Accredited Online Colleges Based in Alabama

School Accepts Transfer Credits Freshman Acceptance Rate Financial Aid Rate Graduation Rate

400 Chase Park South, Suite 300
Birmingham, AL 35244
(888) 827-7770

No N/A N/A 25%

7000 Adventist Blvd NW
Huntsville, AL 35896
(256) 726-7000

No N/A 100% 35%

1720 2nd Ave South
Birmingham, AL 35294
(205) 934-4011

No N/A 88% 48%

301 Sparkman Dr
Huntsville, AL 35899
(256) 824-6120

No N/A 88% 47%

300 N Beaty St
Athens, AL 35611
(256) 233-8100

No N/A N/A N/A

Auburn, Alabama
Auburn University, AL 36849
(334) 844-4000

No N/A 78% 66%

5355 Vaughn Road
Montgomery, AL 36116
(334) 395-8800

No N/A 96% 15%

280 West Valley Avenue
Birmingham, AL 35209
(205) 916-2800

No N/A 100% 11%

3625 Helton Dr
Florence, AL 35630
(256) 766-6610

No N/A 100% N/A

800 George Wallace Blvd
Muscle Shoals, AL 35661
(256) 331-5200

No N/A 93% 12%

One Harrison Plaza
Florence, AL 35632
(256) 765-4608

No N/A 78% 27%

307 N University Blvd
Mobile, AL 36688
(251) 460-6101

No N/A 94% 37%

4000 Dauphin St
Mobile, AL 36608
(251) 380-4000

No N/A 100% 62%

21982 University Lane
Orange Beach, AL 36561
(251) 981-3771 x1364

No N/A 90% 47%

One Academy Dr
Daphne, AL 36526
(251) 626-3303

No N/A 55% N/A

14002 East 21st St.- Suite 1000
Tulsa, OK 74134
9186224877

No N/A 100% 14%
University of Phoenix is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the North Central Association. University of Phoenix was placed on Notice by The Higher Learning Commission, effective June 27, 2013. For additional information, contact The Higher Learning Commission, ncahlc.org.

9238 Madison Blvd- Ste 500
Madison, AL 35758
(256) 542-2900

No N/A 89% N/A

6270 Park South Drive
Bessemer, AL 35022
(205) 497-5700

No N/A 98% 29%

100 Corporate Parkway
Birmingham, AL 35242
(205) 747-1001

No N/A 100% N/A
University of Phoenix is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the North Central Association. University of Phoenix was placed on Notice by The Higher Learning Commission, effective June 27, 2013. For additional information, contact The Higher Learning Commission, ncahlc.org.

The University of Alabama
Tuscaloosa, AL 35487
(205) 348-6010

No N/A 76% 67%

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Alabama Schools vs US State Average

Graduation Rate and Average Test score at Public 4-year Institutions

    • 47% Alabama
      Graduation Rate
    • 20.3 ACT Alabama
      Average Test Score
    • 56% National
      Graduation Rate
    • 21.1 ACT National
      Average Test Score

Average Tuitions and Fees in Alabama

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Alabama Institutions

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    Degree-Granting Institutions
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Much of the state's economic growth is due to its growing automotive manufacturing industry

Alabama's economy relies heavily on automobile manufacturing, mining, steel production and fabrication, aerospace, education, and other industries. Some of the state's top employers include Redstone Arsenal, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Maxwell Air Force Base, and Mobile County School Systems. Much of the state's economic growth is due to its growing automotive manufacturing industry, which has helped generate more than 67,000 new jobs in Alabama. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Alabama experienced the country's largest increase in employment in the motor vehicle manufacturing industry from 1990 to 2010.

Those who want to work for the state's leading industries or employers generally need to have a college education from an accredited university and degree program. Depending on the industry and job position, students may need to have a minimum of an associate degree, bachelor's degree, or master's degree. Students attending traditional or online colleges and universities in Alabama will receive a well-rounded education and hands-on training that will prepare them to work in a wide range of career fields.

The University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa is the largest university in the state and is nicknamed "The Capstone" for its reputation as the leading public school system in the state. The collegiate education leader of the state offers many impressive programs of study in various degree levels both on campus and through its College of Continuing Studies, Bama by Distance.

Alabama is home to many for-profit and non-profit institutions that offer online degree programs. Some well-known online institutions in Alabama include University of Phoenix, Everest University Online, Ashford University, and Keiser University. Virginia College also has a significant presence in the southeast, especially within Alabama.