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Higher Education Administration Schools in Alabama

In 2018-2019, 67 students earned their Higher Education/Higher Education Administration degrees in AL.

A Higher Education Administration major is the 14th most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Higher Education Administration Majors in Alabama

Higher Education/Higher Education Administration majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 47
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 20
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 20
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 20

Gender Distribution

In Alabama, a higher education/higher education administration major is more popular with women than with men.

Higher Education Administration Majors in AL Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of higher education/higher education administration majors in Alabama is as follows:

  • Asian: 1.5%
  • Black or African American: 41.8%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 1.5%
  • White: 52.2%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.0%
  • Other Races: 3.0%
Higher Education Administration Majors in AL Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Higher Education Administration Grads in Alabama

In this state, there are 2,960 people employed in jobs related to a higher education/higher education administration degree, compared to 184,430 nationwide.

Higher Education Administration Jobs Nationwide vs. AL

Wages for Higher Education Administration Jobs in Alabama

In this state, higher education/higher education administration grads earn an average of $95,830. Nationwide, they make an average of $89,570.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 3 colleges in Alabama that offer higher education/higher education administration degrees. Learn about the most popular 3 below:

30 Degrees in Major Awarded
28% Graduation Rate
5,653 Total Students

A typical student attending University of West Alabama will pay a net price of $13,975. 96% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 13 to 1.

29 Degrees in Major Awarded
67% Graduation Rate
38,100 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 75%. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 80% of students receive it. 23 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

8 Degrees in Major Awarded
44% Graduation Rate
1,989 Total Students

100% of the teachers are full time. The average student takes 4.56 years to complete their degree at University of Mobile. In their early career, University of Mobile grads earn an average salary of $29,300.

Higher Education Administration Careers in AL

Some of the careers higher education/higher education administration majors go into include:

Job Title AL Job Growth AL Median Salary
Postsecondary Education Administrators 7% $93,250
Education Administrators 5% $98,110

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to higher education/higher education administration.

Major Annual Graduates in AL
General Educational Leadership 424
Curriculum Administration 57
Other Educational Administration 8
Secondary School Administration 1

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