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Commonly known as the “Heart of Dixie,” the state of Alabama is home to approximately 4.7 million Americans. In all, there are 61 accredited public, private, and technical colleges and universities in the state, many of which offer online programs. There are also a number of technical schools and community colleges in the state. Both campus-based and online colleges in Alabama are overseen by the Alabama Commission on Higher Education. The state’s largest campus, the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa, serves more than 30,000 students, more and more of whom are taking advantage of online course offerings. The University of Alabama online degree programs include operations management, educational psychology, mechanical engineering, and many others. In addition, there are a number of solely online schools in Alabama dedicated to serving the needs of working adults and non-traditional students. For more information about researching online degrees in Alabama, you can visit the Southern Regional Education Board’s Electronic Campus.

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Alabama A&M University
4900 Meridian St
Normal, Alabama 35762
(256) 372-5000

Type of School:

4-year, Public

Programs Offered:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Master's degree
  • Post-master's certificate
  • Doctor's degree

Accrediting Agency:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
Alabama Southern Community College
2800 South Alabama Avenue
Monroeville, Alabama 36460
(251) 575-3156 x8252

Type of School:

2-year, Public

Programs Offered:

  • Less than one year certificate
  • One but less than two years certificate
  • Associate's degree

Accrediting Agency:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
Alabama State University
915 S Jackson Street
Montgomery, Alabama 36101-0271
(334) 229-4400

Type of School:

4-year, Public

Programs Offered:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Master's degree
  • Post-master's certificate

Accrediting Agency:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
Amridge University
1200 Taylor Rd
Montgomery, Alabama 36117-3553
(334) 387-7000 x7528

Type of School:

4-year, Private not-for-profit

Programs Offered:

  • Associate's degree
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Master's degree
  • Doctor's degree
  • First-professional degree

Accrediting Agency:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
Athens State University
300 N Beaty St
Athens, Alabama 35611
(256) 233-8100

Type of School:

4-year, Public

Programs Offered:

  • Bachelor's degree

Accrediting Agency:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
Auburn University
7440 East Drive
Montgomery, Alabama 36117-3596
(334) 244-3000

Type of School:

4-year, Public

Programs Offered:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Master's degree
  • Post-master's certificate

Accrediting Agency:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
Auburn University Main Campus
Auburn
Alabama, Auburn University, Alabama 36849
(334) 844-4000

Type of School:

4-year, Public

Programs Offered:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Master's degree
  • Post-master's certificate
  • Doctor's degree
  • First-professional degree

Accrediting Agency:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
Bevill State Community College
101 State St
Sumiton, Alabama 35148
(205) 648-3271 x5400

Type of School:

2-year, Public

Programs Offered:

  • Less than one year certificate
  • One but less than two years certificate
  • Associate's degree

Accrediting Agency:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
Bishop State Community College
351 North Broad Street
Mobile, Alabama 36603-5898
(251) 405-7000

Type of School:

2-year, Public

Programs Offered:

  • Less than one year certificate
  • One but less than two years certificate
  • Associate's degree

Accrediting Agency:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
Central Alabama Community College
1675 Cherokee Rd
Alexander City, Alabama 35010
(256) 234-6346

Type of School:

2-year, Public

Programs Offered:

  • Less than one year certificate
  • One but less than two years certificate
  • Associate's degree

Accrediting Agency:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
Chattahoochee Valley Community College
2602 College Drive
Phenix City, Alabama 36869
(334) 291-4900

Type of School:

2-year, Public

Programs Offered:

  • Less than one year certificate
  • One but less than two years certificate
  • Associate's degree

Accrediting Agency:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
Columbia Southern University
21982 University Lane
Orange Beach, Alabama 36561
(251) 981-3771

Type of School:

4-year, Private for-profit

Programs Offered:

  • Associate's degree
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Postbaccalaureate certificate
  • Master's degree
  • Doctor's degree

Accrediting Agency:

Distance Education and Training Council, Accrediting Commission
Community College of the Air Force
130 W Maxwell Blvd
Montgomery, Alabama 36112-6613
(334) 953-2223

Type of School:

2-year, Public

Programs Offered:

  • Associate's degree
  • Two but less than 4 years certificate

Accrediting Agency:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
Concordia College-Selma
1804 Green St
Selma, Alabama 36701
(334) 874-5700 x110

Type of School:

4-year, Private not-for-profit

Programs Offered:

  • Associate's degree
  • Bachelor's degree

Accrediting Agency:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
Enterprise-Ozark Community College
600 Plaza Drive
Enterprise, Alabama 36330-1300
(334) 347-2623

Type of School:

2-year, Public

Programs Offered:

  • Less than one year certificate
  • One but less than two years certificate
  • Associate's degree

Accrediting Agency:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
Faulkner University
5345 Atlanta Hwy
Montgomery, Alabama 36109-3378
(334) 272-5820

Type of School:

4-year, Private not-for-profit

Programs Offered:

  • Associate's degree
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Master's degree
  • First-professional degree

Accrediting Agency:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
Gadsden State Community College
1001 George Wallace Dr
Gadsden, Alabama 35902-0227
(256) 549-8200

Type of School:

2-year, Public

Programs Offered:

  • Less than one year certificate
  • One but less than two years certificate
  • Associate's degree

Accrediting Agency:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
George C Wallace Community College-Dothan
1141 Wallace Drive
Dothan, Alabama 36303-9234
(334) 983-3521

Type of School:

2-year, Public

Programs Offered:

  • Less than one year certificate
  • One but less than two years certificate
  • Associate's degree

Accrediting Agency:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
George C Wallace State Community College-Hanceville
801 Main St NW
Hanceville, Alabama 35077-2000
(256) 352-8000

Type of School:

2-year, Public

Programs Offered:

  • Less than one year certificate
  • One but less than two years certificate
  • Associate's degree

Accrediting Agency:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
George C Wallace State Community College-Selma
3000 Earl Goodwin Parkway
Selma, Alabama 36703-2808
(334) 876-9227

Type of School:

2-year, Public

Programs Offered:

  • Less than one year certificate
  • One but less than two years certificate
  • Associate's degree

Accrediting Agency:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
H Councill Trenholm State Technical College
1225 Air Base Blvd
Montgomery, Alabama 36108-3199
(334) 420-4200

Type of School:

2-year, Public

Programs Offered:

  • Less than one year certificate
  • One but less than two years certificate
  • Associate's degree

Accrediting Agency:

Council on Occupational Education
Heritage Christian University
3625 Helton Dr
Florence, Alabama 35630-9977
(256) 766-6610

Type of School:

4-year, Private not-for-profit

Programs Offered:

  • Associate's degree
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Master's degree

Accrediting Agency:

Association for Biblical Higher Education, Commission on Accreditation
Herzing College
280 West Valley Ave
Birmingham, Alabama 35209
(205) 916-2800

Type of School:

4-year, primarily associate's, Private for-profit

Programs Offered:

  • One but less than two years certificate
  • Associate's degree
  • Bachelor's degree

Accrediting Agency:

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
ITT Technical Institute-Bessemer
6270 Park South Drive
Bessemer, Alabama 35022
(205) 497-5700

Type of School:

4-year, primarily associate's, Private for-profit

Programs Offered:

  • Associate's degree
  • Bachelor's degree

Accrediting Agency:

Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools
ITT Technical Institute-Mobile
3100 Cottage Hill Rd Bldg 3
Mobile, Alabama 36606
(251) 472-4760

Type of School:

4-year, primarily associate's, Private for-profit

Programs Offered:

  • Associate's degree
  • Bachelor's degree

Accrediting Agency:

Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools
J F Drake State Technical College
3421 Meridian St N
Huntsville, Alabama 35811
(256) 539-8161

Type of School:

2-year, Public

Programs Offered:

  • Less than one year certificate
  • One but less than two years certificate
  • Associate's degree

Accrediting Agency:

Council on Occupational Education
Jacksonville State University
700 Pelham Road North
Jacksonville, Alabama 36265
(256) 782-5781

Type of School:

4-year, Public

Programs Offered:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Postbaccalaureate certificate
  • Master's degree
  • Post-master's certificate, Doctoral Degree

