The University of South Alabama, South, for short is home to more than 15,500 students and more than 100 academic programs. The University is a dynamic community of leaders and learners who support and challenge one another to be actively engaged citizens who advance the Gulf Coast region and the world. Founded in 1963, South’s vision is to foster an environment that couples engaging learning experiences with high-level research, enabling their faculty and students to be leaders in their disciplines. South’s 1,200-acre campus is equipped with new, state of the art facilities and resources for housing and recreation, health sciences, the arts, engineering, computer science and athletics. The
campus is also ideally located in the unique and beautiful Gulf Coast region, an inspirational setting that acts as a catalyst for discovery and innovation.
The student population at the University of South Alabama is more than 15,500, representing every state and 55 foreign countries. More than 2,300 students live on campus, and a variety of social, cultural and recreational opportunities are available nearly every day of the week. More than 200 student-led clubs and organizations are waiting to welcome students. From Greek life to service, professional and athletics organizations, the University of South Alabama offers an extensive and diverse mix of clubs and is sure to have something for you.
Mobile is the county seat of Mobile County, Alabama, United States, with a population around 200,000. This port city is on Alabama’s Gulf Coast and is home to the WWII-era USS Alabama battleship, anchored in Battleship Memorial Park. Floats, costumes and photos at the Mobile Carnival Museum illuminate the city’s centuries-old Mardi Gras tradition. Other landmarks include the 1850 Cathedral Basilica of the Immaculate Conception, which features intricate German stained glass, and the international
fine and decorative art displayed at the Mobile Museum of Art.