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RN Schools in Alabama

There are 37 schools in the state of Alabama offering RN programs. In 2010, 4,456 students graduated from programs at Alabama RN schools. 2,063 of all these students graduated with associates degrees and 1,701 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees.

Overview

4,151 students graduate from RN programs in this state, on average, each year. This accounts for 2% of students who schools in the United States graduate from RN programs. Out of those, 15 students graduated with certificates in nursing, 2,063 with an associate's level degree, 1,701 with a bachelor's level degree, 649 with a master's level degree, and 28 with a degree at the doctorate level.

37 RN schools are in this state. And of these, seven schools are private, while 30 schools are public. While tuition at a public RN school varies from $5,424 to $7,900, tuition at a private RN school varies from $10,933 to $26,730.

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

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

RN Program Completions in Alabama 2006 - 2010

4,151 students graduate from RN programs in this state, on average, each year. This accounts for 2% of students who schools in the United States graduate from RN programs. Out of those, 15 students graduated with certificates in nursing, 2,063 with an associate's level degree, 1,701 with a bachelor's level degree, 649 with a master's level degree, and 28 with a degree at the doctorate level.

RN Program Completions in Alabama 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 0
  • Certificate 2007: 0
  • Certificate 2008: 21
  • Certificate 2009: 40
  • Certificate 2010: 15
  • 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: 316
  • Master 2007: 373
  • Master 2008: 487
  • Master 2009: 537
  • Master 2010: 649
  • Doctorate 2006: 2
  • Doctorate 2007: 0
  • Doctorate 2008: 16
  • Doctorate 2009: 12
  • Doctorate 2010: 28

RN Program Availability in Alabama

Alabama schools offer a total of 52 programs in nursing. Of these programs, 46.2% are programs at the associate's level. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the bachelors level, the masters level, and the doctoral level.

RN Program Availability in Alabama

  • Certificate: 2
  • Associate: 24
  • Bachelor: 15
  • Master: 10
  • Doctorate: 1

Career Trends

Registered Nurses — Salary by Percentile

Registered Nurses — Salary by Percentile

Registered Nurses — Salary by Percentile

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

Career Trends

Registered Nurses — Employment Trend

Registered Nurses — Employment Trend

Registered 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

Alabama vs National RN Employment

Alabama vs National RN Employment

  • Employed in Alabama: 1.669% (44300)

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1. Northeast Alabama Community College

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

Northeast Alabama Community College, which is very close to Rainsville, Alabama, is located in a rural setting and this college offers one program in nursing. Overall, 3,435 students pursue degrees in 23 Northeast Alabama Community College programs.

2. Bevill State Community College

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

Bevill State Community College offers one program in nursing and it is in town of Jasper, Alabama. This community college is a public 2-year institution. In terms of programs, it is the second 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 is in town of Bay Minette, Alabama and this college offers one RN program. 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 offers three RN programs. Of those, students are offered one associate's level nursing degree by UMobile, one bachelor's level nursing degree, and one master's level nursing degree. UMobile, which is several miles from Mobile, is located in a rural setting. In terms of programs, UMobile is the second biggest institution in the state of Alabama offering nursing.

5. Bishop State Community College

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

Bishop State Community College offers one RN program and this college, which is 0.8 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Mobile, AL. Overall, 3,725 students pursue degrees in 36 programs at this community college. This college is the third biggest institution in the state of Alabama offering nursing in terms of programs.

6. The University of West Alabama

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

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

7. Alabama Southern Community College

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

Alabama Southern Community College, which is very close to Monroeville, Alabama, is in a rural setting and it offers one RN program. It is a public 2-year institution. In terms of programs, this college is the largest institution in the state of Alabama offering nursing.

8. Northwest Shoals Community College - Muscle Shoals

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

Northwest Shoals Community College-Muscle Shoals offers one RN program and it is 1.2 miles from the heart of downtown. 4,489 students pursue degrees in 36 Northwest Shoals Community College-Muscle Shoals programs, overall.

9. Auburn University at Montgomery

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

Auburn University at Montgomery is near the center of the city. It offers two programs in nursing. Out of those, students are offered one bachelor's level nursing degree by this school and one degree at the master's level in nursing. 5,817 students seek degrees in 42 AUM programs, overall.

10. Stillman College

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

Stillman College, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Tuscaloosa, AL and this school offers one program in nursing. It is a historically black 4-year institution.

11. 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.

12. Snead State Community College

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

Snead State Community College is in Boaz, AL and this college offers one program in nursing. Overall, 2,483 students seek degrees in 18 Snead State Community College programs.

13. Southern Union State Community College

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

Southern Union State Community College is located in Wadley, Alabama, where students can enjoy a rural setting. and it offers one program in nursing. This community college is a public 2-year institution. In terms of enrollment, it ranks tenth in the state of Alabama.

14. Jefferson State Community College

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

Jefferson State Community College is near Birmingham, AL and this college offers one program in nursing. Overall, 9,688 students pursue degrees in 41 programs at this community college.

15. Lurleen B Wallace Community College

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

Lurleen B Wallace Community College is located in Andalusia, Alabama, where students can enjoy a rural setting. and this college offers one program in nursing. 1,928 students seek degrees in 28 Lurleen B Wallace Community College programs, overall.

