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Institutional Characteristics

The following 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.
Academic Comparison - Best Schools In Alabama
RankNameLocationType/LevelHighest DegreeOffered Degree
1 Samford UniversityBirmingham, ALPrivate (not-for-profit), four-yearsDoctor's DegreeCertificate, Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
2 Auburn UniversityAuburn, ALPublic, four-yearsDoctor's DegreeCertificate, Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
3 The University of AlabamaTuscaloosa, ALPublic, four-yearsDoctor's DegreeBachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
4 University of Alabama at BirminghamBirmingham, ALPublic, four-yearsDoctor's DegreeCertificate, Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
5 University of Alabama in HuntsvilleHuntsville, ALPublic, four-yearsDoctor's DegreeCertificate, Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
6 Jacksonville State UniversityJacksonville, ALPublic, four-yearsDoctor's DegreeBachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
7 University of MontevalloMontevallo, ALPublic, four-yearsMaster's DegreeBachelor, Master, Post-Graduate
8 Troy UniversityTroy, ALPublic, four-yearsDoctor's DegreeCertificate, Associate, Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
9 Birmingham-Southern CollegeBirmingham, ALPrivate (not-for-profit), four-yearsBachelor's DegreeBachelor
10 University of North AlabamaFlorence, ALPublic, four-yearsMaster's DegreeBachelor, Master, Post-Graduate

Key Facts Comparison

The average tuition & fees of best schools in Alabama is $15,456 for State residents and $24,923 for out-of-state students. The average acceptance rate is 81.37% and graduation rate is 63.00%. The following table compares key facts for each schools including acceptance rate, graduation rate, tuition, student to faculty ratio, and student population.
Key Facts Comparison Between Best Schools In Alabama
RankNameTuition & FeesAcceptance RateGraduation RateStudent Faculty RatioStudent Population
1 Samford University $35,360 83.87% 79% 12:15,729
2 Auburn University $11,826 / $31,986 71.18% 81% 20:130,737
3 The University of Alabama $11,620 / $31,090 78.90% 72% 20:137,840
4 University of Alabama at Birmingham $8,568 / $20,400 88.54% 62% 20:122,563
5 University of Alabama in Huntsville $11,488 / $23,884 73.67% 61% 19:19,999
6 Jacksonville State University $11,120 / $20,840 76.34% 50% 21:19,238
7 University of Montevallo $13,710 / $26,730 90.09% 52% 12:12,600
8 Troy University $9,312 / $18,624 95.27% 52% 18:116,497
9 Birmingham-Southern College $20,100 65.91% 70% 10:11,129
10 University of North Alabama $10,620 / $20,220 89.97% 51% 15:18,086
Average$15,456 / $24,92381.37%63.00%16.70:114,442
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.