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University of West Alabama is a public institution located in Livingston, Alabama. The rural area surrounding the school is great for students who prefer living in a country setting.

$25,829 Avg Cost After Aid (Undergrad)
74% Acceptance Rate

Where Is University of West Alabama?

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Contact details for University of West Alabama are given below.

Contact Details
Address: Station One, Livingston, AL 35470
Phone: 205-652-3400
Website: www.uwa.edu

How Do I Get Into University of West Alabama?

You can apply to University of West Alabama online at: https://www.uwa.edu/apply

Admission Requirements for University of West Alabama

Submission Required?
High School GPA Recommended
High School Rank Neither required nor recommended
High School Transcript Required
College Prep Program Recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
SAT or ACT Scores Required
TOEFL Required

How Hard Is It To Get Into University of West Alabama?

74% Acceptance Rate
63% Of Accepted Are Women
2% Submit SAT Scores
The acceptance rate at University of West Alabama is 74%. This means that is not quite as selective as some schools, but you'll still need to submit a good application if you want to be considered by the admissions department.

Approximately 37% of accepted students are men and 63% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 75%, and the acceptance rate for women is 74%.

Average Test Scores

About 2% of students accepted to University of West Alabama submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 430 and 470. Math scores were between 450 and 510.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for University of West Alabama  ( 430 to 470 )
200
800

SAT Math Scores for University of West Alabama  ( 450 to 510 )
200
800
University of West Alabama received ACT scores from 69% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT English scores ranged between 16 and 22. Math scores were between 16 and 19. Composite scores were between 17 and 21.

ACT English Scores for University of West Alabama  ( 16 to 22 )
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ACT Math Scores for University of West Alabama  ( 16 to 19 )
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36
ACT Composite Scores for University of West Alabama  ( 17 to 21 )
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36

Can I Afford University of West Alabama?

$25,829 Net Price
68% Take Out Loans
2.6% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of University of West Alabama is $25,829. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At University of West Alabama, approximately 68% of students took out student loans averaging $5,536 a year. That adds up to $22,144 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at University of West Alabama is 2.6%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

University of West Alabama Undergraduate Student Diversity

1,754 Full-Time Undergraduates
71% Women
43% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 2,322 undergraduate students at University of West Alabama, with 1,754 being full-time and 568 being part-time.

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There are also 3,272 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 1,754 full-time undergraduates at University of West Alabama, 29% are male and 71% are female.

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Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of University of West Alabama students is as follows.

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Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 1
Black or African American 659
Hispanic or Latino 45
White 794
International Students 53
Other Races/Ethnicities 202

Geographic Diversity

Alabama students aren't the only ones who study at University of West Alabama. At this time, 11 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 32 countries are represented at University of West Alabama. The most popular countries sending students to the school are China, Saudi Arabia, and United Kingdom.

Online Learning at University of West Alabama

4,118 Took All Classes Online
4,620 Took At Least One Class Online
21.3% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
There are 15 bachelor’s degree and 24 master’s degree programs available online at University of West Alabama. In 2020-2021, 4,620 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at University of West Alabama has changed over the last few years.

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Online Growth Rankings of University of West Alabama

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at University of West Alabama was 21.3%. This is the #463 largest growth rate of all schools that are mostly online. This refers to all students at University of West Alabama regardless of major.

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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