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31 Colleges
4,903 Yearly Graduations
$54,891 Avg 4-Year Tuition (In-State)
$28,352 Avg 4-Year Student Loan

In 2019, 4,903 students received a teaching degree from a college in Alabama, making it rank #25 in terms of graduations. Students who live in the state can take advantage of in-state tuition averaging $13,723 a year, while students from out-of-state may pay a higher average tuition of $18,831 a year.

About 71% of students who go to college in this state take out loans, with the average yearly loan amount being $7,088 per year.

Learn more about the most popular schools below:

#1

University of West Alabama

Livingston, Alabama
Public Public vs. Private
983 Yearly Degrees
$10,990 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 5,653 students at University of West Alabama in total, 2,239 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 1,883 are full-time. It takes the average University of West Alabama undergraduate about 4.6 years to complete their degree.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 28%. Of the accepted students, 38% are men and 62% are women.

Roughly 96% of students at University of West Alabama take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $7,077 a year. University of West Alabama has a 7.8% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $26,400 during the early-career years.

#2

Auburn University

Auburn, Alabama
Public Public vs. Private
653 Yearly Degrees
$11,492 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Auburn University is 30,460, of which 24,594 students are undergraduates and of those, 22,527 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Auburn is 4.4 years.

About 84% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 43% are men and 57% are women.

32% of Auburn students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $8,275 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 3.6% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Auburn is $39,500.

#3

The University of Alabama

Tuscaloosa, Alabama
Public Public vs. Private
637 Yearly Degrees
$10,780 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 38,100 students at UA in total, 32,795 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 29,135 are full-time. It takes the average UA undergraduate about 4.4 years to complete their degree.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 53%. Around 39% of accepted students are men, and 61% are women.

Approximately 43% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $9,657 a year. The student loan default rate of 5.1% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $37,400 during the early-career years.

#4

University of Alabama at Birmingham

Birmingham, Alabama
Public Public vs. Private
449 Yearly Degrees
$8,568 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 22,080 students at UAB in total, 13,836 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 10,315 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at UAB is 4.5 years.

Around 92% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 36% are men and 64% are women.

Roughly 55% of students at UAB take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $7,004 a year. UAB has a 5.7% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from UAB with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $35,100 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#5

University of South Alabama

Mobile, Alabama
Public Public vs. Private
325 Yearly Degrees
$8,396 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at University of South Alabama is 14,397, of which 9,601 students are undergraduates and of those, 8,065 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 82%. Of the accepted students, 37% are men and 63% are women.

Approximately 61% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $10,983 a year. The student loan default rate of 8.4% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from USA is $31,500.

#6

Jacksonville State University

Jacksonville, Alabama
Public Public vs. Private
310 Yearly Degrees
$11,120 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 9,021 students at Jacksonville State University in total, 7,749 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 5,942 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 19 to 1.

About 54% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 40% are men and 60% are women.

59% of Jacksonville State University students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $8,016 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 9.8% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Jacksonville State University is $28,700.

#7

Troy University

Troy, Alabama
Public Public vs. Private
296 Yearly Degrees
$8,908 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 12,995 undergraduates at TROY, of which 8,741 are full-time, and there are 16,436 students altogether. It takes the average TROY undergraduate about 4.7 years to complete their degree.

Around 88% of students who apply get accepted. Around 40% of accepted students are men, and 60% are women.

Roughly 81% of students at TROY take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $4,278 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 9.8% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from TROY with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $30,400 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#8

University of North Alabama

Florence, Alabama
Public Public vs. Private
226 Yearly Degrees
$10,620 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 6,050 undergraduates at UNA, of which 4,901 are full-time, and there are 7,702 students altogether. For undergraduates at UNA, the average graduation time is 4.8 years.

About 70% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 37% are men and 63% are women.

69% of UNA students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $8,451 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 11.6% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $28,600 during the early-career years.

#9

Athens State University

Athens, Alabama
Public Public vs. Private
210 Yearly Degrees
$7,710 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 2,774 undergraduates at Athens State University, of which 1,194 are full-time, and there are 2,941 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 15 to 1.

The student loan default rate of 7.5% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Athens State University is $33,400.

#10

Samford University

Birmingham, Alabama
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
153 Yearly Degrees
$32,850 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 5,692 students at Samford in total, 3,591 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 3,509 are full-time. Samford has a freshman retention rate of 87%, which is a good sign that once students arrive at the school, they want to stay.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 83%. Around 32% of accepted students are men, and 68% are women.

Roughly 38% of students at Samford take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $8,448 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 2.9% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $37,500 during the early-career years.

#11

Auburn University at Montgomery

Montgomery, Alabama
Public Public vs. Private
115 Yearly Degrees
$8,620 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Auburn University at Montgomery is 5,188, of which 4,523 students are undergraduates and of those, 3,505 are full-time. For undergraduates at AUM, the average graduation time is 5.2 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 83%. Around 35% of accepted students are men, and 65% are women.

Roughly 55% of students at AUM take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $5,639 a year. The student loan default rate of 10.4% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from AUM with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $30,100 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#12

University of Montevallo

Montevallo, Alabama
Public Public vs. Private
111 Yearly Degrees
$13,708 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 2,236 undergraduates at Montevallo, of which 1,997 are full-time, and there are 2,553 students altogether. For undergraduates at Montevallo, the average graduation time is 4.5 years.

About 64% of students who apply get accepted. Around 32% of accepted students are men, and 67% are women.

