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University of West Alabama

Livingston, Alabama

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University of West Alabama

Public 4 Year

About University of West Alabama

The University of West Alabama (abbreviated as UWA) is a public university located in Livingston, Alabama, United States.

Founded in 1835, the school began as a church-supported school for young women called Livingston Female Academy. The original Board of Trustees of Livingston Female Academy was selected in 1836, and four of the seven board members were Presbyterians.

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Located in Livingston, Alabama.

Station One, Livingston, AL, 35470, Sumter County

University of West Alabama Rankings

Prepler rankings are based on rigorous and in-depth analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education.

2021 Best Colleges in America

#750 of 6828

2021 Best Colleges in Alabama

#14 of 89

2021 Best Public Colleges in Alabama

#9 of 41

Most Popular Majors

Out of 15 majors categories at University of West Alabama, the 5 most popular are listed below.

Graduation Rate

Graduation rate of college is a strong indicator of success of the college’s students in attaining their educational goals. Prepler defines graduation rate as the percentage of first-time, full-time students who graduated from University of West Alabama within four or six years.

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Notable Alumni