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# Alabama Nursing Colleges

In terms of yearly nursing graduations, Alabama is ranked #18 in the country with 8,373 degrees handed out in 2019. Students who live in the state can take advantage of in-state tuition averaging $9,101 a year, while students from out-of-state may pay a higher average tuition of $13,975 a year.

About 47% of students who go to college in this state take out loans, with the average yearly loan amount being $6,059 per year.

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There are 9,601 undergraduates at USA, of which 8,065 are full-time, and there are 14,397 students altogether. For undergraduates at USA, the average graduation time is 4.8 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 82%. Around 37% of accepted students are men, and 63% are women.

Approximately 61% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $10,983 a year. USA has a 8.4% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

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

There are 22,080 students at UAB in total, 13,836 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 10,315 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 19 to 1.

Around 92% of students who apply get accepted. Around 36% of accepted students 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. UAB has a 5.7% 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 UAB is $35,100.

There are 32,795 undergraduates at UA, of which 29,135 are full-time, and there are 38,100 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 23 to 1.

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

43% of UA students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $9,657 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 5.1% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

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.

There are 7,989 undergraduates at UAH, of which 6,749 are full-time, and there are 9,988 students altogether. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at UAH is 4.8 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 81%. Around 58% of accepted students are men, and 42% are women.

Roughly 46% of students at UAH take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount 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%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $36,200 during the early-career years.

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.

Roughly 31% of students at Wallace State, Hanceville take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount 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%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $26,900 during the early-career years.

There are 3,498 full-time undergraduates at Coastal Alabama Community College, and 7,535 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 25 to 1.

Approximately 24% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $6,085 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 17.7% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Coastal Alabama Community College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $23,800 during the early years of their career after graduation.

There are 7,749 undergraduates at Jacksonville State University, of which 5,942 are full-time, and there are 9,021 students altogether. It takes the average Jacksonville State University undergraduate about 4.8 years to complete their degree.

About 54% of students who apply get accepted. Around 40% of accepted students are men, and 60% are women.

Roughly 59% of students at Jacksonville State University take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $8,016 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 Jacksonville State University is $28,700.

There are 4,599 students at GSCC in total, 2,233 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

Approximately 3% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $4,645 a year.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from GSCC is $21,200.

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.

Roughly 3% of students at Bevill State Community College take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount 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.

There are 12,995 undergraduates at TROY, of which 8,741 are full-time, and there are 16,436 students altogether. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at TROY is 4.7 years.

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

Roughly 81% of students at TROY take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $4,278 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 TROY with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $30,400 during the early years of their career after graduation.

There are 4,478 students at Wallace, Dothan in total, 1,762 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

3% of Wallace, Dothan students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $5,802 a year.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Wallace, Dothan is $21,400.

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. Students tend to stick around at Auburn. The freshman retention rate is 92%.

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

Approximately 32% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans 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%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $39,500 during the early-career years.

The total student population at Samford University is 5,692, of which 3,591 students are undergraduates and of those, 3,509 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 12 to 1.

About 83% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 32% are men and 68% are women.

38% of Samford students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $8,448 a year. The student loan default rate of 2.9% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

Students who graduate from Samford with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $37,500 during the early years of their career after graduation.

There are 2,496 full-time undergraduates at Southern Union State Community College, and 4,655 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 20 to 1.

Approximately 24% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $5,069 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 16.2% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Southern Union State Community College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $25,300 during the early years of their career after graduation.

The total student population at John C Calhoun State Community College is 9,315, which includes 3,160 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 24 to 1.

27% of Calhoun Community College students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount 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.

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

Roughly 26% of students at Jeff State take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans 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%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $26,900 during the early-career years.

The total student population at University of North Alabama is 7,702, of which 6,050 students are undergraduates and of those, 4,901 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at UNA is 4.8 years.

About 70% of students who apply get accepted. Around 37% of accepted students are men, and 63% are women.

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

Students who graduate from UNA with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $28,600 during the early years of their career after graduation.

The total student population at Shelton State Community College is 4,201, which includes 2,075 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 21 to 1.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Shelton State Community College is $22,700.

The total student population at Auburn University at Montgomery is 5,188, of which 4,523 students are undergraduates and of those, 3,505 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 16 to 1.

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

55% of AUM students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans 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.

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

Students who graduate from Bishop State Community College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $19,100 during the early years of their career after graduation.

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

Roughly 18% of students at NW-SCC take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans 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%.

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

There are 571 undergraduates at Herzing University - Birmingham, of which 254 are full-time, and there are 586 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 12 to 1.

About 76% of students who apply get accepted. Around 42% of accepted students are men, and 58% are women.

100% of Herzing University - Birmingham students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $5,953 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 12.7% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Herzing University - Birmingham is $27,900.

There are 1,176 full-time undergraduates at Northeast, and 2,981 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

12% of Northeast students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans 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%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Northeast is $23,600.

The total student population at Wallace Community College, Selma is 1,529, which includes 617 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 13 to 1.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from WCCS is $19,500.

The total student population at Chattahoochee Valley Community College is 1,592, which includes 785 full-time undergraduates. 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 typical student loan amount 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%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from CVCC is $22,300.

## Other Alabama Colleges

Rank | School | Yearly Graduations |
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26 | Lurleen B Wallace Community College | 70 |

27 | Central Alabama Community College | 69 |

28 | Snead State Community College | 61 |

28 | J. F. Drake State Community and Technical College | 61 |

30 | Lawson State Community College - Birmingham Campus | 57 |

31 | University of Mobile | 54 |

32 | University of West Alabama | 51 |

33 | Reid State Technical College | 43 |

34 | Fortis College - Montgomery (Eastdale Circle) | 39 |

35 | H Councill Trenholm State Community College | 27 |

36 | Tuskegee University | 24 |

37 | Spring Hill College | 22 |

38 | Oakwood University | 21 |

39 | South University, Montgomery | 18 |

40 | Selma University | 10 |

40 | Judson College | 10 |

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