58% of Montevallo students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $6,317 a year. Montevallo has a 7.3% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $27,500 during the early-career years.

#13

Alabama State University

Montgomery, Alabama
Public Public vs. Private
99 Yearly Degrees
$11,068 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Alabama State University is 4,190, of which 3,750 students are undergraduates and of those, 3,446 are full-time. For undergraduates at Alabama State, the average graduation time is 4.9 years.

Around 98% of students who apply get accepted. Around 31% of accepted students are men, and 66% are women.

Approximately 76% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $6,709 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 20.3% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Alabama State with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $22,600 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#14

University of Mobile

Mobile, Alabama
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
67 Yearly Degrees
$23,860 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 1,769 undergraduates at University of Mobile, of which 1,106 are full-time, and there are 1,989 students altogether. It takes the average University of Mobile undergraduate about 4.6 years to complete their degree.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 47%. Of the accepted students, 36% are men and 64% are women.

Approximately 60% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $6,771 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 9.6% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from University of Mobile with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $29,300 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#15

Alabama A & M University

Normal, Alabama
Public Public vs. Private
60 Yearly Degrees
$10,024 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 6,172 students at AAMU in total, 5,273 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 4,975 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

Around 90% of students who apply get accepted. Around 35% of accepted students are men, and 65% are women.

Roughly 72% of students at AAMU take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $6,427 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 18.2% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $25,200 during the early-career years.

#16

University of Alabama in Huntsville

Huntsville, Alabama
Public Public vs. Private
52 Yearly Degrees
$11,122 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 9,988 students at UAH in total, 7,989 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 6,749 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at UAH is 4.8 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 81%. Of the accepted students, 58% are men and 42% are women.

46% of UAH students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $6,298 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 5.9% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $36,200 during the early-career years.

#17

Faulkner University

Montgomery, Alabama
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
51 Yearly Degrees
$22,310 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Faulkner University is 3,036, of which 2,192 students are undergraduates and of those, 1,484 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Faulkner is 4.5 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 51%. Of the accepted students, 41% are men and 59% are women.

75% of Faulkner students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $5,946 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 12.5% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Faulkner is $29,700.

#18

Birmingham Southern College

Birmingham, Alabama
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
19 Yearly Degrees
$18,241 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Birmingham Southern College is 1,209, which includes 1,201 full-time undergraduates. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at BSC is 4.1 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 62%. Of the accepted students, 46% are men and 54% are women.

Approximately 54% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $6,143 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 4.8% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $33,400 during the early-career years.

#19

Spring Hill College

Mobile, Alabama
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
16 Yearly Degrees
$40,648 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 1,160 undergraduates at Spring Hill, of which 1,143 are full-time, and there are 1,290 students altogether. It takes the average Spring Hill undergraduate about 4.1 years to complete their degree.

About 46% of students who apply get accepted. Around 33% of accepted students are men, and 67% are women.

Approximately 91% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $8,111 a year. The student loan default rate of 5.9% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

Students who graduate from Spring Hill with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $33,600 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#20

Stillman College

Tuscaloosa, Alabama
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
12 Yearly Degrees
$11,292 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Stillman College is 861, which includes 795 full-time undergraduates. For undergraduates at Stillman College, the average graduation time is 4.6 years.

About 48% of students who apply get accepted. Around 31% of accepted students are men, and 69% are women.

82% of Stillman College students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $9,795 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 23.1% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $22,800 during the early-career years.

#21

Oakwood University

Huntsville, Alabama
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
10 Yearly Degrees
$19,990 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Oakwood University is 1,526, of which 1,461 students are undergraduates and of those, 1,366 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Oakwood is 4.8 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 47%. Around 38% of accepted students are men, and 62% are women.

Roughly 67% of students at Oakwood take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $6,591 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 10.4% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $21,800 during the early-career years.

#22

Judson College

Marion, Alabama
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
9 Yearly Degrees
$18,540 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 250 students at Judson College in total, 196 are full-time undergraduates. It takes the average Judson College undergraduate about 4.0 years to complete their degree.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 51%. Of the accepted students, 0% are men and 100% are women.

74% of Judson College students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $6,582 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 17.7% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Judson College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $22,200 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#22

Huntingdon College

Montgomery, Alabama
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
9 Yearly Degrees
$26,493 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 830 full-time undergraduates at Huntingdon College, and 1,008 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 15 to 1.

About 56% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 50% are men and 50% are women.

Roughly 77% of students at Huntingdon College take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $7,058 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 9.8% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Huntingdon College is $32,600.

#22

United States Sports Academy

Daphne, Alabama
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
9 Yearly Degrees
$17,424 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 499 students at The Academy in total, 232 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 34 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 6 to 1.

The student loan default rate of 6.1% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

Students who graduate from The Academy with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $33,600 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#25

Strayer University - Alabama

Birmingham, Alabama
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
8 Yearly Degrees
$13,515 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Strayer University - Alabama is 1,802, of which 1,511 students are undergraduates and of those, 72 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 14 to 1.

Approximately 100% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $9,401 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 10.4% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Strayer University - Alabama with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $33,100 during the early years of their career after graduation.

Other Alabama Colleges

Rank School Yearly Graduations
26 Selma University 7
27 Miles College 4
28 Huntsville Bible College 2
29 Tuskegee University 1
30 Talladega College 0
30 Paul Mitchell the School Birmingham 0

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