The Best Alabama Big Colleges

The Best Large Colleges in Alabama for 2023

These are the top ranked large, public and private, four-year colleges in Alabama as ranked by CollegeSimply. These schools all have undergraduate enrollment over 15,000. Leading the list for 2023 is Auburn University. Learn how the Best Large Colleges rankings are calculated on our ranking methodology page.

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Auburn University
Auburn University, AL

Auburn University

Public 4 Year

9 reviews

#1 Best Public Universities in Alabama

  • 31,526enrollment
  • $24,028net price
  • 71%acceptance rate
  • 1160-1320SAT range
  • 25-31ACT range
  • 3.97Avg GPA

Applications Due Feb 1

The University of Alabama
Tuscaloosa, AL

The University of Alabama

Public 4 Year

7 reviews

#1 Best Value Colleges in Alabama

  • 38,316enrollment
  • $20,518net price
  • 79%acceptance rate
  • 1070-1370SAT range
  • 21-31ACT range
  • 3.76Avg GPA

Applications Due May 1

University of Alabama at Birmingham
Birmingham, AL

University of Alabama at Birmingham

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#2 Best Value Colleges in Alabama

  • 22,289enrollment
  • $16,978net price
  • 89%acceptance rate
  • 1173-1388SAT range
  • 23-30ACT range
  • 3.82Avg GPA

Applications Due Jun 1