University of South Alabama (USA)

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USA can be found in Mobile, AL, a public college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. There are around 16,000 students enrolled each year at USA.

A SAT or ACT exam may be required before applying to this college. Scores within the range of 1295 (25th percentile) - 1635 (75th percentile) for the SAT exam and between 20 (25th percentile) - 26 (75th percentile) on the ACT is usually submitted among applicants admitted to USA. Based on sampled GPA data collected and applied, it is estimated that the USA average GPA range for accepted students is around 2.98 - 3.25. Roughly 90 percent of all applicant were admitted at USA, and from those that were granted acceptance about 45 percent continued on to enroll. When applying historical data, we have projected that the USA acceptance rate 2015 will be around 87%. You can get more information from the admissions office website at southalabama.edu.

Overall USA Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013

86.0%

The overall acceptance rate for University of South Alabama was reported as 86.0% in Fall 2013 with over 4,810 college applications submitted to this school. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • USA SAT Scores: 1295 - 1635
  • USA ACT Scores: 20 - 26
  • USA Average GPA: 2.98 - 3.25

How Hard Is It to Get into University of South Alabama?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

The applicant selectivity of USA is about average, as determined by collecting standardized test scores e.g. ACT/SAT and high school average GPA ranges of students who were granted admissions from previous years.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2019 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2019-2020 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for USA has been staying about the same from year to year.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2009-2010: 89.7%
  • 2010-2011: 86.4%
  • 2011-2012: 87.3%
  • 2012-2013: 87.2%
  • 2013-2014: 86.0%
  • Projected USA Acceptance Rate 2019-2020: 86.9%

How Does USA Compare?

86.0%
This School
55.5%
National Avg

The acceptance rate for University of South Alabama is fifty-five percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
The University of West Florida48.1%
University of Southern Mississippi66.3%
University of New Orleans50.4%
Tulane University of Louisiana26.4%
Southeastern Louisiana University44.8%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2013)

TotalMaleFemale
Applicants4,81444.3%55.7%
Admitted4,14243.0%57.0%
Enrolled1,87843.8%56.2%

Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to USA (Fall 2013)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading440 - 550
Math435 - 565
Writing420 - 520
Total Score1295 - 1635
ACT®Score Range
English20 - 27
Math18 - 25
Composite Score20 - 26
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