List of 33 best universities in Alabama

We ranked 33 best universities in Alabama based on their reputation, research performance, and alumni impact. We processed 7.57M citations received by 194K publications made by 33 universities in Alabama, measured the popularity of 1,200 recognized alumni, and utilized the largest available links database (to compare non-academic prominence).

#1 in Alabama
Acceptance Rate
81%
Average SAT
1209
Average ACT
26
Receiving Aid
96%
#2 in Alabama
Acceptance Rate
80%
Average SAT
1200
Average ACT
27
Receiving Aid
85%
#3 in Alabama
Acceptance Rate
85%
Average SAT
1240
Average ACT
28
Receiving Aid
74%
#4 in Alabama
Acceptance Rate
73%
Average SAT
1087
Average ACT
24
Receiving Aid
95%
#5 in Alabama
Acceptance Rate
77%
Average SAT
1300
Average ACT
28
Receiving Aid
96%
#6 in Alabama
Acceptance Rate
61%
Average SAT
953
Average ACT
21
Net Price
$36,528
#7 in Alabama
Acceptance Rate
92%
Average SAT
1020
Average ACT
22
Receiving Aid
94%
#8 in Alabama
Acceptance Rate
84%
Average SAT
1150
Average ACT
26
Net Price
$31,322
#9 in Alabama
Acceptance Rate
96%
Average SAT
1000
Average ACT
21
Receiving Aid
98%
#10 in Alabama
Acceptance Rate
64%
Average SAT
955
Average ACT
21
Receiving Aid
99%
#11 in Alabama
Acceptance Rate
75%
Enrollment
2,867
Male:Female
31:69
Founded
1822
#12 in Alabama
Acceptance Rate
99%
Average SAT
947
Average ACT
17
Receiving Aid
93%
#13 in Alabama
Acceptance Rate
83%
Receiving Aid
96%
Average Aid
$8,035
Enrollment
8,086
#14 in Alabama
Acceptance Rate
90%
Average SAT
930
Average ACT
18
Receiving Aid
89%
#15 in Alabama
Acceptance Rate
61%
Average SAT
1103
Average ACT
23
Receiving Aid
98%
#16 in Alabama
Acceptance Rate
26%
Net Price
$14,740
Receiving Aid
99%
Average Aid
$7,880
#17 in Alabama
Acceptance Rate
93%
Average ACT
20
Receiving Aid
96%
Average Aid
$6,785
#18 in Alabama
#1007 in North America
Acceptance Rate
60%
Average SAT
1105
Average ACT
25
Net Price
$21,474
#19 in Alabama
#1123 in North America
Acceptance Rate
54%
Average SAT
1075
Average ACT
23
Net Price
$23,067
#20 in Alabama
#1133 in North America
Acceptance Rate
89%
Net Price
$27,330
Receiving Aid
100%
Average Aid
$10,434
#21 in Alabama
#1441 in North America
Acceptance Rate
76%
Average SAT
1098
Average ACT
21
Net Price
$19,889
#22 in Alabama
#1491 in North America
Acceptance Rate
15%
Net Price
$17,180
Receiving Aid
100%
Average Aid
$7,384
#23 in Alabama
#1503 in North America
Acceptance Rate
100%
Net Price
$11,241
Receiving Aid
76%
Average Aid
$4,250
#24 in Alabama
#1522 in North America
Acceptance Rate
54%
Average SAT
1081
Average ACT
22
Net Price
$22,026
#25 in Alabama
#1539 in North America
Acceptance Rate
55%
Enrollment
338
Male:Female
73:27
Founded
1972
#26 in Alabama
#1560 in North America
Acceptance Rate
56%
Net Price
$19,922
Receiving Aid
97%
Average Aid
$8,058
#27 in Alabama
#1635 in North America
Acceptance Rate
67%
Net Price
$22,197
Receiving Aid
98%
Average Aid
$15,129
#28 in Alabama
#1704 in North America
Acceptance Rate
56%
Average SAT
1160
Average ACT
21
Net Price
$17,706
#29 in Alabama
#1908 in North America
Enrollment
705
Male:Female
49:51
#30 in Alabama
#1984 in North America
Acceptance Rate
100%
Net Price
$10,262
Receiving Aid
100%
Average Aid
$3,448
#31 in Alabama
#2060 in North America
Acceptance Rate
100%
Net Price
$16,602
Receiving Aid
100%
Average Aid
$3,498
#32 in Alabama
#2066 in North America
Acceptance Rate
67%
Net Price
$13,571
Receiving Aid
100%
Average Aid
$8,883
#33 in Alabama
#2510 in North America
Acceptance Rate
100%
Net Price
$2,921
Receiving Aid
100%
Average Aid
$5,714

Closest to Alabama states

State
Universities
Unis
Best university country rank
Best uni United States Flag rank
Georgia 63 48
Mississippi 18 135
Tennessee 56 51
Louisiana 27 78
South Carolina 37 86
Kentucky 38 61
Arkansas 24 126
North Carolina 65 17
Florida 109 27
Indiana 55 32
Missouri 67 37
Illinois 100 16
Virginia 63 40
West Virginia 26 107
Ohio 90 19
Oklahoma 31 95
District of Columbia 15 70
Maryland 34 12
Iowa 39 49
Kansas 32 65
Delaware 5 90
Pennsylvania 155 10
Texas 119 21
Michigan 62 3
Wisconsin 47 13
New Jersey 47 15
Nebraska 23 69
New York 221 8
Connecticut 28 9
Minnesota 48 14
Rhode Island 12 52
Massachusetts 88 1
South Dakota 15 239
Vermont 17 106
New Mexico 12 80
New Hampshire 16 68
Colorado 38 44
North Dakota 14 186
Maine 19 156
Wyoming 1 140
Arizona 25 35
Utah 20 46
Montana 12 148
Puerto Rico 52 404
Virgin Islands 1 799
Idaho 10 159
Nevada 10 131
California 249 2
Oregon 31 66
Washington 57 7
Alaska 6 178
Hawaii 10 189
American Samoa 1 1785
Northern Marianas 1 1824
Guam 2 601