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So you're from Montgomery, AL?

Fortunately for you, Montgomery, AL offers a number of great schools to choose from. It's just a matter of finding the right program and study subject for you!


 

Montgomery College and University Demographics

The 11 colleges and universities in Montgomery offer 270 degree and certificate programs in fields ranging from history teacher education to outdoor education to metallurgical technology/technician.

Montgomery's top-ranked school is Huntingdon College. In 2010, it received a nationwide rank of 44th. Approximately 1,075 students are currently enrolled at Huntingdon College. Approximately 63% of students studying at Huntingdon College choose to study Business, making it the most popular course of study at the school.

Tuition

Montgomery schools charge an average tuition of $8,844 per year. To see the variation in tuition rates at different colleges in Montgomery, compare the tuition at Huntingdon College, which charges students $20,990 per year, to the tuition at H Councill Trenholm State Technical College, which charges students $3,270 per year in tuition.

Financial Aid

An estimated $51,040,272 in financial aid was received by students at Montgomery colleges in 2008. Institutional grants and scholarships represented $50,311,283 of this aid. The school giving the most institutional grants and scholarships in Montgomery was Alabama State University, which gave students $21,175,391 in institutional financial aid.

Montgomery Student Demographics

Approximately 6% of Alabama students were enrolled in Montgomery colleges in 2010. That is 20,190 students. Auburn University at Montgomery had the most number of students of any college in Montgomery, with 5,567 students. Prince Institute of Professional Studies Inc, with 63 students, had the least number of students.

Graduation and Retention Rates

The retention rate for Montgomery colleges and universities, which is the percent of students who return to college after their first year, is about 71%. For every 100 students who enroll in Montgomery schools, 23 eventually graduate. Huntingdon College has the highest graduation rate in Montgomery, with 46% of students graduating. Prince Institute of Professional Studies Inc has the lowest rate, with 14% graduating.

Diversity

Of the 20,190 students attending Montgomery schools, 22% are female. 67% of Montgomery college students are 24 years old or younger. In 2009, 29 in 100 college students in Montgomery identified themselves as being from a racial or ethnic minority. The Montgomery school with the highest percentage of minority students was Alabama State University, with 97% of students identifying themselves as being from a racial or ethnic minority background.

Montgomery Faculty Demographics

In 2010, Montgomery colleges and universities employed a total of 13,064 faculty. 49% of faculty members at Montgomery schools were female. 31% of them identified themselves as being racially or ethnically diverse.

In 2009, Montgomery colleges and universities had on average of 1 faculty for every 27 students. Judson College had the highest faculty to student ratio, of schools in Montgomery, with 1 to 1.

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
4 miles from location Auburn University at Montgomery Montgomery AL 21.7218 65% 5,567
2 miles from location Alabama State University Montgomery AL 19.3684 35% 5,564
2 miles from location Faulkner University Montgomery AL 20.5093 43% 3,272
5 miles from location H Councill Trenholm State Technical College Montgomery AL 15.9418 n/a 1,733
1 miles from location Huntingdon College Montgomery AL 55.3268 31% 1,075
4 miles from location Virginia College-Montgomery Montgomery AL 11.7715 62% 1,012
5 miles from location Amridge University Montgomery AL 14.9022 100% 757
2 miles from location South University-Montgomery Montgomery AL 19.1957 74% 661
1 miles from location Fortis College Montgomery AL n/a n/a 486
5 miles from location Prince Institute of Professional Studies Inc Montgomery AL 11.7275 n/a 63
5 miles from location Community College of the Air Force Montgomery AL 0.0 n/a n/a
 
 

Need a little help deciding on what to study?

We've ranked the top 50 jobs in Montgomery, AL to help you find the right study subject
that fits your interest!

Rank Occupation Num of Jobs Avg Salary Avg Salary (Nat'l) Job Growth (Past 5 Yrs)
1
Retail Salespersons+ 4,990 $24,350 $25,000 5.7%
2
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive+ 4,460 $31,040 $32,000 37.7%
3
Office Clerks, General+ 3,760 $22,500 $28,240 -18.4%
4
Registered Nurses+ 3,170 $61,180 $67,720 2.3%
5
General and Operations Managers+ 2,630 $104,070 $113,100 12.4%
6
Accountants and Auditors+ 2,120 $61,330 $68,960 9.8%
7
First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers+ 2,120 $47,260 $50,770 -2.3%
8
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks+ 2,020 $32,320 $35,340 -15.8%
9
First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers+ 1,920 $34,410 $39,890 21.5%
10
Security Guards+ 1,630 $22,940 $26,870 10.1%
11
Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education+ 1,560 $45,420 $54,330 -6.6%
12
Nursing Aides, Orderlies, and Attendants+ 1,490 $20,920 $25,140 0.0%
13
Correctional Officers and Jailers+ 1,220 n/a $42,780 27.1%
14
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses+ 1,180 $35,440 $41,360 -8.5%
15
Cooks, Restaurant+ 1,180 $19,330 $23,260 53.2%
16
Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers+ 1,050 $40,030 $55,620 -4.5%
17
Lawyers+ 850 $100,660 $129,440 -8.6%
18
Construction Laborers+ 820 $25,980 $33,590 -23.4%
19
Cooks, Fast Food+ 810 $16,950 $18,540 -20.6%
20
Home Health Aides+ 810 $18,520 $21,760 37.3%
21
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics+ 790 $32,110 $38,200 5.3%
22
Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants+ 750 $45,150 $45,860 -35.3%
23
Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria+ 710 $18,270 $24,180 -35.5%
24
Medical Assistants+ 680 $24,090 $29,760 83.8%
25
Carpenters+ 660 $31,050 $43,890 3.1%
26
First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers+ 610 $49,680 $62,260 -40.2%
27
Pharmacy Technicians+ 600 $26,060 $29,330 5.3%
28
Civil Engineers+ 580 $67,970 $82,280 123.1%
29
Billing and Posting Clerks+ 500 $30,080 $33,270 -13.8%
30
Child, Family, and School Social Workers+ 490 $47,780 $43,850 -2.0%
31
Financial Managers+ 490 $94,370 $116,970 -16.9%
32
Management Analysts+ 470 $62,600 $87,260 80.8%
33
Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products+ 440 $55,460 $60,160 29.4%
34
Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education+ 430 $25,560 $29,200 0.0%
35
Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists+ 410 $28,940 $26,510 -4.7%
36
Electricians+ 400 $36,360 $51,810 -56.0%
37
Fitness Trainers and Aerobics Instructors+ 350 $34,150 $35,920 45.8%
38
Computer Programmers+ 350 $69,610 $74,900
39
Loan Officers+ 340 $55,240 $65,900 -27.7%
40
Medical Secretaries+ 330 $26,280 $31,820 -21.4%
41
Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers+ 320 $35,570 $44,860 39.1%
42
Legal Secretaries+ 310 $32,270 $43,270 -46.6%
43
Paralegals and Legal Assistants+ 310 $43,490 $49,640 47.6%
44
Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health+ 290 $52,170 $67,810 0.0%
45
Instructional Coordinators+ 290 $75,080 $61,270 16.0%
46
Dental Hygienists+ 290 $44,590 $68,680 93.3%
47
Human Resources Assistants, Except Payroll and Timekeeping+ 290 $38,030 $37,900 0.0%
48
Managers, All Other+ 280 $90,640 $102,160 -51.7%
49
Medical Records and Health Information Technicians+ 280 $26,840 $35,010 3.7%
50
Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters+ 280 $44,980 $50,360 -44.0%