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Liberal Arts Schools in Alabama

There are 36 Alabama schools offering liberal arts programs. 3,949 students graduated from programs at Alabama liberal arts schools in 2010. 3,724 of all these students graduated with associates degrees and 199 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees.

Overview

On average, 3,851 students graduate from liberal arts programs in this state each year. This accounts for 1% of liberal arts students who schools in the United States graduate. Of those, 3,724 students graduated with a degree in liberal arts at the associate's level, 199 with a bachelor's level degree, and 26 with a master's level degree.

36 liberal arts schools are located in Alabama. And of these, while nine schools are private, 27 schools are public. Tuition at a private liberal arts school varies from $4,800 to $26,730, while public liberal arts school tuition varies from $5,424 to $6,620.

Average tuition for liberal arts programs is $11,859. The lowest tuition in this southern state, which is $4,800 every year, is at Selma University, while the highest tuition for liberal arts programs, which is $26,730 every year, is at Spring Hill College.

Schools in this state offer associates degrees, bachelors degrees, and masters degrees in liberal arts.

Liberal Arts Program Completions in Alabama 2006 - 2010

On average, 3,851 students graduate from liberal arts programs in this state each year. This accounts for 1% of liberal arts students who schools in the United States graduate. Of those, 3,724 students graduated with a degree in liberal arts at the associate's level, 199 with a bachelor's level degree, and 26 with a master's level degree.

Liberal Arts Program Completions in Alabama 2006 - 2010

  • Associate 2006: 3508
  • Associate 2007: 3240
  • Associate 2008: 3499
  • Associate 2009: 3463
  • Associate 2010: 3724
  • Bachelor 2006: 211
  • Bachelor 2007: 219
  • Bachelor 2008: 221
  • Bachelor 2009: 228
  • Bachelor 2010: 199
  • Master 2006: 31
  • Master 2007: 28
  • Master 2008: 33
  • Master 2009: 29
  • Master 2010: 26

Liberal Arts Program Availability in Alabama

Alabama schools offer a total of 67 liberal arts programs. Of these programs, approximately 71.6% are programs at the associate's level. The remaining programs are degrees at the bachelors level and the masters level.

Liberal Arts Program Availability in Alabama

  • Associate: 48
  • Bachelor: 14
  • Master: 5

Philosophy and Religion Teachers, Postsecondary — Salary by Percentile

Philosophy and Religion Teachers, Postsecondary — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 31240
  • 25th Percentile: 37030
  • Median: 50600
  • 75th Percentile: 71650
  • 90th Percentile: 93040

English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary — Salary by Percentile

English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 22740
  • 25th Percentile: 34650
  • Median: 44900
  • 75th Percentile: 59080
  • 90th Percentile: 75560

Philosophy and Religion Teachers, Postsecondary — Employment Trend

Philosophy and Religion Teachers, Postsecondary — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 55330
  • Median Salary 2007: 52050
  • Median Salary 2008: 54300
  • Median Salary 2009: 50090
  • Median Salary 2010: 50600
  • Total Employed 2006: 200
  • Total Employed 2007: 180
  • Total Employed 2008: 240
  • Total Employed 2009: 250
  • Total Employed 2010: 280

English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary — Employment Trend

English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 39580
  • Median Salary 2007: 44860
  • Median Salary 2008: 47360
  • Median Salary 2009: 47070
  • Median Salary 2010: 44900
  • Total Employed 2006: 1170
  • Total Employed 2007: 1040
  • Total Employed 2008: 1010
  • Total Employed 2009: 970
  • Total Employed 2010: 1080

Alabama vs National Liberal Arts Employment

Alabama vs National Liberal Arts Employment

  • Employed in Alabama: 1.359% (1360)

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1. Northeast Alabama Community College

138 Highway 35
Rainsville, AL 35986
(205) 638-4418x234

Northeast Alabama Community College offers two liberal arts programs. This college offers two associate's level liberal arts degrees to students. This college is located in Rainsville, Alabama, where students can enjoy a rural setting. 3,435 students seek degrees in 23 programs at this community college, overall.

2. Bevill State Community College

1411 Indiana Avenue
Jasper, AL 35501
(205) 387-0511

Bevill State Community College is in Jasper, AL. It offers two programs in liberal arts. It offers two degrees at the associate's level in liberal arts to students. It is one of 23 community colleges in Alabama. In terms of programs, it is the second largest institution in the state of Alabama offering liberal arts.

