Class of 2021 Profile

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The Class of 2021 at the University of South Alabama, with 1,863 students, includes high academic achievers, collaborators, social entrepreneurs, philanthropists, music makers, talented performers and dedicated athletes. #WeAreSouth.

Class of 2021: More Facts

  • Incoming freshman international students are from Argentina, Canada, China, Czech Republic, India, Iceland, Japan, Kuwait, Mexico, Malaysia, Netherlands, Norway, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Viet Nam, and South Africa.
  • Highest number of students from states outside of Alabama: Florida and Mississippi

The Class of 2021 Includes:

  • A National Merit Scholar
  • An Eagle Scout who has built two dozen 3D prosthetic hands for those in need.
  • A student who played in the Alabama Symphony Orchestra in the 4th grade.
  • A student who is a pro-bowler with a high game of 256, who also serves as a city leader and created legislation adopted by the mayor and city council.
  • A student who started a nonprofit, “Another Week of Love,” which features YouTube videos on methods to cope with depression and help decrease teenage suicide.
  • A student who donated hair to make a wig for a cancer patient in honor of a deceased grandmother.
  • A student who had 16 surgeries in 17 years.
  • A student who started a nonprofit that trains therapy dogs.
  • A student who has an album on Spotify.
  • A student who raised nearly $10,000 for the Department of Human Resources.