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Tuscaloosa Colleges, Universities, Trade and Vocational Schools

Tuscaloosa Colleges and Schools

Colleges in Tuscaloosa, Alabama

There are at least 4 colleges in Tuscaloosa, listed and described below. These schools represent 31,782 or more students (full-time and part-time), a combined student body equivalent to 28,695 full-time students, and a reported 8,066 dorm rooms.

The largest schools here include The University of Alabama and Shelton State Community College.

We also provide an extensive list of Alabama Colleges.

Of Note For College Students

  • Tuscaloosa is notable for the large percent of its residents with college degrees.
  • There are a lot of studio and one-bedroom apartments in Tuscaloosa.
  • A lot of people walk and bicycle in Tuscaloosa.

Tuscaloosa Colleges with Open Admissions

Schools open to most or all qualified applicants (qualifications vary).
Based on 2008-2009 information.

Shelton State Community College
9500 Old Greensboro Rd
Tuscaloosa, AL 35405-8522

  • Programs: Many programs. Most popular include: licensed practical nurse, administrative assistant, general studies, registered nursing, business, electrician, liberal arts and sciences, cosmetology
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates. Associate's.
  • Student Body: 5,323 students, 4,244 full-time equivalent.
  • Flexibility: Distance learning. Weekend classes available. AP credits. Some high school credits accepted.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance. Remedial services. Member of a national athletic association.

Colleges in Tuscaloosa with Selective Admissions

These schools do not admit all qualified applicants.
Based on 2008-2009 information.

Stillman College
3601 Stillman Boulevard
Tuscaloosa, AL 35403

  • Programs: Several programs. Most popular include: business administration, health and physical education, history, biology, elementary school teaching, journalism, English, religion
  • Degrees/Certificates: Bachelor's.
  • Student Body: 915 students, 909 full-time equivalent.
  • Dorms: 1,048 student capacity.
  • SAT 25-75th percentile: Verbal: 383-488. Math: 380-480.
  • Flexibility: Weekend classes available. Credit for experience. AP credits. Some high school credits accepted.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance. Remedial services. Study abroad option. Member of a national athletic association.

The University of Alabama
739 University Blvd
Tuscaloosa, AL 35487-0166

  • Programs: Many programs. Most popular include: business management, finance, marketing, accounting, social work, elementary school teaching, public relations, psychology
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates. Bachelor's. Master's. Doctor's. First-professional degree.
  • Student Body: 25,544 students, 23,542 full-time equivalent.
  • Dorms: 7,018 student capacity.
  • SAT 25-75th percentile: Verbal: 490-600. Math: 490-610.
  • Flexibility: Distance learning. Weekend classes available. Credit for experience. AP credits. Some high school credits accepted.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance. On-campus daycare. Remedial services. Study abroad option. Member of a national athletic association.
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