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University of South Alabama Student Life

University of South Alabama is on a 1,225-acre campus in a suburban setting in Mobile, Alabama. There are many activities and organizations for University of South Alabama students to participate in – band, chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.

University of South Alabama also has fraternities and sororities.

University of South Alabama has a thriving Student Government Association. In fact, more students participate in Student Government Association than any other on-campus activity.

Other popular student organizations at University of South Alabama include African American Student Association, Council of International Student Organizations, Alpha Epsilon Delta Pre-Health Professions and Panhellenic Council.

The University of South Alabama community comes together each year for Homecoming, Get on Board Day and Greek Week.

University of South Alabama Housing

University of South Alabama offers housing. Students are not required to live on campus First year students are given no special consideration for on-campus housing.

Most University of South Alabama students live off campus. In 2021, 20% of undergrads at University of South Alabama lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 80% of students lived off-campus or commuted to University of South Alabama. There are 3,217 spots available in on-campus housing for all 9,050 undergraduates. In the 2020-21 school year, 1,814 students chose to live in campus housing. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.

University of South Alabama offers coed housing and housing for students with disabilities.

University of South Alabama Athletics

At University of South Alabama there are a variety of athletic options for students interested in joining a sports program.

Intercollegiate sports are the highest tier of college sports and can be very competitive. Intercollegiate teams are regulated by the NCAA, funded by the university, and compete against teams from other universities. The division of a sports team depends on the size of the unversity, funding, and compention level. An intercollegiate school team will be Division I, II or III, with Division I being the highest level.

Club sports are not regulated by the NCAA and are a great option for students not interested in trying out for an intercollegiate team. Club sports are usually student run but can also be funded by the university.

Intramural sports are the most casual and informal. Intramural sports are often free and require very little time commitment.

Let's take a look at the athletic options available at University of South Alabama:

Sport Mens Intramural Womens Intramural Mens Division Womens Division Mens Scholarships Womens Scholarships
Golf NCAA Division 1 NCAA Division 1
Tennis NCAA Division 1 NCAA Division 1
Track And Field NCAA Division 1 NCAA Division 1
Cross Country Running NCAA Division 1 NCAA Division 1
Basketball NCAA Division 1 NCAA Division 1

Safety at University of South Alabama

College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.

University of South Alabama is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The University of South Alabama campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night.

University of South Alabama offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Campus housing is secure and dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards.

Plan a Visit to University of South Alabama

Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit to University of South Alabama, take Interstate 65 to Mobile, AL. If you need to fly, book your flight to Mobile Regional airport.

While you're planning, check out other schools in Alabama you may want to visit too. Click the heart at the top of each school's page to save it to your college list.

Want to visit but can't make the trip? Explore University of South Alabama's campus without leaving home by taking a virtual campus tour

University of South Alabama Students

62%

Women

38%

Men

84%

Full Time

16%

Part Time

80%

In State

20%

Out-of-State

Ethnicity

60%

22%

4%

4%

3%

3%

2%

1%

0.13%

Undergraduate Students

9,050

Graduate Students

5,174

Non-Resident / International Students

145

University of South Alabama Campus Services

Student Services
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  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Health Clinic
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Women's Center
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Veterans Affairs
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Career Planning
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Alumni Networking
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 ESL
Campus Security
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Late-Night Transport / Escort
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Emergency Phone / Alarm
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Security Patrol

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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

14,224

Campus Setting

Suburban

Acceptance Rate

73%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$9,870

Out-of-State

$19,740

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Jul 15
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