Overall Niche Grade
- Party SceneB
- Campus FoodA-
- Student LifeB-
University of West Alabama is ...
NCAA Division II (with football)
Gulf South Conference
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High School GPA
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
Evening Degree Programs
- of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.22 responses
- of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.20 responses
- of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.20 responses
Most Popular Majors
- Physical Education Teaching and Coaching30Graduates
- Teacher Education for Multiple Levels13Graduates
- Business Administration and Management11Graduates
- Kinesiology and Exercise Science11Graduates
Undergrads Over 25
Freshmen Live On-Campus
Data not available
- of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join.24 responses
- of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life.28 responses
After University of West Alabama
- Very Good96
My overall experience at The University of West Alabama was fantastic. I made a lot of friends, and the people and professors were all very nice and helpful. The town is smaller then what I am used to but it was still beautiful. All of the buildings and classrooms were nice and they are still upgrading! The class size is no more then 30 students which fit me perfectly. I enjoy the smaller class room size because I can learn better and the professor knows who you are instead of being in a 200 student lecture hall.
- Graduate Student
- 3 months ago
Mostly fast food restaurants are available. There are a couple of steak restaurants where the cost is about what you would expect. A Mexican restaurant has OK food for a higher price than you would expect. One cafe is only open for lunch and is pricey. Students are able to use their student cards at most establishments. Diamond Jim's and Mrs. Donna's Restaurant is a favorite. The food is excellent and not too expensive to allow college students to eat well. Dandy Don's can't be beat for good hamburgers, chicken fingers, etc. Great prices and friendly atmosphere. Excellent food.
- Recent Alumnus
- Oct 19 2014
Overall Fantastic Experience – I started out in the Sociology: Criminal Justice track, but quickly deferred to the Actuarial Science track of Mathematics once it became available. I am very fond of the campus itself; it is small, but growing constantly. It is a small town, but that cuts out room for distractions, allowing me, along with the other students, to focus more solely on academics. The overall school board is typically easy to maneuver, once you know the right people to go to. Beautiful campus, class buildings and dorms reasonably located, exceptional Greek life(I am a sister of Alpha Sigma Tau, a Sweetheart of Tau Kappa Epsilon, and the President and co-founder of Lambda Nu Zeta, a Criminal Justice fraternity), very reasonable tuition, experienced qualified professors, and a friendly student body are the top positive aspects of my school.
- College Sophomore
- Aug 17 2012