aid
10%
$738
Institutional grant aid
52%
-
Loan aid
76%
$3,708
STUDENT BODY
ENROLLMENT
TOTAL
% MEN
% WOMEN
Enrolled
4,888
24%
76%
Estimated undergraduates enrolled 1,805
Estimated graduates enrolled 2,444
Undergraduates 24 years old 61%
Undergraduates 25 - 65 years old 23%
GRADUATION RATE
Total 32%
Men 30%
Women 34%
Bachelor's degree - 4 years 16%
Bachelor's degree - 5 years 22%
Bachelor's degree - 6 years 28%

Tuition, Fees, and Estimated Student Expenses

Estimated expenses for academic year 2006-2007 2007-2008 2008-2009 2009-2010 % change 2008-2009 to 2009-2010
Tuition and fees          
In-state $4,338 $4,608 $5,100 $5,780 13.3%
Out-of-state $8,176 $8,716 $9,700 $10,840 11.8%
Books and supplies $900 $900 $1,025 $1,120 9.3%
Living arrangement          
On Campus          
Room and board $3,285 $3,633 $4,149 $4,416 6.4%
Other $2,100 $2,400 $3,552 $3,736 5.2%
Off Campus          
Room and board $5,445 $5,283 $3,863 $3,836 -0.7%
Other $2,254 $2,400 $3,552 $3,736 5.2%
Off Campus with Family          
Other $2,400 $2,400 $3,552 $3,736 5.2%
Total Expenses 2006-2007 2007-2008 2008-2009 2009-2010 % change 2008-2009 to 2009-2010
In-state          
On Campus $10,623 $11,541 $13,826 $15,052 8.9%
Off Campus $12,937 $13,191 $13,540 $14,472 6.9%
Off Campus with Family $7,638 $7,908 $9,677 $10,636 9.9%
Out-of-state          
On Campus $14,461 $15,649 $18,426 $20,112 9.2%
Off Campus $16,775 $17,299 $18,140 $19,532 7.7%
Off Campus with Family $11,476 $12,016 $14,277 $15,696 9.9%

Map & Directions

Map of University of West Alabama

Admissions

Undergraduate application fee (2009-2010): $50
Undergraduate Admissions Fall 2009
  Total Male Female
Number of applicants 770 340 430
Percent admitted 62% 77% 50%
Percent admitted who enrolled 68% 51% 89%
Admissions Considerations Required Recommended
Secondary school GPA X  
Secondary school record X  
Completion of college-preparatory program   X
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) X  
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign language) X  
Test Scores: Fall 2009 (enrolled first-time students)
Students submitting scores Number Percent
ACT 326 100%
Test Scores 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile**
NOTES:
*  25% of students scored at or below
** 25% of students scored above
  • Data apply to first-time degree/certificate-seeking students.
  • Institutions are asked to report test scores only if they are required for admission.
ACT Composite 18 34
ACT English 18 35
ACT Math 16 34

 

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation
Agency Periods of Accreditation Status
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges 7/1/1938 -   Accredited
Specialized Accreditation
Agency / Program Periods of Accreditation Status
National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools 1/1/1954 -   Accredited
National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs 1/1/1978 -   Accredited

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