Average Tuition & Fees $14,111
Average Acceptance Rates 68.04 %
Total Student Population 309,061
Average Graduation Rates 38.58 %
Average Student To Faculty Ratio 16.33 to 1

Alabama Colleges Distribution

For academic year 2018-2019, there are 95 colleges and universities in Alabama State - 41 public and 54 private schools. By school level, there are 45 4 Year or high, 33 2-4 years, and 17 less than 2 years schools in Alabama. Next table shows the number of schools by school type and level.

Alabama Colleges Distribution by Type and Level
Number of Schools
Private (not-for-profit)24
Private (for-profit)30
4 Year or High45
2-4 Year33
Less than 2 year17

Average Academic Statistics for Alabama Colleges

The average acceptance rate for Alabama colleges is 68.04% and the average graduation rate is 38.58% in academic year 2018-2019. Total 309,061 students including in both undergraduate and graduate programs have attended Alabama colleges and universities and the average students to faculty ratio is 16.33:1. Next charts are illustrating the core statistics for colleges and universities located in Alabama.

[Chart] Alabama Colleges Academic Statistics
Average Transfer-out Rate for Alabama colleges is 24 %
Average Retention Rate for Alabama colleges is 63.365853658537 %

2018-2019 Average Tuition & Fees For Alabama Colleges

For academic year 2018-2019, the average undergraduate tuition & fees for Alabama colleges are $10,879 for Alabama residents and $14,111 for non-residents. For graduate schools, its average tuition and fees are $10,887 for in-state students and $15,331 for out-of-state students.

Alabama 2018-2019 Average Tuition & Fees
[Chart] Alabama State 2018-2019 Average Tuition & Fees

Offered Degree Programs at Alabama Colleges

Alabama colleges and universities are offering 3,234 programs through online and on-site education. Next table lists number of programs by offered degree.

Offered Programs at Alabama State
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
Less than one year certificate42632
One but less than two years certificate34715
Associate's Degree47561
Two but less than four years certificate20
Bachelor's Degree1,174156
Post Bachelor's Degree6228
Master's Degree514184
Post Master's Degree4228
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship15912
Doctor's degree - professional practice287
Doctor's degree - other51

Special Learning Opportunities at Alabama State

In Alabama, 2 colleges offer all programs online completely. 57 colleges offer the undergraduate online programs and 29 colleges offer the graduate online programs. 27 colleges have the ROTC programs and 26 colleges offer the study abroad programs. Next table shows the number of Alabama schools which are offering special learning opportunities by category.

Special Learning Opportunities at Alabama State
Online Completely2 out of 95 Schools
Undergraduate Online Classes57 out of 95 Schools
Graduate Online Classes29 out of 95 Schools
ROTC27 out of 95 Schools
Weekend/Evening College46 out of 95 Schools
Teacher certificate25 out of 95 Schools
Study Abroad26 out of 95 Schools