University of South Alabama vs. Arkansas State

Two Rivalry Colleges in Sun Belt Conference

University of South Alabama vs. Arkansas State

University of South Alabamavs.Arkansas State

Both University of South Alabama and Arkansas State are public. University of South Alabama is located in Mobile, AL and Arkansas State is located in Jonesboro, AR.
  • University of South Alabama has more expensive tuition of $16,292 than Arkansas State ($12,883).
  • Arkansas State has tighter acceptance rate of 0.66021467534753% than University of South Alabama (1%).
  • University of South Alabama has higher SAT scores of 1,125 than Arkansas State (1,117).
  • University of South Alabama is larger with 14,834 students than Arkansas State (13,709 students).
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#342 in National Universities
#13 in Alabama
Rankings#343 in National Universities
#8 in Arkansas
Public, 4 yearsSchool TypePublic, 4 years
Mobile, ALLocationJonesboro, AR
1 Year Certificate
2 Year Certificate
Bachelor's
Post-Bachelor Certificate
Master's
Post-Master Certificate
Doctorate (Research)
Doctorate (Professional Practice)
Offered Degrees1 Year Certificate
2 Year Certificate
Associate
Bachelor's
Post-Bachelor Certificate
Master's
Post-Master Certificate
Doctorate (Research)
Doctorate (Professional Practice)
Research University (high research activity)Carnegie ClassificationMaster's College and University (larger programs)
Tuition & Fees
$8,396 Alabama residents
$16,292 out-of-state
Undergraduate$7,315 Arkansas residents
$12,883 out-of-state
$8,156 Alabama residents
$16,112 out-of-state
Graduate$6,600 Arkansas residents
$11,586 out-of-state
$6,725Financial Aid$9,145
Admission
$35 undergraduate
$35 graduate
Application Fee$30 undergraduate
$30 graduate
0.82078670735843%Acceptance Rate0.66021467534753%
0.38958892790746%Yield0.38033049040512%
1,125 SAT, 24 ACTTest Scores1,117 SAT, 24 ACT
Student Population
14,834Total Students13,709
10,293Undergraduate9,350
4,541Graduate4,359
3,379Online Enrollment4,220
Graduation Rate & Outcomes
46%Graduation Rate53%
31%Transfer-out Rate23%
74%Retention Rate76%
$46,800Average Earning after Graduation$36,600
Special Learning Opportunities and Student Services
Online Degree/Certificate Program Offered for GraduateDistance Learning (Online Classes)Online Degree/Certificate Program Offered for Both Undergraduate and Graduate
ROTC
Study Abroad
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certifiate
Special OpportunitiesROTC
Study Abroad
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certifiate
✔ (Dormitory Capacity: 3,431)
$4,000 average annual costs
On-Campus Living✔ (Dormitory Capacity: 3,718)
Not offered or not ReportedMeal PlanNot offered or not Reported
Faculties and Staffs
18 to 1Students to Faculty Ratio18 to 1
782 Full-time
434 Part-time
Number of Faculties525 Full-time
165 Part-time
2,536 Full-time
512 Part-time
Number of Staffs1,579 Full-time
165 Part-time
$65,506 for Faculties
$51,499 Part-time
Average Salary$62,244 for Faculties
$40,816 Part-time
All data used in our site is from IPEDS (The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System), U.S. Department of Education, academic year 2019-2020