United States Sports Academy

United States Sports Academy

United States Sports Academy, which is located in Daphne, Alabama, was established in 1972 by Dr. Thomas P. Rosandich. It was created in response to the inferior performance of United States Olympic team in the Munich Games of 1972. The campus, which is home to the American Sport Art Museum and Archives or ASAMA, was established in 1984 and has a vast collection of sport art. The academy grants Bachelor of Sports Science, Master of Sports Science and Doctor of Education degrees.

The eligible students of United States Sports Academy can apply for a number of federal financial aid programs such as Federal Stafford Loans, Federal Supplemental Education Opportunity Grants (FESOG), and Pell Grants. The academy's library is equipped with a vast collection of print materials, circulating books, reference books, reserve books, and periodicals.

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United States Sports Academy
One Academy Dr
Daphne , AL 36526-7055
General Phone: (251) 626-3303

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United States Sports Academy Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy109sports and fitness management, athletic trainer
Education and Teaching77physical education teaching
Science9exercise physiology

Number of programs and degrees for United States Sports Academy in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Bachelor's degree62
Master's degree1894
Doctor's degree01

United States Sports Academy Student Body

In 2007-2008, United States Sports Academy had a total enrollment of 522 students (461 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 15%
Graduate 85%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 68%
Black 15%
Hispanic 4%
Asian 3%
Unknown 11%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
20-21 1%
22-24 7%
25-29 27%
30-34 25%
35-39 18%
40-49 15%
50-64 6%

United States Sports Academy Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Daphne, Alabama for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Alabama Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

United States Sports Academy Admissions and Selectivity

Application Requirements:

Years of College Work Before Admittancenot required

United States Sports Academy Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount

Financial Aid:
United States Sports Academy participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 2170600)

United States Sports Academy Faculty

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professorcalendar year1*0*
Associate professorcalendar year2*0*
Assistant professorcalendar year2*0*
Instructorcalendar year2*0*
All faculty totalcalendar year7$58,4870*

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

United States Sports Academy Degree Programs (2007)

Education And Teaching
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching

Nutrition And Exercise Therapy
Athletic Training/Trainer
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management

Exercise Physiology

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