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2021 Best Affordable Colleges in Alabama for Students from India

10 Colleges
$22,060 Avg Tuition & Fees*
22% Avg 4-Year Grad Rate*

When it comes to choosing a college, international students have a lot of options - but not all of them are good. Our mission at College Factual is to arm you with as much information as we can to help you make that decision. Our Best Value Colleges for Indian Students in Alabama ranking is one tool we have developed to help in this regard.

We analyzed 10 colleges and universities across Alabama to determine which were the best for Indian students in Alabama. Our ranking is based on several objective factors, including the school's overall value and the total number of international students at the school. We steer clear of subjective measures since they don't give a clear picture when determining how one school compares to another.

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Top Value Colleges in Alabama for Students from India

See which schools came out on top of our ranking:

#1

University of South Alabama

Mobile, Alabama

Our analysis found University of South Alabama to be the best affordable school for Indian students in Alabama in this year’s ranking. Mobile, Alabama is the setting for this fairly large institution of higher learning. The public school handed out bachelor’s degrees to 1,940 students in 2018-2019.

Around 2.6% of the total student population at the school is international. Students from as far away as Kuwait, India, and Saudi Arabia come to USA to study. Out-of-state tuition and fees for undergraduates at USA is about $16,292 a year, on average. Graduate students pay around $16,112 a year in average tuition and fees.

USA also took the #4 spot in our overall best for the money rankings.

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#2

University of Alabama at Birmingham

Birmingham, Alabama

The excellent bachelor’s degree programs at University of Alabama at Birmingham helped the school earn the #2 place on this year’s ranking of the best schools for Indian students in Alabama. Located in Birmingham, Alabama, the large public school awarded 2,613 diplomas to qualified bachelor’s degree students in 2018-2019.

International students make up 4.8% of the total student body at the school. Students studying at UAB come from such countries as India, China, and Saudi Arabia. Out-of-state tuition and fees for undergraduates at UAB is about $20,400 a year, on average. Graduate students pay around $19,188 a year in average tuition and fees.

UAB not only placed well in this ranking, but it is also #3 on our overall value list.

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#3

University of Alabama in Huntsville

Huntsville, Alabama

The excellent bachelor’s degree programs at University of Alabama in Huntsville helped the school earn the #3 place on this year’s ranking of the best schools for Indian students in Alabama. UAH is located in Huntsville, Alabama and, has a medium-sized student population. In 2018-2019, this school awarded 1,348 bachelor’s degrees to qualified undergraduates.

Of the total number of students at the school, 4.6% are international. The top three countries sending students to study at UAH are India, China, and Nepal. Out-of-state tuition and fees for undergraduates at UAH is about $23,518 a year, on average. The average tuition and fees for graduate programs is $25,256 per year.

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#4

Troy University

Troy, Alabama

You’ll be in good company if you decide to attend Troy University. It ranked #4 on our 2021 Best Colleges for Indian students in Alabama list. TROY is a fairly large public school situated in Troy, Alabama. It awarded 2,450 bachelor’s degrees in 2018-2019.

Around 4.3% of the total student population at the school is international. Students studying at TROY come from such countries as China, India, and Nepal. International students at TROY can expect to pay, on average, about $16,708 a year to attend the school. The average tuition and fees for graduate programs is $16,156 per year.

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#5

University of North Alabama

Florence, Alabama

A rank of #5 on our list means University of North Alabama is a great place for Indian students in Alabama working on their bachelor’s degree. UNA is located in Florence, Alabama and, has a medium-sized student population. In 2018-2019, this school awarded 1,208 bachelor’s degrees to qualified undergraduates.

Around 3.6% of the total student population at the school is international. The top three countries sending students to study at UNA are China, Saudi Arabia, and Japan. Yearly tuition and fees (out-of-state) for undergraduates at UNA runs, on average, about $20,220. Graduate students pay around $13,860 a year in average tuition and fees.

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#6

Auburn University

Auburn, Alabama

Auburn University did quite well in the 2021 Best Value Colleges for Indian Students in Alabama ranking, coming in at #6. Auburn is a public institution located in Auburn, Alabama. The school has a large population, and it awarded 5,370 bachelor’s degrees in 2018-2019.

Around 9.7% of the total student population at the school is international. Students from as far away as China, India, and Saudi Arabia come to Auburn to study. Yearly tuition and fees (out-of-state) for undergraduates at Auburn runs, on average, about $31,124. Graduate students pay around $31,160 a year in average tuition and fees.

The school has an excellent freshman retention rate of 92%, which means students like the school well enough to return for a second year.

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#7

The University of Alabama

Tuscaloosa, Alabama

The University of Alabama ranked #7 on this year’s Best Value Colleges for Indian Students in Alabama list. The University of Alabama is a large public school located in Tuscaloosa, Alabama that handed out 7,542 bachelor’s degrees in 2018-2019.

International students make up 3.2% of the total student body at the school. Students from as far away as China, Saudi Arabia, and India come to UA to study. International students at UA can expect to pay, on average, about $30,250 a year to attend the school. The average tuition and fees for graduate programs is $30,250 per year.

The school has an excellent freshman retention rate of 87%, which means students like the school well enough to return for a second year.

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#8

Jacksonville State University

Jacksonville, Alabama

Jacksonville State University landed the #8 spot on the 2021 Best Value Colleges for Indian Students in Alabama. Jacksonville State University is a medium-sized public school situated in Jacksonville, Alabama. It awarded 1,345 bachelor’s degrees in 2018-2019.

Of the total number of students at the school, 2.0% are international. Students from as far away as China, Saudi Arabia, and Canada come to Jacksonville State University to study. International students at Jacksonville State University can expect to pay, on average, about $20,840 a year to attend the school. Graduate students pay around $20,200 a year in average tuition and fees.

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#9

Tuskegee University

Tuskegee, Alabama

Tuskegee University came in at #9 in this year’s edition of the Best Value Colleges for Indian Students in Alabama ranking. Tuskegee is a private not-for-profit institution located in Tuskegee, Alabama. The school has a small population, and it awarded 403 bachelor’s degrees in 2018-2019.

The top three countries sending students to study at Tuskegee are Saudi Arabia, Bangladesh, and Nigeria. Out-of-state tuition and fees for undergraduates at Tuskegee is about $22,614 a year, on average. The average tuition and fees for graduate programs is $22,614 per year.

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#10

Alabama A & M University

Normal, Alabama

Alabama A & M University landed the #10 spot on the 2021 Best Value Colleges for Indian Students in Alabama. Alabama A & M University is a medium-sized public school located in Normal, Alabama that handed out 560 bachelor’s degrees in 2018-2019.

Around 1.1% of the total student population at the school is international. The top three countries sending students to study at AAMU are India, Nigeria, and Canada. Out-of-state tuition and fees for undergraduates at AAMU is about $18,634 a year, on average. The average tuition and fees for graduate programs is $21,574 per year.

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Notes and References

Footnotes

*Avg Tuition and Fees and Avg 4-Year Grad Rate are for the top 10 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 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).
  • Information about the national average student loan default rate is from the U.S. Department of Education and refers to data about the 2016 borrower cohort tracking period for which the cohort default rate (CDR) was 10.1%.

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