University of South Alabama vs. Georgia State

Two Rivalry Colleges in Sun Belt Conference

University of South Alabama vs. Georgia State

University of South Alabamavs.Georgia State

Both University of South Alabama and Georgia State are public. University of South Alabama is located in Mobile, AL and Georgia State is located in Atlanta, GA.
  • Georgia State has more expensive tuition of $24,517 than University of South Alabama ($16,292).
  • Georgia State has tighter acceptance rate of 0.69845111326234% than University of South Alabama (1%).
  • Georgia State has higher SAT scores of 1,155 than University of South Alabama (1,125).
  • Georgia State is larger with 34,316 students than University of South Alabama (14,834 students).
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#342 in National Universities
#13 in Alabama
Rankings#203 in National Universities
#8 in Georgia
Public, 4 yearsSchool TypePublic, 4 years
Mobile, ALLocationAtlanta, GA
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)
Doctorate (Professional Practice)
Research University (high research activity)Carnegie ClassificationResearch University (very high research activity)
Tuition & Fees
$8,396 Alabama residents
$16,292 out-of-state
Undergraduate$9,286 Georgia residents
$24,517 out-of-state
$8,156 Alabama residents
$16,112 out-of-state
Graduate$9,292 Georgia residents
$24,790 out-of-state
$6,725Financial Aid$7,823
Admission
$35 undergraduate
$35 graduate
Application Fee$60 undergraduate
$50 graduate
0.82078670735843%Acceptance Rate0.69845111326234%
0.38958892790746%Yield0.41659241659242%
1,125 SAT, 24 ACTTest Scores1,155 SAT, 23 ACT
Student Population
14,834Total Students34,316
10,293Undergraduate27,231
4,541Graduate7,085
3,379Online Enrollment291
Graduation Rate & Outcomes
46%Graduation Rate55%
31%Transfer-out Rate25%
74%Retention Rate84%
$46,800Average Earning after Graduation$48,200
Special Learning Opportunities and Student Services
Online Degree/Certificate Program Offered for GraduateDistance Learning (Online Classes)Online Degree/Certificate Program Offered for 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: 5,414)
$10,924 average annual costs
Not offered or not ReportedMeal Plan✔ (19 meals per week)
$3,868 average annual costs
Faculties and Staffs
18 to 1Students to Faculty Ratio23 to 1
782 Full-time
434 Part-time
Number of Faculties1,261 Full-time
506 Part-time
2,536 Full-time
512 Part-time
Number of Staffs4,835 Full-time
927 Part-time
$65,506 for Faculties
$51,499 Part-time
Average Salary$79,349 for Faculties
$58,301 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