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#4371 of 14,131 In the World
#1241 of 2,597 In North America
#1166 of 2,496 In the United States
#20 of 33 In Alabama
#3 of 5 In Montgomery
#1009 of 1,321 For Toxicology
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Religion
United Methodist
Acceptance rate
69%
Average SAT
1025
Average ACT
22
Avg. cost to attend
$23,664 /y
Aid receiving
100%
Undergraduates
839
Graduates
5
Male:Female Ratio
54:46
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Master's degree

Huntingdon College Acceptance rate and admissions statistics

Huntingdon College has an acceptance rate of 69% and is among the top 30% of the most difficult universities to gain admission to in the United States. The university reports the admission statistics without distinguishing between local and international students.

Total Men Women
Acceptance Rate 69% 69% 70%
Applicants 2,404 1,405 999
Admissions 1,666 971 695
Freshmen enrolled full time 253 154 99

96 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
17 or 7%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 980
or below

75% of them
had 1070
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Huntingdon College are 980-1070 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
157 or 62%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 19
or below

75% of them
had 25
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Huntingdon College are 19-25 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
College-preparatory program Recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Recommended
Recommendations Recommended
Secondary school rank Recommended
SAT/ACT Considered but not required
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment demographics by race or ethnicity

White 555 (66%)
Black or African American 171 (20%)
Hispanic 53 (6%)
Two or more races 36 (4%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown 19 (2%)
Asian 6 (0.7%)
American Indian or Alaska Native 1 (0.1%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

The average net cost to attend Huntingdon College is $23,664 per year, calculated as the sum of the average cost of tuition, room and board, books, and supplies, reduced by the amount of average financial aid received.

The final cost of attendance varies for each student based on household income, residency, program, and other factors.

Net average cost to attend
$23,664/year
Average aid awarded
$15,688
Students receiving aid
100%

Average costs by household income

<$30K $19,670
$30-48K $20,339
$48-75K $24,665
$75-110K $26,257
$110K+ $24,617

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district $26,400$22,500
Tuition in-state $26,400$22,500
Tuition out-of-state $26,400$22,500
Fee in-district $1,500$300
Fee in-state $1,500$300
Fee out-of-state $1,500$300

Room and board costs

Dormitory capacity 683
Combined charge for room and board $10,046

Huntingdon College majors

Huntingdon College has granted 244 bachelor's degrees across 24 programs. Below is a table with majors that lead to degrees at Huntingdon College.

Major Bachelor
Business Administration and Management, General 41
Exercise Science and Kinesiology 29
Business & Commerce, General 24
Sport and Fitness Administration & Management 20
Cell Biology and Anatomy 14
Biology & Biological Sciences, General 13
Psychology, General 12
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other 11
History, General 11
Accounting 10
Criminal Justice & Law Enforcement Administration 8
English Language and Literature, General 8
Speech Communication and Rhetoric 8
Biochemistry 7
Elementary Education and Teaching 5
Political Science and Government, General 5
Chemistry, General 3
Health and Wellness, General 3
Music Performance, General 3
Religion & Religious Studies 3
Mathematics, General 2
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching 2
Fine & Studio Arts, General 1
Music Teacher Education 1
Grand Total 244

Huntingdon College has a graduation rate of 44%, which is among the 31% lowest for universities in the US.

Total Men Women
Graduation rate 44% 39% 52%
  • Full-time retention rate - 72%

Publications & Citations

Huntingdon College has published 711 scientific papers with 9,699 citations received. The research profile covers a range of fields, including Biology, Medicine, Chemistry, Environmental Science, Liberal Arts & Social Sciences, Genetics, Engineering, Physics, Organic Chemistry, and Biochemistry.

Publications
711
Citations
9,699

Publication / Citation count by topic

Biology
430 / 7,191
Medicine
418 / 6,638
Chemistry
329 / 4,785
Environmental Science
261 / 3,927
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
227 / 2,437
Genetics
220 / 3,848
Engineering
218 / 3,712
Physics
214 / 3,729
Organic Chemistry
200 / 3,258
Biochemistry
200 / 2,598
Computer Science
191 / 2,376
Psychology
155 / 2,457
Pathology
144 / 2,890
Anatomy and Physiology
139 / 2,427
Pharmacology
112 / 1,730
Ecology
110 / 1,816
Political Science
110 / 1,038
Geology
107 / 1,731
Quantum and Particle physics
103 / 1,803
Law
100 / 980
Materials Science
98 / 1,393
Philosophy
98 / 1,201
Psychiatry
98 / 1,882
Geography and Cartography
89 / 1,051
Sociology
79 / 854
Mathematics
71 / 829
Paleontology
71 / 1,281
History
67 / 451
Surgery
63 / 1,066
Toxicology
62 / 1,097
Business
61 / 589
Immunology
59 / 1,657
Economics
57 / 475
Optical Engineering
55 / 1,063
Astrophysics and Astronomy
54 / 1,442
Statistics
54 / 741
Anesthesiology
51 / 851
Linguistics
49 / 706
Metallurgical Engineering
49 / 771
Botany
46 / 1,466

