# Alabama Colleges

In 2018, 63,496 students received a degree from a college in Alabama, making it rank #24 in terms of graduations. Alabama colleges offer students average in-student tuition of $9,514 per year, while students attending fron out-of-state may pay something more like $13,452 per year.

About 56% of students who go to college in this state take out loans, with the average yearly loan amount being $6,295 per year.

## Most Popular Schools in Alabama

Learn more about the most popular schools below:

There are 38,563 students at UA in total, 29,923 of which are full-time undergraduates. It takes the average UA undergraduate about 4.4 years to complete their degree.

About 53% of students who apply get accepted. Around 39% of accepted students are men, and 61% are women.

43% of UA students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $9,657 a year. UA has a 5.2% 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 $37,400 during the early-career years.

There are 20,818 students at Columbia Southern University in total, 8,567 of which are full-time undergraduates. For undergraduates at Columbia Southern University, the average graduation time is 4.4 years.

Approximately 59% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $6,329 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 9.3% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Columbia Southern University is $51,900.

The total student population at Auburn University is 29,776, of which 21,762 students are full-time undergraduates. For undergraduates at Auburn, the average graduation time is 4.4 years.

About 84% of students who apply get accepted. Around 43% of accepted students are men, and 57% are women.

32% of Auburn students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $8,275 a year. The student loan default rate of 3.0% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

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 20,902 students at UAB in total, 9,677 of which are full-time undergraduates. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at UAB is 4.5 years.

Around 92% of students who apply get accepted. Around 36% of accepted students are men, and 64% are women.

Approximately 55% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $7,004 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 5.9% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $35,100 during the early-career years.

There are 9,090 full-time undergraduates at USA, and 15,569 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 82%. Around 37% of accepted students are men, and 63% are women.

Approximately 61% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $10,983 a year. The student loan default rate of 8.4% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

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 17,521 students at TROY in total, 9,491 of which are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 14 to 1.

Around 88% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 40% are men and 60% are women.

Approximately 81% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $4,278 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 10.4% is close 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.

The total student population at University of Alabama in Huntsville is 9,101, of which 5,903 students are full-time undergraduates. For undergraduates at UAH, the average graduation time is 4.8 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 81%. Of the accepted students, 58% are men and 42% are women.

46% of UAH students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $6,298 a year. UAH has a 7.4% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from UAH is $36,200.

There are 8,567 students at Jacksonville State University in total, 5,523 of which are full-time undergraduates. For undergraduates at Jacksonville State University, the average graduation time is 4.8 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 54%. Around 40% of accepted students are men, and 60% are women.

59% of Jacksonville State University students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $8,016 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 11.8% is close to the national average 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 Samford University is 5,509, of which 3,266 students are full-time undergraduates. Students tend to stick around at Samford. The freshman retention rate is 87%.

About 83% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 32% are men and 68% are women.

Approximately 38% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $8,448 a year. Samford has a 1.9% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

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

There are 7,204 students at UNA in total, 5,141 of which are full-time undergraduates. It takes the average UNA undergraduate about 4.8 years to complete their degree.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 70%. Around 37% of accepted students are men, and 63% are women.

69% of UNA students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $8,451 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 $28,600 during the early-career years.

There are 1,843 full-time undergraduates at University of West Alabama, and 4,646 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 13 to 1.

About 28% of students who apply get accepted. Around 38% of accepted students are men, and 62% are women.

96% of University of West Alabama students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $7,077 a year. The student loan default rate of 7.8% 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 9,861 students at Calhoun Community College in total, 3,307 of which are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 24 to 1.

Roughly 27% of students at Calhoun Community College take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $4,619 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 17.3% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Calhoun Community College is $24,000.

The total student population at Auburn University at Montgomery is 4,894, of which 3,239 students are full-time undergraduates. For undergraduates at AUM, the average graduation time is 5.2 years.

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 55% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $5,639 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 11.5% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from AUM with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $30,100 during the early years of their career after graduation.

The total student population at George C Wallace State Community College-Hanceville is 5,301, of which 2,554 students are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 16 to 1.

Roughly 31% of students at Wallace State Community College take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $4,696 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 15.4% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Wallace State Community College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $26,900 during the early years of their career after graduation.

There are 8,840 students at Jeff State in total, 2,647 of which are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 19 to 1.

Approximately 26% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $3,952 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 13.0% 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 4,714 full-time undergraduates at AAMU, and 6,001 students altogether. It takes the average AAMU undergraduate about 5.1 years to complete their degree.

Around 90% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 35% are men and 65% are women.

Approximately 72% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $6,427 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 19.8% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from AAMU is $25,200.

The total student population at Faulkner University is 3,350, of which 1,744 students are full-time undergraduates. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Faulkner is 4.5 years.

About 51% of students who apply get accepted. Around 41% of accepted students are men, and 59% are women.

75% of Faulkner students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $5,946 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 12.2% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $29,700 during the early-career years.

The total student population at Alabama State University is 4,760, of which 3,866 students are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 15 to 1.

Around 98% of students who apply get accepted. Around 31% of accepted students are men, and 66% are women.

Roughly 76% of students at Alabama State take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $6,709 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 21.1% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Alabama State with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $22,600 during the early years of their career after graduation.

There are 1,210 full-time undergraduates at Athens State University, and 3,114 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 15 to 1.

Athens State University has a 7.1% 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 $33,400 during the early-career years.

The total student population at University of Montevallo is 2,717, of which 2,101 students are full-time undergraduates. It takes the average University of Montevallo undergraduate about 4.5 years to complete their degree.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 64%. Of the accepted students, 32% are men and 67% are women.

58% of University of Montevallo students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $6,317 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 9.1% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $27,500 during the early-career years.

There are 4,828 students at Southern Union State Community College in total, 2,486 of which are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 20 to 1.

24% of Southern Union State Community College students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $5,069 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 16.7% 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.

The total student population at Gadsden State Community College is 4,979, of which 2,465 students are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

3% of GSCC students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $4,645 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 3,289 students at Tuskegee in total, 2,722 of which are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 14 to 1.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 50%. Of the accepted students, 31% are men and 69% are women.

58% of Tuskegee students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $3,444 a year. The student loan default rate of 11.5% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Tuskegee with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $28,500 during the early years of their career after graduation.

There are 2,736 students at Northeast in total, 1,222 of which are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

12% of Northeast students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $3,825 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 15.1% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $23,600 during the early-career years.

The total student population at George C Wallace Community College-Dothan is 4,645, of which 1,929 students are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

Roughly 3% of students at WALLACE DOTHAN take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $5,802 a year.

Students who graduate from WALLACE DOTHAN with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $21,400 during the early years of their career after graduation.

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