Alabama – University and College List

The following is a list of Universities in the state of Alabama:


  • Air University
  • Alabama A&M University
  • Alabama State University
  • Amridge University
  • Athens State University
  • Auburn University
  • Auburn University at Montgomery
  • Birmingham-Southern College
  • Concordia College–Alabama
  • Faulkner University
  • Huntingdon College
  • Jacksonville State University
  • Judson College
  • Miles College
  • Oakwood University
  • Samford University
  • Southeastern Bible College
  • Spring Hill College
  • Stillman College
  • Talladega College
  • Troy University
  • Tuskegee University
  • United States Sports Academy
  • University of Alabama System
  • Birmingham
  • Huntsville
  • Tuscaloosa
  • University of Mobile
  • University of Montevallo
  • University of North Alabama
  • University of South Alabama
  • University of West Alabama                                                                                                      

Alabama has several student aid options:

  • Alabama Student Assistance Program (ASAP)
    ASAP is a need-based, state/federal grant ranging from $300 to $5,000 per academic year. Eligible students are undergraduate students who are Alabama residents attending eligible Alabama institutions. Nearly 80 Alabama institutions participate in the program. To apply please submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) to the federal government. This form should be filed beginning October 1 each year and is available on the FAFSA website or the financial aid office at the institution you plan to attend.
  • Alabama Student Grant Program
    This grant is available only to student at an eligible independent Alabama college or university. This is not a need based program. Grant amounts vary from year-to-year based on the availability of funds, but cannot exceed $1,200 per academic year. Applications are available from the financial aid office at the institution you plan to attend and also can be found below. Application deadline dates are printed on the application form.The following schools are the only participants of the Alabama Student Grant Program:
  • Amridge University
  • Birmingham Southern College
  • Concordia College
  • Faulkner University
  • Huntingdon College
  • Judson College
  • Miles College Oakwood University
  • Samford University
  • South University
  • Spring Hill College
  • Stillman College
  • U.S. Sports Academy
  • University of Mobile

Alabama National Guard Education Assistance Program:
An award to be used for tuition, educational fees and book/supplies for Alabama National Guard members to attend a public postsecondary educational institution in Alabama. Awards are limited to $1,000 per semester, and no more than $2,000 per year. The award Is based on financial need. This award is for students who are active members in good standing with a federally-recognized unit of the Alabama National Guard. Participants also may receive federal veterans benefits, but must show a cost less aid amount of at least $100. Applications are available from Alabama National Guard units and also can be found below. Funds are limited, so students who are Guard members are encouraged to apply early. Forms must be signed by a representative of the Alabama Military Department and the financial aid officer at the college or university the student plans to attend.

  • Police Officer’s and Firefighter’s Survivors Educational Assistance Program (POFSEAP)
    This is a grant covering tuition, fees, books and supplies for dependents and eligible spouses of Alabama police officers and firefighters killed in the line of duty. There is no limit on the amount awarded to recipients. Awards are available for only undergraduate study at public institutions in Alabama. Other special eligibility criteria apply. Application forms may be obtained from the Alabama Commission on Higher Education, P O Box 302000, Montgomery, AL 36130- 2000. Tel: 334-242-2273.

Higher Education Institutions in Alabama

List of Community Colleges in the state of Alabama:


  • Alabama Southern Community College
  • Bevill State Community College
  • Bishop State Community College
  • Calhoun Community College
  • Central Alabama Community College
  • Chattahoochee Valley Community College
  • Community College of the Air Force
  • Enterprise State Community College
  • Faulkner State Community College
  • Gadsden State Community College
  • George C. Wallace Community College (Dothan)
  • George Corley Wallace State Community College (Selma)
  • Jefferson Davis Community College
  • Jefferson State Community College
  • Lawson State Community College
  • Lurleen B. Wallace Community College
  • Marion Military Institute
  • Northeast Alabama Community College
  • Northwest-Shoals Community College
  • Shelton State Community College
  • Snead State Community College
  • Southern Union State Community College
  • Wallace State Community College (Hanceville)