Founded in 1835, The University of West Alabama is a non-profit public state higher-education institution located in the rural setting of the medium town of Livingston (population range of 2,500-9,999 inhabitants), Alabama. Officially accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, The University of West Alabama (UWA) is a medium-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 6,000-6,999 students) coeducational US higher education institution. The University of West Alabama (UWA) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 185 years old US higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 40-50% making this US higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. UWA also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.
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|Name||The University of West Alabama|
|Motto||Do something that matters.
|Colours||Red and white|
|Tel||+1 (205) 652 3400|
|Fax||+1 (205) 652 3522|
|Gender||Men and Women (coed)|
|Minority Serving||predominantly Black-serving Institution|
|International Students||Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission|
|Selection Type||Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades|
|New Admission Requirements||- Secondary school GPA is recommended
- Secondary school rank is neither required nor recommended
- Secondary school record is required
- Completion of college-preparatory program is recommended
- Recommendations are neither required nor recommended
- Formal demonstration of competencies is neither required nor recommended
- Admission test scores are recommended
- Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is required
- Other Tests (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) are neither required nor recommended
|Admission Office||Station 4
(205) 652 3578
|Control Type||Public State|
|Basic Classification||Master's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs|
|2000 Classification||Masters Colleges and Universities I|
|Size & Setting||Four-year, medium, primarily residential institution|
|Enrollment Profile||Majority graduate|
|Undergraduate Profile||Four-year, full-time, inclusive, higher transfer-in institution|
|Undergraduate Instructional Program||Balanced arts & sciences/professions, some graduate coexistence|
|Graduate Instructional Program||Arts & sciences focus, no graduate coexistence|
University of West Alabama's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 209,776 physical volumes, 2,229 physical media and 174 licensed digital/electronic databases. University of West Alabama's library has 1 branch.
The University of West Alabama provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 1,019 students in the 2018 academic year.
|Institutional Hospital||Not reported|
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