Top Universities in Alabama

University of Alabama is the highest ranked Tier 1 institution in the state of Alabama (placed 83rd nationally), according to the US News & World Report's National Universities Rankings 2009. A total of three institutions from the state ranked at Tier 1, the other two universities are Auburn University (96th) and Samford University (130th).

University of Alabama is rated 7th in the nation among public universities, according to the Forbes magazine 2008 edition. The University of Alabama School of Law is ranked 32nd among all law schools in the country, according to U.S. News and World Report's 2009 edition of "Best Graduate Schools". In 2010 The University of Alabama School of Law moved up 2 places to 30th and the School of Library and Information Studies is ranked 22nd nationally.

Auburn University is a Top 100 National University. It is the oldest four-year coeducational school in the state. Auburn us rated 69th in the US for its graduate engineering programs (US News Graduate Engineering Rankings 2010). Its undergraduate Architecture program is rated 6th in the country by the 2007 Design Intelligence.

University of Mobile is one of 10 IABCU institutions listed in the Universities-Master's category in the 2010 rankings of America's Best Colleges.

University of Montevallo is ranked 2nd in the South in a category called “Great Schools-Great Prices”.

Oakwood University is placed 27th in the U.S. News 2009 ranking of Best Historically Black Colleges and Universities.

Tuskegee University is the No. 1 institution in the state of Alabama and 6th in the nation among historically black institutions by U.S. News and World Report 2009.

The University of South Alabama Mitchell College of Business has been placed in the top 10 in BusinessWeek’s list of Best Part-Time MBA programs in the South.

List of leading universities in Alabama:

Following universities and colleges are accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS):
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