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Nursing Schools in Alabama

There are 40 schools in the state of Alabama offering nursing programs. In 2010, 5,569 students graduated with degrees from Alabama nursing schools. 2,063 of all these students graduated with associates degrees and 1,701 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees.

Overview

On average, 5,126 students graduate from nursing programs in Alabama each year. This accounts for 1% of students who schools in the United States graduate from nursing programs. More specifically, 889 students graduated with certificates in nursing, 2,063 with a degree at the associate's level, 1,701 with a bachelor's level degree, 790 with a degree at the master's level, and 126 with a degree at the doctorate level.

40 nursing schools are in this southern state. Of these, seven schools are private, while 33 schools are public. While private nursing school tuition varies from $10,933 to $26,730, public nursing school tuition varies from $5,424 to $7,900.

Average tuition for programs in nursing is $10,317. The highest tuition for programs in nursing, which is $26,730 per year, is at Spring Hill College, while the lowest tuition in this state, which is $5,424 every year, is at the University of North Alabama.

Nursing schools in Alabama offer certificates, associates degrees, bachelors degrees, masters degrees, and doctoral degrees.

Nursing Program Completions in Alabama 2006 - 2010

On average, 5,126 students graduate from nursing programs in Alabama each year. This accounts for 1% of students who schools in the United States graduate from nursing programs. More specifically, 889 students graduated with certificates in nursing, 2,063 with a degree at the associate's level, 1,701 with a bachelor's level degree, 790 with a degree at the master's level, and 126 with a degree at the doctorate level.

Nursing Program Completions in Alabama 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 1128
  • Certificate 2007: 736
  • Certificate 2008: 773
  • Certificate 2009: 758
  • Certificate 2010: 889
  • Associate 2006: 1474
  • Associate 2007: 1531
  • Associate 2008: 1876
  • Associate 2009: 1800
  • Associate 2010: 2063
  • Bachelor 2006: 1222
  • Bachelor 2007: 1416
  • Bachelor 2008: 1447
  • Bachelor 2009: 1570
  • Bachelor 2010: 1701
  • Master 2006: 400
  • Master 2007: 464
  • Master 2008: 572
  • Master 2009: 624
  • Master 2010: 790
  • Doctorate 2006: 7
  • Doctorate 2007: 1
  • Doctorate 2008: 16
  • Doctorate 2009: 24
  • Doctorate 2010: 126

Nursing Program Availability in Alabama

Schools in Alabama offer a total of 102 programs in nursing. Of these programs, close to 38.2% are programs at the certificate level. The remaining programs are degrees at the associates level, the masters level, the bachelors level, and the doctoral level.

Nursing Program Availability in Alabama

  • Certificate: 39
  • Associate: 24
  • Bachelor: 16
  • Master: 17
  • Doctorate: 6

Nurse Anesthetists — Salary by Percentile

Nurse Anesthetists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 16910
  • 25th Percentile: 19750
  • Median: 23620
  • 75th Percentile: 35530
  • 90th Percentile: 94510

Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses — Salary by Percentile

Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 25060
  • 25th Percentile: 29110
  • Median: 33920
  • 75th Percentile: 38510
  • 90th Percentile: 44210

Critical Care Nurses — Salary by Percentile

Critical Care Nurses — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 40380
  • 25th Percentile: 46280
  • Median: 54990
  • 75th Percentile: 65400
  • 90th Percentile: 76760

Informatics Nurse Specialists — Salary by Percentile

Informatics Nurse Specialists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 44860
  • 25th Percentile: 58950
  • Median: 73970
  • 75th Percentile: 90540
  • 90th Percentile: 110410

Nurse Anesthetists — Employment Trend

Nurse Anesthetists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 27460
  • Median Salary 2007: 26060
  • Median Salary 2008: 25280
  • Median Salary 2009: 23200
  • Median Salary 2010: 23620
  • Total Employed 2006: 640
  • Total Employed 2007: 650
  • Total Employed 2008: 850
  • Total Employed 2009: 810
  • Total Employed 2010: 720

Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses — Employment Trend

Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 29830
  • Median Salary 2007: 31440
  • Median Salary 2008: 32130
  • Median Salary 2009: 33110
  • Median Salary 2010: 33920
  • Total Employed 2006: 15020
  • Total Employed 2007: 14960
  • Total Employed 2008: 15720
  • Total Employed 2009: 15210
  • Total Employed 2010: 15040

