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University of West Alabama Campus Life

Campus Size

Small Campus
1,901
Total Undergrads
Including 335 Part-time
306
Degree-Seeking Freshmen
Including 16 Part-time

Gender Breakdown:

76% Women
24% Men

Athletics

NCAA Division II (with football)

Gulf South Conference

  • Football
  • Basketball
  • Baseball
  • Cross Country/Track

Total Varsity Sports

Coaches

5
Men's sports coaches (Average salary: $64,441)
5
Women's sports coaches (Average salary: $45,334)
Athletics Details
Sport Varsity Men Varsity Women Club Intramural
Baseball 34 - - -
Basketball 16 9 - -
Football 125 - - -
Softball - 19 - -
Tennis 10 7 - -
Track and Field, X-Country 12 8 - -
Volleyball - 14 - -

Diversity

Student Total
American Indian/Alaskan Native 0.5%
Asian/Pacific Islander 0.3%
Black/non-Hispanic 51.8%
Hispanic 0.8%
Non-resident alien 0.2%
Race/Ethnicity unknown 1.9%
Two or more races 0.1%
White/non-Hispanic 44.3%
Disabilities
Percent of students with disability 3% or less

Services & Housing

Services Offered
  • Remedial services for students with learning disabilities
  • Academic/Career counseling
  • Employment services for current students to find part-time positions
  • Job placement for graduates to find full-time employment
  • Daycare on campus for children of students
  • Library on campus
Living
  • On-Campus Housing
  • Meal plan offered, maximum 19 meals per week.

Clubs & Organizations

Reserved Officers' Training Corps (ROTC)
  • Air Force ROTC

Safety Statistics

Arrests On Campus
Illegal Weapons Possession 0
Drug Law Violation 1
Liquor Law Violation 0
Criminal Offenses On Campus
Personal Crime 0
Property Crime 3
Reviews Dorm Life
  • Jamilia from Eutaw, AL
  • 4
  • I currently live in Selden, which is a traditional, all-girls dorm. This building is currently the cheapest campus living. Right next door are the boys' dorms, Spieth Hall. Next year,…

  • Apr-19-2012 Read More
  • Grant from Saraland, AL
  • 4
  • My first year in a dorm I was nervous about having a room mate and worried about being away from home. BUT the hall directors and resident assistants …

  • Jul-25-2012 Read More
  • Hunter from Coker, AL
  • 2
  • The dorms are older. They are very affordable and convenient, but not that nice. New ones have been built for freshman and upperclassmen that are much nicer, and they are…

  • May-02-2012 Read More

Reviews

Student Responses to Review Topic: Food And Dining
  • 5
  • Alegna from York, AL
  • Aug-29-2012 I am a current student here

    They have a great dining hall filled with extensive choices from fresh fruit, wide variety salad bar, pizza, deli, and a real food section set of selections to choose from, it's great!

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  • 4
  • Grant from Saraland, AL
  • Jul-25-2012 I am a current student here

    The cafeteria is somewhere everyone can go to hangout, relax, and have a bite to eat. The procedure to get in is simple. Scan your I.D. at the front desk and grab a plate to get your food. A large variety and no limits make finding something good easy.

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  • 3
  • Essence from Birmingham, AL
  • Jul-15-2012 I am a current student here

    There aren't many restaurants in the city. However, you are allowed to use your tiger bucks card which comes in handy when you don't have any cash. There are three fast food restaurants (Sonic, Burger King, and Hardee's). There are about five or six dine- in (take-out is available) restaurants. I've never heard of these restaurants until I went to this college. The most popular ones are Dandy Don's, and Diamond Jim's. Both are very good.

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  • 5
  • Janay from Montgomery, AL
  • Jul-05-2012 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    Food is delicious, surprisingly so. There are also plenty of healthy choices are also available.

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  • 2
  • Hunter from Coker, AL
  • May-02-2012 I am a past student here

    Livingston is a small town, and there aren't many food options. There are some great mom and pop places in town, but the cafeteria on campus is okay. Improvements are planned to be made to on-campus dining summer of 2012.

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  • 3
  • Jamilia from Eutaw, AL
  • Apr-19-2012 I am a current student here

    The Caf, short for cafeteria, is the main eating quarters on campus. The Caf offers buffet style eating, and allows students to have several choices of food. Inside the building there is a sub shop, Tiger Alley. In the library resides the school's very own coffee shop, Java City. Javalanches are quite famous around here.

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  • 4
  • from Livingston, AL
  • Apr-16-2012 I am a current student here

    I love stopping by the deli when I am walking from class to class. It's in a convenient location with super fast service and great sandwiches!

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Student Responses to Review Topic: Greek Life
  • 0
  • Essence from Birmingham, AL
  • Jul-15-2012 I am a current student here

    The Greeks on this campus suck compared to those on a bigger campus. The President of the college doesn't even like Greeks. He doesn't see the purpose of a sorority or fraternity.

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  • 0
  • Hunter from Coker, AL
  • May-02-2012 I am a past student here

    Greek life is not as big at UWA because it is a smaller school. The frats and sororities are more a social group on campus and they don't do a lot of extra like at other universities.

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  • 0
  • Jamilia from Eutaw, AL
  • Apr-19-2012 I am a current student here

    UWA is home to several Greek organizations. The Greeks are nearly always taking interest in new members. UWA is home to the following fraternities and soroities: Alpha Kappa Alpha, Delta Sigma Theta, Zeta Phi Beta, Phi Mu, Alpha Sigma Tau, Omega Phi Psi, Phi Beta Sigma, Alpha Phi Alpha, Delta Chi, and a few others.

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  • 0
  • from Livingston, AL
  • Apr-16-2012 I am a current student here

    I am in a sorority called Phi Mu and have the best sisters that anyone could ask for. Being in a sorority has given me many opportunities and allowed me to become best friends with some great girls.

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