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Birmingham Colleges, Universities, Trade and Vocational Schools

Birmingham Colleges and Schools

Colleges in Birmingham, Alabama

There are at least 12 colleges in Birmingham, listed and described below. These schools represent 37,545 or more students (full-time and part-time), a combined student body equivalent to 31,756 full-time students, and a reported 5,563 dorm rooms.

The largest schools here include University of Alabama at Birmingham, Jefferson State Community College, Samford University and Virginia College-Birmingham. For a prestigious selective school, you might want to look at Birmingham Southern College or University of Alabama at Birmingham.

We also provide an extensive list of Alabama Colleges.

Of Note For College Students

  • There are a lot of studio and one-bedroom apartments in Birmingham.
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Colleges in Birmingham with Selective Admissions

These schools do not admit all qualified applicants.
Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2015-16, National Center for Education Statistics, //nces.ed.gov/ipeds/

University of Alabama at Birmingham
Administration Bldg Suite 1070
Birmingham, AL

  • Programs: Many programs. Most popular include: Area, ethnic, cultural, gender, and group studies, Communication, journalism, and related programs, Computer and information sciences and support services, Education, Engineering, Foreign languages, literatures, and linguistics, English language and literature/letters, Liberal arts and sciences, general studies and humanities
  • Degrees/Certificates: Masters, Doctors, Bachelors, Certificates
  • Public or Private: Public
  • Religious Affiliation: --
  • School Type: 4-years
  • Total Student Population: 18333
  • In-State Tuition: 7766
  • Out-of-State tuition: 17654

Birmingham Southern College
900 Arkadelphia Road
Birmingham, AL

  • Programs: Many programs. Most popular include: Natural resources and conservation, Area, ethnic, cultural, gender, and group studies, Communication, journalism, and related programs, Education, Engineering, Foreign languages, literatures, and linguistics, English language and literature/letters, Biological and biomedical sciences
  • Degrees/Certificates: Bachelors
  • Public or Private: Private
  • Religious Affiliation: United Methodist
  • School Type: 4-years
  • Total Student Population: 1346
  • In-State Tuition: 31954
  • Out-of-State tuition: 31954

Samford University
800 Lakeshore Drive
Birmingham, AL

  • Programs: Many programs. Most popular include: Natural resources and conservation, Area, ethnic, cultural, gender, and group studies, Communication, journalism, and related programs, Computer and information sciences and support services, Education, Engineering, Engineering technologies and engineering-related fields, Foreign languages, literatures, and linguistics
  • Degrees/Certificates: Masters, Doctors, Bachelors, Certificates
  • Public or Private: Private
  • Religious Affiliation: Baptist
  • School Type: 4-years
  • Total Student Population: 5206
  • In-State Tuition: 27520
  • Out-of-State tuition: 27520

Southeastern Bible College
2545 Valleydale Road
Birmingham, AL

  • Programs: Theology and religious vocations
  • Degrees/Certificates: Associates, Bachelors, Certificates
  • Public or Private: Private
  • Religious Affiliation: --
  • School Type: 4-years
  • Total Student Population: 151
  • In-State Tuition: 11340
  • Out-of-State tuition: 11340

Herzing University-Birmingham
280 West Valley Ave
Birmingham, AL

  • Programs: Computer and information sciences and support services, Engineering technologies and engineering-related fields, Legal professions and studies, Homeland security, law enforcement, firefighting and related protective services, Visual and performing arts, Health professions and related programs, Business, management, marketing, and related support services
  • Degrees/Certificates: Masters, Associates, Bachelors, Certificates
  • Public or Private: Private
  • Religious Affiliation: --
  • School Type: 4-years
  • Total Student Population: 370
  • In-State Tuition: 12320
  • Out-of-State tuition: 12320

University of Phoenix-Alabama
100 Corporate Parkway
Birmingham, AL

  • Programs: Multi/interdisciplinary studies, Homeland security, law enforcement, firefighting and related protective services, Public administration and social service professions, Health professions and related programs, Business, management, marketing, and related support services
  • Degrees/Certificates: Masters, Bachelors
  • Public or Private: Private
  • Religious Affiliation: --
  • School Type: 4-years
  • Total Student Population: 101
  • In-State Tuition: 11112
  • Out-of-State tuition: 11112

