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2021 Best Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities Colleges for Non-Traditional Students in Alabama

4 Colleges
322 Bachelor's Degrees
$23,565 Avg Cost*

Finding the Best Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities Schools for Non-Traditional Students

Best Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities Colleges for Non-Traditional Students in AlabamaWith 322 bachelor's degrees handed out in 2018-2019, liberal arts / sciences and humanities is the #21 most popular major in Alabama. This means that colleges and universities in the state were responsible for awarding 0.7% of all the liberal arts / sciences and humanities bachelor's degrees in the country.

For this year's Best Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities Colleges for Non-Traditional Students in Alabama ranking, we looked at 4 colleges that offer a bachelor's in liberal arts / sciences and humanities. The schools that top this list are recognized because they have great liberal arts / sciences and humanities programs and a strong support system for non-traditional students.

Some of the factors we look at when determining these rankings are overall quality of the liberal arts / sciences and humanities program at the school, affordability, and non-traditional population. For more information, check out our ranking methodology.

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The liberal arts / sciences and humanities school you choose to invest your time and money in matters. To help you make the decision that is right for you, we've developed a number of major-specific rankings, including this list of the Best Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities Schools for Non-Traditional Students.

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2021 Best Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities Schools for Non-Traditional Students in Alabama

Check out the liberal arts / sciences and humanities programs at these schools if you want to see which ones are the best for non-traditional students.

Best Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities Schools for Non-Traditional Students

Athens State University tops the 2021 list of our schools in Alabama that are best for non-traditional liberal arts / sciences and humanities students. Located in the town of Athens, Athens State University is a public school with a small student population.

The student loan default rate at Athens State University is lower than is typical, just 7.5% of students default in three years. 2,049 of Athens State University students are exclusively distance learners. 1,815 students are part time. Eligible students may be able to receive credit for their military training.

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Our rankings recognize University of Alabama at Birmingham as the #2 school in this year's rankings. Located in the midsize city of Birmingham, UAB is a public college with a fairly large student population. UAB also made our Best Colleges for Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities in Alabama list, coming in at #1.

The student loan default rate at UAB is lower than is typical, just 5.7% of students default in three years. There are approximately 6,935 students at UAB that take at least one class online. 7,703 of UAB students are attending part time. Eligible students may be able to receive credit for their military training.

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Jacksonville State University

Jacksonville, AL

The #3 spot in this year's ranking belongs to Jacksonville State University. Located in the small suburb of Jacksonville, Jacksonville State University is a public school with a moderately-sized student population. Jacksonville State University also took the #2 spot in our Best Colleges for Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities in Alabama rankings.

There are approximately 3,981 students at Jacksonville State University that take at least one class online. 2,772 of Jacksonville State University students are attending part time. Eligible students may be able to receive credit for their military training.

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Alabama A & M University earned the #4 spot in our 2021 rankings. AAMU is a medium-sized public school located in the midsize city of Normal. AAMU not only placed well in our non-traditional rankings. It is also #3 on our Best Colleges for Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities in Alabama list.

There are approximately 1,089 students at AAMU that take at least one class online. 614 of AAMU students are attending part time. Eligible students may be able to receive credit for their military training.

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Best for Non-Traditional Students Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities Colleges in the Southeast Region

Explore all the Best Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities Schools for Non-Traditional Students in the Southeast Area or other specific states within that region.

State Degrees Awarded
Mississippi 926
Florida 1,256
Virginia 2,248
Georgia 596
West Virginia 1,154
Tennessee 1,084
North Carolina 929
South Carolina 437
Louisiana 1,139
Kentucky 1,015
Arkansas 572

Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
Liberal Arts General Studies 5,910

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Majors Similar to Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities

Related Major Annual Graduates
Visual & Performing Arts 1,243
English Language & Literature 633
Foreign Languages & Linguistics 277
Theology & Religious Vocations 184
Philosophy & Religious Studies 144

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Notes and References

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*Avg Cost is for the top 4 schools only.

References

  • The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), a branch of the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) serves as the core of the rest of our data about colleges.
  • Some other college data, including much of the graduate earnings data, comes from the U.S. Department of Education’s (College Scorecard).
  • Veteran-specific data can be found at the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs.
  • Credit for the banner image above goes to Jacques Sablet (Switzerland, Morges, 1749-1803).

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