University of South Alabama Admissions

The application fee is $35 for applying undergraduate school and $35 for graduate school at University of South Alabama. Next table presents general admission information.
General Admission Information
Open Admission PolicyNo
Undergraduate Application Fees$35
Graduate Application Fees$35
Admission Informationwww.southalabama.edu/departments/admissions/
Online Applicationwww.southalabama.edu/departments/admissions/applytousa.html
Calendar SystemSemester
Credits AcceptedDual Credits, Credits for Life Experiences, Advanced placement (AP) Credits
Degree Offered1 Year Certificate, 2 Year Certificate, Bachelor, Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), Doctorate (Professional Practice)

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Admission Statistics

For academic year 2018-19, the acceptance rate is 78.99% and yield is 37.00%. 2,582 men and 3,973 women applied to University of South Alabama and 1,988 men and 3,218 women students were accepted. Among them, 775 men and 1,126 women were enrolled into the school (Fall 2018). Following table and chart show the admission statistics including number of applicants, acceptance rate, and yield (also known as enrollment rate).
TotalMenWomen
Applicants6,5552,5823,973
Admitted5,1781,9883,218
Enrolled1,9167751,126
Acceptance Ratio 78.99%76.99%81.00%
Yield 37.00%38.98%34.99%

SAT and ACT Score Distribution

For academic year 2018-2019, 167 students (9% of enrolled) have submitted their SAT scores and 1,786 students (94%) have submitted their ACT scores for seeking degrees. For score submitters, SAT 75th percentile score of Evidence-Based Reading/Writing is 630 and 25th percentile is 530. The SAT Math score is 610 (75th) and 510 (25th). The submitted ACT score is 82 (75th percentile) and 82 (25th percentile). .
25th Percentile75th Percentile
SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing530630
SAT Math510610
ACT Composite2127
ACT Math1926
ACT English2129
The submitted SAT and ACT scores of admitted students at University of South Alabama are similar to the average score when comparing similar colleges (SAT: 1,160, ACT: 68 - Public Research University (high research activity)).

Application Requirements

University of South Alabama requires to submit High School GPA, High School Rank, High School Record (or Transcript) and Completion of College Preparatory Program to its applicants. Next table summarizes University of South Alabama application requirements.
For more admission information such as minimum GPA and required years of subject, see University of South Alabama online application page .
Admission Requirements
High School GPARequired
High School RankNeither required nor recommended
High School Record (or Transcript)Required
Completion of College Preparatory ProgramNeither required nor recommended
RecommendationsNeither required nor recommended
Formal Demonstration of CompetenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission Test ScoresRequired
TOEFLRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended