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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.

Top 30% Alabama Value
Top 30% Alabama Quality

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.

State Value Ranking  7 out of 25
Overpriced
Great Value
State Value Score  72.00 out of 100
Overpriced
Great Value

Live in-state? You may qualify for a reduced price. Check the USA financial aid page to be sure.

Above Average Value Nationwide

Top 50% National Value
Average National Quality

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.

National Value Ranking  446 out of 1472
Overpriced
Great Value
National Value Score  69.70 out of 100
Overpriced
Great Value

Prices of Institutions with Similar Quality Scores

School Total Price Value Grade
Stephens College $99,252 A-
North Greenville University $111,268 B
University of South Alabama $111,722 B
Bluffton University $120,968 C+
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
Eastern University $145,712 F
Northwood University $150,242 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.

Amount
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?

$72,788 In-State With Aid
$131,071 Avg Cost No Aid
4.64 Years to Graduate

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-
All Students $111,722 #446 B
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+
All Students $84,643 #7 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.

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