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Alabama Computer Science Colleges

46 Colleges
1,758 Yearly Graduations
$34,294 Avg 4-Year Tuition (In-State)
$24,964 Avg 4-Year Student Loan

In terms of yearly computer science graduations, Alabama is ranked #29 in the country with 1,758 degrees handed out in 2019. Students who are able to take advantage of in-state tuition will only pay an average of $8,573 per year to get their degree at a college in Alabama, while out of state students will pay an average of $13,223 per year.

An estimated 49% of college students in Alabama take out loans, with the average loan amount being $6,241 per year.

Learn more about the most popular schools below:

#1

Columbia Southern University

Orange Beach, Alabama
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
174 Yearly Degrees
$5,655 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Columbia Southern University is 20,034, of which 14,364 students are undergraduates and of those, 7,554 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 65 to 1.

Roughly 59% of students at Columbia Southern University take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $6,329 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 9.6% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $51,900 during the early-career years.

#2

University of Alabama in Huntsville

Huntsville, Alabama
Public Public vs. Private
166 Yearly Degrees
$11,122 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at University of Alabama in Huntsville is 9,988, of which 7,989 students are undergraduates and of those, 6,749 are full-time. It takes the average UAH undergraduate about 4.8 years to complete their degree.

About 81% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 58% are men and 42% are women.

Roughly 46% of students at UAH take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $6,298 a year. UAH has a 5.9% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from UAH is $36,200.

Public Public vs. Private
164 Yearly Degrees
$4,880 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 3,160 full-time undergraduates at Calhoun Community College, and 9,315 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 24 to 1.

Roughly 27% of students at Calhoun Community College take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $4,619 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 16.8% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Calhoun Community College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $24,000 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#4

Troy University

Troy, Alabama
Public Public vs. Private
138 Yearly Degrees
$8,908 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 16,436 students at TROY in total, 12,995 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 8,741 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 14 to 1.

Around 88% of students who apply get accepted. Around 40% of accepted students are men, and 60% are women.

Approximately 81% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $4,278 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 9.8% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from TROY is $30,400.

#5

University of South Alabama

Mobile, Alabama
Public Public vs. Private
122 Yearly Degrees
$8,396 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at University of South Alabama is 14,397, of which 9,601 students are undergraduates and of those, 8,065 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at USA is 4.8 years.

About 82% of students who apply get accepted. Around 37% of accepted students are men, and 63% are women.

61% of USA students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $10,983 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 8.4% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $31,500 during the early-career years.

#6

University of Alabama at Birmingham

Birmingham, Alabama
Public Public vs. Private
104 Yearly Degrees
$8,568 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 22,080 students at UAB in total, 13,836 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 10,315 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at UAB is 4.5 years.

Around 92% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 36% are men and 64% are women.

Approximately 55% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $7,004 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 5.7% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $35,100 during the early-career years.

#7

The University of Alabama

Tuscaloosa, Alabama
Public Public vs. Private
100 Yearly Degrees
$10,780 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 32,795 undergraduates at UA, of which 29,135 are full-time, and there are 38,100 students altogether. Students tend to stick around at UA. The freshman retention rate is 87%.

About 53% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 39% are men and 61% are women.

Approximately 43% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $9,657 a year. The student loan default rate of 5.1% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

Students who graduate from UA with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $37,400 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#8

Auburn University

Auburn, Alabama
Public Public vs. Private
86 Yearly Degrees
$11,492 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Auburn University is 30,460, of which 24,594 students are undergraduates and of those, 22,527 are full-time. The freshman retention rate at Auburn is 92%, which is great when compared to the national average of 68%.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 84%. Of the accepted students, 43% are men and 57% are women.

Approximately 32% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $8,275 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 3.6% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

Students who graduate from Auburn with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $39,500 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#9

Auburn University at Montgomery

Montgomery, Alabama
Public Public vs. Private
57 Yearly Degrees
$8,620 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 4,523 undergraduates at AUM, of which 3,505 are full-time, and there are 5,188 students altogether. It takes the average AUM undergraduate about 5.2 years to complete their degree.

About 83% of students who apply get accepted. Around 35% of accepted students are men, and 65% are women.

Approximately 55% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $5,639 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 10.4% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from AUM is $30,100.

#10

Jefferson State Community College

Birmingham, Alabama
Public Public vs. Private
52 Yearly Degrees
$4,860 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 2,488 full-time undergraduates at Jeff State, and 8,711 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 19 to 1.

26% of Jeff State students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $3,952 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 13.8% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Jeff State with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $26,900 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#11

Jacksonville State University

Jacksonville, Alabama
Public Public vs. Private
46 Yearly Degrees
$11,120 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 7,749 undergraduates at Jacksonville State University, of which 5,942 are full-time, and there are 9,021 students altogether. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Jacksonville State University is 4.8 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 54%. Around 40% of accepted students are men, and 60% are women.

Approximately 59% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $8,016 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 9.8% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Jacksonville State University with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $28,700 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#12

Alabama State University

Montgomery, Alabama
Public Public vs. Private
41 Yearly Degrees
$11,068 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Alabama State University is 4,190, of which 3,750 students are undergraduates and of those, 3,446 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 15 to 1.

