North Alabama has a number of excellent institutions of higher education, most of which boast small class sizes and individualized attention. The strong education system is part of our state's commitment to developing future generations of great Alabamans.

Alabama A & M University

Alabama A&M is a combined professional, vocational and liberal arts education institution. The University provides undergraduate and graduate degrees to those interested in developing technical, professional or scholastic skills. The University is divided into six main schools: Agriculture & Environmental Sciences, Arts & Sciences, Business, Education, Engineering & Technology and Graduate Studies. The Alabama A&M campus is located in Normal, and is affectionately known as "the Hill".

Athens State University

Athens State is a baccalaureate degree granting institution offering coursework at the junior and senior levels. Athens State is a vital part of the Alabama College System, accepting transfer students with 2-year associates degrees.

University of Alabama in Huntsville

The University of Alabama in Huntsville is a public university with a total annual enrollment of about 7,000. The University offers 35 bachelor's degree programs, 17 Master's degree programs and 10 Ph.D. programs through its five colleges: Administrative Science, