List of 33 best universities in Alabama

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EduRank

Top 33 universities in Alabama ranked by EduRank based on research outputs, non-academic prominence, and alumni influence. The rankings are determined by analyzing 6.76M citations received by 269K academic publications made by 33 universities from Alabama, the popularity of 1,282 recognized alumni, and the largest reference database available.

1. University of Alabama at Birmingham

Acceptance Rate
89%
Average SAT
1281
Average ACT
27
Receiving Aid
97%

2. Auburn University

Acceptance Rate
71%
Receiving Aid
76%
Average Aid
$10,448
Enrollment
31,526

3. University of Alabama

Acceptance Rate
79%
Average SAT
1220
Average ACT
26
Receiving Aid
85%

4. University of South Alabama

Acceptance Rate
71%
Average SAT
1100
Average ACT
23
Receiving Aid
96%

5. University of Alabama in Huntsville

Acceptance Rate
74%
Average SAT
1295
Average ACT
28
Receiving Aid
96%

6. Tuskegee University

Acceptance Rate
34%
Average SAT
1025
Average ACT
22
Net Price
$36,907

7. Alabama A&M University

Acceptance Rate
72%
Average SAT
935
Average ACT
18
Receiving Aid
86%

8. Troy University

Acceptance Rate
95%
Average SAT
1043
Average ACT
21
Receiving Aid
94%

9. Samford University

Acceptance Rate
84%
Average SAT
1195
Average ACT
26
Net Price
$31,871

10. Auburn University at Montgomery

Acceptance Rate
97%
Average SAT
1055
Average ACT
21
Receiving Aid
99%

11. Jacksonville State University

Acceptance Rate
76%
Average SAT
1125
Average ACT
20
Receiving Aid
99%

12. Alabama State University

Acceptance Rate
98%
Average SAT
945
Average ACT
18
Receiving Aid
93%

13. University of North Alabama

Acceptance Rate
90%
Receiving Aid
97%
Average Aid
$9,243
Enrollment
8,526

14. University of Montevallo

Acceptance Rate
90%
Average SAT
1085
Average ACT
23
Receiving Aid
97%

15. Birmingham Southern College

#1049 in North America
Acceptance Rate
66%
Average SAT
1165
Average ACT
25
Net Price
$22,888

16. University of West Alabama

#1055 in North America
Acceptance Rate
74%
Average SAT
930
Average ACT
19
Receiving Aid
94%

17. Athens State University

#1082 in North America
Acceptance Rate
100%
Enrollment
2,794
Male:Female
30:70
Founded
1822

18. Miles College

#1096 in North America
Acceptance Rate
100%
Net Price
$14,868
Receiving Aid
87%
Average Aid
$8,037

19. Spring Hill College

#1157 in North America
Acceptance Rate
72%
Average SAT
1015
Average ACT
19
Net Price
$21,781

20. Huntingdon College

#1241 in North America
Acceptance Rate
69%
Average SAT
1025
Average ACT
22
Net Price
$23,664

21. Oakwood University

#1256 in North America
Acceptance Rate
72%
Net Price
$22,484
Receiving Aid
94%
Average Aid
$14,669

22. University of Mobile

#1339 in North America
Acceptance Rate
64%
Net Price
$21,638
Receiving Aid
92%
Average Aid
$16,093

23. Faulkner University

#1389 in North America
Acceptance Rate
65%
Average SAT
1098
Average ACT
20
Net Price
$19,439

24. United States Sports Academy

#1547 in North America
Acceptance Rate
100%
Enrollment
168
Male:Female
73:27
Founded
1972

25. Columbia Southern University

#1574 in North America
Acceptance Rate
100%
Net Price
$12,474
Receiving Aid
56%
Average Aid
$3,123

26. Talladega College

#1600 in North America
Acceptance Rate
100%
Net Price
$13,163
Receiving Aid
77%
Average Aid
$9,478

27. Stillman College

#1643 in North America
Acceptance Rate
76%
Net Price
$14,760
Receiving Aid
100%
Average Aid
$9,312

28. Judson College

#1819 in North America
Acceptance Rate
57%
Net Price
$17,706
Receiving Aid
100%
Average Aid
$15,596

29. Alabama College of Osteopathic Medicine

#1953 in North America
Acceptance Rate
13%
Enrollment
731
Male:Female
48:52

30. Heritage Christian University

#1967 in North America
Acceptance Rate
100%
Net Price
$4,856
Receiving Aid
100%
Average Aid
$11,168

31. Selma University

#1997 in North America
Acceptance Rate
100%
Net Price
$10,262
Receiving Aid
100%
Average Aid
$3,448

32. Amridge University

#2059 in North America
Acceptance Rate
100%
Net Price
$16,602
Receiving Aid
100%
Average Aid
$3,498

33. Huntsville Bible College

#2507 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 44
Mississippi 18 132
Tennessee 56 49
Louisiana 27 83
South Carolina 37 87
Kentucky 38 58
Arkansas 24 126
North Carolina 65 24
Florida 109 22
Indiana 55 39
Missouri 67 38
Illinois 100 15
Virginia 63 41
West Virginia 26 110
Ohio 90 17
Oklahoma 31 97
District of Columbia 15 66
Maryland 34 12
Iowa 39 47
Kansas 32 74
Delaware 5 89
Pennsylvania 155 11
Texas 119 25
Michigan 62 3
Wisconsin 47 13
New Jersey 47 23
Nebraska 23 70
New York 221 6
Connecticut 28 8
Minnesota 48 14
Rhode Island 12 54
Massachusetts 88 1
South Dakota 15 242
Vermont 17 106
New Mexico 12 79
New Hampshire 16 78
Colorado 38 46
North Dakota 14 185
Maine 19 154
Wyoming 1 143
Arizona 25 30
Utah 20 40
Montana 12 144
Puerto Rico 52 375
US Virgin Islands 1 803
Idaho 10 157
Nevada 10 130
California 249 2
Oregon 31 63
Washington 57 7
Alaska 6 179
Hawaii 10 160
American Samoa 1 1703
Northern Mariana Islands 1 1622
Guam 2 595