University of West Alabama (UWA)

Livingston, AL

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University of West Alabama

University of West Alabama

University of West Alabama Student Essentials

University of West Alabama Student Essentials
Region: Southeast
Setting: Rural Setting
Type: Public
Affiliation: Not applicable
Size: Medium (2,000 to 5,000 Undergrad)
Mascot: Tigers
Website: www.uwa.edu
On-Campus Housing Available: Yes
Selectivity: Highly Selective
In-State Tuition: $ 7,320
Out-of-State Tuition: $ 13,490
Retention Rate: 57%
Enrollment: 6,926
Year Established: 1835

About UWA

University of West Alabama (UW) in Livingston, Alabama, is a state university on a small, historic college campus.

UW’s student body is small, generally falling well below 3,000 students. The campus is also more like that of a small, private college.

However, UW students still get the benefits of attending a state university. UW’s programs of study are diverse. UW awards bachelor’s degrees through such distinctive schools as the schools of:

  • Business
  • Education
  • Liberal Arts
  • Natural Sciences and Mathematics
  • Nursing

Online bachelor’s degrees are also available. UW awards master’s degrees as well, primarily in the field of education.

Each academic department also offers numerous opportunities. Literature majors may, for example, participate in literary festivals or get involved with the school’s literary magazine. Science majors may conduct projects at the school’s greenhouse, tutor local elementary students in science or attend science conventions. Those who major in the fine and performing arts also have many chances to perform and exhibit their work.

The campus, itself, also hosts lectures, concerts and performing arts events. UW is also home to more than 60 student organizations and clubs.

UW offers numerous financial aid options. These include need-based federal aid programs like grants, loans and work-study. To apply for these, applicants must submit a FAFSA. Academic, leadership and other types of scholarships are also available. In addition, UW offers tuition payment plans.

Undergraduate applicants should fill out an online admissions application and submit transcripts and ACT or SAT scores.

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UWA Map & Location

University of West Alabama
Station One
Livingston, AL 35470


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Getting Around UWA

Walkability

Fair walkability. You could have a car for this area, but walking is possible.

4/10
walk

Weather

Seasonal average temperatures for Livingston, AL

Winter
Dec
59
34
Jan
57
32
Feb
61
36
Spring
Mar
69
42
Apr
76
49
May
83
59
Summer
Jun
89
67
Jul
92
70
Aug
92
69
Fall
Sep
87
63
Oct
77
50
Nov
69
40

UWA Students

Full-Time Undergrad Students 2,454
Freshman Class 354
Total Students (Undergrads & Graduate Students) 6,926

Ethnic Diversity:

  • Latino: 1%
  • African American: 53%
  • Caucasian: 44%
  • Unknown and Other: 1%
Latino 1%
African American 53%
Caucasian 44%
Unknown and Other 1%

Undergraduate 35%
Graduate 65%
Full-Time 97%
Part-Time 3%
Women 55%
Men 45%
International 3%
Domestic 97%

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University of West Alabama

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