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Application Process

▼   How to Apply

The easiest way to apply is online through the application portal. You will be asked to create an account, and this login will allow you to fill out an application and check back to see what your status is.

You may also apply using Common App

If you prefer to mail in your application, print out the application form, fill it out and mail it to:

USA Office of Admissions
2500 Meisler Hall
390 Student Center Circle
Mobile, AL 36688-0002

▼   Submit Transcript and Scores

USA will be offering spring, summer, and fall 2023 applicants a test-optional path for admission to USA. Students with high school GPA's with a 3.4 or better will be automatically admitted to South. Students with GPA's below a 3.4 will enter a review process for admission. These students could be asked to supply additional materials. Students who choose the test optional track will also be eligible for scholarships. Scholarships for test-optional students will be awarded based on strength of curriculum, grades, and a variety of other factors. 

Students are able to select test-optional on their applications. We do recommend that students with ACT 21 or better and/or SAT 1060 or better submit their scores for best scholarship consideration.

Request your official high school transcript be sent to the University of South Alabama Office of Admissions.

Request that your ACT or SAT scores be sent to the University of South Alabama.

▼   Notification of Acceptance
The Office of Admissions notifies all prospective students by U.S. mail. Notification generally takes five business days. During times of high volume, a longer processing time can be expected. You can also view your admission status by logging into the application portal.