3. Selma University

1501 Lapsley St- Dinkins Hall
Selma, AL 36701
(334) 872-2533

Selma University offers one program in liberal arts.

4. James H Faulkner State Community College

1900 US Hwy 31 S
Bay Minette, AL 36507-2698
(251) 580-2100

James H Faulkner State Community College is located in Bay Minette, AL. It offers two programs in liberal arts. It offers two degrees at the associate's level in liberal arts to students. 4,620 students seek degrees in 34 James H Faulkner State Community College programs, overall.

5. The University of Mobile

5735 College Parkway Drive
Mobile, AL 36613-2842
(251) 675-5990

The University of Mobile is located in Mobile, Alabama, where students can enjoy a rural setting. It offers three liberal arts programs. Out of those, students are offered one associate's level liberal arts degree by it and two degrees at the bachelor's level in liberal arts. 1,673 students pursue degrees in 41 programs at this school, overall.

6. Bishop State Community College

351 North Broad Street
Mobile, AL 36603-5898
(251) 405-7000

Bishop State Community College, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Mobile, AL and this college offers one liberal arts program. It is one of 23 community colleges in Alabama. It is the eighth oldest institution in the state of Alabama offering liberal arts programs.

7. Athens State University

300 N Beaty St
Athens, AL 35611
(256) 233-8100

Athens State University offers one program in liberal arts. 3,621 students seek degrees in 27 programs at this school, overall. This school is the seventh biggest institution in the state of Alabama offering liberal arts.

8. Enterprise State Community College

600 Plaza Drive
Enterprise, AL 36330-1300
(334) 347-2623

Enterprise State Community College offers two liberal arts programs. Students are offered two liberal arts degrees at the associate's level by this college. 2,919 students seek degrees in 27 Enterprise State Community College programs, overall.

9. Alabama Southern Community College

2800 South Alabama Avenue
Monroeville, AL 36460
(251) 575-3156x8252

Alabama Southern Community College is in Monroeville, Alabama, where students can enjoy a rural setting. It offers two programs in liberal arts. Students are offered two associate's level degrees in liberal arts by this community college. Overall, 1,503 students seek degrees in 12 Alabama Southern Community College programs. It is the largest institution in the state of Alabama offering liberal arts in terms of programs.

10. Concordia College - Selma

1804 Green St
Selma, AL 36701
(334) 526-9141

Concordia College-Selma offers one program in liberal arts. Overall, 652 students pursue degrees in four programs at this school. It is the fifth oldest institution in the state of Alabama offering programs in liberal arts.

11. Strayer University - Alabama

3570 Grandview Pkwy Ste 200
Birmingham, AL 35243
(888) 378-7293

Strayer University-Alabama is a for-profit 4-year institution. Strayer, which is 7.5 miles from the center of the city, is located in Birmingham, AL. This school is one of several campuses. This school offers subjects such as healthcare management and international business. Strayer offers students four certificates, eight associates level degrees, six degrees at the bachelors level, and seven masters level degrees. In 2010, 1,396 students sought degrees from the 15 programs at this school.

12. Northwest Shoals Community College - Muscle Shoals

800 George Wallace Blvd
Muscle Shoals, AL 35661
(256) 331-5200

Northwest Shoals Community College-Muscle Shoals offers two liberal arts programs. It offers students two liberal arts degrees at the associate's level. This college is near the center of the city. It is one of 23 community colleges in Alabama.

13. Auburn University at Montgomery

7440 East Drive
Montgomery, AL 36117-3596
(334) 244-3000

Auburn University at Montgomery offers two programs in liberal arts. Of those, it offers one bachelor's level liberal arts degree to students and one degree at the master's level in liberal arts. Auburn Montgomery is near the heart of downtown. 5,817 students pursue degrees in 42 AUM programs, overall.

14. Snead State Community College

220 North Walnut Street
Boaz, AL 35957-0734
(256) 593-5120

Snead State Community College is in Boaz, AL and it offers one program in liberal arts. This college is a public 2-year institution. This college is the fourth oldest institution in the state of Alabama offering programs in liberal arts.

15. Southern Union State Community College

750 Roberts St
Wadley, AL 36276
(256) 395-2211

Southern Union State Community College is in Wadley, Alabama, where students can enjoy a rural setting. This college offers two liberal arts programs. It offers two degrees at the associate's level in liberal arts to students. Overall, 4,852 students pursue degrees in 44 Southern Union State Community College programs.

