The University of South Alabama (USA), located on the upper Gulf Coast in Mobile, Alabama, was chartered in 1963 by the State of Alabama as a state-supported, comprehensive, co-educational institution of higher education. Since opening its doors to the first 264 students in 1964, USA has grown to an enrollment of over 15,000 in its various undergraduate and graduate programs and the College of Med...icine. It is a dynamic and growing institution with a student body from 45 different states and over 100 countries.
USA continues to earn distinction as one of the fastest growing universities in Alabama. Its academic programs provide a solid base to allow students to grow intellectually, economically and socially.