Around 98% of students who apply get accepted. Around 31% of accepted students are men, and 66% are women.

Roughly 76% of students at Alabama State take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $6,709 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 20.3% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $22,600 during the early-career years.

#13

Alabama A & M University

Normal, Alabama
Public Public vs. Private
39 Yearly Degrees
$10,024 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Alabama A & M University is 6,172, of which 5,273 students are undergraduates and of those, 4,975 are full-time. For undergraduates at AAMU, the average graduation time is 5.1 years.

Around 90% of students who apply get accepted. Around 35% of accepted students are men, and 65% are women.

72% of AAMU students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $6,427 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 18.2% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from AAMU with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $25,200 during the early years of their career after graduation.

Public Public vs. Private
38 Yearly Degrees
$4,710 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at H Councill Trenholm State Community College is 2,042, which includes 914 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 15 to 1.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $21,800 during the early-career years.

Public Public vs. Private
36 Yearly Degrees
$4,800 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 4,985 students at Wallace State, Hanceville in total, 2,522 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 16 to 1.

Approximately 31% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $4,696 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 14.2% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Wallace State, Hanceville with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $26,900 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#16

Bevill State Community College

Jasper, Alabama
Public Public vs. Private
32 Yearly Degrees
$5,150 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 1,351 full-time undergraduates at Bevill State Community College, and 3,787 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 16 to 1.

Approximately 3% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $5,848 a year.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $23,300 during the early-career years.

#17

Northwest-Shoals Community College

Muscle Shoals, Alabama
Public Public vs. Private
30 Yearly Degrees
$4,771 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 3,512 students at NW-SCC in total, 1,288 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 20 to 1.

Approximately 18% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $4,558 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 23.0% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from NW-SCC is $23,300.

Public Public vs. Private
28 Yearly Degrees
$4,950 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 1,143 full-time undergraduates at Snead State Community College, and 2,237 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 20 to 1.

17% of Snead State Community College students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $4,467 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 20.5% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Snead State Community College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $22,400 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#19

Athens State University

Athens, Alabama
Public Public vs. Private
27 Yearly Degrees
$7,710 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 2,774 undergraduates at Athens State University, of which 1,194 are full-time, and there are 2,941 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 15 to 1.

The student loan default rate of 7.5% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $33,400 during the early-career years.

#20

Tuskegee University

Tuskegee, Alabama
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
26 Yearly Degrees
$22,614 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 2,394 undergraduates at Tuskegee, of which 2,254 are full-time, and there are 2,876 students altogether. It takes the average Tuskegee undergraduate about 4.3 years to complete their degree.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 50%. Of the accepted students, 31% are men and 69% are women.

58% of Tuskegee students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $3,444 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 13.5% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $28,500 during the early-career years.

#21

Chattahoochee Valley Community College

Phenix City, Alabama
Public Public vs. Private
25 Yearly Degrees
$4,860 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 785 full-time undergraduates at CVCC, and 1,592 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 16 to 1.

Roughly 13% of students at CVCC take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $4,266 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 15.0% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $22,300 during the early-career years.

#22

Northeast Alabama Community College

Rainsville, Alabama
Public Public vs. Private
24 Yearly Degrees
$4,800 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Northeast Alabama Community College is 2,981, which includes 1,176 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

Roughly 12% of students at Northeast take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $3,825 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 12.1% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $23,600 during the early-career years.

#23

Bishop State Community College

Mobile, Alabama
Public Public vs. Private
18 Yearly Degrees
$4,740 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 1,363 full-time undergraduates at Bishop State Community College, and 2,846 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Bishop State Community College is $19,100.

#23

Strayer University - Alabama

Birmingham, Alabama
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
18 Yearly Degrees
$13,515 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 1,511 undergraduates at Strayer University - Alabama, of which 72 are full-time, and there are 1,802 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 14 to 1.

Roughly 100% of students at Strayer University - Alabama take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $9,401 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 10.4% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $33,100 during the early-career years.

#25

University of North Alabama

Florence, Alabama
Public Public vs. Private
16 Yearly Degrees
$10,620 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 6,050 undergraduates at UNA, of which 4,901 are full-time, and there are 7,702 students altogether. It takes the average UNA undergraduate about 4.8 years to complete their degree.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 70%. Around 37% of accepted students are men, and 63% are women.

Approximately 69% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $8,451 a year. The student loan default rate of 11.6% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from UNA is $28,600.

Other Alabama Colleges

Rank School Yearly Graduations
28 Samford University 13
28 J. F. Drake State Community and Technical College 13
30 Gadsden State Community College 9
30 Southern Union State Community College 9
30 Wallace Community College, Dothan 9
33 Central Alabama Community College 8
34 South University, Montgomery 7
34 Lurleen B Wallace Community College 7
34 Wallace Community College, Selma 7
34 Coastal Alabama Community College 7
38 Talladega College 6
38 Faulkner University 6
40 Herzing University - Birmingham 4
40 University of Mobile 4
40 Birmingham Southern College 4
43 Enterprise State Community College 3
44 Huntsville Bible College 2
45 Oakwood University 1
46 Shelton State Community College 0

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