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Most Favored Alabama Colleges with Highest Enrollment Rate

This page lists the most favored (higher yield) schools in Alabama. The yield, also known as enrollment rate, is the percent of students who choose to enroll after having been offered admission. Higher yield means that more admitted students are finally enrolled into the school.
University of North Alabama, has the highest yield rate of 43.11% for academic year 2019-2020 in Alabama. University of Alabama at Birmingham is positioned second with 38.38% yield and University of Alabama in Huntsville follows them with 34%. Next table shows the schools that have high yield rates with admission statistics and acceptance rates. We exclude colleges whose programs are focused on certificate, associate, and/or special subjects such as arts and music from the ranking. You may want to check colleges having the lowest yield rates in Alabama.
Most Favored Alabama Colleges with Highest Enrollment Rate (2020)
NameYield# of Applicants# of Admitted# of EnrolledAcceptance Rate
1University of North Alabama
Public, 4 or more yearsFlorence, AL
43.11% 2,691 2,389 1,030 88.78%
2University of Alabama at Birmingham
Public, 4 or more yearsBirmingham, AL
38.38% 8,298 6,112 2,346 73.66%
3University of Alabama in Huntsville
Public, 4 or more yearsHuntsville, AL
34.24% 5,295 4,372 1,497 82.57%
4University of South Alabama
Public, 4 or more yearsMobile, AL
32.36% 6,350 4,997 1,617 78.69%
5Troy University
Public, 4 or more yearsTroy, AL
31.20% 6,146 5,382 1,679 87.57%
6Auburn University
Public, 4 or more yearsAuburn, AL
29.50% 20,205 16,300 4,808 80.67%
7Faulkner University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsMontgomery, AL
29.14% 1,209 947 276 78.33%
8Samford University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsBirmingham, AL
27.65% 3,912 3,259 901 83.31%
9Jacksonville State University
Public, 4 or more yearsJacksonville, AL
26.75% 10,187 5,581 1,493 54.79%
10Stillman College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsTuscaloosa, AL
26.43% 2,697 889 235 32.96%