University of West Alabama: Review & Facts

Overall Rating: Overall Ranking - ExcellentQuality: Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety: Capmus Safety Rating - OustandingCosts: Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Very Good
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University of West Alabama is a medium four-year, public school with 4,945 students enrolled. This institution was founded in 1835 and is the only institution located in Livingston, Alabama.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
26
At University of West Alabama you can get your associate's degree, bachelor's degree, master's degree, or postmaster certificate.

University of West Alabama deploys a semester-based curriculum calendar system and lets you to select from 26 majors. The most popular concentrations are Education, Psychology, Nursing, Management, and Business. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other schools.

It is important to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are normally a positive sign. However, if you are planning to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
57%
The rate of student retention at University of West Alabama is low at 57% (below Alabama average). Taking this statistic into consideration, it seems that students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at University of West Alabama is low - 34%. Roughly 23% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at University of West Alabama is decent: 16:1. Learn more details about instructors at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$13,600
Average tuition prices are close to the nationwide median, $12,400 annually. The additional fees at University of West Alabama beyond tuition are around $1,200; which comes to a total of $13,600 per year.

Read the details about University of West Alabama additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
49%
As reported in recent data, 937 applications were submitted and 455 were accepted; so it is pretty hard to get admitted at this school.

This school will consider accepting your dual credits and advanced placement credits for admission.

Read the details about admissions as well applicants test score information at University of West Alabama in the Admissions and Tests report for this college.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$3,600
University of West Alabama offers a distance education program.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at University of West Alabama, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
A-
University of West Alabama offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates about 900 students, which offers a good on-campus housing opportunity. The room price is relatively low -- around $3,600 a year.

Air Force ROTC programs are available at University of West Alabama. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have obtained a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime data, University of West Alabama seems to be a safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

University of West Alabama Location and Maps



Post Address: University of West Alabama, Station One, Livingston, Alabama 35470, USA
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