Colleges in Shelby County, Alabama

There are 4 Colleges in Shelby County, Alabama, serving a population of 208,721 people in an area of 786 square miles. There is 1 College per 52,180 people, and 1 College per 196 square miles.

In Alabama, Shelby County is ranked 33rd of 67 counties in Colleges per capita, and 6th of 67 counties in Colleges per square mile.

List of Shelby County Colleges

Find Shelby County, Alabama colleges and universities, such as state, community, public, and private colleges, universities, and technical schools.


Mitchell Cosmetology College 116 1st Street South Alabaster, AL

Southeastern Bible College 2545 Valleydale Road Birmingham, AL

University Of Montevallo 75 College Drive Montevallo, AL

University of Phoenix - Birmingham Campus 100 Corporate Parkway Birmingham, AL

About Shelby County Colleges

Shelby County Colleges are institutions that offer post-secondary education through a range of degree or vocational programs in Shelby County, AL. Although there are distinctions between the two, the term College in the United States is typically used to refer to both Colleges and Universities. The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) reports that there are more than 4,700 post-secondary degree-granting institutions in the U.S.

You may contact Colleges & Universities for questions about:
  • Shelby County Public and Private Colleges
  • College admissions and applications
  • Tuition, financial aid, and scholarships
  • Associates degrees, Bachelor's degrees, Master's degrees, Doctoral degrees, and certificate programs
  • ACT and SAT score requirements

Shelby County College Statistics

Find Shelby County College Enrollment, Educational Attainment (Age 25+), and Field of Bachelor's Degree for 1st Major. Data Source: U.S. Census Bureau; American Community Survey, 2018 ACS 5-Year Estimates.

Shelby County College Enrollment
 Shelby CountyAlabama
College/Grad School Enrollment13,710 (24.8%)308,205 (26.1%)
Shelby County Educational Attainment (Age 25+)
 Shelby CountyAlabama
Some College, No Degree32,011 (22.3%)713,655 (21.6%)
Associate's Degree10,623 (7.4%)273,493 (8.3%)
Bachelor's Degree40,021 (27.9%)515,443 (15.6%)
Graduate/Professional Degree20,403 (14.2%)307,152 (9.3%)
Shelby County Field of Bachelor's Degree for 1st Major
 Shelby CountyAlabama
Bachelor's Degree, or Higher60,424822,595
Arts, Humanities & Others11,816 (19.6%)163,488 (19.9%)
Business17,387 (28.8%)192,377 (23.4%)
Education8,236 (13.6%)138,785 (16.9%)
Science & Engineering16,478 (27.3%)240,667 (29.3%)
Science & Engineering Related Fields6,507 (10.8%)87,278 (10.6%)