Northwest-Shoals Community College 800 George Wallace Boulevard Tuscumbia AL 35674 26.9 miles from Phil Campbell 256-331-5200
University of North Alabama 1 Harrison Plaza Florence AL 35630 31.6 miles from Phil Campbell 256-765-4100
Heritage Christian University 3625 Helton Drive Florence AL 35630 34.9 miles from Phil Campbell 256-766-6610
Itawamba Community College 602 West Hill Street Fulton MS 38843 40.7 miles from Phil Campbell 662-862-8000
Bevill State Community College 1411 Indiana Avenue Jasper AL 35501 43.6 miles from Phil Campbell 205-387-0511
Calhoun Community College 6250 U.s. 31 Tanner AL 35671 47.7 miles from Phil Campbell 256-306-2500
Athens State University 300 North Beaty Street Athens AL 35611 52.6 miles from Phil Campbell 256-233-8100
Northeast Mississippi Community College 101 Cunningham Boulevard Booneville MS 38829 53.4 miles from Phil Campbell 662-728-7751
Colleges and universities provide post-secondary and higher education degree programs, including associate's degrees, bachelor's degrees, master's degrees, doctorate degrees, and trade certifications. Some colleges focus on liberal arts, while others focus on the sciences or vocational trades. Colleges and universities provide communities with a variety of jobs, from administrative and educational positions to custodial, food service and security positions.
As well as education, colleges provide entertainment venues for sporting events, fine arts shows, and performing arts. They help students with enrollment, college applications, and financial aid. They also provide alumni services, career placement services, financial aid in the form of work study, housing so students can live on campus. Most also offer medical services, and some also provide transportation. Some four-year colleges and universities are as large as small cities.