Best Alabama Community Colleges (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 37 community colleges serving 78,555 students in Alabama (32 public colleges and 5 private colleges).
For Alabama community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,439 per year for in-state students and $6,998 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $13,905 per year (view national tuition costs).
Alabama community colleges have a diversity score of 0.55, which is lower than the national average of 0.70 (view national diversity statistics).
Minority enrollment is 38% (majority Black) and the student:teacher ratio is 12:1.

Student by Ethnicity

(AL) School Average
American Indian
1%
Asian
1%
Hispanic
4%
Black
24%
White
62%
Two or more races
2%
Non Resident
1%
Unknown
5%
AL All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown

Top Ranked Alabama Community Colleges (2024)

College
Location
Students
1900 U S Highway 31 South
Bay Minette, AL 36507
(251) 580-2100
| 6,653 students
Fortis College
Private for-profit
7033 Airport Blvd.
Mobile, AL 36608
(251) 344-1203
| 399 students
Fortis College-Montgomery
Private for-profit
3736 Atlanta Hwy
Montgomery, AL 36109
(334) 272-3857
| 284 students
280 West Valley Ave
Birmingham, AL 35209
(205) 916-2800
| 615 students
2601 Carson Rd
Birmingham, AL 35215
(205) 853-1200
| 8,526 students
Marion Military Institute
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Public
1101 Washington St
Marion, AL 36756
(800) 664-1842
| 401 students
138 Highway 35
Rainsville, AL 35986
(256) 638-4418
| 2,981 students
Remington College-Mobile Campus
Private not-for-profit
828 Downtowner Loop W
Mobile, AL 36609
(251) 343-8200
| 248 students
Snead State Community College
Public
102 Elder Street
Boaz, AL 35957
(256) 593-5120
| 2,006 students
South University, Montgomery
Private, non-profit
5355 Vaughn Rd
Montgomery, AL 36116
(334) 395-8800
| 349 students
750 Roberts St
Wadley, AL 36276
(256) 395-2211
| 3,950 students
2800 South Alabama Avenue
Monroeville, AL 36460
(251) 575-3156
| 1,398 students
Bevill State Community College
Public
1411 Indiana Avenue
Jasper, AL 35501
(205) 387-0511
| 3,204 students
Bishop State Community College
Public
351 North Broad Street
Mobile, AL 36603
(251) 405-7000
| 2,176 students
1675 Cherokee Rd
Alexander City, AL 35010
(256) 234-6346
| 1,546 students
2602 College Drive
Phenix City, AL 36869
(334) 291-4900
| 1,399 students
600 Plaza Drive
Enterprise, AL 36330
(334) 347-2623
| 1,808 students
1001 George Wallace Dr
Gadsden, AL 35903
(256) 549-8200
| 3,993 students
1801 coleman road
Anniston, AL 36207
(256) 835-5400
| 0 students
1141 Wallace Drive
Dothan, AL 36303
(334) 983-3521
| 3,681 students
801 Main St NW
Hanceville, AL 35077
(256) 352-8000
| 4,763 students
3000 Earl Goodwin Parkway
Selma, AL 36703
(334) 876-9227
| 1,316 students
1225 Air Base Blvd
Montgomery, AL 36108
(334) 420-4200
| 1,526 students
3920 troy hwy
Montgomery, AL 36116
(334) 420-4200
| 943 students
Huntsville Bible College
Private not-for-profit
906 Oakwood Ave
Huntsville, AL 35811
(256) 469-7536
| 114 students
5375 Ingram Rd
Deatsville, AL 36022
(334) 290-3242
| 485 students
3421 Meridian St N
Huntsville, AL 35811
(256) 539-8161
| 825 students
220 Alco Dr
Brewton, AL 36426
(251) 867-4832
| 1,086 students
6250 U S Highway 31 N
Tanner, AL 35671
(256) 306-2500
| 8,278 students
Lawson State Community College
Public
3060 Wilson Rd SW
Birmingham, AL 35221
(205) 925-2515
| 2,823 students
1100 9th Ave Sw
Bessemer, AL 35022
(205) 428-6391
| 0 students
1000 Dannelly Blvd.
Andalusia, AL 36420
(334) 222-6591
| 1,666 students
P.O. Drawer 1418
Andalusia, AL 36420
(334) 222-6591
| 1,731 students
800 George Wallace Blvd
Muscle Shoals, AL 35661
(256) 331-5200
| 3,360 students
Reid State Technical College
Public
100 and Hwy 83
Evergreen, AL 36401
(251) 578-1313
| 279 students
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Community Colleges in Alabama (Closed)

School
Location
Students
6270 Park South Drive
Bessemer, AL 35022
(205) 497-5700
| 500 students
9238 Madison Blvd, Ste 500
Madison, AL 35758
(256) 542-2900
| 345 students
3100 Cottage Hill Rd Bldg 3
Mobile, AL 36606
(251) 472-4760
| 733 students
7735 Atlanta Hwy
Montgomery, AL 36117
(334) 271-1670
| 84 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many community colleges are located in Alabama?
There are 37 community colleges serving 78,555 students in Alabama.
How much do community colleges cost in Alabama?
For Alabama community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,439 per year for in-state students and $6,998 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $13,905 per year.
What are the top ranked community colleges in Alabama?
What is community college diversity score in Alabama?
Alabama community colleges have a diversity score of 0.55, which is lower than the national average of 0.70 (view national diversity statistics).
How diverse are community college in Alabama?
Alabama community college are approximately 38% minority students (majority Black).

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