University of West Alabama

The University of West Alabama ( UWA also called ) is a state university in Livingston in the U.S. state of Alabama. Currently here are enrolled 2,300 students.


The University of North Alabama was founded in 1835 as Livingston Female Academy and State Normal College, one belonging to the church college for women. In 1907 men were admitted. After several name changes, the university received its present name in 1995.


Of the 2,300 students in the fall semester of 2006 were 55 % women and 45 % men.

After ethnicity divided:

  • 60 % "White "
  • 39% African American
  • 1% foreigners


The sports teams of the University of West Alabama, the Tigers. The university is a member of the Gulf South Conference ( Eastern Division ).