16. Marion Military Institute

1101 Washington St
Marion, AL 36756
(800) 664-1842

Marion Military Institute offers two programs in liberal arts. Students are offered two associate's level liberal arts degrees by it. It is in Marion, Alabama, where students can enjoy a rural setting. Overall, 454 students seek degrees in two programs at this academy.

17. Jefferson State Community College

2601 Carson Rd
Birmingham, AL 35215-3098
(205) 853-1200

Jefferson State Community College is near Birmingham, AL. It offers two programs in liberal arts. It offers two liberal arts degrees at the associate's level to students. Overall, 9,688 students seek degrees in 41 programs at this community college. In terms of enrollment, this community college ranks fifth in the state of Alabama.

18. Lurleen B Wallace Community College

1000 Dannelly Blvd.
Andalusia, AL 36420-1418
(334) 222-6591

Lurleen B Wallace Community College, which is very close to Andalusia, Alabama, is located in a rural area. It offers two liberal arts programs. It offers students two associate's level liberal arts degrees. 1,928 students pursue degrees in 28 Lurleen B Wallace Community College programs, overall.

19. Shelton State Community College

9500 Old Greensboro Rd
Tuscaloosa, AL 35405-8522
(205) 391-2211

Shelton State Community College, which is 6.3 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Tuscaloosa, AL. It offers two liberal arts programs. This college offers students two associate's level degrees in liberal arts. Overall, 6,075 students seek degrees in 44 Shelton State Community College programs.

20. Central Alabama Community College

1675 Cherokee Rd
Alexander City, AL 35010
(256) 234-6346

Central Alabama Community College is located in Alexander City, Alabama, where students can enjoy a rural setting. This college offers two liberal arts programs. This college offers students two degrees at the associate's level in liberal arts. Overall, 2,447 students pursue degrees in 38 programs at this community college.

21. Chattahoochee Valley Community College

2602 College Drive
Phenix City, AL 36869
(334) 291-4900

Chattahoochee Valley Community College is in the suburbs of Phenix City, Alabama. This college offers two liberal arts programs. It offers students two associate's level degrees in liberal arts. This college is a public 2-year institution.

22. Columbia Southern University

21982 University Lane
Orange Beach, AL 36561-9000
(251) 981-3771x1364

Columbia Southern University, which is only a few miles from Orange Beach, is located in a rural area and it offers one program in liberal arts. In terms of enrollment, it ranks second in the state of Alabama.

23. George C Wallace State Community College - Selma

3000 Earl Goodwin Parkway
Selma, AL 36703-2808
(334) 876-9227

George C Wallace State Community College-Selma offers two liberal arts programs. Students are offered two associate's level liberal arts degrees by it. This community college, which is very close to Selma, Alabama, is in a rural area. This college is one of 23 community colleges in Alabama.

24. Troy University

University Avenue
Troy, AL 36082-0001
(334) 670-3100

Troy University offers two programs in liberal arts. Of those, students are offered one liberal arts degree at the associate's level by it and one bachelor's level liberal arts degree. TROY is a public 4-year institution. This public school is the tenth oldest institution in the state of Alabama offering programs in liberal arts.

25. Stamford University

800 Lakeshore Drive
Birmingham, AL 35229-2240
(205) 726-2011

Stamford University offers one program in liberal arts and it is located in the suburbs of Birmingham, Alabama. This school is a 4-year institution. Samford is the fifth oldest institution in the state of Alabama offering programs in liberal arts.

26. Lawson State Community College - Birmingham

3060 Wilson Rd SW
Birmingham, AL 35221-1717
(205) 925-2515

Lawson State Community College-Birmingham is 7.0 miles from the heart of downtown. This college offers two liberal arts programs. This community college offers two liberal arts degrees at the associate's level to students. This college is one of 23 community colleges in Alabama.

27. Amridge University

1200 Taylor Rd
Montgomery, AL 36117-3553
(334) 387-7000x7528

Amridge University, which is 7.5 miles from the center of the city, is located in Montgomery, AL. It offers three programs in liberal arts. More specifically, students are offered one associate's level degree in liberal arts by this school, one bachelor's level liberal arts degree, and one master's level degree in liberal arts. It is a 4-year institution.

28. Jefferson Davis Community College

220 Alco Dr
Brewton, AL 36426
(251) 867-4832

Jefferson Davis Community College is in Brewton, AL. It offers two programs in liberal arts. It offers two liberal arts degrees at the associate's level to students. 1,314 students pursue degrees in 36 programs at this college, overall.

