Online Colleges in Alabama

For academic year 2019-2020, 58 Alabama colleges offer online degree programs and/or online courses. Of that, 3 schools are online exclusively colleges that all programs are offered via online completely in Alabama. In addition, 6 colleges have online students more than 50% of total enrollment.
Next list summarizes the important statistics for online colleges. For this statistics, we include online completely colleges and colleges with the rate of online students of 50% or more.
  • The 2020 average tuition & fees of Alabama online colleges is $10,641 for Alabama residents and $13,441 for out-of-state students. Spring Hill College has the highest tuition & fees of $41,868 and Huntsville Bible College has the lowest tuition & fees of $4,490.
  • Total 67,801 students have enrolled in online colleges in Alabama. Columbia Southern University is the largest online college with 21,104 online students.
  • Auburn University offers the most number of online programs of 26 programs via distance learning.
  • Columbia Southern University has the lowest students to faculty ratio of 5 to 1.

52 Online Colleges in Alabama Comparison Table

Next table lists all online colleges located in Alabama. You can sort them to compare the schools focusing on specific topics by clicking each column title. The "-" value in table means that the corresponding data has not been reported or available.
All SchoolsPublicPrivate4 Years CollegeCommunity Colleges
College NameAlabama Residents Tuition & FeesOut-of-State Tuition & FeesStudent Population (Total)Online Student PopulationNumber of Programs (total)Number of Online ProgramsStudents to Faculty Ratio
Alabama A & M University
Normal, AL
Public, 4 years
four-years
$10,024$18,6346,10612058420 to 1
University of Alabama at Birmingham
Birmingham, AL
Public, 4 years
four-years
$8,568$20,40021,9235,6031621819 to 1
Amridge University
Montgomery, AL
Private, 4 years
four-years
$9,900$9,950755755272712 to 1
University of Alabama in Huntsville
Huntsville, AL
Public, 4 years
four-years
$11,338$23,7349,73663899917 to 1
Alabama State University
Montgomery, AL
Public, 4 years
four-years
$11,068$19,3964,41343761715 to 1
The University of Alabama
Tuscaloosa, AL
Public, 4 years
four-years
$11,620$31,09038,3903,7862033022 to 1
Central Alabama Community College
Alexander City, AL
Public, 2-4 years
$4,930$8,8601,68113929-18 to 1
Athens State University
Athens, AL
Public, 4 years
four-years
$7,710$13,8903,0442,049461115 to 1
Auburn University at Montgomery
Montgomery, AL
Public, 4 years
four-years
$8,860$18,8205,211610631217 to 1
Auburn University
Auburn, AL
Public, 4 years
four-years
$11,796$31,95630,4401,5082342619 to 1
Chattahoochee Valley Community College
Phenix City, AL
Public, 2-4 years
$4,920$8,9101,5686029-17 to 1
Enterprise State Community College
Enterprise, AL
Public, 2-4 years
$4,960$8,9501,70517928-18 to 1
Coastal Alabama Community College
Bay Minette, AL
Public, 2-4 years
$4,860$8,8507,41983662-22 to 1
Faulkner University
Montgomery, AL
Private, 4 years
four-years
$20,970$22,9903,1781,124753412 to 1
Gadsden State Community College
Gadsden, AL
Public, 2-4 years
$5,176$9,4324,736746661117 to 1
George C Wallace Community College-Dothan
Dothan, AL
Public, 2-4 years
$4,800$8,7904,61034738-17 to 1
George C Wallace State Community College-Hanceville
Hanceville, AL
Public, 2-4 years
$4,860$8,8505,05764183316 to 1
George C Wallace State Community College-Selma