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1990 5 123
1991 5 95
1992 8 96
1993 10 94
1994 7 95
1995 9 75
1996 14 103
1997 14 96
1998 11 77
1999 4 101
2000 10 135
2001 10 108
2002 12 117
2003 8 127
2004 8 140
2005 13 119
2006 5 147
2007 8 148
2008 6 132
2009 10 193
2010 7 205
2011 11 207
2012 11 330
2013 16 258
2014 19 308
2015 8 274
2016 10 283
2017 8 335
2018 10 395
2019 14 445
2020 8 481
2021 5 518
2022 9 484
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Notable alumni

  1. Harper Lee

    Harper Lee
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1926-2016 (aged 90)
    Occupations
    screenwriteractorprosaistpoet lawyerwriter
    Biography

    Nelle Harper Lee was an American novelist. She wrote the 1960 novel To Kill a Mockingbird that won the 1961 Pulitzer Prize and became a classic of modern American literature. Lee received numerous accolades and honorary degrees, including the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2007 which was awarded for her contribution to literature. She assisted her close friend Truman Capote in his research for the book In Cold Blood (1966). Capote was the basis for the character Dill Harris in To Kill a Mockingbird.

  2. Jeff Sessions

    Jeff Sessions
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1946-.. (age 77)
    Enrolled in Huntingdon College
    1965-1969 graduated with Bachelor of Arts
    Occupations
    political scientistlawyerpolitician
    Biography

    Jefferson Beauregard Sessions III is an American politician and attorney who served as the 84th United States Attorney General from 2017 to 2018. A member of the Republican Party, he previously served as United States Senator from Alabama from 1997 to 2017 before resigning that position to serve as attorney general in the administration of President Donald Trump.

  3. Alexis Wineman

    Alexis Wineman
    Years
    1994-.. (age 29)
    Occupations
    modelbeauty pageant contestant
    Biography

    Alexis Wineman is an autism advocate who was named Miss Montana 2012. She won the "America's Choice" award at the Miss America 2013 pageant and is the first known autistic contestant to compete in the Miss America pageant.

  4. Terry Moorer

    Terry Moorer
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1961-.. (age 62)
    Occupations
    judge
    Biography

    Terry Fitzgerald Moorer is a United States district judge of the United States District Court for the Southern District of Alabama. He was formerly a United States magistrate judge of the United States District Court for the Middle District of Alabama.

  5. Thomas Sigismund Stribling

    Thomas Sigismund Stribling
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1881-1965 (aged 84)
    Occupations
    novelistshort story writercrime fiction writerscience fiction writerlawyer
    Biography

    Thomas Sigismund Stribling was notable as an American writer who published under the name T. S. Stribling. Although he passed the bar and practiced law for a few years, he quickly began to focus on writing. First known for adventure stories published in pulp fiction magazines, he enlarged his reach with novels of social satire set in Middle Tennessee and other parts of the South. His best-known work is the Vaiden trilogy, set in Florence, Alabama. The first volume is The Forge (1931). He won the Pulitzer Prize for the Novel in 1933 for the second novel of this series, The Store. The last, set in the 1920s, is The Unfinished Cathedral (1934). Both the second and third novels were chosen as selections by the Literary Guild.

  6. Maria Howard Weeden

    Maria Howard Weeden
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1847-1905 (aged 58)
    Occupations
    poetwatercoloristartist
    Biography

    Maria Howard Weeden, who signed her work and published as Howard Weeden, was an American artist and poet based in Huntsville, Alabama. After the American Civil War, she began to sell works she painted, which included portraits of many African-American freedmen and freedwomen. She exhibited her work in Berlin and Paris in 1895, where it was well received. She published four books of her poetry from 1898 to 1904, illustrated with her own art. She was posthumously inducted into the Alabama Women's Hall of Fame in 1998.

  7. Elizabeth Hight

    Elizabeth Hight
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1955-.. (age 68)
    Occupations
    military officer
    Biography

    Elizabeth Ann Hight is a retired United States Navy rear admiral who served as the vice director of the Defense Information Systems Agency. She assumed this post in December 2007. In 2008, she was nominated for appointment to the grade of vice admiral and assignment as director, Defense Information Systems Agency; commander, Joint Task Force – Global Network Operations; and deputy commander, U.S. Strategic Command Global Network Operations and Defense, Arlington, Virginia. Her nomination was rejected by the Senate due to a perceived conflict of interest with her husband, retired Air Force Brigadier General Gary Salisbury, who is vice president of business development and sales for Northrop Grumman Corp.'s mission systems sector, defense mission systems division. She retired from the Navy in 2010.

  8. Kirk deViere

    Kirk deViere
    Years
    1970-.. (age 53)
    Enrolled in Huntingdon College
    Graduated with Bachelor of Science in marketing and business activity
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Kirk Joseph deViere is a former Democratic member of the North Carolina State Senate, having representing the 19th district from 2019 to 2023. He was first elected in the 2018 elections, defeating incumbent state senator Wesley Meredith and won re-election in the 2020 elections. deViere previously served on the Fayetteville, North Carolina city council from 2015 to 2017.

General info

Founded 1854
Motto Enter to Grow in Wisdom, Go Forth to Apply Wisdom in Service
Colors scarlet, grey
Academic calendar August to May (August - December; January-May). Also Summer session (May to June)
Total FTE staff 175
Carnegie classification Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields

Location and contacts

Address 1500 East Fairview Avenue
Montgomery, Alabama, 36106-2148
United States
City population 201,000
Phone 3348334497

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