Accrediting Agency:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
James H Faulkner State Community College
1900 US Hwy 31 S
Bay Minette, Alabama 36507-2698
(251) 580-2100

Type of School:

2-year, Public

Programs Offered:

  • Less than one year certificate
  • One but less than two years certificate
  • Associate's degree

Accrediting Agency:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
Jefferson Davis Community College
220 Alco Dr
Brewton, Alabama 36426
(251) 867-4832

Type of School:

2-year, Public

Programs Offered:

  • Less than one year certificate
  • One but less than two years certificate
  • Associate's degree

Accrediting Agency:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
Jefferson State Community College
2601 Carson Rd
Birmingham, Alabama 35215-3098
(205) 853-1200

Type of School:

2-year, Public

Programs Offered:

  • Less than one year certificate
  • One but less than two years certificate
  • Associate's degree

Accrediting Agency:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
John C Calhoun State Community College
6250 U S Highway 31 N
Tanner, Alabama 35671
(256) 306-2500

Type of School:

2-year, Public

Programs Offered:

  • Less than one year certificate
  • One but less than two years certificate
  • Associate's degree

Accrediting Agency:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
Judson College
302 Bibb St
Marion, Alabama 36756
(334) 683-5100

Type of School:

4-year, Private not-for-profit

Programs Offered:

  • Bachelor's degree

Accrediting Agency:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
Lawson State Community College-Birmingham Campus
3060 Wilson Rd SW
Birmingham, Alabama 35221-1717
(205) 925-2515

Type of School:

2-year, Public

Programs Offered:

  • Less than one year certificate
  • One but less than two years certificate
  • Associate's degree

Accrediting Agency:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
Lurleen B Wallace Community College
1000 Dannelly Blvd.
Andalusia, Alabama 36420-1418
(334) 222-6591

Type of School:

2-year, Public

Programs Offered:

  • Less than one year certificate
  • One but less than two years certificate
  • Associate's degree

Accrediting Agency:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
Northeast Alabama Community College
Hwy 35
Rainsville, Alabama 35986
(205) 638-4418 x234

Type of School:

2-year, Public

Programs Offered:

  • Less than one year certificate
  • One but less than two years certificate
  • Associate's degree

Accrediting Agency:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
Northwest Shoals Community College-Muscle Shoals
800 George Wallace Blvd
Muscle Shoals, Alabama 35661
(256) 331-5200

Type of School:

2-year, Public

Programs Offered:

  • Less than one year certificate
  • One but less than two years certificate
  • Associate's degree
  • Two but less than 4 years certificate

Accrediting Agency:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
Prince Institute of Professional Studies Inc
7735 Atlanta Hwy
Montgomery, Alabama 36117
(334) 271-1670

Type of School:

2-year, Private for-profit

Programs Offered:

  • One but less than two years certificate
  • Associate's degree

Accrediting Agency:

Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools
Reid State Technical College
I65 and Hwy 83
Evergreen, Alabama 36401
(251) 578-1313

Type of School:

2-year, Public

Programs Offered:

  • Less than one year certificate
  • One but less than two years certificate
  • Associate's degree

Accrediting Agency:

Council on Occupational Education
Remington College-Mobile Campus
828 Downtowner Loop W
Mobile, Alabama 36609
(251) 343-8200

Type of School:

4-year, primarily associate's, Private for-profit

Programs Offered:

  • Less than one year certificate
  • Associate's degree
  • Bachelor's degree

Accrediting Agency:

Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges of Technology
Samford University
800 Lakeshore Drive
Birmingham, Alabama 35229-2240
(205) 726-2011

Type of School:

4-year, Private not-for-profit

Programs Offered:

  • Less than one year certificate
  • Associate's degree
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Master's degree
  • Post-master's certificate
  • Doctor's degree
  • First-professional degree

Accrediting Agency:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
Shelton State Community College
9500 Old Greensboro Rd
Tuscaloosa, Alabama 35405-8522
(205) 391-2347

Type of School:

2-year, Public

Programs Offered:

  • Less than one year certificate
  • One but less than two years certificate
  • Associate's degree

Accrediting Agency:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
Snead State Community College
220 North Walnut Street
Boaz, Alabama 35957-0734
(256) 593-5120

