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Find Your Direction. Go South.

Why Attend South?

Amazing College. Amazing Location.

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Academics

Our faculty are dedicated to helping students reach their maximum potential. We are large enough to offer a diverse education, with more than 100 academic programs.

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Location

We are located in Mobile, Alabama, on the Gulf Coast, which provides limitless opportunities for education and recreation. Students enjoy the university’s proximity to beautiful white sand beaches, while the vibrant cities of New Orleans and Atlanta are easily accessible by car.

 

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Support

The University of South Alabama is invested in each of its students. USA has a robust Student Academic Success program, including Career Services, a Center for Academic Excellence, and a First-Year Advising Center. The Center for Academic Excellence offers individual and small-group peer tutoring for a large variety of general education courses, as well as writing consultations for courses in any discipline.

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Atmosphere

On campus, we pride ourselves on our Southern hospitality. Our students enjoy a variety of social, cultural, entertainment, and athletic activities that contribute to a well-rounded college experience. Students can join more than 230 campus organizations including club sports, honor societies, faith-based, special-interest and service organizations, and Greek life.

See why nearly 14,000 students call the University of South Alabama home.

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USA offers more than 100 academic programs in 10 different colleges and schools.

100 USA’s student body comes from across the United States and from more than 70 foreign countries. majors in 10 different colleges represented in graphic.

USA’s student body comes from across the United States and from more than 70 foreign countries. 

230 to represent our 230 different organizations.

Students can join over 230 campus organizations or create their own.

100 majors in 10 different colleges represented in graphic.

Jaguar athletes compete in 17 Division I sports.

100 majors in 10 different colleges represented in graphic.

USA’s Health System provides a diverse training ground for healthcare professionals.

100% of applicants admitted by December 1 and meet eligibility requirements are offered a scholarship.

100% of applicants admitted by December 1 and meet eligibility requirements are offered a scholarship.

An Ever-Growing Campus

Here are a few of the newest additions to our beautiful campus.

South's Student Rec Center

Student Recreation

Our state-of-the-art Student Recreation Center offers fitness classes, aquatics, indoor rock climbing wall, outdoor adventures and more!

 

Student getting food in Dining Services.

Dining Services

Our Dining Hall and Student Center food court offer delicious and nutritious options, as well as your familiar favorites.

 

Hancock Whitney Stadium

Hancock Whitney Stadium

An on-campus football stadium is slated to open in Fall 2020! You’ll be able to walk from your residence hall to cheer on your Jags to victory!

Learn more about South

A USA recruiter will contact you to answer your questions about USA and help you decide if USA is right for you!