The University of South Alabama (USA) is a public, doctoral-level university in Mobile, Alabama, USA. It was created by the Alabama Legislature in May, 1963, and replaced existing extension programs operated in Mobile by the University of Alabama.
USA is the only major public institution of higher learning on the upper Gulf Coast. With Alabama's two older universities more than 200 miles distant, the University is strategically located in the greater Mobile area, which has a population of more than a million within a 100-mile radius.
Currently, USA is divided into ten colleges and schools and includes one of Alabama's two state-supported medical schools. The university has an enrollment of about 15,000 students. To date, the University has awarded over 70,000 degrees.
USA has an annual payroll of $404 million (US), with over 5,500 employees, and is the second largest employer in Mobile, Alabama. It has remained one of Alabama's fastest growing universities for the past several years. South Alabama also has an annual economic impact of US$2 billion. South Alabama owned hospitals treat over 250,000 patients annually.
University of South Alabama Scholarships
|USA Whiddon Honors Program Scholarship||Up to $11,000||December 01, 2018|
|Alabama Power Scholarship||$4,000||December 01, 2018|
|John W. Laidlaw Scholarship||Up to $3,500||December 01, 2018|
|Children of Alumni Scholarship - USA||$2,500||December 01, 2018|
|Alumni Leadership Scholarship - USA||$2,500||December 01, 2018|
|Sue and Sid Magnes Scholarship||$2,000||December 01, 2018|
|Sue Houston Hanlein Scholarship||Up to $1,750||December 01, 2018|
|Reece and Rose Miller Endowed Scholarship||$1,500||December 01, 2018|
|MACE/Raburn Engineering Scholarship||$1,500||December 01, 2018|
|Chemistry Scholarship - USA||$1,500||December 01, 2018|
Schools Near University of South Alabama
|Fortis College School of Cosmetology||2.4mi|
|Spring Hill College||2.6mi|
|Remington College-Mobile Campus||2.7mi|
|ITT Technical Institute-Mobile||4.1mi|
|Blue Cliff Career College||4.3mi|
|Cardiac and Vascular Institute of Ultrasound||5.2mi|
|Bishop State Community College||7.4mi|
|University of Mobile||7.5mi|
|United States Sports Academy||16.5mi|
|James H Faulkner State Community College||26.2mi|
|Day Spa Career College||39.8mi|
|Columbia Southern University||40.4mi|