College and Workforce Training Information for Seniors
Seniors, it is essential to getting student loans to fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) form online. Click here for more information:
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Also, check out Federal Student Aid available:
There is a wealth of great information on 2-year, 4-year, and technical colleges in Alabama at this website:
If you are interested in workforce development training, see the Alabama Industrial Development Training website for more information:
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Below are links to undergraduate admissions for some area universities and colleges. Click on the image to go to the admissions page.
Coastal Alabama Community College
On eight campus locations located in the coastal plains of Alabama and along the white, sandy Gulf Coast, the College offers today’s most innovative and in-demand academic and career programs with Alabama’s lowest tuition. But that’s just the beginning. We at the College pride ourselves in offering active and vibrant student life programs, exciting and competitive intercollegiate and intramural athletics, and the kind of personal attention most college students only dream about. So, whether the cost of a college education has hindered you in the past, or the location, quality or convenience, it’s time to pursue the education of your dreams. There is no application deadline and no SAT/ACT minimum score required of entering freshmen who have graduated from a regionally accredited high school.
The University of South Alabama
Since its founding in 1963, the University of South Alabama has offered a superb, well-rounded educational experience with high academic standards. USA’s fields of concentration are remarkably diverse, encompassing business, the liberal arts, education, engineering, computing, the sciences and health care, offering 100 undergraduate, graduate and doctoral degree programs. In health care, USA provides students with an exceptional medical education through the colleges of Medicine, Nursing and Allied Health Professions. The University’s Mitchell-Moulton Scholarship Initiative, a $25-million matching challenge, is strengthening USA’s commitment to expanding opportunities for current and future students.
The University of Alabama
As the state’s flagship university, The University of Alabama family has always focused on being the best. After all, we are The Capstone of Higher Education. Founded in 1831 as the state’s first public college, The University of Alabama is dedicated to excellence in teaching, research and service. We provide a creative, nurturing campus environment where our students can become the best individuals possible, learn from the best and brightest faculty, and make a positive difference in the community, the state and the world. You’ll like what you find here. Become part of The University of Alabama family.
Auburn University was established in 1856 as the East Alabama Male College, 20 years after the city of Auburn's founding. In 1872, under the Morrill Act, the school became the first land-grant college in the South and was renamed the Agricultural and Mechanical College of Alabama. In 1899 the name again was changed, to the Alabama Polytechnic Institute. Finally, in 1960 the name of the school was changed to Auburn University, a title more in keeping with its location, and expressing the varied academic programs and larger curriculum of a major university.
Troy University is a public institution comprised of a network of campuses throughout Alabama and worldwide. International in scope, Troy University provides a variety of educational programs at the Undergraduate and graduate levels for a diverse student body in traditional, nontraditional, and emerging electronic formats. Academic programs are supported by a variety of student services which promote the welfare of the individual student. Troy University's dedicated faculty and staff promote discovery and exploration of knowledge and its application to life-long success through effective teaching, service, creative partnerships, scholarship and research.
The University of West Alabama
The University of West Alabama is a public university located in Livingston, Alabama. Founded in 1835, the school began as a church-supported school for young women called Livingston Female Academy. The original Board of Trustees of Livingston Female Academy was selected in 1836, and four of the seven board members were Presbyterians. The university serves students in several academic colleges and divisions on a 600-acre campus in west-central Alabama. UWA offers a wide arrangement of degree programs including associate, bachelor's, master's, and educational specialist degrees. The university hosts concerts, lectures, fall and spring theatrical productions, fall and spring commencement exercises, and intercollegiate athletic events.
The University of Alabama at Birmingham
Because from the very beginning, UAB has been doing its own thing – in its own strong, exciting and very forward-thinking way. Because it’s the kind of university that isn’t satisfied with excellence in just one area, offering opportunities for achievement across all disciplines – and cool places to study, work and live. And because best of all, UAB students are not like everyone else. Just like you. So maybe there's no question at all.
The University of Southern Mississippi
If you're CREATIVE and INNOVATIVE, begin your journey here. Southern Miss offers prestigious programs, study abroad, nationally recognized research, and support to help you succeed. Our Honors College is the sixth-oldest in the United States. Many core classes are available under an honors designation, providing an academic challenge and a smaller and more close-knit learning environment. More than 90 undergraduate academic majors and 80+ graduate programs, Undergraduate student/faculty ratio of 17:1, Nationally recognized programs in the arts, polymer science, business and history, top programs in Mississippi for nursing, education and accounting, study-abroad opportunities in more than 20 countries, support offices for freshmen like the First Year Initiative, Writing Center and Speaking Center.
The University of West Florida
Jump In! There's never been a better time to make a splash! We've built the University of West Florida for you. To help you get your feet wet in this great big ocean of a world - and then to make a splash in it. In small classes taught by some of the nation's most engaging scholars, you'll explore sunken ships and step inside a virtual brain. There's a whole world waiting for you. Jump in. The water's fine.
Faulkner State Community College
On three beautiful campuses, located near the sandy beaches of the Gulf of Mexico, Faulkner State offers today’s most innovative and in-demand academic and career programs with Alabama’s lowest tuition. But that’s just the beginning. We at Faulkner State pride ourselves in offering active and vibrant student life programs, exciting and competitive intercollegiate and intramural athletics, and the kind of personal attention most college students only dream about. So, whether the cost of a college education has hindered you in the past, or the location, quality or convenience, it’s time to pursue the education of your dreams. There is no application deadline and no SAT/ACT minimum score required of entering freshmen who have graduated from a regionally accredited high school.
The University of Mobile
BELIEF IS THE FOUNDATION OF OUR UNIVERSITY. A belief that a higher education that focuses on academics and spiritual growth prepares you to make a real difference in this world. We instruct and nurture your mind, body and spirit, so you can achieve something you know and feel is meaningful and impactful with your education.
Spring Hill College
You. On The Hill. Dream big. Explore your passions. Make your mark. Start your story at The Hill. Spend the next four years working hard and playing hard. In return, here’s our promise. We’ll give you the experience of a lifetime. Enjoy almost-endless sunny days on our gorgeous campus. Enroll in classes that challenge your mind and inspire your soul. Visit the beach (just 30 minutes away!). Live in Bologna, Italy. Take advantage of fabulous internships. Play golf. Make professional connections. Find a career that ignites your passions—and set the world on fire.
Huntingdon College is a vibrant college community where the life of the mind, heart, and spirit can flourish simultaneously. The traditional undergraduate program offers more than 20 academic majors, 15 intercollegiate athletic teams, and a host of Student Life programs in which you may live your college life to the fullest, including spiritual life, community service, Greek life, myriad clubs and organizations, and campus recreation and intramurals.