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University of South Alabama

Mobile, AL
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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.

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  • Public, Four or more years
  • students
  • $11,808.00 avg tuition

307 N University Blvd
Mobile, AL 36688-0002
(251) 460-6101

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Areas of Study:

  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences
  • Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services
  • Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs
  • Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • English Language And Literature/Letters
  • Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
  • Health Professions And Related Programs
  • History
  • Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services
  • Mathematics And Statistics
  • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
  • Philosophy And Religious Studies
  • Physical Sciences
  • Psychology
  • Public Administration And Social Service Professions
  • Social Sciences
  • Visual And Performing Arts
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University of South Alabama Scholarships

Name Amount Deadline
USA Whiddon Honors Program Scholarship Up to $11,000 December 01, 2017
Alabama Power Scholarship $4,000 December 01, 2017
John W. Laidlaw Scholarship Up to $3,500 December 01, 2017
Children of Alumni Scholarship - USA $2,500 December 01, 2017
Alumni Leadership Scholarship - USA $2,500 December 01, 2017
Sue and Sid Magnes Scholarship $2,000 December 01, 2017
Sue Houston Hanlein Scholarship Up to $1,750 December 01, 2017
Reece and Rose Miller Endowed Scholarship $1,500 December 01, 2017
MACE/Raburn Engineering Scholarship $1,500 December 01, 2017
Chemistry Scholarship - USA $1,500 December 01, 2017