Colleges and Universities in Alabama

Ranking Institution name Tuition Control Acceptance Rate
1
Montgomery, Alabama
$0 Public 0%
2
Tuscaloosa, Alabama
$23.950 Public 57%
3
Auburn, Alabama
$26.364 Public 83%
4
Troy, Alabama
$13.612 Public 68%
5
Mobile, Alabama
$13.596 Public 86%
6
Birmingham, Alabama
$16.398 Public 87%
7
Jacksonville, Alabama
$13.884 Public 83%
8
Orange Beach, Alabama
$4.895 Private For-Profit 0%
9
Florence, Alabama
$12.670 Public 81%
10
Montgomery, Alabama
$15.656 Public 51%
11
Huntsville, Alabama
$21.506 Public 81%
12
Tanner, Alabama
$7.410 Public 0%
13
Normal, Alabama
$12.774 Public 90%
14
Gadsden, Alabama
$7.230 Public 0%
15
Birmingham, Alabama
$7.590 Public 0%
16
Hanceville, Alabama
$7.530 Public 0%
17
Wadley, Alabama
$6.748 Public 0%
18
Montgomery, Alabama
$24.950 Public 84%
19
Birmingham, Alabama
$25.528 Private Non-Profit 77%
20
Tuscaloosa, Alabama
$7.230 Public 0%
21
Tuskegee, Alabama
$18.100 Private Non-Profit 49%
22
Bay Minette, Alabama
$7.530 Public 0%
23
Birmingham, Alabama
$12.250 Private For-Profit 77%
24
Montevallo, Alabama
$19.690 Public 87%
25
Dothan, Alabama
$7.230 Public 0%
26
Montgomery, Alabama
$18.230 Private Non-Profit 58%
27
Mobile, Alabama
$7.530 Public 0%
28
Birmingham, Alabama
$7.590 Public 0%
29
Jasper, Alabama
$7.560 Public 0%
30
Muscle Shoals, Alabama
$7.470 Public 0%
31
Huntsville, Alabama
$16.234 Private Non-Profit 34%
32
Livingston, Alabama
$14.170 Public 100%
33
Rainsville, Alabama
$7.530 Public 0%
34
Fairfield, Alabama
$11.454 Private Non-Profit 0%
35
Boaz, Alabama
$7.590 Public 0%
36
Athens, Alabama
$0 Public 0%
37
Enterprise, Alabama
$6.888 Public 0%
38
Mobile, Alabama
$18.690 Private Non-Profit 71%
39
Birmingham, Alabama
$29.600 Private Non-Profit 65%
40
Selma, Alabama
$7.230 Public 0%
41
Talladega, Alabama
$11.492 Private Non-Profit 38%
42
Mobile, Alabama
$30.924 Private Non-Profit 46%
43
Alexander City, Alabama
$7.500 Public 0%
44
Andalusia, Alabama
$7.500 Public 0%
45
Phenix City, Alabama
$7.590 Public 0%
46
Birmingham, Alabama
$15.224 75%
47
Tuscaloosa, Alabama
$13.548 Private Non-Profit 43%
48
Montgomery, Alabama
$23.500 Private Non-Profit 63%
49
Birmingham, Alabama
$12.150 0%
50
Monroeville, Alabama
$7.530 Public 0%

Education in Alabama

As of June 2014, 21.84 of Alabama’s population aged over 25 had some college degree, compared to 21.29 for the entire United States. Two-year college graduates constituted 7.18, four-year graduates – 14.15 and Master graduates – 5.78 of the Alabama population.

Education of Alabama

As of June 2014, the Alabama’s average income per capita is 23587, compared to the average of 28051 for the United States, while the median household income is 43160. The unemployed people available workforce constituted 6.2 of the state’s population, while the job growth expected over the next decade is 31.5. The indicators of sales and income taxes were 9 and 5 respectively.

Cost of living in Alabama

If we take the average indicator for the entire United States as 100, the overall cost of living in the state of Alabama makes 90, with the cost of food being 99 and expenses for health care services such as stay in a hospital room, doctor’s and dentist’s appointments – 88. The state’s average indicator for the cost of housing, comprising mortgage, rent and taxes is 74. The index of Alabama’s charges for utilities services, such as heating, cooling, natural gas and electricity makes 100. The average transportation costs make 95, while other miscellaneous expenses, such as clothing, repairs, and entertainment constitute 99 points.

Air pollution and health in Alabama

Alabama’s index of air quality is 85.9 on a scale from 0 to 100 points (higher is better) according to EPA reports taking into account the days of ozone alert and volume of such pollutants as lead, carbon monoxide, sulfur and others. State’s weather quality is graded at 76 points out of 100 on the basis of such indices as toxic discharges, sediments, turbidity and pollutants. The index of Superfund sites is 89 compared to 71 for the entire country. In 2014, the number of physicians per 100,000 persons is 208 and the health cost index is lower compared to the average US index.

Climate in Alabama

Alabama’s annual rainfall is 56 inches, compared to 36.5 for the entire US. In winter the state gets the annual snowfall of 0.9, while the United States in general get 25. There are 104 days with measurable precipitation, and 213 sunny days per annum. In July, the average high temperature is 91 degrees Fahrenheit, and in January the average lowest is 34.2 degrees. The comfort index on the scale from 0 to 100 (higher is better) makes 30 and is based on the combination of summer temperature and effect humidity on the population.


Data provided by U.S. Department of Education Institute of Education Sciences nces.ed.gov