University of South Alabama Graduate Schools

University of South Alabama (referred to as South Alabama) is a Public, 4 years school located in Mobile, AL. It is classified as Research University (high research activity) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice. The 2020 graduate school tuition & fees at University of South Alabama is $8,156 for Alabama residents and $16,112 for out-of-state students. The school has 4,541 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 14,834 including undergraduate students.

University of South Alabama Graduate School Overview

University of South Alabama (referred to as South Alabama) is a Public, 4 years school located in Mobile, AL. It is classified as Research University (high research activity) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice.
University of South Alabama is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges (1/1/1968 - Current).
University of South AlabamaDirectory Information
School NameUniversity of South Alabama (referred to as South Alabama)
Address307 N University Blvd, Mobile, AL 36688-0002
Phone251-460-6101
Webhttps://www.southalabama.edu
Online Applicationhttps://www.southalabama.edu/departments/admissions/applytousa.html
Financial Infohttps://www.southalabama.edu/departments/finaid
The 2020 graduate school tuition & fees at University of South Alabama is $8,156 for Alabama residents and $16,112 for out-of-state students. The school has 4,541 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 14,834 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 50 graduate programs through Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), Doctorate (Professional Practice). Among them, 13 programs are available online classes.
South Alabama Graduate School 2020 Key Facts
School TypePublic, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$16,112
$8,156 for Alabama Residents
Student Population4,541
Offered Degrees/ProgramsPost-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), Doctorate (Professional Practice)
Number of Programs50 graduate programs
(13 programs available online learning)
Student to Faculty Ratio18 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at University of South Alabama is $8,156 for Alabama residents and $16,112 for out-of-state students for academic year 2019-2020. The tuition per credit hour is $442 for Alabama residents and $884 for out-of-state students. University of South Alabama offers the alternative tuition plansprepaid payment plan, tuition payment plan, including prepaid payment plan, tuition payment plan.
South Alabama 2020 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees
Tuition & Fees
Alabama Residents$8,156
Out-of-State$16,112
Tuition per Credit Hour
Alabama Residents$442
Out-of-State$884
University of South Alabama offers the distance education programs. All course works for completing a degree program can be done through online exclusively for graduate programs. In addition, the distance learning courses are offered for students who are not enrolled online exclusively.
On University of South Alabama campus, remedial services, academic/career services, employment services for students, placement services for completers are provided for their students.
Special Learning Opportunities & On-campus Services at South Alabama
Distance Learning (Online Classes)13 Online Programs Available
Special learning Opportunities
  • ROTC (Army, Air Force)
  • Study abroad
  • Weekend/evening college
  • Teacher certification
On-Campus Student Services
  • Remedial services
  • Academic/career services
  • Employment services for students
  • Placement services for completers

University of South Alabama 2020 Tuition, Fees, Other College Costs

For academic year 2019-2020, the graduate school tuition & fees of University of South Alabama is $8,156 for Alabama residents and $16,112 for other students. The graduate tuition & fees are stayed same compared to previous academic year.
2019-2020 Graduate Tuition & fees at University of South Alabama
Alabama ResidentsOut-of-State
TuitionFeesTuitionFees
2015-2016$7,110-$14,220-
2016-2017$7,326-$14,652-
2017-2018$7,578-$15,156-
2018-2019$7,956$200$15,912$200
2019-2020$7,956$200$15,912$200
For academic year 2019-2020, the living costs are $12,716 when a student lives on-campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory, school owned apartments, etc.) at University of South Alabama. On-campus living costs are increased by 5.88% compared to previous academic year. The off-campus living costs are $14,094. Off-campus living costs are increased by 9.24% compared to previous academic year.
2019-2020 Living Costs at University of South Alabama
Living On-CampusLiving Off-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpenseRoom & BoardOther Expense
2015-2016$7,450$4,270$8,266$4,270
2016-2017$7,340$4,150$8,591$4,150
2017-2018$7,490$4,096$8,460$4,096
2018-2019$7,620$4,390$8,512$4,390
2019-2020$7,800$4,916$9,178$4,916
For academic year 2019-2020, the tuition per credit hour for graduate programs is $442 for Alabama residents and $884 for other students at University of South Alabama. The graduate tuition per credit hour are stayed same compared to previous academic year.
2019-2020 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour University of South Alabama
Alabama ResidentsOut-of-State
2015-2016$395$790
2016-2017$407$814
2017-2018$421$842
2018-2019$442$884
2019-2020$442$884
For medical school, the average tuition & fees is $31,376 for Alabama residents and $62,380 for out-of-state students. Next table shows the tuition & fees for law school and/or medical schools at University of South Alabama.
2019-2020 Law School/Medical School Tuition at University of South Alabama
Alabama ResidentsOut-of-State
TuitionFeesTuitionFees
Medicine$31,004$372$62,008$372

Graduate Programs at South Alabama

University of South Alabama offers 52 graduate programs for Master's, Doctorate, Post-Graduate Certificate. Next table lists number of programs by offered degree and online availability along with number of completers by degree/certificate programs. Last year, 1,693 students have completed their study at University of South Alabama.
Offered Degrees at University of South Alabama
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
Master's Degree3491,202
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship9035
Doctor's degree - other41309
Post Bachelor's Degree100
Post Master's Degree44147
Total52141,693