Critical Care Nurses — Employment Trend

Critical Care Nurses — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 48920
  • Median Salary 2007: 51830
  • Median Salary 2008: 53660
  • Median Salary 2009: 55070
  • Median Salary 2010: 54990
  • Total Employed 2006: 40010
  • Total Employed 2007: 42180
  • Total Employed 2008: 41560
  • Total Employed 2009: 42880
  • Total Employed 2010: 44300

Informatics Nurse Specialists — Employment Trend

Informatics Nurse Specialists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 64110
  • Median Salary 2007: 67140
  • Median Salary 2008: 69720
  • Median Salary 2009: 70840
  • Median Salary 2010: 73970
  • Total Employed 2006: 7090
  • Total Employed 2007: 7190
  • Total Employed 2008: 6620
  • Total Employed 2009: 5630
  • Total Employed 2010: 5920

Alabama vs National Nursing Employment

Alabama vs National Nursing Employment

  • Employed in Alabama: 1.676% (65980)

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1. Northeast Alabama Community College

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

Northeast Alabama Community College offers two nursing programs. Specifically, students are offered one certificate in nursing by it and one associate's level nursing degree. This college, which is very close to Rainsville, Alabama, is located in a rural setting. It is a public 2-year institution.

2. Bevill State Community College

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

Bevill State Community College is in town of Jasper, Alabama. This college offers three nursing programs. Out of those, this community college offers two certificates in nursing to students and one associate's level nursing degree. This medium-sized college is one of 23 community colleges in Alabama. In terms of programs, it is the largest institution in the state of Alabama offering nursing.

3. 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 offers two nursing programs. Specifically, students are offered one nursing certificate by it and one nursing degree at the associate's level. This community college is located in town of Bay Minette, Alabama. It is one of 23 community colleges in Alabama.

4. The University of Mobile

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

The University of Mobile is in Mobile, Alabama, where students can enjoy a rural setting. UMobile offers three nursing programs. Out of those, UMobile offers students one degree at the associate's level in nursing, one bachelor's level degree in nursing, and one degree at the master's level in nursing. Overall, 1,673 students pursue degrees in 41 University of Mobile programs.

5. Bishop State Community College

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

Bishop State Community College offers two nursing programs. Specifically, students are offered one certificate in nursing by it and one associate's level nursing degree. This college, which is 0.8 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Mobile, AL. This college is a historically black, public, 2-year institution.

6. J F Drake State Technical College

3421 Meridian St N
Huntsville, AL 35811
(256) 539-8161

J F Drake State Technical College, which is near the center of the city, is in Huntsville, AL. This school offers two nursing programs. This school offers two nursing certificates to students. It is one of 7 technical colleges in Alabama. In terms of programs, it is the sixth largest institution in the state of Alabama offering nursing.

7. The University of West Alabama

Station One
Livingston, AL 35470
(205) 652-3400

The University of West Alabama offers one program in nursing and this school, which is very close to Livingston, Alabama, is in a rural setting. 5,094 students seek degrees in 29 programs at this school, overall. UWA is the oldest institution in the state of Alabama offering programs in nursing.

8. 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 nursing. Out of those, this public college offers students one certificate in nursing and one degree at the associate's level in nursing. This community college is one of 23 community colleges in Alabama.

9. Northwest Shoals Community College - Muscle Shoals

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

Northwest Shoals Community College-Muscle Shoals is near the heart of downtown. It offers two nursing programs. Specifically, this mid-sized college offers one nursing certificate to students and one degree at the associate's level in nursing. It is one of 23 community colleges in Alabama.

10. Auburn University at Montgomery

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

Auburn University at Montgomery is 7.2 miles from the center of the city. It offers two nursing programs. Out of those, AUM offers one degree at the bachelor's level in nursing to students and one master's level nursing degree. This school is a public 4-year institution.

11. Stillman College

3601 Stillman Boulevard
Tuscaloosa, AL 35403
(205) 349-4240

Stillman College, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Tuscaloosa, AL and it offers one nursing program. It is one of 10 liberal arts colleges in Alabama.

12. Virginia College - Montgomery

6200 Atlanta Highway
Montgomery, AL 36117-2800
(334) 277-3390x2901

Virginia College-Montgomery is a for-profit 2-year institution, founded in 2008. This college, which is near the center of the city, is in Montgomery, AL. This college is one of several campuses. It offers nine certificates and one degree at the associates level to students. In 2010, 1,009 students pursued degrees from the ten programs at this community college. It offers subjects including business, advanced nursing, and pharmacy technology. It is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools. It is one of 23 community colleges in Alabama.

