Graduate Programs Overview

University of South Alabama is a Public, 4 or more years school located in Mobile, Alabama. It offers graduate degree programs as well as undergraduate degree programs. For academic year 2020-2021 the graduate school tuition & fees are $8,156 for Alabama residents and $16,112 for other students in average.

It offers sixty-seven graduate programs: 36 Master's, 24 Doctorate, 2 Post-Bachelor's, 5 Post-Master's programs. Some of those programs are offered by distance learning. 1,057 students have been conferred Master's degree and 396 students have received Doctorate degree last year.
Graduate Programs Key Facts
School NameUniversity of South Alabama
TypePublic, 4 or more years
Address307 N University Blvd, Mobile, AL
Graduate School Students5,174 students
3,581 students enrolled online exclusively
Tuition & Fees (2020-2021)In-State$8,156
Out-of-State$16,112
Student to Faculty17:1 (5.88%)
Number of Offered Graduate ProgramsTotal 67 Graduate Programs
36 Master's, 5 Doctorate, 7 Post graduate certificates

2021 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees

The following table and chart describe 2020-2021 graduate tuition & fees at University of South Alabama with tuition changes over the last 5 years. Each cost is an average amount over the offered programs. For Alabama residents, the tuition & fees are $8,156 and $16,112 for non-Alabama residents. The tuition per credit hours for part-time students (or full-time students who taking extra credits) is $442 for Alabama residents and $884 for out-of-state students.
2021 COATuition Trends
2021 Graduate School Tuition, Fees, and Living Costs
In-StateOut-of-State
Tuition$7,956$15,912
Fees$200$200
Cost per Credit$442$884
Books & Supplies$1,200
Room & Board$7,900 (On-Campus) / $9,020 (Off-Campus)
Personal Expenses$5,370 (On-Campus) / $5,370 (Off-Campus)
On-Campus Total$22,626$30,582
Off-Campus Total$23,746$31,702
Graduate Program Tuition Changes (2017-2021)
2016-20172017-20182018-20192019-20202020-2021
In-State$7,326$7,578$8,156$8,156$8,156
Out-of-State$14,652$15,156$16,112$16,112$16,112

Graduate Programs By Area of Study

University of South Alabama offers Masters, Doctorate, Post-Bachelor's Certificate, Post-Master's Certificate graduate degree/certificate programs through 179 major areas - 35 Master's (8 online programs), 13 Doctorate (1 online programs), 1 Post-Bachelor', 4 Post-Master'(3 online programs). The following table summarizes the total number of completers by degree and gender.
Total Number of Conferred Graduate Degree
Master'sDoctorate Post-Bachelor'sPost-Master's
Total1,057396-137
Men226124-13
Women831272-124
Below, you can check major programs and concentration for each area of study with offered degrees and completers. ONLINE denotes the program offered by distance learning (online degree). You may want to see all graduate schools offering a major program by following the link on the title of the program.
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Natural Resources And Conservation
Communication and Journalism
Computer And Information Sciences
Education
Engineering
English Language And Literature
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Mathematics And Statistics
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
Psychology
Human Services
Social Sciences
Visual And Performing Arts
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Business
History
Education
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Computer And Information Sciences
Education
Engineering
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Psychology
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Business
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Natural Resources And Conservation
Communication and Journalism
Computer And Information Sciences
Education
Engineering
English Language And Literature
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Mathematics And Statistics
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
Psychology
Human Services
Social Sciences
Visual And Performing Arts
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Business
History
Education
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Computer And Information Sciences
Education
Engineering
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Psychology
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Business
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Computer And Information Sciences
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
Social Sciences
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences

Graduate Student Population

Total 14,224 students enrolled in University of South Alabama including both undergraduate and graduate programs, with full-time and part-time status. In graduate schools, 5,174 students are enrolled to earn graduate degrees. By gender, it has 1,013 male and 4,161 female graduate students. By attending status, there are 4,188 full-time and 986 part-time students in graduate schools. It offers online degree programs and 3,581 students enrolled to earn their graduate degree through online exclusively and 274 students are taking some online graduate courses.
Graduate Students Gender Distribution
Total5,174
Men Students1,013
Women Students4,161
Graduate Students Attending Status Distribution
Total5,174
Full-time Students4,188
Part-time Students986
By race/ethnicity 3,460 White, 945 Black, and 206 Asian students are attending at University of South Alabama. The detail graduate enrollment distribution by race is shown in the below chart.
Graduate Students Race Distribution
Total5,174
American Indian /
Native American
45
Asian206
Black945
Hispanic192
Native Hawaiian /
Other Pacific Islander
6
White3,460
Two or more races131
Un-Known106
31 students are younger than 22 and 1,083 students are older than 65. The school has 2,315 students aged between 22 and 30 and 1,745 students aged 30 to 40.
Graduate Students Age Distribution
Total5,174
21 & Under31
22-24872
25-291,443
30-341,020
35-39725
40 & Over1,083
Distance learning, also called online education, is very attractive to students, especially those who want to continue education and work in the field. At University of South Alabama, 3,581 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 274 students are enrolled in some online courses.
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment Distribution
Total Enrollment5,174
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses3,581
Enrolled in Some But Not All Online Courses274
Not Enrolled In Any Online Courses1,319
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment By Student Location
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses3,581
Alabama Resident725
Other State In U.S.2,842
Outside of U.S.14



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