Selma, AL
Public, 2-4 years
$4,560$8,5501,47535625313 to 1
Herzing University-Birmingham
Birmingham, AL
Private, 4 years
four-years
$13,850$14,200571228332814 to 1
Heritage Christian University
Florence, AL
Private, 4 years
four-years
$11,232$11,5327838448 to 1
J. F. Drake State Community and Technical College
Huntsville, AL
Public, 2-4 years
$4,830$8,8208316435-15 to 1
Jacksonville State University
Jacksonville, AL
Public, 4 years
four-years
$11,120$20,8408,4791,782742118 to 1
Jefferson State Community College
Birmingham, AL
Public, 2-4 years
$5,850$9,8409,0781,447451120 to 1
John C Calhoun State Community College
Tanner, AL
Public, 2-4 years
$4,940$8,9309,7361,93334223 to 1
Judson College
Marion, AL
Private, 4 years
four-years
$17,896$18,6402684123125 to 1
Lawson State Community College
Birmingham, AL
Public, 2-4 years
$4,860$8,8503,27416771316 to 1
University of West Alabama
Livingston, AL
Public, 4 years
four-years
$10,990$20,0905,2003,374453014 to 1
Lurleen B Wallace Community College
Andalusia, AL
Public, 2-4 years
$4,860$8,8501,78410530217 to 1
Miles College
Fairfield, AL
Private, 4 years
four-years
$11,794$12,7141,5504925-16 to 1
University of Mobile
Mobile, AL
Private, 4 years
four-years
$22,210$24,3651,88519848713 to 1
University of Montevallo
Montevallo, AL
Public, 4 years
four-years
$13,710$26,7302,6122136313 to 1
Northwest-Shoals Community College
Muscle Shoals, AL
Public, 2-4 years
$4,831$8,8213,53942248219 to 1
University of North Alabama
Florence, AL
Public, 4 years
four-years
$10,620$20,2207,4881,617782219 to 1
Northeast Alabama Community College
Rainsville, AL
Public, 2-4 years
$4,860$8,8502,88343341-18 to 1
Oakwood University
Huntsville, AL
Private, 4 years
four-years
$16,720$19,9901,63614862111 to 1
Bishop State Community College
Mobile, AL
Public, 2-4 years
$4,860$8,8502,8605138-19 to 1
Samford University
Birmingham, AL
Private, 4 years
four-years
$30,490$34,1985,6196511341112 to 1
Shelton State Community College
Tuscaloosa, AL
Public, 2-4 years
$4,560$8,5504,35059365319 to 1
Snead State Community College
Boaz, AL
Public, 2-4 years
$5,344$9,6002,28081319-21 to 1
University of South Alabama
Mobile, AL
Public, 4 years
four-years
$8,396$16,29214,8343,3791071318 to 1
Spring Hill College
Mobile, AL
Private, 4 years
four-years
$37,584$41,8681,3795949113 to 1
Stillman College
Tuscaloosa, AL
Private, 4 years
four-years
$10,792$11,2927974317-15 to 1
Talladega College
Talladega, AL
Private, 4 years
four-years
$12,340$13,8661,21210224222 to 1
H Councill Trenholm State Community College
Montgomery, AL
Public, 2-4 years
$4,770$8,7601,8553639-14 to 1
Troy University
Troy, AL
Public, 4 years
four-years
$8,908$16,70816,9816,548914616 to 1
Tuskegee University
Tuskegee, AL
Private, 4 years
four-years
$22,170$22,6143,026371114 to 1
United States Sports Academy
Daphne, AL
Private, 4 years
four-years
$15,972$17,42454654611118 to 1
Bevill State Community College
Jasper, AL
Public, 2-4 years
$5,214$9,4703,74538554216 to 1
Southern Union State Community College
Wadley, AL
Public, 2-4 years
$4,860$9,7204,53128766-19 to 1
Huntsville Bible College
Huntsville, AL
Private, 4 years
four-years
$4,490$4,4901281312613 to 1
Strayer University-Alabama
Birmingham, AL
Private, 4 years
four-years
$13,857$13,5151,2341,187323235 to 1
Columbia Southern University
Orange Beach, AL
Private, 4 years
four-years
$5,415$5,77521,10421,104505062 to 1
Average$10,641$13,441302,29567,801--17 to 1