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    Alabama is home to over 100 schools, including 14 four-year public universities, 25 two-year community colleges, and 17 private, undergraduate, and graduate universities. The largest single campus is the crimson-laden University of Alabama, located in Tuscaloosa, with an enrollment of around 33,000 students. The state boasts several other nationally recognized public universities, such as Auburn University, University of Alabama, Birmingham, and University of Alabama, Huntsville, Troy University, University of North Alabama, and Oakwood University. Private schools in the state include Samford University, University of Mobile, Spring Hill College, and Talladega College.

    • Troy University

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      University Avenue, Troy, AL 36082
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      Enrolling about 22,000 undergraduate students in Troy, Alabama, a tantalizing two hours north of Panama City, Florida, Troy is a public institution dedicated to providing a quality comprehensive liberal arts and pre-professional education. On one glorious spring afternoon, the campus ... learn more

      Master's University, Heavy Focus on Undergraduate Professions, Focus on Undergraduate Arts and Science
    • Marion Military Institute

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      1101 Washington St, Marion, AL 36756
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      Marion Military Institute is an Associate's college with 418 students located in Marion, AL. learn more

      Offers Associate Degrees
    • The University of Alabama

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      739 University Blvd, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487
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      Founded in Tuscaloosa in 1831, the University of Alabama is more than a football powerhouse. Yes, there are larger-than-life statues of the coaches who have won national championships outside the stadium that call to mind nothing so much as tributes ... learn more

      Research University, Heavy Focus on Undergraduate Professions, Focus on Undergraduate Arts and Science
    • University of Montevallo

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      Station 6001, Montevallo, AL 35115
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      Popular degree programs in widely varied areas like art, business administration, education, English, and speech pathology and audiology are available to the mostly female student population at the University of Montevallo, which is located 35 miles south of Birmingham in ... learn more

      Focus on Undergraduate Professions, Master's University, Focus on Undergraduate Arts and Science
    • Spring Hill College

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      4000 Dauphin St, Mobile, AL 36608
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      Spring Hill College, located in Mobile, AL, offers a liberal arts and sciences education and is affiliated with the Roman Catholic Church. The school enrolls about 1,700 students and offers free tutoring to students who need it. For recreation, Spring ... learn more

      Focus on Undergraduate Professions, Master's University, Religiously affiliated, Focus on Undergraduate Arts and Science
    • Birmingham Southern College

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      900 Arkadelphia Road, Birmingham, AL 35254
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      "The administrators make an effort to know every student by name" at Birmingham-Southern College, a small Southern liberal arts college with "exceptional" and accessible professors and rigorous academics. A "great" music scene, several 24-hour restaurants, and an immense Greek system ... learn more

      Heavy Focus on Undergraduate Arts and Science, Focus on Undergraduate Professions, Liberal Arts College, Religiously affiliated, Offers Baccalaureate Degrees
    • Samford University

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      800 Lakeshore Drive, Birmingham, AL 35229
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      "Strongly Southern Baptist Samford University combines affordability with a small-school atmosphere and the academic diversity of a university. Class attendance is frequently mandatory and academics are rigorous, and all frat parties are completely dry. Big annual events include Step Sing, ... learn more

      Focus on Undergraduate Professions, Master's University, Religiously affiliated, Focus on Undergraduate Arts and Science
    • Auburn University

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      Auburn, Alabama, Auburn University, AL 36849
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      Alabama's archrival in the annual "Iron Bowl," Auburn has two athletic mascots—and not enough housing for the student body. None of this inconsistency dampens the enthusiasm of those who attend or have graduated from the university. Known formally on the ... learn more

      Research University, Heavy Focus on Undergraduate Professions, Focus on Undergraduate Arts and Science, Land Grant
    • University of Alabama in Huntsville

      University of Alabama in Huntsville Save

      301 Sparkman Dr, Huntsville, AL 35899
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      Cool activities abound as the Biology Club sponsors fossil digs and Students for the Exploration and Development of Space have scheduled an experiment aboard a space shuttle. Opportunities exist in the classroom as well, and road trips to Birmingham and ... learn more

      Research University, Heavy Focus on Undergraduate Professions, Focus on Undergraduate Arts and Science
    • Tuskegee University

      Tuskegee University Save

      Kresge Center, 3rd Floor, Tuskegee, AL 36088
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      "Despite several quality liberal arts departments and a great veterinary program (over 70% of the African-American veterinarians in the world trained here), Tuskegee is proudest of its engineering programs, which enroll nearly a quarter of the students. (Just so you ... learn more

      Historically Black College or University (HBCU), Land Grant, Heavy Focus on Undergraduate Professions, Focus on Undergraduate Arts and Science, Offers Baccalaureate Degrees
    • South University-Montgomery

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      5355 Vaughn Road, Montgomery, AL 36116
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      South University-Montgomery is college with 599 students located in Montgomery, AL. learn more

      Offers Baccalaureate Degrees
    • Fortis College-Mobile

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      3590 Pleasant Valley Rd, Mobile, AL 36609
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      Fortis College-Mobile is an Associate's college with 359 students located in Mobile, AL. learn more

      Offers Associate Degrees, Open Admissions

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