Colleges in Birmingham, Alabama

There are 17 Colleges in Birmingham, Alabama, serving a population of 212,265 people in an area of 147 square miles. There is 1 College per 12,486 people, and 1 College per 8 square miles.

In Alabama, Birmingham is ranked 34th of 776 cities in Colleges per capita, and 16th of 776 cities in Colleges per square mile.

List of Birmingham Colleges

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


Birmingham Southern College 900 Arkadelphia Road Birmingham, AL

Brown Mackie College-Birmingham 105 Vulcan Road Birmingham, AL

Fortis Institute-Birmingham 100 London Parkway Birmingham, AL

Herzing University-Birmingham 280 West Valley Avenue Birmingham, AL

Jefferson State Community College 2601 Carson Road Birmingham, AL

Lawson State Community College-Birmingham Campus 3060 Wilson Road Southwest Birmingham, AL

Midfield Institute Of Cosmetology 26B Phillips Dr Birmingham, AL

Samford University 800 Lakeshore Drive Birmingham, AL

Southeastern Bible College 2545 Valleydale Road Birmingham, AL

Southeastern School Of Cosmetology 3112 Ensley 5 Points West Avenue Birmingham, AL

Southeastern School of Cosmetology 849 Dennison Avenue Southwest Birmingham, AL

Strayer University-Alabama 3570 Grandview Parkway Birmingham, AL

University Of Alabama At Birmingham 701 20th Street South Birmingham, AL

University Of Phoenix-Alabama 8 Perimeter Park South Birmingham, AL

University of Alabama at Birmingham 1720 2nd Avenue South Birmingham, AL

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

Virginia College-Birmingham 488 Palisades Boulevard Birmingham, AL

About Birmingham Colleges

Birmingham Colleges are institutions that offer post-secondary education through a range of degree or vocational programs in Birmingham, 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:
  • Birmingham 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

Birmingham College Statistics

Find Birmingham 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.

Birmingham College Enrollment
 BirminghamAlabama
College/Grad School Enrollment19,117 (36.9%)310,232 (26.1%)
Birmingham Educational Attainment (Age 25+)
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Some College, No Degree34,154 (23.6%)712,204 (21.7%)
Associate's Degree11,645 (8.1%)267,245 (8.2%)
Bachelor's Degree23,409 (16.2%)503,930 (15.4%)
Graduate/Professional Degree13,739 (9.5%)299,648 (9.1%)
Birmingham Field of Bachelor's Degree for 1st Major
 BirminghamAlabama
Bachelor's Degree, or Higher37,148803,578
Arts, Humanities & Others9,495 (25.6%)158,352 (19.7%)
Business8,862 (23.9%)186,530 (23.2%)
Education4,862 (13.1%)139,894 (17.4%)
Science & Engineering10,695 (28.8%)235,844 (29.3%)
Science & Engineering Related Fields3,234 (8.7%)82,958 (10.3%)