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2021 Top Alabama Men's Baseball Schools

16 Colleges
$22,389 Avg Tuition & Fees*
24% Avg 4-Year Grad Rate*

It's not easy to decide which college to attend when there are so many options available for student athletes. College Factual was founded, in part, to help students make the decision as to what would be the best school for them. Our Best Colleges for Men's Baseball in Alabama ranking is part of that endeavor.

We analyzed 16 colleges and universities across Alabama to determine which were the best for Men's Baseball athletes in Alabama. Instead of depending on subjective information, we focus on objective factors to determine this ranking. These factors include such things as the athletic competitiveness of the school and the school's overall quality. This means that a school must provide students with a great education in addition to having a good sports team if it wants to rank well.

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Top Colleges in Alabama for Men's Baseball athletes in Alabama

See which schools came out on top of our ranking:

#1

Auburn University

Auburn, Alabama

Our 2021 rankings named Auburn University the best school for Men’s Baseball athletes in Alabama working on their bachelor’s degree. Auburn is a large public school situated in Auburn, Alabama. It awarded 5,370 bachelor’s degrees in 2018-2019.

The Men’s Baseball team at Auburn brought home $1,081,504 in revenue in a single year. The team has a respectable academic progress rate of 970.

The school has an excellent freshman retention rate of 92%, which means students like the school well enough to return for a second year. Auburn did well in our overall quality rankings, too. It placed #2 on our overall quality list.

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#2

Samford University

Birmingham, Alabama

You’ll join some of the best athletes around if you attend Samford University. The school came in at #2 in this year’s ranking. Located in Birmingham, Alabama, the medium-sized private not-for-profit school awarded 891 diplomas to qualified bachelor’s degree students in 2018-2019.

The Men’s Baseball team at Samford brought home $1,206,729 in revenue in a single year. The team members aren’t slouches in the classroom either, since the team academic progress rate is an excellent 990.

Students who start out at the school are likely to stick around. The freshman retention rate is 87%. Samford also took the #1 spot in our overall quality rankings.

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#3

The University of Alabama

Tuscaloosa, Alabama

You’ll be in good company if you decide to attend The University of Alabama. It ranked #3 on our 2021 Best Colleges for Men’s Baseball athletes in Alabama list. UA is a large public school situated in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. It awarded 7,542 bachelor’s degrees in 2018-2019.

Speaking financially, the Men’s Baseball team at UA took home $2,016,412 in revenue. The team has a great academic progress rate of 988, signifying that team members care about their grades.

With a freshman retention rate of 87%, the school does an excellent job of retaining its students. UA also made our overall quality list, coming in at #3.

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#4

University of Alabama at Birmingham

Birmingham, Alabama

A rank of #4 on our list means University of Alabama at Birmingham is a great place for Men’s Baseball athletes in Alabama working on their bachelor’s degree. Located in Birmingham, Alabama, the large public school handed out 2,613 bachelor’s degrees in 2018-2019.

The team at UAB took home $1,327,692 in revenue and paid out $1,254,062 in expenses in recent times. So, the team made money for the school, bringing in $73,630 in profit. The team members aren’t slouches in the classroom either, since the team academic progress rate is an excellent 993.

UAB did well in our overall quality rankings, too. It placed #4 on our overall quality list.

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#5

Birmingham Southern College

Birmingham, Alabama

You’ll be in good company if you decide to attend Birmingham Southern College. It ranked #5 on our 2021 Best Colleges for Men’s Baseball athletes in Alabama list. Located in Birmingham, Alabama, the small private not-for-profit school awarded 354 diplomas to qualified bachelor’s degree students in 2018-2019.

On the financial side of things, the Men’s Baseball team at BSC made $287,351 in revenue.

BSC also took the #5 spot in our overall quality rankings.

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#6

University of South Alabama

Mobile, Alabama

University of South Alabama did quite well in the 2021 Best Colleges for Men’s Baseball in Alabama ranking, coming in at #6. University of South Alabama is a fairly large public school located in Mobile, Alabama that handed out 1,940 bachelor’s degrees in 2018-2019.

USA brought in $1,677,821 while tallying up $1,592,325 in expenses for its Men’s Baseball team. That boils down to a yearly profit of $85,496 for the sports team. The team has a great academic progress rate of 981, signifying that team members care about their grades.

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#7

Jacksonville State University

Jacksonville, Alabama

Jacksonville State University came in at #7 in this year’s edition of the Best Colleges for Men’s Baseball in Alabama ranking. This medium-sized public school is located in Jacksonville, Alabama, and it awarded 1,345 bachelor’s degrees in 2018-2019.

