Accredited Online Colleges Based in Alabama

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

5345 Atlanta Highway
Montgomery, AL 36109
(334) 272-5820

No N/A 100% 33%

1291 South State Road 7
North Lauderdale, FL 33068
(888) 331-9957

No N/A 89% 71%

1001 George Wallace Dr
Gadsden, AL 35903
(256) 549-8200

No N/A 87% 17%

801 Main St NW
Hanceville, AL 35077
(256) 352-8000

No N/A 84% 23%

302 Bibb St
Marion, AL 36756
(334) 683-5100

No N/A 100% 37%

Station One
Livingston, AL 35470
(205) 652-3400

No N/A 96% 34%

University Avenue
Troy, AL 36082
(334) 670-3100

No N/A 80% 34%

1000 N Main St
Findlay, OH 45840
(419) 422-8313

No N/A 100% 53%

3570 Grandview Pkwy Ste 200
Birmingham, AL 35243
(205) 453-6300

No N/A 88% N/A

245 South Executive Drive- Suite 110
Brookfield, WI 53005
(262) 879-0200

No N/A N/A N/A

1200 Taylor Rd
Montgomery, AL 36117
(334) 387-7000

No N/A 100% 25%

7440 East Drive
Montgomery, AL 36117
(334) 244-3000

No N/A 63% 33%

700 Pelham Road North
Jacksonville, AL 36265
(256) 782-5781

No N/A 93% 29%


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

  • AL US
    Public 2-Year
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    Public 4-Year
  • AL US
    Private 4-year

Alabama Institutions

  • AL US
    Degree-Granting Institutions
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  • AL US
    Private Not-For-Profit Institutions
  • AL US
    Private For-Profit Institutions


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.