29. John C Calhoun State Community College

6250 U S Highway 31 N
Tanner, AL 35671
(256) 306-2500

John C Calhoun State Community College is in Tanner, Alabama, where students can enjoy a rural setting. It offers two liberal arts programs. Students are offered two degrees at the associate's level in liberal arts by it. It is one of 23 community colleges in Alabama. In terms of enrollment, it ranks third in the state of Alabama.

30. The University of South Alabama

307 N University Blvd
Mobile, AL 36688-0002
(251) 460-6101

Founded in 1963, the University of South Alabama is a public, 4-year, research institution. This university, which is 7.8 miles from the center of the city, is in Mobile, AL. It is the seventh biggest institution in the state of Alabama. USA offers subjects such as public administration, history, and EMT. It offers students six certificates, 55 bachelors level degrees, 31 degrees at the masters level, and eight doctoral level degrees. 14,776 students pursued degrees from the 73 programs at USA in 2010. The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges accredits this large university. USA is one of 4 institutions with a medical school in Alabama.

31. Gadsden State Community College

1001 George Wallace Dr
Gadsden, AL 35903
(256) 549-8200

Gadsden State Community College is 1.6 miles from the heart of downtown. It offers two liberal arts programs. It offers students two liberal arts degrees at the associate's level. Overall, 7,031 students seek degrees in 50 Gadsden State Community College programs. It is the sixth oldest institution in the state of Alabama offering programs in liberal arts.

32. George C Wallace State Community College - Hanceville

801 Main St NW
Hanceville, AL 35077-2000
(256) 352-8000

George C Wallace State Community College-Hanceville is in Hanceville, Alabama, where students can enjoy a rural setting. This college offers two liberal arts programs. This college offers students two liberal arts degrees at the associate's level. 6,371 students seek degrees in 60 programs at this college, overall. It is the seventh biggest institution in the state of Alabama offering liberal arts in terms of programs.

33. Oakwood University

7000 Adventist Blvd NW
Huntsville, AL 35896
(256) 726-7000

Oakwood University, which is 4.7 miles from the center of the city, is located in Huntsville, AL and it offers one program in liberal arts. It is a historically black 4-year institution. This school is the ninth biggest institution in the state of Alabama offering liberal arts.

34. The University of Alabama at Birmingham

Administration Bldg Suite 1070
Birmingham, AL 35294-0110
(205) 934-4011

The University of Alabama at Birmingham is 1.4 miles from the heart of downtown and it offers one program in liberal arts. This big university is one of 4 institutions with a medical school in Alabama.

35. George C Wallace State Community College - Dothan

1141 Wallace Drive
Dothan, AL 36303-9234
(334) 983-3521

George C Wallace State Community College-Dothan is 7.9 miles from the heart of downtown. It offers two programs in liberal arts. It offers students two degrees at the associate's level in liberal arts. 4,874 students pursue degrees in 42 programs at this college, overall.

36. Spring Hill College

4000 Dauphin St
Mobile, AL 36608-1791
(251) 380-4000

Spring Hill College offers three programs in liberal arts. Out of those, this school offers two liberal arts degrees at the bachelor's level to students and one master's level degree in liberal arts. Spring Hill, which is 6.3 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Mobile, AL. This school is one of 10 liberal arts colleges in Alabama. In terms of programs, this liberal arts college is the largest institution in the state of Alabama offering liberal arts.

37. Faulkner University

5345 Atlanta Hwy
Montgomery, AL 36109-3378
(334) 272-5820

Faulkner University offers three programs in liberal arts. Of those, students are offered one degree at the associate's level in liberal arts by it, one liberal arts degree at the bachelor's level, and one liberal arts degree at the master's level. Faulkner, which is 5.0 miles from the center of the city, is in Montgomery, AL. Faulkner is a 4-year institution. In terms of programs, Faulkner is the second largest institution in the state of Alabama offering liberal arts.

38. Jacksonville State University

700 Pelham Road North
Jacksonville, AL 36265
(256) 782-5781

Jacksonville State University offers two programs in liberal arts. Of those, this school offers students one bachelor's level liberal arts degree and one liberal arts degree at the master's level. It is in the suburbs of Jacksonville, Alabama. This public school is a public 4-year institution. This school is the eighth oldest institution in the state of Alabama offering programs in liberal arts.

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