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# Alabama Colleges

In terms of yearly graduations, Alabama is ranked #25 in the country with 78,491 degrees handed out in 2019. Students who are able to take advantage of in-state tuition will only pay an average of $10,003 per year to get their degree at a college in Alabama, while out of state students will pay an average of $14,092 per year.

About 56% of students who go to college in this state take out loans, with the average yearly loan amount being $6,588 per year.

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The total student population at The University of Alabama is 37,840, of which 31,670 students are undergraduates and of those, 27,750 are full-time. The freshman retention rate at UA is 87%, which is great when compared to the national average of 68%.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 80%. Around 38% of accepted students are men, and 62% are women.

Approximately 41% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $10,714 a year. The student loan default rate of 5.4% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from UA is $37,400.

The total student population at Columbia Southern University is 18,533, of which 13,254 students are undergraduates and of those, 6,866 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 39 to 1.

Roughly 58% of students at Columbia Southern University take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $6,412 a year. Columbia Southern University has a 8.8% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $51,900 during the early-career years.

There are 30,737 students at Auburn in total, 24,505 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 22,458 are full-time. Students tend to stick around at Auburn. The freshman retention rate is 92%.

Around 85% of students who apply get accepted. Around 44% of accepted students are men, and 56% are women.

Approximately 30% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $9,177 a year. Auburn has a 2.9% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Auburn with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $39,500 during the early years of their career after graduation.

There are 22,563 students at UAB in total, 13,878 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 10,402 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at UAB is 4.4 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 81%. Of the accepted students, 36% are men and 64% are women.

Roughly 51% of students at UAB take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $6,713 a year. The student loan default rate of 6.3% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

Students who graduate from UAB with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $35,100 during the early years of their career after graduation.

There are 12,712 undergraduates at TROY, of which 8,208 are full-time, and there are 16,497 students altogether. It takes the average TROY undergraduate about 4.6 years to complete their degree.

Around 92% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 37% are men and 63% are women.

Approximately 85% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $5,148 a year. The student loan default rate of 9.6% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $30,400 during the early-career years.

There are 9,050 undergraduates at USA, of which 7,611 are full-time, and there are 14,224 students altogether. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at USA is 4.6 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 73%. Around 35% of accepted students are men, and 65% are women.

Roughly 54% of students at USA take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $11,438 a year. USA has a 6.9% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from USA with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $31,500 during the early years of their career after graduation.

There are 4,763 students at Wallace State, Hanceville in total, 2,349 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

Approximately 25% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $4,999 a year. The student loan default rate of 11.2% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $26,900 during the early-career years.

There are 2,558 full-time undergraduates at Calhoun Community College, and 8,278 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 21 to 1.

Roughly 26% of students at Calhoun Community College take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $4,740 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 14.1% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Calhoun Community College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $24,000 during the early years of their career after graduation.

There are 9,999 students at UAH in total, 8,027 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 6,730 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 19 to 1.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 77%. Of the accepted students, 56% are men and 44% are women.

Roughly 41% of students at UAH take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $6,839 a year. The student loan default rate of 6.5% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

Students who graduate from UAH with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $36,200 during the early years of their career after graduation.

There are 2,019 full-time undergraduates at Southern Union State Community College, and 3,950 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 16 to 1.

Approximately 23% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $4,696 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 15.6% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Southern Union State Community College is $25,300.

There are 9,238 students at Jacksonville State University in total, 7,747 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 6,031 are full-time. For undergraduates at Jacksonville State University, the average graduation time is 4.7 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 64%. Of the accepted students, 37% are men and 63% are women.

63% of Jacksonville State University students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $8,367 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 8.8% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $28,700 during the early-career years.

The total student population at University of North Alabama is 8,086, of which 5,946 students are undergraduates and of those, 4,708 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 15 to 1.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 83%. Around 35% of accepted students are men, and 65% are women.

Approximately 50% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $6,867 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 12.4% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $28,600 during the early-career years.

There are 3,576 undergraduates at Samford, of which 3,501 are full-time, and there are 5,729 students altogether. For undergraduates at Samford, the average graduation time is 4.2 years.

About 84% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 32% are men and 68% are women.

Approximately 36% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $8,559 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 2.6% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Samford is $37,500.

The total student population at Northeast Alabama Community College is 2,530, which includes 969 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 16 to 1.

Approximately 15% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $3,364 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 17.9% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Northeast with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $23,600 during the early years of their career after graduation.

There are 3,681 students at Wallace, Dothan in total, 1,215 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 13 to 1.

Roughly 2% of students at Wallace, Dothan take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $6,319 a year.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Wallace, Dothan is $21,400.

There are 2,248 undergraduates at University of West Alabama, of which 1,775 are full-time, and there are 5,734 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 14 to 1.

Around 93% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 33% are men and 67% are women.

Approximately 83% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $5,806 a year. The student loan default rate of 7.3% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from University of West Alabama is $26,400.

There are 2,451 full-time undergraduates at Jeff State, and 8,526 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 21 to 1.

Approximately 29% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $3,266 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 14.5% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $26,900 during the early-career years.

There are 2,777 full-time undergraduates at Coastal Alabama Community College, and 6,653 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 15 to 1.

31% of Coastal Alabama Community College students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $5,083 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 17.5% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Coastal Alabama Community College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $23,800 during the early years of their career after graduation.

There are 1,916 full-time undergraduates at GSCC, and 3,993 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 15 to 1.

2% of GSCC students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $5,896 a year.

Students who graduate from GSCC with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $21,200 during the early years of their career after graduation.

There are 3,204 students at Bevill State Community College in total, 970 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 11 to 1.

Roughly 4% of students at Bevill State Community College take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $5,435 a year.

Students who graduate from Bevill State Community College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $23,300 during the early years of their career after graduation.

The total student population at Northwest-Shoals Community College is 3,360, which includes 1,081 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 16 to 1.

Roughly 28% of students at NW-SCC take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $4,257 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 20.8% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $23,300 during the early-career years.

There are 5,212 students at AUM in total, 4,375 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 3,374 are full-time. For undergraduates at AUM, the average graduation time is 4.9 years.

Around 96% of students who apply get accepted. Around 33% of accepted students are men, and 67% are women.

58% of AUM students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $5,467 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 10.9% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from AUM is $30,100.

The total student population at Shelton State Community College is 3,743, which includes 1,603 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $22,700 during the early-career years.

The total student population at Bishop State Community College is 2,176, which includes 755 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 14 to 1.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Bishop State Community College is $19,100.

There are 5,977 students at AAMU in total, 5,093 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 4,663 are full-time. It takes the average AAMU undergraduate about 4.9 years to complete their degree.

Around 90% of students who apply get accepted. Around 33% of accepted students are men, and 67% are women.

72% of AAMU students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $6,857 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 17.6% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from AAMU with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $25,200 during the early years of their career after graduation.

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