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, 16 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 $7,900 for Alabama residents and $11,751 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 105,821 students have enrolled in online colleges in Alabama. Columbia Southern University is the largest online college with 18,533 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.

54 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$18,6345,9771,86958418 to 1
University of Alabama at Birmingham
Birmingham, AL
Public, 4 years
four-years
$8,568$20,40022,5636,3461621820 to 1
Amridge University
Montgomery, AL
Private, 4 years
four-years
$9,900$9,950775775272713 to 1
University of Alabama in Huntsville
Huntsville, AL
Public, 4 years
four-years
$11,338$23,7349,9995,03399919 to 1
Alabama State University
Montgomery, AL
Public, 4 years
four-years
$11,068$19,3964,0721,48561715 to 1
The University of Alabama
Tuscaloosa, AL
Public, 4 years
four-years
$11,620$31,09037,8407,5172033020 to 1
Central Alabama Community College
Alexander City, AL
Public, 2-4 years
$4,930$8,8601,5461,14929-15 to 1
Athens State University
Athens, AL
Public, 4 years
four-years
$7,710$13,8902,8671,722461115 to 1
Auburn University at Montgomery
Montgomery, AL
Public, 4 years
four-years
$8,860$18,8205,212881631216 to 1
Auburn University
Auburn, AL
Public, 4 years
four-years
$11,796$31,95630,7372,2102342620 to 1
Birmingham-Southern College
Birmingham, AL
Private, 4 years
four-years
$35,804$18,9001,129328-10 to 1
Chattahoochee Valley Community College
Phenix City, AL
Public, 2-4 years
$4,920$8,9101,39945129-13 to 1
South University-Montgomery
Montgomery, AL
Private, 4 years
four-years
$17,014$18,00034914924-10 to 1
Enterprise State Community College
Enterprise, AL
Public, 2-4 years
$4,960$8,9501,80860228-16 to 1
Coastal Alabama Community College
Bay Minette, AL
Public, 2-4 years
$4,860$8,8506,6531,25162-15 to 1
Faulkner University
Montgomery, AL
Private, 4 years
four-years
$20,970$22,9902,9611,284753413 to 1
Gadsden State Community College
Gadsden, AL
Public, 2-4 years
$5,176$9,4323,9931,439661115 to 1
George C Wallace Community College-Dothan
Dothan, AL
Public, 2-4 years
$4,800$8,7903,68180238-13 to 1
George C Wallace State Community College-Hanceville
Hanceville, AL
Public, 2-4 years
$4,860$8,8504,76372883317 to 1
George C Wallace State Community College-Selma
Selma, AL
Public, 2-4 years
$4,560$8,5501,31644825311 to 1
Herzing University-Birmingham
Birmingham, AL
Private, 4 years
four-years
$13,850$14,200619228332814 to 1
Heritage Christian University
Florence, AL
Private, 4 years
four-years
$11,232$11,53211082447 to 1
J. F. Drake State Community and Technical College
Huntsville, AL
Public, 2-4 years
$4,830$8,82082519435-13 to 1
Jacksonville State University
Jacksonville, AL
Public, 4 years
four-years
$11,120$20,8409,2382,726742121 to 1
Jefferson State Community College
Birmingham, AL
Public, 2-4 years
$5,850$9,8408,5266,220451121 to 1
John C Calhoun State Community College
Tanner, AL
Public, 2-4 years
$4,940$8,9308,2785,79834221 to 1
Judson College
Marion, AL
Private, 4 years
four-years
$17,896$18,6402294723125 to 1
Lawson State Community College
Birmingham, AL
Public, 2-4 years
$4,860$8,8502,8232,06571316 to 1
University of West Alabama
Livingston, AL
Public, 4 years
four-years
$10,990$20,0905,7344,165453014 to 1
Lurleen B Wallace Community College
Andalusia, AL
Public, 2-4 years
$4,860$8,8501,66622130216 to 1
Miles College
Fairfield, AL
Private, 4 years
four-years
$11,794$12,7141,4407125-15 to 1
University of Mobile
Mobile, AL
Private, 4 years
four-years
$22,210$24,3652,01625048714 to 1
University of Montevallo
Montevallo, AL
Public, 4 years
four-years
$13,710$26,7302,60041736312 to 1
Northwest-Shoals Community College
Muscle Shoals, AL
Public, 2-4 years
$4,831$8,8213,36056048216 to 1
University of North Alabama
Florence, AL
Public, 4 years
four-years
$10,620$20,2208,0863,081782215 to 1
Northeast Alabama Community College
Rainsville, AL
Public, 2-4 years
$4,860$8,8502,5301,54941-16 to 1
Oakwood University
Huntsville, AL
Private, 4 years
four-years
$16,720$19,9901,3746962110 to 1
Bishop State Community College
Mobile, AL
Public, 2-4 years
$4,860$8,8502,17667338-14 to 1
Samford University
Birmingham, AL
Private, 4 years
four-years
$30,490$34,1985,7295351341112 to 1
Shelton State Community College
Tuscaloosa, AL
Public, 2-4 years
$4,560$8,5503,7432,50865318 to 1
Snead State Community College
Boaz, AL
Public, 2-4 years
$5,344$9,6002,00690119-20 to 1
University of South Alabama
Mobile, AL
Public, 4 years
four-years
$8,396$16,29214,2244,1231071317 to 1
Spring Hill College
Mobile, AL
Private, 4 years
four-years
$37,584$41,8681,19111249113 to 1
Stillman College
Tuscaloosa, AL
Private, 4 years
four-years
$10,792$11,29271213417-18 to 1
Talladega College
Talladega, AL
Private, 4 years
four-years
$12,340$13,8661,15611324223 to 1
H Councill Trenholm State Community College
Montgomery, AL
Public, 2-4 years
$4,770$8,7601,52696439-13 to 1
Troy University
Troy, AL
Public, 4 years
four-years
$8,908$16,70816,4978,091914618 to 1
Tuskegee University
Tuskegee, AL
Private, 4 years
four-years
$22,170$22,6142,747271111 to 1
United States Sports Academy
Daphne, AL
Private, 4 years
four-years
$15,972$17,42433833811117 to 1
Bevill State Community College
Jasper, AL
Public, 2-4 years
$5,214$9,4703,2041,78854211 to 1
Southern Union State Community College
Wadley, AL
Public, 2-4 years
$4,860$9,7203,9501,36466-16 to 1
Huntsville Bible College
Huntsville, AL
Private, 4 years
four-years
$4,490$4,4901141712613 to 1
Strayer University-Alabama
Birmingham, AL
Private, 4 years
four-years
$13,857$13,5151,7381,738323228 to 1
Columbia Southern University
Orange Beach, AL
Private, 4 years
four-years
$5,415$5,77518,53318,533505039 to 1
Average$7,900$11,751290,269105,821--16 to 1