16. 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 and it offers one program in nursing. It is one of 23 community colleges in Alabama.

17. Central Alabama Community College

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

Central Alabama Community College is in Alexander City, Alabama, where students can enjoy a rural setting. and this college offers one program in nursing. 2,447 students seek degrees in 38 programs at this college, overall. In terms of programs, it is the fourth largest institution in the state of Alabama offering nursing.

18. 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 and this college offers one program in nursing. This public college is a public 2-year institution.

19. Herzing University - Birmingham

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

Herzing University-Birmingham offers one RN program and it is located in the suburbs of Birmingham, Alabama. In terms of programs, this very small school is the tenth biggest institution in the state of Alabama offering nursing.

20. 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 one RN program and this college, which is very close to Selma, Alabama, is located in a rural area. Overall, 2,116 students seek degrees in 19 programs at this small college.

21. Troy University

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

Troy University offers three RN programs. More specifically, students are offered one RN degree at the associate's level by it, one degree at the bachelor's level in nursing, and one master's level degree in nursing. This school is a public 4-year institution.

22. 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 center of the city. UAH offers two RN programs. Of those, it offers students one degree at the bachelor's level in nursing and one RN degree at the master's level. This university is a public, 4-year, research institution.

23. Stamford University

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

Stamford University offers two programs in nursing. More specifically, it offers students one degree at the bachelor's level in nursing and one degree at the master's level in nursing. Samford is in the suburbs of Birmingham, Alabama. Samford is the fifth oldest institution in the state of Alabama offering RN programs.

24. Lawson State Community College - Birmingham

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

Lawson State Community College-Birmingham offers one RN program and it is near the heart of downtown. It is one of 23 community colleges in Alabama. It is the seventh oldest institution in the state of Alabama offering RN programs.

25. Jefferson Davis Community College

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

Jefferson Davis Community College offers one RN program and it is located in town of Brewton, Alabama. Overall, 1,314 students seek degrees in 36 programs at this community college. It is the tenth oldest institution in the state of Alabama offering RN programs.

26. The University of North Alabama

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

The University of North Alabama, which is near the center of the city, is located in Florence, AL. UNA offers two programs in nursing. Specifically, it offers one bachelor's level nursing degree to students and one master's level nursing degree. It is a public 4-year institution. It is the ninth largest institution in the state of Alabama offering nursing in terms of programs.

27. John C Calhoun State Community College

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

John C Calhoun State Community College offers one program in nursing and it is in Tanner, Alabama, where students can enjoy a rural setting. Overall, 12,134 students pursue degrees in 63 programs at this college.

28. The University of South Alabama

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

The University of South Alabama, which is 7.8 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Mobile, AL. This university offers four programs in nursing. Of those, this public university offers one certificate in nursing to students, one RN degree at the bachelor's level, one master's level degree in nursing, and one doctorate level nursing degree. Overall, 14,776 students seek degrees in 100 programs at this university. In terms of enrollment, USA ranks fifth in the state of Alabama.

29. 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 and it offers one program in nursing. 7,031 students seek degrees in 50 Gadsden State Community College programs, overall. In terms of enrollment, this college ranks fourth in the state of Alabama.

30. 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, which is very close to Hanceville, Alabama, is located in a rural area and it offers one RN program. It is a public 2-year institution.

31. Oakwood University

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

Oakwood University, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Huntsville, AL and it offers one program in nursing. In terms of programs, OU is the fourth largest institution in the state of Alabama offering nursing.

32. Tuskegee University

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

Tuskegee University offers one RN program. This university is one of 4 institutions with a medical school in Alabama. It is the eighth oldest institution in the state of Alabama offering programs in nursing.

33. The University of Alabama at Birmingham

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

The University of Alabama at Birmingham offers two RN programs. Specifically, students are offered one degree at the bachelor's level in nursing by it and one master's level degree in nursing. This university is near the center of the city. UAB is a public, 4-year, research institution. This university is the sixth biggest institution in the state of Alabama offering nursing in terms of programs.

34. Auburn University

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

Auburn University is 0.5 miles from the center of the city. Auburn offers three programs in nursing. Specifically, it offers students one RN certificate, one degree at the bachelor's level in nursing, and one RN degree at the master's level. It is a public, 4-year, research institution. Auburn is the biggest institution in the state of Alabama offering nursing in terms of programs.

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 and it offers one RN program. It is a public 2-year institution. It is the ninth largest institution in the state of Alabama offering nursing in terms of programs.

36. Spring Hill College

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

Spring Hill College, which is near the center of the city, is located in Mobile, AL and Spring Hill offers one program in nursing. It is one of 10 liberal arts colleges in Alabama. In terms of programs, SHC is the fifth biggest institution in the state of Alabama offering nursing.

37. Jacksonville State University

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

Jacksonville State University is located in the suburbs of Jacksonville, Alabama and it offers one program in nursing. 9,504 students pursue degrees in 72 JSU programs, overall. It is the ninth oldest institution in the state of Alabama offering RN programs.

38. 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 in Tuscaloosa, AL. It offers two RN programs. Out of those, this large university offers one bachelor's level nursing degree to students and one master's level nursing degree. It is the only school which requires freshmen to live on campus in Alabama. It is the third oldest institution in the state of Alabama offering programs in nursing.

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