University of Southern Alabama, established in 1963, is a public research university located in Mobile, Alabama. It has over 11,400 undergraduates and a suburban campus. Its students have a choice of approximately 200 student organizations, including a solid Greek scene. They can pose with the school’s prized Jaguar statue, and cheer on its ace baseball team. The South Alabama Jaguars compete in NCAA Division I sports; a major source of school spirit! The school has a busy campus life, with a string of on-campus events including comedy shows, poetry slams and movie nights. Dan Povenmire, co-creator of Disney TV Show Phineas and Ferb attended but did not graduate from University of Southern Alabama, while American romance & mystery author Carolyn Haines is a notable alumnus. USA, a major university on the upper Gulf Coast, houses an active student life.