About the University of South Alabama

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The University of South Alabama is a comprehensive, global university that provides students a quality education in business, the liberal arts, education, engineering, computing, the sciences and healthcare. USA offers nearly 100 undergraduate, graduate and doctoral degrees through its nine colleges and schools, and is ranked Research University/High by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching.

The University of South Alabama annually enrolls more than 16,000 students and has awarded more than 78,000 degrees in its 51-year history. USA is also an economic driver for the central Gulf Coast, with an annual economic impact exceeding $3 billion.

In healthcare, USA plays a dual role by providing students outstanding medical education through our colleges of Medicine, Nursing and Allied Health Professions, and the community with advanced and innovative care through the USA Physicians Group, University Hospital, USA Children’s & Women’s Hospital and the USA Mitchell Cancer Institute.