Alabama Public Colleges

List of Public Colleges and Universities in Alabama

There are 38 public colleges and universities in Alabama enrolling 244,959 students. Explore the list below to find the public college match for you. Public college tend to be larger in size and more affordable than private schools when attended by students with Alabama state residency.  Alabama is home to popular public schools like The University of Alabama and Auburn University.


38 results

The University of Alabama
A
Tuscaloosa, AL
The University of Alabama

Public 4 Year

7 reviews

#1 Best Value in Alabama

  • 37,840enrollment
  • $20,518net price
  • 80%acceptance rate
  • 1070-1330SAT range
  • 23-31ACT range
  • 3.82Avg GPA

Applications Due Apr 1

Auburn University
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Auburn University, AL
Auburn University

Public 4 Year

9 reviews

#2 Best Public Universities in Alabama

  • 30,737enrollment
  • $24,028net price
  • 85%acceptance rate
  • 1160-1320SAT range
  • 25-31ACT range
  • 3.9Avg GPA

Applications Due Jan 15

Alabama State University
A
HBCU
Montgomery, AL
Alabama State University

Public 4 Year

2 reviews

#11 Best Public Universities in Alabama

  • 4,072enrollment
  • $13,282net price
  • 99%acceptance rate
  • 844-1049SAT range
  • 14-20ACT range
  • 3.09Avg GPA

Applications Due Mar 1

Alabama A & M University
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HBCU
Normal, AL
Alabama A & M University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#12 Best Public Universities in Alabama

  • 5,977enrollment
  • $15,373net price
  • 90%acceptance rate
  • 840-1020SAT range
  • 15-20ACT range
  • 2.88Estimated Avg GPA

Applications Due May 15

Jacksonville State University
J
Jacksonville, AL
Jacksonville State University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#7 Best Public Universities in Alabama

  • 9,238enrollment
  • $13,616net price
  • 64%acceptance rate
  • 840-1070SAT range
  • 18-24ACT range
  • 3.48Avg GPA

University of South Alabama
S
Mobile, AL
University of South Alabama

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#6 Best Public Universities in Alabama

  • 14,224enrollment
  • $14,822net price
  • 73%acceptance rate
  • 983-1190SAT range
  • 20-27ACT range
  • 3.71Avg Weighted GPA

Applications Due Jul 1

Troy University
T
Troy, AL
Troy University

Public 4 Year

3 reviews

#8 Best Public Universities in Alabama

  • 16,497enrollment
  • $13,257net price
  • 92%acceptance rate
  • 935-1105SAT range
  • 18-25ACT range
  • 3.44Avg GPA

Applications Due Mar 30

University of Alabama at Birmingham
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Birmingham, AL
University of Alabama at Birmingham

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#2 Best Value Colleges in Alabama

  • 22,563enrollment
  • $16,978net price
  • 81%acceptance rate
  • 1090-1328SAT range
  • 22-30ACT range
  • 3.83Avg GPA

Applications Due May 1

University of Alabama at Huntsville
A
Huntsville, AL
University of Alabama at Huntsville

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#3 Best Value Colleges in Alabama

  • 9,999enrollment
  • $16,990net price
  • 77%acceptance rate
  • 1170-1430SAT range
  • 24-31ACT range
  • 3.81Avg GPA

Applications Due May 22

University of Montevallo
M
Montevallo, AL
University of Montevallo

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

#5 Best Public Universities in Alabama

  • 2,600enrollment
  • $18,702net price
  • 61%acceptance rate
  • 990-1215SAT range
  • 19-26ACT range
  • 3.57Avg GPA

Applications Due Jun 1

Southern Union State Community College
S
Wadley, AL
Southern Union State Community College

Public 2 Year

1 reviews

 

  • 3,950enrollment
  • $9,467net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Auburn University at Montgomery
A
Montgomery, AL
Auburn University at Montgomery

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#9 Best Public Universities in Alabama

  • 5,212enrollment
  • $14,182net price
  • 96%acceptance rate
  • 910-1090SAT range
  • 18-23ACT range
  • 3.39Avg GPA

Applications Due Aug 1

University of North Alabama
N
Florence, AL
University of North Alabama

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 8,086enrollment
  • $13,279net price
  • 83%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.52Avg GPA

Applications Due Jun 27

University of West Alabama
W
Livingston, AL
 
University of West Alabama

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#10 Best Public Universities in Alabama

  • 5,734enrollment
  • $15,685net price
  • 93%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • 17-22ACT range
  • 3.16Estimated Avg GPA

Shelton State Community College
S
HBCU
Tuscaloosa, AL
 
Shelton State Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 3,743enrollment
  • $8,847net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Jefferson State Community College
J
Birmingham, AL
 
Jefferson State Community College

Public 2 Year

1 reviews

 

  • 8,526enrollment
  • $9,044net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 2.98Avg GPA

Applications Due Aug 15

John C Calhoun State Community College
J
Tanner, AL
 
John C Calhoun State Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 8,278enrollment
  • $6,077net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Bishop State Community College
B
HBCU
Mobile, AL
Bishop State Community College

Public 2 Year

2 reviews

 

  • 2,176enrollment
  • $4,868net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Applications Due Jul 1