Colleges in Alabama

There are 121 Colleges in Alabama, serving a population of 4,850,771 people in an area of 50,633 square miles. There is 1 College per 40,089 people, and 1 College per 418 square miles.

The state of Alabama is ranked 51st in Colleges per capita, and 35th in Colleges per square mile.

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Alabama College Statistics

Find Alabama College Enrollment, Educational Attainment (Age 25+), and Field of Bachelor's Degree for 1st Major. Data Source: U.S. Census Bureau; American Community Survey, 2017 ACS 5-Year Estimates.

Alabama College Enrollment
 AlabamaUnited States
College/Grad School Enrollment310,232 (26.1%)22,848,124 (27.9%)
Alabama Educational Attainment (Age 25+)
 AlabamaUnited States
Some College, No Degree712,204 (21.7%)44,935,834 (20.8%)
Associate's Degree267,245 (8.2%)17,917,481 (8.3%)
Bachelor's Degree503,930 (15.4%)41,377,068 (19.1%)
Graduate/Professional Degree299,648 (9.1%)25,510,535 (11.8%)
Alabama Field of Bachelor's Degree for 1st Major
 AlabamaUnited States
Bachelor's Degree, or Higher803,57866,887,603
Arts, Humanities & Others158,352 (19.7%)15,191,554 (22.7%)
Business186,530 (23.2%)13,645,002 (20.4%)
Education139,894 (17.4%)8,503,371 (12.7%)
Science & Engineering235,844 (29.3%)23,297,975 (34.8%)
Science & Engineering Related Fields82,958 (10.3%)6,249,701 (9.3%)