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Best Colleges in Alabama

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Institutional Characteristics

Next table compares the basic academic information between best schools in Alabama. By school type, there are 8 public and 2 private schools in best schools in Alabama. By school level, all 10 schools are 4 years or high institutes.
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Academic Comparison - Best Schools In Alabama
RankNameLocationType/LevelHighest DegreeOffered Degree
1 Samford University
Birmingham, ALPrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsDoctor's DegreeCertificate, Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
2 Auburn University
Auburn, ALPublic, 4 or more yearsDoctor's DegreeCertificate, Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
3 The University of Alabama
Tuscaloosa, ALPublic, 4 or more yearsDoctor's DegreeBachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
4 University of Alabama at Birmingham
Birmingham, ALPublic, 4 or more yearsDoctor's DegreeCertificate, Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
5 University of Alabama in Huntsville
Huntsville, ALPublic, 4 or more yearsDoctor's DegreeCertificate, Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
6 Jacksonville State University
Jacksonville, ALPublic, 4 or more yearsDoctor's DegreeBachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
7 University of Montevallo
Montevallo, ALPublic, 4 or more yearsMaster's DegreeBachelor, Master, Post-Graduate
8 Troy University
Troy, ALPublic, 4 or more yearsDoctor's DegreeCertificate, Associate, Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
9 Birmingham Southern College
Birmingham, ALPrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsBachelor's DegreeBachelor
10 University of North Alabama
Florence, ALPublic, 4 or more yearsMaster's DegreeBachelor, Master, Post-Graduate
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Key Facts Comparison

The average tuition & fees of best schools in Alabama is $15,261 for State residents and $24,088 for out-of-state students. The average acceptance rate is 74.30% and graduation rate is 58.40%. Next table compares key facts for each schools including acceptance rate, graduation rate, tuition, student to faculty ratio, and student population.
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Key Facts Comparison Between Best Schools In Alabama
RankNameTuition & FeesAcceptance RateGraduation RateStudent Faculty RatioStudent Population
1 Samford University
$32,850 83% 76% 12:15,619
2 Auburn University
$11,492 / $31,124 81% 78% 19:130,440
3 The University of Alabama
$10,780 / $30,250 83% 72% 22:138,390
4 University of Alabama at Birmingham
$8,568 / $20,400 74% 58% 19:121,923
5 University of Alabama in Huntsville
$11,122 / $23,518 83% 52% 17:19,736
6 Jacksonville State University
$11,120 / $20,840 55% 42% 18:18,479
7 University of Montevallo
$13,708 / $26,728 53% 49% 13:12,612
8 Troy University
$8,908 / $16,708 88% 43% 16:116,981
9 Birmingham Southern College
$18,238 54% 68% 12:11,268
10 University of North Alabama
$10,620 / $20,220 89% 46% 19:17,488
Average$15,261 / $24,08874.30%58.40%16.70:114,294
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The ranking data is provided by CollegeEvaluator. We compare the schools that ranked top 10 in Alabamaand in top 500 ranking for all colleges and universities in United States.