University of South Alabama vs. Coastal Carolina University

Two Rivalry Colleges in Sun Belt Conference

University of South Alabama vs. Coastal Carolina University

University of South Alabamavs.Coastal Carolina University

Both University of South Alabama and Coastal Carolina University are public. University of South Alabama is located in Mobile, AL and Coastal Carolina University is located in Conway, SC.
  • Coastal Carolina University has more expensive tuition of $27,394 than University of South Alabama ($16,292).
  • Coastal Carolina University has tighter acceptance rate of 0.61191617734202% than University of South Alabama (1%).
  • University of South Alabama has higher SAT scores of 1,125 than Coastal Carolina University (1,090).
  • University of South Alabama is larger with 14,834 students than Coastal Carolina University (10,641 students).
University of South Alabama

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#342 in National Universities
#13 in Alabama
Rankings#13 in South Carolina
Public, 4 yearsSchool TypePublic, 4 years
Mobile, ALLocationConway, SC
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
Bachelor's
Post-Bachelor Certificate
Master's
Post-Master Certificate
Doctorate (Research)
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$11,640 South Carolina residents
$27,394 out-of-state
$8,156 Alabama residents
$16,112 out-of-state
Graduate$10,764 South Carolina residents
$19,836 out-of-state
$6,725Financial Aid$8,208
Admission
$35 undergraduate
$35 graduate
Application Fee$45 undergraduate
$45 graduate
0.82078670735843%Acceptance Rate0.61191617734202%
0.38958892790746%Yield0.210405845585%
1,125 SAT, 24 ACTTest Scores1,090 SAT, 22 ACT
Student Population
14,834Total Students10,641
10,293Undergraduate9,917
4,541Graduate724
3,379Online Enrollment495
Graduation Rate & Outcomes
46%Graduation Rate47%
31%Transfer-out Rate39%
74%Retention Rate69%
$46,800Average Earning after Graduation$44,500
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
Teacher Certifiate
✔ (Dormitory Capacity: 3,431)
$4,000 average annual costs
On-Campus Living✔ (Dormitory Capacity: 4,768)
$5,440 average annual costs
Not offered or not ReportedMeal PlanNot offered or not Reported
Faculties and Staffs
18 to 1Students to Faculty Ratio16 to 1
782 Full-time
434 Part-time
Number of Faculties490 Full-time
193 Part-time
2,536 Full-time
512 Part-time
Number of Staffs1,436 Full-time
352 Part-time
$65,506 for Faculties
$51,499 Part-time
Average Salary$67,672 for Faculties
$51,003 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