University of West Alabama

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University of West Alabama



In-state Tuition

$4,778 / year

Out-of-state Tuition

$8,616 / year

Room and Board

$3,318

Application deadline

Rolling

Application fee

$20




Educational Resources

Libraries

Extensive collection of archives

  • Member of library consortia.
  • 151,991 books, serial backfiles, and other material including government documents.
  • 257 current serial subscriptions.
  • 473,473 microforms.
  • 5,000 Audio/Visual items.
  • 0 e-books.

Computing

Requirements

  • Students are not required to take a computer course.
  • Students are not required to own or lease a computer.
  • Recommended computer operating system: Microsoft

Campus Resources

  • 350 computers for student use in locations such as computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • 0 Internet connections in libraries.
  • 0 Internet connections in classrooms.
  • 0 Internet connections in Laboratories.
  • 0 Internet connections elsewhere on campus.

Student accommodations

  • Email accounts are available to all students.
  • Internet access is available to all students.
  • Student web-pages are not permitted.
  • Online class registration is not available.
  • 100% of college-owned hosting units are available for internet access.

Wireless Internet Hotspots

  • Wifi is available in all the libraries, in some classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in all college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing

Services

Basic

nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service

Remedial

reading, math, writing, study skills

Counseling

career, personal, academic, psychological

Career

co-op education, on-campus job interviews, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training

Campus Safety

24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)

Campus Life

Housing

Overview

  • The school offers housing for students.
  • The school will provide assistance for off-campus housing

Types of housing available

  • 15% of housing units are Singles.
  • 68% of housing units are Doubles.
  • 2% of housing units are Triples.
  • 15% of housing units are Apartments.
  • In total, there are 7 housing buildings.

Room Accessories

  • 14% of rooms are equipped with sprinkler systems.
  • 100% of rooms are equipped with fire alarms.
  • 100% are equipped with high-speed internet connections.

Extracurricular

  • 45% of students remain on campus over the weekends, on average.
  • Alcohol is not permitted on campus.
  • Popular events on campus: Serendipity Talent Show; Spring Fest; Homecoming; Greek Games; Miss UWA Pageant
  • Student activities: choral groups, concert band, drama/theater, jazz band, marching band, student government, student newspaper, yearbook
  • In total, there are about 85 organizations on campus.
  • Honor societies: Alpha Chi, Alpha Psi Omega, Alpha Upsilon Alpha, Blue Ken National Honor Fraternity, Cardinal Key National Honor Society, Delta Mu Delta, Kappa Delta Pi, Kappa Mu Epsilon, Omicron Delta Kappa, Ordre of Omega, Phi Alpha Theta, Phi Eta Sigma, Phi Kappa Phi, Pinnacle, Sigma Tau Delta, Who's Who Among American Collees and Universities
  • Religious organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Wesley Foundation, Baptist Campus Ministries, Overflow, Interfaith Council
  • International organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) African American Cultural Association, International Student Association
  • Other organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Campus Activities Board, Masonic Club, UWA Mathematics Club, UWA Pals Clean Campus Program, Sports Medicine Club, Student Government Association, Students in Free Enterprise, Sumter County Fine Arts Council
  • Student papers: (Appears as submitted by school) The Life (weekly)

Travel

  • Nearest airport(s) (distance in miles): Birmingham, Alabama (116), Meridian, Mississippi (40)
  • Nearest train(s) (distance in miles): Meridian, Mississippi (40)
  • Nearest bus-station(s) (distance in miles): Livingston, Alabama (1)
  • Public transportation does not serve the campus.
  • All students are permitted to have cars on campus.
  • 59% of students have a car on campus

Employment

  • School employment is available.
  • 10% of undergrads are employed with average earnings of 1,200
  • Freshman are not discouraged from working.

Greek Life

  • There are 13 fraternities
  • 3 fraternity houses
  • There are 5 sororities
  • 0 sorority houses

ROTC

  • Army ROTC: Not offered
  • Navy ROTC: Not offered
  • Airforce ROTC: Offered at cooperating institution (University of Alabama)
  • Additional Policies

    class attendance policies set by individual instructors, hazing prohibited

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