Type of School:

2-year, Public

Programs Offered:

  • Less than one year certificate
  • One but less than two years certificate
  • Associate's degree

Accrediting Agency:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
Southern Union State Community College
750 Roberts St
Wadley, Alabama 36276
(256) 395-2211

Type of School:

2-year, Public

Programs Offered:

  • Less than one year certificate
  • One but less than two years certificate
  • Associate's degree

Accrediting Agency:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
Spring Hill College
4000 Dauphin St
Mobile, Alabama 36608-1791
(251) 380-4000

Type of School:

4-year, Private not-for-profit

Programs Offered:

  • Less than one year certificate
  • One but less than two years certificate
  • Associate's degree
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Postbaccalaureate certificate
  • Master's degree

Accrediting Agency:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
The University of Alabama
739 University Blvd
Tuscaloosa, Alabama 35487-0166
(205) 348-6010

Type of School:

4-year, Public

Programs Offered:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Master's degree
  • Post-master's certificate
  • Doctor's degree
  • First-professional degree

Accrediting Agency:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
Troy University
University Avenue
Troy, Alabama 36082-0001
(334) 670-3100

Type of School:

4-year, Public

Programs Offered:

  • Associate's degree
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Master's degree

Accrediting Agency:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
United States Sports Academy
One Academy Dr
Daphne, Alabama 36526-7055
(251) 626-3303

Type of School:

4-year, Private not-for-profit

Programs Offered:

  • Less than one year certificate
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Master's degree

Accrediting Agency:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
University of Alabama at Birmingham
Administration Bldg Suite 1070
Birmingham, Alabama 35294-0110
(205) 934-4011

Type of School:

4-year, Public

Programs Offered:

  • One but less than two years certificate
  • Two but less than 4 years certificate
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Postbaccalaureate certificate
  • Master's degree
  • Post-master's certificate
  • Doctor's degree
  • First-professional degree

Accrediting Agency:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
University of Alabama in Huntsville
301 Sparkman Dr
Huntsville, Alabama 35899
(256) 824-6120

Type of School:

4-year, Public

Programs Offered:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Postbaccalaureate certificate
  • Master's degree
  • Post-master's certificate
  • Doctor's degree

Accrediting Agency:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
University of North Alabama
One Harrison Plaza
Florence, Alabama 35632-0001
(256) 765-4100

Type of School:

4-year, Public

Programs Offered:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Master's degree
  • Post-master's certificate

Accrediting Agency:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
University of Phoenix-Birmingham Campus
100 Corporate Drive Ste 150
Birmingham, Alabama 35242-2928
(205) 747-1001

Type of School:

4-year, Private for-profit

Programs Offered:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Master's degree

Accrediting Agency:

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
University of South Alabama
307 N University Blvd
Mobile, Alabama 36688-0002
(251) 460-6101

Type of School:

4-year, Public

Programs Offered:

  • Less than one year certificate
  • One but less than two years certificate
  • Two but less than 4 years certificate
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Postbaccalaureate certificate
  • Master's degree
  • Post-master's certificate

Accrediting Agency:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
University of West Alabama
Station One
Livingston, Alabama 35470
(205) 652-3400

Type of School:

4-year, Public

Programs Offered:

  • Associate's degree
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Master's degree

Accrediting Agency:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
Virginia College
65 Bagby Dr.
Birmingham, Alabama 35209-3703
(205) 802-1200

Type of School:

4-year, primarily associate's, Private for-profit

Programs Offered:

  • Associate's degree
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Master's degree

Accrediting Agency:

Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools
Virginia College-Huntsville
2800 Bob Wallace Ave
Huntsville, Alabama 35805-9945
(256) 533-7387

Type of School:

4-year, primarily associate's, Private for-profit

Programs Offered:

  • Less than one year certificate
  • One but less than two years certificate
  • Associate's degree
  • Bachelor's degree

Accrediting Agency:

Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools
Virginia College-Mobile
2970 Cottage Hill Road
Mobile, Alabama 36606
(251) 343-7227

Type of School:

2-year, Private for-profit

Programs Offered:

  • One but less than two years certificate
  • Associate's degree

Accrediting Agency:

Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools