Alabama Community Colleges

  • There are 43 community colleges located throughout Alabama (34 public colleges and 9 private colleges), serving 94,103 students.
  • For Alabama community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $5,430 per year for in-state students and $8,144 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $17,763 per year (view national tuition costs).
  • The average community college acceptance rate in Alabama is 76% (view national acceptance rates).
  • Alabama community colleges have a diversity score of 0.56, which is lower than the national average of 0.66 (view national diversity statistics).
  • Minority enrollment is 39% (majority Black) and the student:teacher ratio is 28:1.

Student by Ethnicity

(AL) School Average
American Indian
1%
Asian
1%
Hispanic
2%
Black
25%
White
61%
Two or more races
1%
Unknown
9%
AL All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown

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