Alabama has 78 higher education schools within its borders. Auburn University Main Campus, the highest-ranked school in AL, has a total student population of 24,602 and is the 115th highest ranked school in the USA. Of the 78 schools in Alabama, the average student population is 4,121 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. There are 2845 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,868 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,989, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
Of the 78 schools in Alabama, only 5 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Tuskegee University comes out as the most expensive ($25,035/yr), with Northeast Alabama Community College as the lowest recorded at only $2,367/yr.Alabama Interesting Facts