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# Alabama Trade Schools

In 2021, 13,708 students received a trade school degree from a college in Alabama, making it rank #24 in terms of graduations. The average in-state tuition for students attending college in Alabama is $9,148 a year, while the average out-of-state tuition is $13,794 a year.

An estimated 50% of college students in Alabama take out loans, with the average loan amount being $6,487 per year.

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The total student population at Columbia Southern University is 18,533, of which 13,254 students are undergraduates and of those, 6,866 are full-time. It takes the average Columbia Southern University undergraduate about 4.4 years to complete their degree.

41% of Columbia Southern University students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $5,701 a year. The student loan default rate of 2.1% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $53,364 during the early-career years.

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There are 4,763 students at Wallace State, Hanceville in total, 2,349 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

Approximately 20% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $4,901 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 2.6% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

Students who graduate from Wallace State, Hanceville with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $32,112 during the early years of their career after graduation.

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There are 8,278 students at Calhoun Community College in total, 2,558 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 20 to 1.

24% of Calhoun Community College students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $4,689 a year. The student loan default rate of 4.8% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

Students who graduate from Calhoun Community College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $30,657 during the early years of their career after graduation.

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There are 6,653 students at Coastal Alabama Community College in total, 2,777 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 16 to 1.

Approximately 26% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $4,535 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 5.9% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $28,639 during the early-career years.

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The total student population at Bevill State Community College is 3,204, which includes 970 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 12 to 1.

Roughly 2% of students at Bevill State Community College take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $5,237 a year.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Bevill State Community College is $28,602.

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There are 3,360 students at NW-SCC in total, 1,081 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

Roughly 24% of students at NW-SCC take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $2,779 a year. The student loan default rate of 3.2% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

Students who graduate from NW-SCC with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $27,997 during the early years of their career after graduation.

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There are 3,993 students at GSCC in total, 1,916 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 15 to 1.

Approximately 2% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $4,586 a year.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from GSCC is $26,555.

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There are 2,019 full-time undergraduates at Southern Union State Community College, and 3,950 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

23% of Southern Union State Community College students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $5,139 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 4.3% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

Students who graduate from Southern Union State Community College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $30,404 during the early years of their career after graduation.

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The total student population at Northeast Alabama Community College is 2,530, which includes 969 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 16 to 1.

Roughly 19% of students at Northeast take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $3,184 a year. The student loan default rate of 3.8% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

Students who graduate from Northeast with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $28,704 during the early years of their career after graduation.

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There are 8,526 students at Jeff State in total, 2,451 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 19 to 1.

26% of Jeff State students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $3,311 a year. Jeff State has a 2.6% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Jeff State with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $32,269 during the early years of their career after graduation.

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The total student population at Wallace Community College, Dothan is 3,681, which includes 1,215 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 14 to 1.

Approximately 3% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $6,844 a year.

Students who graduate from Wallace, Dothan with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $26,724 during the early years of their career after graduation.

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There are 3,743 students at Shelton State Community College in total, 1,603 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 19 to 1.

Students who graduate from Shelton State Community College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $28,902 during the early years of their career after graduation.

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There are 755 full-time undergraduates at Bishop State Community College, and 2,176 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 15 to 1.

Approximately 2% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $7,700 a year.

Students who graduate from Bishop State Community College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $23,566 during the early years of their career after graduation.

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There are 1,666 students at Lurleen B. Wallace Community College in total, 758 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 16 to 1.

Roughly 19% of students at Lurleen B. Wallace Community College take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $3,401 a year.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Lurleen B. Wallace Community College is $26,614.

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There are 2,823 students at LSCC - Birmingham Campus in total, 1,198 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from LSCC - Birmingham Campus is $25,584.

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There are 399 students at Fortis College - Mobile in total, 399 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 22 to 1.

Approximately 88% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $6,890 a year. The student loan default rate of 5.6% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

Students who graduate from Fortis College - Mobile with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $24,244 during the early years of their career after graduation.

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There are 551 students at Fortis Institute - Birmingham in total, 551 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 22 to 1.

Roughly 88% of students at Fortis Institute - Birmingham take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $7,250 a year. The student loan default rate of 5.5% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $27,717 during the early-career years.

Request InformationThere are 249 full-time undergraduates at ISTC, and 399 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 9 to 1.

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The total student population at H Councill Trenholm State Community College is 1,526, which includes 642 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 15 to 1.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $24,547 during the early-career years.

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There are 252 full-time undergraduates at Drake State, and 825 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 12 to 1.

Roughly 2% of students at Drake State take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $10,000 a year.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $22,897 during the early-career years.

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There are 619 students at Herzing University - Birmingham in total, 612 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 273 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 14 to 1.

Around 94% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 35% are men and 65% are women.

Approximately 94% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $8,996 a year. Herzing University - Birmingham has a 1.8% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Herzing University - Birmingham is $33,074.

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The total student population at Fortis College - Montgomery is 284, which includes 284 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 26 to 1.

82% of Fortis College - Montgomery students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $6,368 a year. Fortis College - Montgomery has a 5.6% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Fortis College - Montgomery is $24,244.

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The total student population at Wallace Community College, Selma is 1,316, which includes 458 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 14 to 1.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from WCCS is $24,633.

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There are 9,238 students at Jacksonville State University in total, 7,747 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 6,031 are full-time. For undergraduates at Jacksonville State University, the average graduation time is 4.7 years.

About 76% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 35% are men and 65% are women.

60% of Jacksonville State University students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $8,086 a year. Jacksonville State University has a 2.4% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $37,373 during the early-career years.

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There are 30,737 students at Auburn in total, 24,505 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 22,458 are full-time. The freshman retention rate at Auburn is 93%, which is great when compared to the national average of 68%.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 71%. Around 41% of accepted students are men, and 59% are women.

Approximately 29% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $9,563 a year. The student loan default rate of 0.5% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Auburn is $52,489.

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