13. Snead State Community College

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

Snead State Community College is located in town of Boaz, Alabama. It offers two programs in nursing. More specifically, it offers students one certificate in nursing and one degree at the associate's level in nursing. Overall, 2,483 students pursue degrees in 18 programs at this community college.

14. Southern Union State Community College

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

Southern Union State Community College offers two nursing programs. Of those, this college offers students one certificate in nursing and one nursing degree at the associate's level. This college is in Wadley, Alabama, where students can enjoy a rural setting. This community college is a public 2-year institution.

15. H Councill Trenholm State Technical College

1225 Air Base Blvd
Montgomery, AL 36108-3199
(334) 420-4200

H Councill Trenholm State Technical College, which is near the center of the city, is located in Montgomery, AL. This school offers two programs in nursing. This technical college offers students two certificates in nursing. Overall, 1,758 students pursue degrees in 55 H Councill Trenholm State Technical College programs. In terms of programs, it is the fourth biggest institution in the state of Alabama offering nursing.

16. Jefferson State Community College

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

Jefferson State Community College is located near Birmingham, AL. This college offers two nursing programs. Out of those, it offers one certificate in nursing to students and one associate's level degree in nursing. 9,688 students pursue degrees in 41 programs at this college, overall.

17. 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. This college offers two programs in nursing. Specifically, students are offered one nursing certificate by this college and one associate's level nursing degree. It is one of 23 community colleges in Alabama.

18. 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 center of the city, is in Tuscaloosa, AL. This college offers three nursing programs. More specifically, this community college offers two certificates in nursing to students and one degree at the associate's level in nursing. Overall, 6,075 students seek degrees in 44 Shelton State Community College programs.

19. Central Alabama Community College

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

Central Alabama Community College, which is very close to Alexander City, Alabama, is in a rural area. It offers two nursing programs. More specifically, students are offered one certificate in nursing by it and one associate's level nursing degree. It is a public 2-year institution. In terms of programs, this public college is the eighth largest institution in the state of Alabama offering nursing.

20. Chattahoochee Valley Community College

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

Chattahoochee Valley Community College is located in the suburbs of Phenix City, Alabama. It offers two nursing programs. Specifically, students are offered one certificate in nursing by this college and one associate's level degree in nursing. This college is one of 23 community colleges in Alabama.

21. Herzing University - Birmingham

280 West Valley Ave
Birmingham, AL 35209
(205) 916-2800

Herzing University-Birmingham offers two nursing programs. Of those, students are offered one certificate in nursing by this school and one associate's level degree in nursing. It is located in the suburbs of Birmingham, Alabama. 414 students pursue degrees in 15 programs at Herzing, overall.

22. 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 is located in Selma, Alabama, where students can enjoy a rural setting. This college offers three programs in nursing. Out of those, students are offered two nursing certificates by this community college and one degree at the associate's level in nursing. It is a public 2-year institution.

23. Troy University

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

Troy University offers three nursing programs. Of those, TROY offers students one degree at the associate's level in nursing, one nursing degree at the bachelor's level, and one degree at the master's level in nursing. This school is a public 4-year institution. This school is the third biggest institution in the state of Alabama offering nursing in terms of programs.

24. The University of Alabama at Huntsville

301 Sparkman Dr
Huntsville, AL 35899
(256) 824-6120

The University of Alabama at Huntsville is 3.3 miles from the heart of downtown. It offers six nursing programs. Of those, it offers students two certificates in nursing, one bachelor's level degree in nursing, two nursing degrees at the master's level, and one doctorate level degree in nursing. 7,614 students pursue degrees in 75 UAH programs, overall.

25. Stamford University

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

Stamford University is located in the suburbs of Birmingham, Alabama. Samford offers five programs in nursing. Out of those, this medium-sized school offers students one bachelor's level nursing degree, three degrees at the master's level in nursing, and one nursing degree at the doctorate level. It is a 4-year institution. It is the tenth oldest institution in the state of Alabama offering nursing programs.

26. Lawson State Community College - Birmingham

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

Lawson State Community College-Birmingham offers two programs in nursing. Of those, students are offered one nursing certificate by it and one associate's level degree in nursing. This college is near the heart of downtown. 4,863 students seek degrees in 51 programs at this college, overall.

27. Reid State Technical College

I65 and Hwy 83
Evergreen, AL 36401
(251) 578-1313

Reid State Technical College offers two programs in nursing. It offers students two nursing certificates. This school is located in Evergreen, Alabama, where students can enjoy a rural setting. It is one of 7 technical colleges in Alabama.

