University of South Alabama Baldwin County Campus
Founded in 1984, the University of South Alabama in Baldwin County (USA Baldwin County) conducted its first classes on the campus of Faulkner State Junior College in Bay Minette with fewer than one hundred students. In 1986, with double the student enrollment, USA Baldwin County began offering courses in downtown Fairhope to meet the demands of population growth in the county. Today, students attending the Baldwin County Campus enjoy all the benefits of being part of a large university while still being in a more personal environment.
Conveniently located on the Eastern Shore, the campus serves all of Baldwin County helping students earn a degree fitting their future career goals. USA Baldwin County offers courses to complete five bachelor degrees which include Communication-Public Relations Track, Criminal Justice, Elementary Education, Accelerated Nursing, and Interdisciplinary Studies. Additionally, USA Baldwin County offers courses toward the completion of a degree in Emergency Medical Services Education, Physical Health Sciences and Psychology. Whether a student is currently working in the field of their choice or earning a degree to get started in the field, the faculty and advisors at USA Baldwin County are available for academic guidance. The professors are friendly and enthusiastic and really understand the value of a student’s time and commitment to completing their degree. USA Baldwin County offers general academic advising for students interested in transferring to USA, as well as degree advising for programs offered at the campus.
Unique to USA Baldwin County is the ability to bring a major university right to Baldwin County’s doorstep while maintaining an atmosphere of one-on-one instruction. Students get to know each other through participation in classes as well as by socializing in between classes at the scenic Baldwin County campus. The campus is truly breathtaking with its beautiful oak trees flanking the buildings and walkways, to its quaint courtyard and performance center which serve as the central points of the campus. Students can often be found meeting and studying in the picnic areas and on the benches in between classes.
USA Baldwin County and Baldwin County United created and sponsor Leadership Baldwin County, a county-wide program designed to identify current and potential leaders and enhance leadership. The class meets monthly from October through May every year. Adults who live in the county are encouraged to apply for the program. Apply today for 2015-16 class!
The University of South Alabama Baldwin County is accredited through the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS).