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 fifty-five graduate programs: 34 Master's, 15 Doctorate, 2 Post-Bachelor's, 4 Post-Master's programs. Some of those programs are offered by distance learning. 1,202 students have been conferred Master's degree and 344 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 Students4,541 students
3,069 students enrolled online exclusively
Tuition & Fees (2020-2021)In-State$8,156
Out-of-State$16,112
Student to Faculty18:1 (5.56%)
Number of Offered Graduate ProgramsTotal 55 Graduate Programs
34 Master's, 4 Doctorate, 6 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 55 major areas - 34 Master's (9 online programs), 13 Doctorate (1 online programs), 1 Post-Bachelor', 4 Post-Master'(4 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
Total1,202344-147
Men23778-17
Women965266-130
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.
Education
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Business
History
Education
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Computer And Information Sciences
Visual And Performing Arts
Education
Engineering
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Psychology
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Business
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Engineering
Natural Resources And Conservation
Communication and Journalism
Computer And Information Sciences
Education
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
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

Graduate Student Population

Total 14,834 students enrolled in University of South Alabama including both undergraduate and graduate programs, with full-time and part-time status. In graduate schools, 4,541 students are enrolled to earn graduate degrees. By gender, it has 1,013 male and 3,528 female graduate students. By attending status, there are 3,686 full-time and 855 part-time students in graduate schools. It offers online degree programs and 3,069 students enrolled to earn their graduate degree through online exclusively and 173 students are taking some online graduate courses.
Graduate Students Gender Distribution
Total4,541
Men Students1,013
Women Students3,528
Graduate Students Attending Status Distribution
Total4,541
Full-time Students3,686
Part-time Students855
By race/ethnicity 3,063 White, 751 Black, and 182 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
Total4,541
American Indian /
Native American
42
Asian182
Black751
Hispanic151
Native Hawaiian /
Other Pacific Islander
10
White3,063
Two or more races89
Un-Known167
24 students are younger than 22 and 933 students are older than 65. The school has 2,115 students aged between 22 and 30 and 1,469 students aged 30 to 40.
Graduate Students Age Distribution
Total4,541
21 & Under24
22-24787
25-291,328
30-34899
35-39570
40 & Over933
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, 3,069 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 173 students are enrolled in some online courses.
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment Distribution
Total Enrollment4,541
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses3,069
Enrolled in Some But Not All Online Courses173
Not Enrolled In Any Online Courses1,299
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment By Student Location
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses3,069
Alabama Resident553
Other State In U.S.2,508
Outside of U.S.8



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