The Men’s Baseball team at Jacksonville State University brought home $996,031 in revenue in a single year. The academic progress rate of the team is 955.

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#8

University of Alabama in Huntsville

Huntsville, Alabama

University of Alabama in Huntsville came in at #8 in this year’s edition of the Best Colleges for Men’s Baseball in Alabama ranking. Huntsville, Alabama is the setting for this medium-sized institution of higher learning. The public school handed out bachelor’s degrees to 1,348 students in 2018-2019.

Speaking financially, the Men’s Baseball team at UAH took home $541,784 in revenue.

UAH excels when it comes to quality. It’s ranked in the top 20% of all schools on our overall quality list.

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#9

Troy University

Troy, Alabama

With a ranking of #9, Troy University did quite well on the 2021 Best Colleges for Men’s Baseball in Alabama ranking. Troy University is a fairly large public school located in Troy, Alabama that handed out 2,450 bachelor’s degrees in 2018-2019.

The team at TROY took home $1,053,986 in revenue and paid out $946,495 in expenses in recent times. That boils down to a yearly profit of $107,491 for the sports team. The team members aren’t slouches in the classroom either, since the team academic progress rate is an excellent 986.

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#10

University of Montevallo

Montevallo, Alabama

University of Montevallo ranked #10 on this year’s Best Colleges for Men’s Baseball in Alabama list. Located in Montevallo, Alabama, the small public school handed out 465 bachelor’s degrees in 2018-2019.

The Men’s Baseball team at Montevallo brought home $581,645 in revenue in a single year.

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#11

University of North Alabama

Florence, Alabama

University of North Alabama did quite well in the 2021 Best Colleges for Men’s Baseball in Alabama ranking, coming in at #11. Located in Florence, Alabama, the medium-sized public school awarded 1,208 diplomas to qualified bachelor’s degree students in 2018-2019.

On the financial side of things, the Men’s Baseball team at UNA made $648,732 in revenue. Sports aren’t the only thing that the team excels at - they had a perfect academic progress rate of 1000.

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#12

Alabama State University

Montgomery, Alabama

Alabama State University did quite well in the 2021 Best Colleges for Men’s Baseball in Alabama ranking, coming in at #12. Alabama State is located in Montgomery, Alabama and, has a small student population. In 2018-2019, this school awarded 510 bachelor’s degrees to qualified undergraduates.

On the financial side of things, the Men’s Baseball team at Alabama State made $628,125 in revenue. The team has a respectable academic progress rate of 938.

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#13

University of West Alabama

Livingston, Alabama

University of West Alabama did quite well in the 2021 Best Colleges for Men’s Baseball in Alabama ranking, coming in at #13. This medium-sized public school is located in Livingston, Alabama, and it awarded 319 bachelor’s degrees in 2018-2019.

The Men’s Baseball team at University of West Alabama made $733,956 in revenue, while incurring $654,233 in expenses. Thus, the team actually made $79,723, which isn’t bad at all.

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#14

Tuskegee University

Tuskegee, Alabama

With a ranking of #14, Tuskegee University did quite well on the 2021 Best Colleges for Men’s Baseball in Alabama ranking. Tuskegee is located in Tuskegee, Alabama and, has a small student population. In 2018-2019, this school awarded 403 bachelor’s degrees to qualified undergraduates.

On the financial side of things, the Men’s Baseball team at Tuskegee made $284,151 in revenue.

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#15

Miles College

Fairfield, Alabama

Miles College came in at #15 in this year’s edition of the Best Colleges for Men’s Baseball in Alabama ranking. Located in Fairfield, Alabama, the small private not-for-profit school awarded 230 diplomas to qualified bachelor’s degree students in 2018-2019.

On the financial side of things, the Men’s Baseball team at Miles College made $230,333 in revenue.

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#16

Huntingdon College

Montgomery, Alabama

With a ranking of #16, Huntingdon College did quite well on the 2021 Best Colleges for Men’s Baseball in Alabama ranking. Huntingdon College is a small private not-for-profit school located in Montgomery, Alabama that handed out 265 bachelor’s degrees in 2018-2019.

Speaking financially, the Men’s Baseball team at Huntingdon College took home $319,803 in revenue.

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Notes and References

Footnotes

*Avg Tuition and Fees and Avg 4-Year Grad Rate are for the top 16 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.
  • Revenue and expense information comes from the U.S. Department of Education’s Equity in Athletics Data Analysis (EADA) website.
  • The academic progress rate (APR) of each team was made available by the NCAA.
  • 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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