Liberal Arts Schools In Alabama

Alabama has 42 accredited liberal arts schools where liberal arts faculty who teach liberal arts classes can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of liberal arts and liberal arts training in Alabama, which includes liberal arts training at the following levels:

  • Associates degree in Liberal Arts
  • Bachelors degree in Liberal Arts
  • Masters degree in Liberal Arts


Schools

  1. University of Alabama at Birmingham

    Administration Bldg Suite 1070, Birmingham, Alabama 35294-0110

    143 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  2. Amridge University

    1200 Taylor Rd, Montgomery, Alabama 36117-3553

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  3. University of Alabama in Huntsville

    301 Sparkman Dr, Huntsville, Alabama 35899

    190 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  4. The University of Alabama

    739 University Blvd, Tuscaloosa, Alabama 35487-0166

    75 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  5. Central Alabama Community College

    1675 Cherokee Rd, Alexander City, Alabama 35010

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  6. Athens State University

    300 N Beaty St, Athens, Alabama 35611

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  7. Auburn University at Montgomery

    7440 East Drive, Montgomery, Alabama 36117-3596

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  8. Auburn University

    Auburn, Alabama, Auburn University, Alabama 36849

    82 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  9. Birmingham Southern College

    900 Arkadelphia Road, Birmingham, Alabama 35254

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  10. Chattahoochee Valley Community College

    2602 College Drive, Phenix City, Alabama 36869

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  11. Concordia College-Selma

    1804 Green St, Selma, Alabama 36701

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  12. Enterprise State Community College

    600 Plaza Drive, Enterprise, Alabama 36330-1300

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  13. James H Faulkner State Community College

    1900 US Hwy 31 S, Bay Minette, Alabama 36507-2698

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  14. Faulkner University

    5345 Atlanta Hwy, Montgomery, Alabama 36109-3378

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  15. Gadsden State Community College

    1001 George Wallace Dr, Gadsden, Alabama 35903

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  16. George C Wallace Community College-Dothan

    1141 Wallace Drive, Dothan, Alabama 36303-9234

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  17. George C Wallace State Community College-Hanceville

    801 Main St NW, Hanceville, Alabama 35077-2000

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  18. George C Wallace State Community College-Selma

    3000 Earl Goodwin Parkway, Selma, Alabama 36703-2808

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  19. Jacksonville State University

    700 Pelham Road North, Jacksonville, Alabama 36265

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  20. Jefferson Davis Community College

    220 Alco Dr, Brewton, Alabama 36426

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  21. Jefferson State Community College

    2601 Carson Rd, Birmingham, Alabama 35215-3098

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  22. John C Calhoun State Community College

    6250 U S Highway 31 N, Tanner, Alabama 35671

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  23. Lawson State Community College-Birmingham Campus

    3060 Wilson Rd SW, Birmingham, Alabama 35221-1717

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  24. Lurleen B Wallace Community College

    1000 Dannelly Blvd., Andalusia, Alabama 36420-1418

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  25. Marion Military Institute


    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  26. University of Mobile

    5735 College Parkway Drive, Mobile, Alabama 36613-2842

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  27. Northwest Shoals Community College-Muscle Shoals

    800 George Wallace Blvd, Muscle Shoals, Alabama 35661

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  28. Northeast Alabama Community College

    138 Highway 35, Rainsville, Alabama 35986

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  29. Oakwood University

    7000 Adventist Blvd NW, Huntsville, Alabama 35896

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  30. Alabama Southern Community College

    2800 South Alabama Avenue, Monroeville, Alabama 36460

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  31. Bishop State Community College

    351 North Broad Street, Mobile, Alabama 36603-5898

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  32. Samford University

    800 Lakeshore Drive, Birmingham, Alabama 35229-2240

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  33. Selma University

    1501 Lapsley St, Dinkins Hall, Selma, Alabama 36701

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  34. Shelton State Community College

    9500 Old Greensboro Rd, Tuscaloosa, Alabama 35405-8522

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  35. Snead State Community College

    220 North Walnut Street, Boaz, Alabama 35957-0734

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  36. University of South Alabama

    307 N University Blvd, Mobile, Alabama 36688-0002

    n/a U.S. News National University Ranking
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  37. Spring Hill College

    4000 Dauphin St, Mobile, Alabama 36608-1791

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  38. Troy University

    University Avenue, Troy, Alabama 36082-0001

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  39. Bevill State Community College

    1411 Indiana Avenue, Jasper, Alabama 35501

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  40. Southern Union State Community College

    750 Roberts St, Wadley, Alabama 36276

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  41. Strayer Alabama

    3570 Grandview Pkwy Ste 200, Birmingham, Alabama 35243

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  42. Columbia Southern University

    21982 University Lane, Orange Beach, Alabama 36561-9000

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Alabama Vs. National Liberal Arts Employment

Alabama 1,080
National 69,880

Approximately 2% of the country's liberal arts professionals work in Alabama state.

Employment Growth for Liberal arts professionals In Alabama

1,170 1,040 1,010 970 1,080
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Alabama, the field of liberal arts is shrinking. 90 less liberal arts professionals were working in Alabama in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in Alabama, this field has shrunk by 8% in four years. This decline is slower than the change in the number of liberal arts professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of liberal arts professionals has grown by 18% from 2006 to 2010.

Liberal Arts VS. All Professions salaries in Alabama

$46,440 $49,030 $51,520 $51,050 $48,460
$39,917 $41,500 $42,923 $44,323 $46,099
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Liberal Arts
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Alabama, as the number of liberal arts professionals is declining, the salaries earned by liberal arts professionals are increasing. In 2006 liberal arts professionals made a mean salary of $46,440 per year, and in 2010 they made $48,460 per year.

Salary percentiles for Liberal arts professionals in Alabama

10th percentile
$22,740
25th percentile
$34,650
50th percentile
$44,900
75th percentile
$59,080
90th percentile
$75,560

Thus, liberal arts professionals' salaries grew by 4% in 4 years. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. There is a 232% pay differential between the highest paid liberal arts professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of liberal arts in Alabama.

Average Salaries for Liberal arts professionals and related professions in Alabama

English
$50,037
History
$61,570
Liberal Arts
$48,460
Math
$64,258
Music
$23,960

Liberal arts professionals in Alabama earn, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Liberal Arts programs available for each degree type for all schools in Alabama

associate
47
bachelor
23
master
5
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total75

The number of students graduating from the 42 accredited liberal arts schools in Alabama is increasing. In Alabama, there were 3,858 graduates in 2006. And there were 3,925 graduates from liberal arts courses in 2010.

There was an increase in the number of liberal arts school degree or certificate graduates in Alabama by 2%. Most of these graduates, or 63%, earned a associate's degree in liberal arts.

Liberal Arts Faculty Salaries in Alabama

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