At a Glance

Samford University ranked first and Auburn University ranked second in Alabama college rankings. The 2020 average tuition & fees of the Alabama best colleges is $14,891 for Alabama residents and $20,958 for out-of-state students. The average acceptance rate is 69.30% and the average SAT score is 1,103. The average number of student population is 8,784 and the average student to faculty ratio is 17 to 1.
Below statements summarize the average statistics of tuition, admission, and more academic factors for Alabama best colleges. For the statistics, we only include 4 years colleges such as national universities and liberal arts colleges.

Alabama Best Colleges Comparison Table

RankCollege NameUndergraduate Tuition & FeesGraduate Tuition & FeesSAT ScoreAcceptance RatePopulationGraduation RateStudent to Faculty Ratio
1Samford University
Birmingham, AL
$34,198$21,2271,16083.00%5,61976%12 to 1
2Auburn University
Auburn, AL
$31,956$31,9561,23581.00%30,44079%19 to 1
3The University of Alabama
Tuscaloosa, AL
$31,090$30,9401,21083.00%38,39071%22 to 1
4University of Alabama at Birmingham
Birmingham, AL
$20,400$19,1881,22874.00%21,92363%19 to 1
5University of Alabama in Huntsville
Huntsville, AL
$23,734$25,3861,36483.00%9,73658%17 to 1
6Jacksonville State University
Jacksonville, AL
$20,840$20,2001,04555.00%8,47941%18 to 1
7University of Montevallo
Montevallo, AL
$26,730$26,5321,13553.00%2,61255%13 to 1
8Troy University
Troy, AL
$16,708$16,1561,01088.00%16,98147%16 to 1
9Birmingham-Southern College
Birmingham, AL
$18,900-1,21054.00%1,26869%12 to 1
10University of North Alabama
Florence, AL
$20,220$13,8601,09889.00%7,48849%19 to 1
11Spring Hill College
Mobile, AL
$41,868$7,1821,11350.00%1,37956%13 to 1
12Alabama State University
Montgomery, AL
$19,396$17,57295097.00%4,41333%15 to 1
13University of South Alabama
Mobile, AL
$16,292$16,1121,12579.00%14,83446%18 to 1
14Judson College
Marion, AL
$18,640-1,09837.00%26836%5 to 1
15Tuskegee University
Tuskegee, AL
$22,614$23,39898952.00%3,02652%14 to 1
16University of West Alabama
Livingston, AL
$20,090$13,54694035.00%5,20035%14 to 1
17Faulkner University
Montgomery, AL
$22,990$11,8501,08078.00%3,17833%12 to 1
18Stillman College
Tuscaloosa, AL
$11,292--33.00%79727%15 to 1
19Alabama A & M University
Normal, AL
$18,634$21,57492592.00%6,10630%20 to 1
20Auburn University at Montgomery
Montgomery, AL
$18,820$17,8121,03590.00%5,21134%17 to 1
21Talladega College
Talladega, AL
$13,866$16,650--1,21234%22 to 1
22Columbia Southern University
Orange Beach, AL
$5,775$4,035--21,10422%62 to 1
23South University-Montgomery
Montgomery, AL
$18,000$16,320--39010%10 to 1
24Amridge University
Montgomery, AL
$9,950$13,000--75533%12 to 1
Average$20,958$18,3091,10369.30%8,78445%17 to 1