28. Jefferson Davis Community College

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

Jefferson Davis Community College offers two programs in nursing. Specifically, it offers one certificate in nursing to students and one associate's level nursing degree. This college is in Brewton, AL. This community college is one of 23 community colleges in Alabama.

29. The University of North Alabama

One Harrison Plaza
Florence, AL 35632-0001
(256) 765-4100

The University of North Alabama offers two programs in nursing. Out of those, this school offers one bachelor's level nursing degree to students and one degree at the master's level in nursing. UNA, which is 0.5 miles from the center of the city, is located in Florence, AL. UNA is a public 4-year institution. This school is the oldest institution in the state of Alabama offering programs in nursing.

30. 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 located in Tanner, Alabama, where students can enjoy a rural setting. This college offers three nursing programs. Out of those, this public college offers students two certificates in nursing and one degree at the associate's level in nursing. This college is a public 2-year institution. In terms of enrollment, this college ranks fourth in the state of Alabama.

31. The University of South Alabama

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

The University of South Alabama offers four programs in nursing. Specifically, it offers students one certificate in nursing, one nursing degree at the bachelor's level, one master's level nursing degree, and one doctorate level degree in nursing. This big university, which is 7.8 miles from the center of the city, is located in Mobile, AL. USA is a public, 4-year, research institution. It is the ninth largest institution in the state of Alabama offering nursing.

32. Gadsden State Community College

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

Gadsden State Community College is 1.6 miles from the center of the city. It offers three nursing programs. Specifically, students are offered two certificates in nursing by this college and one associate's level nursing degree. This community college is one of 23 community colleges in Alabama.

33. 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 located in Hanceville, Alabama, where students can enjoy a rural setting. This college offers two programs in nursing. More specifically, this college offers one nursing certificate to students and one associate's level degree in nursing. Overall, 6,371 students seek degrees in 60 George C Wallace State Community College-Hanceville programs.

34. Oakwood University

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

Oakwood University offers one nursing program and Oakwood, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Huntsville, AL.

35. Tuskegee University

Kresge Center- 3rd Floor
Tuskegee, AL 36088-1920
(334) 727-8011

Tuskegee University offers one nursing program. This university is one of 4 institutions with a medical school in Alabama.

36. The University of Alabama at Birmingham

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

The University of Alabama at Birmingham offers five programs in nursing. More specifically, it offers students one bachelor's level nursing degree, two master's level nursing degrees, and two doctorate level degrees in nursing. It is near the heart of downtown. It is one of 4 institutions with a medical school in Alabama. In terms of programs, it is the second largest institution in the state of Alabama offering nursing.

37. Auburn University

Auburn- Alabama
Auburn, AL 36849
(334) 844-4000

Auburn University is 0.5 miles from the heart of downtown. It offers three programs in nursing. Out of those, AU offers one nursing certificate to students, one degree at the bachelor's level in nursing, and one nursing degree at the master's level. Overall, 25,078 students pursue degrees in 198 AU programs. It is the tenth oldest institution in the state of Alabama offering nursing programs.

38. 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 center of the city. It offers two programs in nursing. Of those, students are offered one nursing certificate by it and one associate's level nursing degree. Overall, 4,874 students seek degrees in 42 programs at this community college. In terms of programs, this college is the tenth largest institution in the state of Alabama offering nursing.

39. Spring Hill College

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

Spring Hill College, which is 6.3 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Mobile, AL. Spring Hill offers three nursing programs. Out of those, it offers students one nursing certificate, one bachelor's level nursing degree, and one nursing degree at the master's level. Overall, 1,601 students seek degrees in 47 SHC programs. In terms of programs, it is the fifth largest institution in the state of Alabama offering nursing.

40. Jacksonville State University

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

Jacksonville State University is in the suburbs of Jacksonville, Alabama. It offers six nursing programs. Of those, students are offered two nursing certificates by it, two nursing degrees at the bachelor's level, and two master's level degrees in nursing. Overall, 9,504 students seek degrees in 72 programs at this mid-sized school. In terms of enrollment, this school ranks tenth in the state of Alabama.

41. The University of Alabama

739 University Blvd
Tuscaloosa, AL 35487-0166
(205) 348-6010

The University of Alabama, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Tuscaloosa, AL. It offers three programs in nursing. Specifically, students are offered one bachelor's level nursing degree by this university, one degree at the master's level in nursing, and one doctorate level nursing degree. This research university is a public, 4-year, research institution. In terms of enrollment, it ranks first in the state of Alabama.