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University of South Alabama

Check whether the University of South Alabama is right for you as an international student.


Uni facts

Mobile, USA
  • Type
    Public
  • Rank
    1047
  • International students
    250
  • Nationalities
    50
  • Total programs
    176
  • Acceptance rate
    75%

Study abroad at the University of South Alabama

The University of South Alabama (USA) is an exceptional institution based in Mobile, Alabama - a booming American city on the beautiful Gulf Coast. There are currently around 14,000 students living and studying at the University.

USA offers trailblazing programs across a variety of disciplines including business, sciences, engineering, liberal arts, and computing. The University’s high-quality courses are available to study at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels.

International students enrolled at USA gain access to outstanding facilities like a 10,000-seat multi-purpose arena, fascinating museum, awesome library, huge performing arts theaters, bustling food court, handy bookstore, and excellent sporting venues.

The athletics teams are known as the South Alabama Jaguars. Men’s and Women’s teams represent the University in a number of sports like basketball, golf, tennis, cross country, and track and field. The Jaguars currently compete in NCAA Division I.

Why study at the University of South Alabama?

  • Small classes

    The University's small classes mean you'll gain individual attention from academic staff

  • Global campus

    Students from across the world attend the University

  • Networking opportunities

    Obtain access to USA’s extensive alumni network

  • Wonderful location

    Mobile is a lively city with a lovely climate

Life as an international student

The student body is incredibly diverse. An increasing number of international students are choosing to study at the University each year. There are currently students from over 50 countries enrolled at the University - the campus is bursting with different cultures.

There’s a generous amount of housing available at USA. There are Student residences to suit different needs and budgets. Accommodation blocks are clean, safe, and situated on and near campus. Private housing is also easy to find and secure.

It’s easy to keep busy at the University of South Alabama. There are many extracurricular pursuits available to help international students gain and enhance their skills and experience. There are over 250 student clubs and organizations to choose from.

Student life & facilities

Group of students planning a presentation in a living room
  • Library
    • Individual Study Rooms
    • Computer labs
    • Group Study Rooms
    • Quiet Areas
  • Fitness Centre
    • Spin Studio 2
    • Climbing Walls 1
    • Machines
    • Free Weights
    • Fitness Classes 1
    • Sauna / Steam Rooms 2
    • Swimming Pool 2
    • Personal Trainers
  • No. of All Weather Sports Pitches
    • No. of Swimming pools
    • No. of Baseball Pitches
    • No. of Tennis Courts 4
    • No. of Climbing Wall
    • No. of Basketball Courts
    • No. of Athletics Track 2
    • No. of volleyball courts
  • Healthcare & Medical
    • Physiotherapy
    • Counselling & Mental Health Services
    • Campus Doctor
    • Emergency Contraception
  • Transport
    • Bike Rental
    • Campus parking
    • On-Campus Shuttle
  • Food & Restaurants
    • Restaurants 10
    • Cafe’s
  • Sports Facilities
    • No. of Natural Turf American Football Pitches 1
    • Sport facilities
    • No. of Natural Turf Soccer Pitches 1
  • IT Support
    • Campus Wireless Connectivity
  • Clubs & Organisations
    • No. of Clubs & Organizations 250
  • Tutoring Support
    • Student Tutoring & Support
    • Academic Tutoring & Support
    • Peer & Buddy Program

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Fees and funding

  • Undergraduate tuition - $16,000 - $21,540 per year
  • Graduate tuition - $10,608 - $19,740 per year

Global Freshman Scholars

The Global Freshman Scholars award is a ​competitive, merit-based ​scholarship, awarded to a limited number of well-qualified international students each year. ​This scholarship is renewable for up to four years​,​ or until a ​first​ bachelor's degree is earned, whichever comes first.​

The annual amount varies from $2,000 to $10,000, depending on the academic merit.

Global Transfer Scholars

The Global Transfer Scholars award is a competitive, merit-based scholarship, awarded to a limited number of well-qualified transferring international students each year. This scholarship is renewable for up to two years, or until a first bachelor’s degree is earned, whichever comes first.

The annual amount varies from $2,000 to $4,000, depending on the academic merit.

Location

University of South Alabama

307 N University Blvd, Mobile, AL 36688, United States

Mobile is a fantastic place to live. The city is well connected and home to a host of amazing restaurants, inspiring cultural venues, well-known tourist attractions, charming shopping outlets, and an exciting social scene - it’s a perfect student city.

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Visa requirements for the University of South Alabama

Many international students will require a visa to study in the US, and this is a vital step of your study abroad journey. Make sure you understand the requirements you may need to meet before applying.

USA student visa requirements