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Study at University of West Alabama

The University of West Alabama, also known as UWA, is a public, four-year institution located in Livingston, Alabama, United States. It was established in 1835 as Livingston Female Academy and State Normal College. The main campus spreads across an area of 600 acres. UWA offers a wide variety of degrees and programs in diverse Course Topics. The university is organized into the following academic units:
  • College of Business
  • College of Education
  • College of Liberal Arts
  • College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics
  • Division of Nursing
  • Division of Online Programs
  • School of Graduate Studies
UWA's athletic teams participate in the Eastern Division of the Gulf South Conference in the NCAA Division II. The university sponsors more than 10 different sports teams. The teams are nicknamed the Tigers.

Profile of University of West AlabamaUniversity of West Alabama can be found in Livingston, Alabama (a quiet rural area). The school is a public institution. The Master's degree is the highest degree at University of West Alabama.

Course Topics

The most common majors at the school are in education and teaching.

University of West Alabama Selectivity

University of West Alabama does not have an open admissions system. Not everyone who applies is accepted. The school turned down 61% of potential students in 2007.

FacultyA tenure system is one way University of West Alabama works to keep a high-quality staff.

Student Enrolment

In 2007, 4, 011 students were enrolled in the school.

Student LifeA lot of students at University of West Alabama attend part-time. The school offers students meal plans. University of West Alabama student athletes compete in Gulf South Conference competitions.

University of West Alabama Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Education and Teaching550school Counselling, adult education, elementary school teaching, secondary teaching, instructional media design, physical education teaching, educational administration, special ed, . . .
Business and Management51business management, accounting, MIS
Nursing and Emergency Medicine41registered nursing
Liberal Arts28sociology, history, English
Science20biology, biological and physical sciences, chemistry, marine biology
Engineering Technician19engineering technician, industrial production tech
Therapy and Counselling14psychology
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy10athletic trainer
Mechanics and Repair6industrial mechanics
Contact: University of West AlabamaUniversity of West Alabama

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Livingston, Alabama 35470

General Phone: (205) 652-3400


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