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The University of West Alabama
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  • Graduate School
  • LIVINGSTON, AL

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West Alabama is a public graduate school in Livingston, Alabama. It has a mid-size graduate student body with an enrollment of 3,046 graduate students. Of the 14 graduate programs offered at The University of West Alabama, 12 are offered online or through graduate distance education programs. 4% of its graduate students are part-time graduate students.

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STATION ONE
LIVINGSTON, AL 35470
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Graduate Students

Total Graduate Students
3,046
Part-Time Grad Students
127
Research Assistants
13
Teaching Assistants
7
Racial Diversity
  • White
    57.4%
  • African American
    33.1%
  • Unknown
    5.6%
  • Multiracial
    1.3%
  • International (Non-Citizen)
    1.1%
  • Hispanic
    0.8%
  • Native American
    0.6%
  • Asian
    0.2%
  • Pacific Islander
    0%

Student Life

Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the students at this school?
Based on 32 responses
  • Driven
    38%
  • Down-to-earth
    19%
  • Friendly
    22%
  • Intellectual
    9%
  • Organized
    3%
  • N/A
    9%
Poll
What word or phrase best describes your program?
Based on 31 responses
  • Competitive and intense
    19%
  • Prepared me for the real world
    19%
  • Supportive/helped me grow
    52%
  • Earn a degree
    6%
  • It was very disappointing.
    3%

Scholarship

Professors

Poll
90%
of students agree that professors care about their students' success. 31 responses
Poll
87%
of students agree that professors are engaging and easy to understand. 31 responses
Poll
81%
of students agree that professors helped connect them to future opportunities. 31 responses

Return On Investment

Poll
How much did you spend on your degree in total?
Based on 32 responses
  • Less than $25,000
    59%
  • $25,000 - $50,000
    28%
  • $50,000 - $75,000
    6%
  • $75,000 - $100,000
    6%
Poll
How much did you make post-graduation?
Based on 32 responses
  • Less than $50,000
    6%
  • $50,000 - $75,000
    28%
  • $75,000 - $100,000
    3%
  • Did not graduate yet
    63%
84%
of students feel the degree they are getting at this school is worth the time and money. 32 responses

Living in the Area

grade C minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade B minus
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade C+
  3. Nightlife
    grade A minus
Median Household Income
$20,417
National
$75,149
Median Rent
$802
National
$1,268
Median Home Value
$158,000
National
$281,900

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