CollegeReviews, a leading authority in college and university rankings and resources, has published a ranking of
the Best Colleges & Universities In Alabama.
Direct Link: https://www.collegereviews.net/rankings/best-colleges-al/
According to College Reviews, “Alabama has nearly 100 colleges & universities this includes over a dozen public universities and well over 25 public community colleges, and a handful of private colleges. From Oakwood University in Huntsville all the way down to the Gulf Coast and the University of South Alabama in Mobile. Alabama has a vast number of higher education institutions that give access to some of the best colleges in the United States.
The University of Alabama has consistently been ranked in the top 50 public schools by US News & World Report and Auburn University and Jacksonville State University round out the selection of Alabama colleges along with Troy University. The largest college in the state is Troy University in Troy, Alabama. The private institutions are Samford University, the University of Mobile, Spring Hill College and Talladega College.”
“If you’re really looking for the best college in Alabama it’s a tough pick but Auburn University checks all the boxes,” Eric Thomas, Managing Editor of College Reviews, said of the ranking. “Auburn University consistently has gotten both good student reviews as well as publisher reviews which is how we determine our rankings.”
CollegeReviews developed its list by looking at two factors: Student Reviews & Publisher Reviews. Data was collected from a variety of publicly accessible sites and databases, including U.S. News & World Report, Times Higher Education; and Niche.
The ranking for the Best Colleges In Alabama finds Auburn University in the top spot. University of Alabama-Birmingham is in second, and the University of Alabama in Huntsville rounds out the top three.
The entire ranking, listed is as follows:
University of Alabama – Birmingham
University of Alabama in Huntsville
University of North Alabama
Jacksonville State University
Spring Hill College
University of South Alabama
University of Mobile
University of West Alabama
University of Montevallo
Auburn University – Montgomery
Alabama State University
Alabama A&M University
Columbia Southern University
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