University of West Alabama Graduate Schools

University of West Alabama (referred to as West Alabama) is a Public, 4 years school located in Livingston, AL. It is classified as a Master's College and University (larger programs) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship. The 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at University of West Alabama is $6,868 for Alabama residents and $13,546 for out-of-state students. The school has 3,486 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 5,734 including undergraduate students.

Graduate School Overview

University of West Alabama (referred to as West Alabama) is a Public, 4 years school located in Livingston, AL. It is classified as a Master's College and University (larger programs) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship.
The school is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges (7/1/1938 - Current[Estimated Date]).
West Alabama Directory Information
School NameUniversity of West Alabama (West Alabama)
AddressStation One, Livingston, AL 35470
Phone205-652-3400
Webhttps://www.uwa.edu
Online Applicationhttps://www.uwa.edu/apply
Financial Infohttps://www.uwa.edu/admissions/undergraduate/financialaid
The 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at University of West Alabama is $6,868 for Alabama residents and $13,546 for out-of-state students. The school has 3,486 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 5,734 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 45 graduate programs through Master's, Post-Master Certificate, and Doctorate (Research). Among them, 30 programs are available online classes.
Graduate School 2022 Key Facts
School TypePublic, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$13,546
$6,868 for Alabama Residents
Student Population3,486
Offered Degrees/ProgramsMaster's, Post-Master Certificate, and Doctorate (Research)
Number of Programs45 graduate programs
(30 programs available online learning)
Student to Faculty Ratio14 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at University of West Alabama is $6,868 for Alabama residents and $13,546 for out-of-state students for the academic year 2021-2022. The tuition per credit hour is $371 for Alabama residents and $742 for out-of-state students.
University of West Alabama offers the alternative tuition plansprepaid payment plan, tuition payment plan, including prepaid payment plan, tuition payment plan.
University of West 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 its campus, remedial services, academic/career services, employment services for students, placement services for completers, on-campus daycare for students' children are provided for their students.
Special Learning Opportunities & On-campus Services
Distance Learning (Online Classes)30 Online Programs Available
Special learning Opportunities
  • ROTC (Air Force)
  • Study abroad
  • Teacher certification
On-Campus Student Services
  • Remedial services
  • Academic/career services
  • Employment services for students
  • Placement services for completers
  • On-campus daycare for students' children

2022 Graduate Tuition, Fees, Other Expenses

For the academic year 2021-2022, the graduate school tuition & fees of University of West Alabama is $6,868 for Alabama residents and $13,546 for other students. The graduate tuition & fees are stayed same compared to previous academic year.
Data source: 2021-2022 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: July 22, 2022)
2021-2022 Graduate Tuition & fees
Alabama ResidentsOut-of-State
TuitionFeesTuitionFees
2017-2018$6,678$190$13,356$190
2018-2019$6,678$190$13,356$190
2019-2020$6,678$190$13,356$190
2020-2021$6,678$190$13,356$190
2021-2022$6,678$190$13,356$190
The graduate school tuition & fees of West Alabama is inexpensive compared to public graduate schools in Alabama. The average graduate school tuition for all graduate schools in United States is $19,204 and the Alabama graduate tuition is $20,405 (public) / $12,556 (private).
The next table compares the average graduate school tuition by location and school types.
Graduate Tuition & fees Comparison
ResidentsOut-of-State
University of West Alabama$6,868$13,546
All Graduate Schools$15,958$19,204
Public$11,320$20,434
Private$19,234
Alabama Graduate Schools$10,843$16,105
Public$9,627$20,405
Private$12,556
For academic year 2021-2022, the living costs are $11,099 when a student lives on-campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory, school owned apartments, etc.) at University of West Alabama. On-campus living costs are increased by 0.76% compared to previous academic year. The off-campus living costs are $10,705. Off-campus living costs are stayed same compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Living Expenses
Living On-CampusLiving Off-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpenseRoom & BoardOther Expense
2017-2018$7,080$3,505$7,122$3,505
2018-2019$7,080$3,505$7,122$3,505
2019-2020$7,510$3,505$7,200$3,505
2020-2021$7,510$3,505$7,200$3,505
2021-2022$7,594$3,505$7,200$3,505
For academic year 2021-2022, the tuition per credit hour for graduate programs is $371 for Alabama residents and $742 for other students at University of West Alabama. The graduate tuition per credit hour are stayed same compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour
Alabama ResidentsOut-of-State
2017-2018$371$742
2018-2019$371$742
2019-2020$371$742
2020-2021$371$742
2021-2022$371$742