Birmingham Colleges with Open Admissions

Schools open to most or all qualified applicants (qualifications vary).
Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2015-16, National Center for Education Statistics, //nces.ed.gov/ipeds/

Jefferson State Community College
2601 Carson Rd
Birmingham, AL

  • Programs: Several programs. Most popular include: Communications technologies/technicians and support services, Computer and information sciences and support services, Personal and culinary services, Engineering technologies and engineering-related fields, Family and consumer sciences/human sciences, Liberal arts and sciences, general studies and humanities, Homeland security, law enforcement, firefighting and related protective services, Health professions and related programs
  • Degrees/Certificates: Associates, Certificates
  • Public or Private: Public
  • Religious Affiliation: --
  • School Type: 2-years
  • Total Student Population: 8821
  • In-State Tuition: 3450
  • Out-of-State tuition: 6900

Lawson State Community College-Birmingham Campus
3060 Wilson Rd SW
Birmingham, AL

  • Programs: Many programs. Most popular include: Communications technologies/technicians and support services, Computer and information sciences and support services, Personal and culinary services, Engineering technologies and engineering-related fields, Family and consumer sciences/human sciences, Liberal arts and sciences, general studies and humanities, Multi/interdisciplinary studies, Homeland security, law enforcement, firefighting and related protective services
  • Degrees/Certificates: Associates, Certificates
  • Public or Private: Public
  • Religious Affiliation: --
  • School Type: 2-years
  • Total Student Population: 3172
  • In-State Tuition: 3450
  • Out-of-State tuition: 6900

Southeastern School of Cosmetology
3112 Ensley Five Points West Ave
Birmingham, AL

  • Programs: Personal and culinary services
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates
  • Public or Private: Private
  • Religious Affiliation: --
  • School Type: Less than 2-years
  • Total Student Population: 55

Virginia College-Birmingham
488 Palisades Blvd.
Birmingham, AL

  • Programs: Several programs. Most popular include: Computer and information sciences and support services, Personal and culinary services, Engineering technologies and engineering-related fields, Legal professions and studies, Parks, recreation, leisure, and fitness studies, Homeland security, law enforcement, firefighting and related protective services, Mechanic and repair technologies/technicians, Visual and performing arts
  • Degrees/Certificates: Masters, Associates, Bachelors, Certificates
  • Public or Private: Private
  • Religious Affiliation: --
  • School Type: 4-years
  • Total Student Population: 2138
  • In-State Tuition: 13932
  • Out-of-State tuition: 13932

Strayer University-Alabama
3570 Grandview Pkwy Ste 200
Birmingham, AL

  • Programs: Computer and information sciences and support services, Education, Homeland security, law enforcement, firefighting and related protective services, Public administration and social service professions, Social sciences, Health professions and related programs, Business, management, marketing, and related support services
  • Degrees/Certificates: Masters, Associates, Bachelors, Certificates
  • Public or Private: Private
  • Religious Affiliation: --
  • School Type: 4-years
  • Total Student Population: 810
  • In-State Tuition: 12780
  • Out-of-State tuition: 12780

Fortis Institute-Birmingham
100 London Pkwy Ste 150
Birmingham, AL

  • Programs: Construction trades, Mechanic and repair technologies/technicians, Health professions and related programs
  • Degrees/Certificates: Associates, Certificates
  • Public or Private: Private
  • Religious Affiliation: --
  • School Type: 2-years
  • Total Student Population: 454
  • In-State Tuition: 12291
  • Out-of-State tuition: 12291

Brown Mackie College-Birmingham
105 Vulcan Road, Suite 100
Birmingham, AL

  • Programs: Computer and information sciences and support services, Engineering technologies and engineering-related fields, Legal professions and studies, Visual and performing arts, Health professions and related programs, Business, management, marketing, and related support services
  • Degrees/Certificates: Associates, Bachelors, Certificates
  • Public or Private: Private
  • Religious Affiliation: --
  • School Type: 4-years
  • Total Student Population: 619
  • In-State Tuition: 11772
  • Out-of-State tuition: 11772
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