University of West Alabama

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The University of West Alabama is located in Livingston, Alabama. It is a small state university situated on a historic campus.

Many students are drawn to this school for its small class sizes. Students enjoy the benefits of a private school without the high tuition rates.

Although the school has a small study body, numerous academic programs are offered at the University of West Alabama. The following schools provide the university’s educational programs:

  • The school of business
  • The school of liberal arts
  • The school of education
  • The school of nursing
  • The school of natural sciences and mathematics

This university also offers online degree programs. Some master’s degree programs are offered at this school, predominantly in education.

General Information

Admission Office

Station 4

Livingston, AL 35470

(205) 652-3578

(888) 636-8800

Fax: (205) 652-3708



Contact: Richard Hester

Director of Admissions
Main Address
205 North Washington Street

Livingston, AL 35470

(205) 652-3400

www.uwa.edu

Size

Total undergrads: 1,868

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 310

Degree-seeking undergrads: 1,867

Graduate enrollment: 3,020

Setting

Rural setting

Small town (2,500 – 9,999)

Residential campus

Degrees offered:
Associate
Bachelor’s
Master’s

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $20

Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 68%

Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 56%

Tuition & Fees

Estimated Expenses for Academic Year 2008-’09 2009-’10 2010-’11 2011-’12 % change 2010-’12
Tuition and fees $4,608 $5,100 $5,780 $6,524 +12.87%
Books and Supplies $900 $1,025 $1,120 $1,120 0.00%
Living Arrangement – On Campus
Room and Board $3,633 $4,149 $4,416 $4,828 +9.33%
Other $2,400 $3,552 $3,736 $3,736 0.00%
Living Arrangement – Off Campus
Room and Board $5,283 $3,863 $3,836 $4,142 +7.98%
Other $2,400 $3,552 $3,736 $3,736 0.00%
Total Expenses 2008-’09 2009-’10 2010-’11 2011-’12 % change 2010-’12
In-state On Campus $11,541 $13,826 $15,052 $16,208 +7.68%
In-state Off Campus $13,191 $13,540 $14,472 $15,522 +7.26%
In-state with Family $5,508 $6,125 $6,900 $7,644 +10.78%
Average Graduate School Tuition & Fees
Tuition for In-state Students $6,360
In-state Student Fees $120
Tuition for Out-of-state Students $12,720
Out-of-state Student Fees $120

Financial Aid

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
Type of Aid Students Percent Amount Average Per Student
All students financial aid 263 94%
Grant or scholarship aid 229 82% $1,087,651 $4,750
• Federal grants 170 61% $586,962 $3,453
• Pell grants 168 60% $550,662 $3,278
• Other federal grants 61 22% $36,300 $595
Local and state government scholarships or grants 26 9% $16,546 $636
Institutional scholarships or grants 205 73% $484,143 $2,362
Student loan financial aid 206 74% $1,078,295 $5,234
• Federal student loans 206 74% $1,078,295 $5,234
• Other student loans 0 0% $0

All Degrees and Programs

Program Completions for Most Recent Year BA/BS MA/MS Doctor AA/AS CERT
Grand Total of All Programs 202 956 51
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 10
Biology and Biological Sciences 10
Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Programs 42
Accounting 10
Business Administration and Management 30
Management Information Systems 2
Education 74 956
Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching 195
Counselor Education/school Counseling and Guidance Services 315
Early Childhood Education and Teaching 37
Educational Leadership and Administration 13
Educational/instructional Technology 94
Elementary Education and Teaching 36 160
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching 34 22
Secondary Education and Teaching 75
Special Education and Teaching 4 45
Engineering Technology 15
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields, Other 10
Industrial Production Technologies/technicians, Other 5
English Language and Literature/letters 6
English Language and Literature 6
Health Services/allied Health/health Sciences 3 47
Athletic Training/trainer 3
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse 47
History 7
History 7
Mathematics and Statistics 7
Mathematics 7
Mechanics and Repairers 4
Industrial Mechanics and Maintenance Technology 4
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies 7
Biological and Physical Sciences 7
Physical Sciences 3
Chemistry 3
Psychology 11
Psychology 11
Social Sciences 17
Sociology 17
Above data represent first majors only.
(-) Indicates that program is not offered at this award level.


Undergraduate Majors

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biology B
Marine/Aquatic Biology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting B
Business Administration/Management B
Management Information Systems B

Education

Early Childhood Education B
Elementary Education B
Physical Education B
Secondary Education B
Special Education B

Engineering Technologies

Manufacturing Technologies B

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Athletic Training/Sports Medicine B
Nursing (RN) A

History

History – General B

Mathematics

Mathematics – General B

Mechanic & Repair Technologies

Industrial Equipment Maintenance/Repair A

Natural Resources & Conservation

Natural Resources & Conservation – General B

Physical Sciences

Chemistry B

Psychology

Psychology – General B

Social Sciences

Sociology B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.


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