University of South Alabama offers 52 programs through Master's, Doctorate, Post-Graduate Certificate The programs are offered both in online and on-site education. Last year total 1,693 students have completed their studies.
  • 1,202 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 309 students have earned/completed Doctorate (Practice) program.
  • 147 students have earned/completed Post-Master's program.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Natural Resources And Conservation [+] 3 completers-
Water, Wetlands, and Marine Resources Management3-
Communication and Journalism [+] 6 completers-
Speech Communication and Rhetoric6-
Computer And Information Sciences [+] 60 completers-
Computer and Information Sciences60-
Education [+] (12 completers) 157 completers-
Education0-
Educational Leadership and Administration16-
Special Education and Teaching12-
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services30-
Elementary Education and Teaching28-
Secondary Education and Teaching38-
Early Childhood Education and Teaching11-
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching9-
School Librarian/School Library Media Specialist4-
Education (other)9-
Engineering [+] 32 completers-
Engineering0-
Chemical Engineering5-
Civil Engineering6-
Electrical and Electronics Engineering10-
Mechanical Engineering11-
English Language And Literature [+] 12 completers-
English Language and Literature12-
Biological And Biomedical Sciences [+] 5 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences2-
Environmental Toxicology3-
Mathematics And Statistics [+] 8 completers-
Mathematics8-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 2 completers-
Biological and Physical Sciences2-
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies [+] (2 completers) 11 completers-
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies0-
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management11-
Psychology [+] 8 completers-
Psychology8-
Human Services [+] 5 completers-
0-
Public Administration5-
Social Sciences [+] 1 completers-
Social Sciences0-
Sociology1-
Visual And Performing Arts [+] 2 completers-
Visual and Performing Arts0-
Intermedia/Multimedia0-
Music2-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] (2 completers) 863 completers-
Chiropractic0-
Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist20-
Physician Assistant40-
Occupational Therapy/Therapist30-
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse773$94,000
Business [+] (2 completers) 25 completers-
Business/Commerce0-
Business Administration and Management16-
Accounting9-
History [+] 2 completers-
History2-
Total1,202
Doctorate (Research) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] 15 completers-
Educational Leadership and Administration10-
Education (other)5-
Engineering [+] 2 completers-
Engineering0-
Systems Engineering2-
Biological And Biomedical Sciences [+] 8 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences0-
Biological and Biomedical Sciences (other)8-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 1 completers-
Biological and Physical Sciences1-
Psychology [+] 6 completers-
Psychology0-
Health/Medical Psychology6-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 0 completers-
Chiropractic0-
Communication Disorders Sciences and Services (other)0-
Business [+] 2 completers-
Business/Commerce0-
Business Administration and Management2-
Total35
Doctorate (Practice) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 309 completers-
Audiology/Audiologist11-
Medicine73$52,000
Physical Therapy/Therapist40-
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse185$113,800
Total309
Post-Bachelor's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 0 completers-
Gerontology0-
Total0
Post-Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] (1 completers) 7 completers-
Education (other)7-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 140 completers-
Chiropractic0-
Nursing Administration0-
Nursing Education45-
Nursing Practice95-
Total147

Graduate Student Population at South Alabama

For academic year 2019-2020, total 4,541 students enrolled into University of South Alabama graduate schools where it has total 14,834 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 3,686 full-time and 855 part-time students. By gender, 1,013 male and 3,528 female students are attending University of South Alabama graduate schools. Next table summarizes the graduate student population by gender and attending status for University of South Alabama.
Graduate School Student Population By Gender
University of South Alabama
TotalMaleFemale
Total4,5411,0133,528
Full-time3,6868622,824
Part-tme855151704
Next tables summarize the students population by race/ethnicity at University of South Alabama.
There are 3,063 White (67.45%), 751 Black/African American (16.54%), 151 Hispanic (3.33%), 182 Asian (4.01%), and 394 students with other races. 86 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity at University of South Alabama
TotalMaleFemale
Total4,5411,0133,528
American Indian/Native American421527
Asian18243139
Black/African American751105646
Hispanic15130121
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander1046
White3,0637052,358
Two More891772
Un-Known16745122
Non-resident Alien864937
University of South Alabama offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 3,069 graduate students (67.58% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 173 graduate students (3.81% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. Next table summarizes the online student population for University of South Alabama.
Distance Learning Student Population at University of South Alabama
Number of Students
Total4,541
Enrolled Online Exclusively3,069
Enrolled Some Online Courses173
Not in Online Courses1,299
The following table summarizes the graduate students population by age at University of South Alabama. 810 students are aged 20 to 24 (17.84% of total students), 1 students are aged below 20 (0.02%), 253 students are aged above 50 (5.57%). Next table summarizes the student population by age at University of South Alabama.
Graduate Student Population By Age at University of South Alabama
TotalMaleFemale
Total4,5411,0133,528
Age 18-19110
Age 20-2123716
Age 22-24787251536
Age 25-291,3283111,017
Age 30-34899163736
Age 35-39570102468
Age 40-49680121559
Age 50-6424653193
Over 64743

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