Is USA a Good School for the Money?
University of South Alabama Value Report
Is USA worth the money? Read College Factual's annual USA value report to determine if the school is priced fairly for the quality of education they provide.
Within Alabama, USA Offers Good Quality for a Good Price.
University of South Alabama is ranked #9 out of #30 in Alabama for quality and #7 out of #25 for Alabama value.
This makes it a good quality for a good price in the state.
Live in-state? You may qualify for a reduced price. Check the USA financial aid page to be sure.
Above Average Value Nationwide
University of South Alabama is ranked #446 out of 1,472 for value nationwide.
Compared to other schools of similar quality, University of South Alabama is priced well for the kind of quality provided and is thus a good value according to College Factual's Best for the Money Ranking.
Prices of Institutions with Similar Quality Scores
|School||Total Price||Value Grade|
|North Greenville University||$111,268||B|
|University of South Alabama||$111,722||B|
|Saint Xavier University||$124,567||C|
|Paul Smiths College of Arts and Science||$127,141||D+|
|Eastern Washington University||$136,285||D|
|Vermont Technical College||$145,602||F|
*Total price is determined by multiplying average annual cost by time to graduate.
That Degree May Cost You $111,722 in Total
On average, a bachelor's degree from USA will cost you about $111,722. This is based on an average price (with and without aid) of $24,078 and a typical 4.64 years to graduate.
|Average Yearly Cost||$24,078|
|Average Years to Graduate||4.64|
|Estimated Avg Total Cost of Degree||$111,722|
Many Factors Affect Net Price
Consider the average USA student takes 4.64 years to complete their degree. If you can complete your degree faster than that you will save money. This is just one way your USA degree may cost less than average.
Does This School Make Financial Sense To You?
The overall price of a college can vary depending on your individual circumstances.
Look at the table below to get a sense of how USA value for your educational dollar might vary.
|Nationwide Value by Aid Group||Avg Degree Cost||Value Rank||Value Grade|
|Students with no Aid||$131,071||#244||A-|
|Only Students Receiving Aid||$99,867||#417||B|
|In-State Value by Aid Group||Avg Degree Cost||Value Rank||Value Grade|
|Students with no Aid||$103,992||#6||B+|
|Only Students Receiving Aid||$72,788||#7||B|
Note: the Value Grade for in-state students is calculated by looking only at other schools in the state of Alabama.
About 95% of USA students receive financial aid. Get more details on what USA financial aid you may qualify for.
How to Calculate Value
College Factual calculates value by calculating average USA cost multiplied by time to graduate, and then compares that number to other schools of a similar quality ranking. If the school is priced fairly based on the educational quality it receives a fair ranking. If it is underpriced it receives a good or excellent value.
Read the full Best for the Money Ranking Methodology.
College Factual's Best for the Money Ranking Methodology.
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