Average Tuition & Fees $14,636
Average Acceptance Rates 75.30 %
Total Student Population 297,614
Average Graduation Rates 43.99 %
Average Student To Faculty Ratio 16.72 to 1

Alabama Colleges Distribution

For academic year 2021-2022, 87 colleges and universities are active in Alabama - 39 public and 48 private schools. By school level, there are 38 four(4) Years or high, 30 two(2) but less thant four(4) years, and 19 less than tow(2) years schools in Alabama. Next table shows the number of schools by school type and level in Alabama.
Alabama College Distribution by Type and Level
Number of Schools
Public39 schools
Private (not-for-profit)22 schools
Private (for-profit)26 schools
4 Year or High38 schools
2-4 Year30 schools
Less than 2 year19 schools

2022 Average Key Statistics for Alabama Colleges

The average acceptance rate for Alabama colleges is 75.30% and the average graduation rate is 43.99% in academic year 2021-2022. Total 297,614 students including in both undergraduate and graduate programs have attended Alabama colleges and universities and the average students to faculty ratio is 16.72 to 1.
Next charts are illustrating the core statistics for colleges and universities located in Alabama.
[Chart] 2022 Alabama Colleges Academic Statistics
Average Transfer-out Rate for Alabama colleges is 21.809523809524 %
Average Retention Rate for Alabama colleges is 65.565789473684 %

2021-2022 Average Tuition & Fees For Alabama Colleges

For academic year 2021-2022, the average undergraduate tuition & fees for Alabama colleges are $11,168 for Alabama residents and $14,636 for non-residents. For graduate schools, its average tuition and fees are $10,803 for in-state students and $16,277 for out-of-state students.
Alabama 2021-2022 Average Tuition & Fees
[Chart] Alabama State 2021-2022 Average Tuition & Fees

Offered Degree Programs at Alabama Colleges

Alabama colleges and universities are offering 3,328 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 certificate43538
One but less than two years certificate33919
Associate's Degree43977
Two but less than four years certificate20
Bachelor's Degree1,196164
Post Bachelor's Degree8928
Master's Degree566213
Post Master's Degree5636
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship16713
Doctor's degree - professional practice338
Doctor's degree - other61

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