Graduate Programs at West Alabama

University of West Alabama offers 23 graduate programs for Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The next table lists number of programs by offered degree and online availability along with number of completers by degree/certificate programs. Last year, 1,052 students have completed their study at University of West Alabama.
Offered Degrees at University of West Alabama
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
Master's Degree1614889
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship110
Post Master's Degree66163
Total23211,052
The next table shows the popular graduate programs at University of West Alabama by award level.
  • The most popular Post-graduate Certificate program is the Educational Leadership and Administration program with 60 completers.
  • The most popular Master's program is the Elementary Education and Teaching program with 223 completers.
  • The most popular Doctorate program is the Education (other) program with 0 completers.
University of West Alabama offers 23 programs through Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The programs are offered both in online and on-site education. Last year total 1,052 students have completed their graduate studies.
  • 889 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 163 students have earned/completed Post-Master's program.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Communication and Journalism [+] (1 completers) 5 completers-
Communication and Media Studies (other)5-
Education [+] (9 completers) 824 completers-
Educational Leadership and Administration99$59,500
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration35-
Educational/Instructional Technology59$45,100
Special Education and Teaching91$46,400
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services85$51,600
Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching29$45,300
Elementary Education and Teaching223-
Secondary Education and Teaching103-
Early Childhood Education and Teaching53-
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching47-
Biological and Biomedical Sciences [+] 6 completers-
Conservation Biology6-
Psychology [+] (1 completers) 4 completers-
Experimental Psychology4-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] (2 completers) 15 completers-
Marriage and Family Therapy/Counseling3-
Mental Health Counseling/Counselor12-
Business [+] 35 completers-
Business Administration and Management35-
Total889
Doctorate (Research) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] 0 completers-
Education (other)0-
Total0
Post-Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] 163 completers-
Educational Leadership and Administration56-
Educational/Instructional Technology11-
Special Education and Teaching24-
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services32-
Elementary Education and Teaching28-
Early Childhood Education and Teaching12-
Total163

Graduate Student Population at West Alabama

For academic year 2021-2022, total 3,486 students enrolled into University of West Alabama graduate schools where it has total 5,734 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 3,220 full-time and 266 part-time graduate students. By gender, 679 male and 2,807 female students are attending graduate schools. The next table summarizes the graduate student population by gender and attending status.
Graduate School Student Population By Gender
TotalMaleFemale
Total3,4866792,807
Full-time3,2205912,629
Part-tme26688178
The next table summarizes the students population by race/ethnicity.
There are 1,784 White (51.18%), 1,153 Black/African American (33.08%), 46 Hispanic (1.32%), 4 Asian (0.11%), and 499 students with other races. 25 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity
TotalMaleFemale
Total3,4866792,807
American Indian/Native American38830
Asian413
Black/African American1,153202951
Hispanic46838
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander101
White1,7843521,432
Two More571344
Un-Known37883295
Non-resident Alien251213
University of West Alabama offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 3,237 graduate students (92.86% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 126 graduate students (3.61% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. The next table summarizes the online student population.
Distance Learning Student Population
Number of Graduate Students
Total3,486
Enrolled Online Exclusively3,237
Enrolled Some Online Courses126
Not in Online Courses123
The following table summarizes the graduate students population by age at University of West Alabama. 479 students are aged 20 to 24 (13.74% of total students), 246 students are aged above 50 (7.06%). Next table summarizes the student population by age at University of West Alabama.
Graduate Student Population By Age
TotalMaleFemale
Total3,4866792,807
Age 20-211028
Age 22-2446992377
Age 25-29919193726
Age 30-3451539476
Age 35-3945881377
Age 40-49761132629
Age 50-6424236206
Over 64413
Age Un-Known1081035

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