The Best Value Alabama Colleges

Best Value Colleges in Alabama for 2022

Explore the colleges that provide the best value for your money in Alabama based on academic quality, outcomes, net price and financial aid. The rankings are calculated using ratings from the 2022 CollegeSimply Best Colleges ranking but additionally factors in the typical price paid by students to identify the colleges that offer the best deals. Leading the list for 2022 as the overall best value college in Alabama is The University of Alabama. The highest value public state college is also The University of Alabama. Learn how the Best Value Colleges are calculated and ranked on our methodology page.


16 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

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

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#2 Best Value 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 in Alabama

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

Applications Due May 22

Samford University
S
Birmingham, AL
Samford University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#4 Best Value in Alabama

  • 5,729enrollment
  • $31,322net price
  • 84%acceptance rate
  • 1060-1240SAT range
  • 23-29ACT range
  • 3.8Avg GPA

Applications Due May 1

Birmingham Southern College
B
Birmingham, AL
Birmingham Southern College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#5 Best Value in Alabama

  • 1,129enrollment
  • $21,474net price
  • 60%acceptance rate
  • 1020-1190SAT range
  • 22-28ACT range
  • 3.65Avg GPA

Applications Due Mar 1

University of Montevallo
M
Montevallo, AL
University of Montevallo

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

#6 Best Value in Alabama

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

Applications Due Jun 1

Auburn University
A
Auburn University, AL
Auburn University

Public 4 Year

9 reviews

#7 Best Value in Alabama

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

Applications Due Jan 15

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

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#8 Best Value in Alabama

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

Applications Due May 15

Alabama State University
A
HBCU
Montgomery, AL
Alabama State University

Public 4 Year

2 reviews

#9 Best Value in Alabama

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

Applications Due Mar 1

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

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#10 Best Value in Alabama

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

Applications Due Aug 1

Faulkner University
F
Montgomery, AL
Faulkner University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#11 Best Value in Alabama

  • 2,961enrollment
  • $19,889net price
  • 76%acceptance rate
  • 1020-1175SAT range
  • 18-23ACT range
  • 3.36Avg Weighted GPA

Jacksonville State University
J
Jacksonville, AL
Jacksonville State University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#12 Best Value in Alabama

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

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

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#13 Best Value in Alabama

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

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

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#14 Best Value 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

#15 Best Value in Alabama

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

Applications Due Mar 30

Tuskegee University
T
HBCU
Tuskegee, AL
Tuskegee University

Private 4 Year

5 reviews

#16 Best Value in Alabama

  • 2,747enrollment
  • $36,528net price
  • 61%acceptance rate
  • 860-1045SAT range
  • 18-24ACT range
  • 3.1Avg GPA

Applications Due Jun 15