If you want to apply to University of South Alabama, the regular decision application deadline is July 15 and the fee for the application is $45.
The following is an overiew of some of University of South Alabama's admissions stats.
|University of South Alabama 2022||Admissions Statistics|
|Mean Unweighted GPA||3.7|
|Mean SAT Score||1088|
|Admissions Test Policy||Not optional and are considered|
|Applicants Who Submit SATs||7%|
|Applicants Who Submit ACTs||86%|
These are the application deadlines for University of South Alabama.
|Application Type||Offered||Application Deadline||Notification Deadline|
|Early Decision I||Yes||August 1||October 1|
|Early Decision II||––||––||––|
|Regular Decision||Yes||July 15||––|
University of South Alabama offers early decision but not early action. Early decision is binding, which means you must attend if you are admitted, while early action allows you to apply early without committing.
🗓️ Early Decision I applications are due by August 1 EDI applicants should receive a decision by October 1.
Some students apply to college early to increase their chances of acceptance. When you apply early, your application is considered before all the regular decision applicants apply. Applying early may increase your chance of acceptance, since it demonstrates that you are very interested in a school.
➡️ Discover a list of some competetive colleges that accept significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.
For more information on transferring to University of South Alabama, contact the school directly.
University of South Alabama has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.
Colleges consider a range of factors when deciding who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college has a different way of determining which factors are are most important in the admissions process. When assembling your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and apply to colleges that put the most emphasis on the admissions factors where you stand out.
What does University of South Alabama consider during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.
|Academic GPA||Very Important|
|Standardized Test Scores||Very Important|
Make sure to check with University of South Alabama for more information on admission factors.
To apply to University of South Alabama, all applicants must submit the following items. Check in with University of South Alabama's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.
|Area||Required||Recommended||Required for Some||Details (If Any)|
|Written Essay or Personal Statement||√|
|Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale)||2.5||3.5|
|Other Requirements||√||minimum high school GPA of 3.0 for Accelerated College Enrollment Program, minimum high school GPA of 3.5 for Early Admission|
|Letter(s) of Recommendation||1|
|Transcript(S) of College Record|
|Standardized Test Scores|
|Statement of Good Standing From Prior Institution(S)|
|Transcript of High School Record||√|
Students admitted to University of South Alabama have an average unweighted GPA of 3.7. University of South Alabama considers weighted GPA scores from incomging students.
Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that highlights your high school academic performance. A weighted GPA or an unweighted GPA are the two possible GPA scores considered by colleges.
An unweighted GPA is an average of your scores from each class on a four-point scale. Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. A weighted GPA considers your average grade and the difficulty of your classes. A weighted GPA boosts your average by adding extra points for honors or Advanced Placement courses.
University of South Alabama considers standardized tests scores during the admissions process.
University of South Alabama does not have a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.
In 2022, 7% of University of South Alabama's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 86% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.
To be competitive with other University of South Alabama applicants, you should aim to earn between 980 and 1200 (or higher!) on the SAT. At University of South Alabama 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1200 and 25% of scored lower than 980, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.The mean composite SAT score for a University of South Alabama student is 1088.
On the SAT Math Section, 25% of University of South Alabama students scored 600 or higher and 75% of students scored 500 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of University of South Alabama students scored 600 or higher, and 75% scored a 500 or higher.
To be most competitive at University of South Alabama, you should strive to earn between 19 and 26 on the ACT.
An ACT score of 26 means you fall in the 75th percentile for University of South Alabama's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 26, and three out of four students scored lower than 26 on the ACT.
A 19 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for University of South Alabama students. Only one out of every four students scored below 19.
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For transfer students wishing to start in the fall, the deadline to apply is July 15.
Transfer students can enroll in University of South Alabama during the following terms:
• Fall Term
• Spring Term
• Summer Term
Can I defer my acceptance to University of South Alabama?
❌ Students who are admitted to University of South Alabama must attend in the term they start. Deferring admissions is not encouraged. If you have a unusual circumstance, contact the admissions department.
Does University of South Alabama accept transfer credits?
✅ University of South Alabama accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. University of South Alabama accepts:
• CLEP subject tests
Does University of South Alabama accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?
✅ University of South Alabama accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits and Advanced Placement (AP) credits.
Do I have to submit test scores to University of South Alabama?
✅ University of South Alabama is not test optional. You must submit test scores as part of the application.
What is University of South Alabama's acceptance rate?
✅ University of South Alabama has an acceptance rate of 71%.
What is the early decision acceptance rate at University of South Alabama?
✅ University of South Alabama offers early decision but the school has not provided an acceptance rate.
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First-Year Applications are Due
Transfer Applications are Due
The deadline for Fall first-year applications to University of South Alabama is Jul 15.
The deadline for Fall transfer applications to University of South Alabama is Jul 15.
Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs
26 and Above
19 to 26
19 and Less
The median ACT score of an admitted student to University of South Alabama is 23. Students with an ACT score of 26 and above have a good chance of getting into University of South Alabama. Students with an ACT score that falls between 19 and 26 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 19 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.
Composite SAT Range
Math SAT Range
Reading SAT Range
1200 and Above
980 to 1200
980 and Less
The median SAT score for University of South Alabama students is 1088. Applicants with SAT scores of 1200 and above have a good chance of being admitted to University of South Alabama, while applicants with SAT scores between 980 to 1200 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 980 have a low chance of being offered a spot at University of South Alabama.
Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)
At University of South Alabama, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.69. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.
Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved
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