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Campus Life Comparison Between Best Colleges in Alabama

Special LearningStudent ServicesAthleticsAdditional Facts

Special Learning Opportunity

The following table compares the special learning opportunities between best schools in Alabama including distance learning opportunities, ROTC program, Study abroad, and more special chances of learning. This statistics is based on the latest data from IPEDS, U.S. Department of Education for academic year 2021-2022.

Special Learning Opportunities Comparison Between Best Schools In Alabama
RankNameOnline ClassROTCTeacher Cert.Study AbroadWeekend/ Evening CollegeCampus Housing*Meal Plan**
1 Samford UniversityUnder, Grad Army, Air Force
(2,375)

($4,864)
2 Auburn UniversityUnder, Grad Army, NAVY, Air Force
(4,768)

($5,472)
3 The University of AlabamaUnder, Grad Army, Air Force
(8,262)

($3,802)
4 University of Alabama at BirminghamUnder, Grad Army, Air Force
(2,980)

($4,150)
5 University of Alabama in HuntsvilleUnder, Grad Army
(2,437)
6 Jacksonville State UniversityUnder, Grad Army
(2,054)

($3,300)
7 University of MontevalloUnder, Grad
(1,337)

($2,830)
8 Troy UniversityUnder, Grad Army, Air Force
(2,387)

($3,504)
9 Birmingham-Southern CollegeUnder, Grad Army, Air Force
(1,538)

($5,500)
10 University of North AlabamaUnder, Grad Army
(2,330)

($4,000)

*dormitory capacity

**yearly costs

Student Services on Campus

The following table compares the on-campus students services and facilities between best schools in Alabama including Remedial Service, Student Counseling, Employment services for current students, Placement service for program completers, On-campus daycare facility, and library information.

On-campus Student Services Between Best Schools In Alabama
RankNameRemedial ServicesCareer CounselingEmployment ServicePlacement ServiceOn Campus DaycareLibrary Facilities
1 Samford UniversityOwn Library
2 Auburn UniversityOwn Library
3 The University of AlabamaOwn Library
4 University of Alabama at BirminghamOwn Library
5 University of Alabama in HuntsvilleOwn Library
6 Jacksonville State UniversityOwn Library
7 University of MontevalloOwn Library
8 Troy UniversityOwn Library
9 Birmingham-Southern CollegeOwn Library
10 University of North AlabamaOwn Library

Athletics Associations

The following table summarizes the alheletic teams and program information of best schools in Alabama. Among 10 best schools in Alabama, all schools are member of NAA, and all schools are member of NCAA.

Athletic Teams In Best Schools In Alabama
RankNameMembersFootballBasketballBaseballAll Programs
1 Samford UniversityNAA, NCAASouthern ConferenceSouthern ConferenceSouthern Conference9 athletic programs
2 Auburn UniversityNAA, NCAASoutheastern ConferenceSoutheastern ConferenceSoutheastern Conference12 athletic programs
3 The University of AlabamaNAA, NCAASoutheastern ConferenceSoutheastern ConferenceSoutheastern Conference12 athletic programs
4 University of Alabama at BirminghamNAA, NCAAConference USAConference USAConference USA12 athletic programs
5 University of Alabama in HuntsvilleNAA, NCAA-Gulf South ConferenceGulf South Conference8 athletic programs
6 Jacksonville State UniversityNAA, NCAAOhio Valley ConferenceOhio Valley ConferenceOhio Valley Conference12 athletic programs
7 University of MontevalloNAA, NCAA-OtherOther8 athletic programs
8 Troy UniversityNAA, NCAASun Belt ConferenceSun Belt ConferenceSun Belt Conference10 athletic programs
9 Birmingham-Southern CollegeNAA, NCAASouthern Athletic AssociationSouthern Athletic AssociationSouthern Athletic Association13 athletic programs
10 University of North AlabamaNAA, NCAAOtherOtherOther10 athletic programs

NAA: National Athletic Association

NCAA: National Collegiate Athletic Association

Additional Characteristics

The following table compares and describes additional facts of best schools in Alabama including religious affiliation, specialized schools, and medical degree offer, and other facts.

Additional Characteristics Of Best Schools In Alabama
RankNameReligious AffiliationHistorical Black SchoolTribal SchoolHas HospitalOffer Medical Degree
1 Samford UniversityBaptist
2 Auburn UniversityNot affiliated
3 The University of AlabamaNot affiliated
4 University of Alabama at BirminghamNot affiliated
5 University of Alabama in HuntsvilleNot affiliated
6 Jacksonville State UniversityNot affiliated
7 University of MontevalloNot affiliated
8 Troy UniversityNot affiliated
9 Birmingham-Southern CollegeUnited Methodist
10 University of North AlabamaNot affiliated
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.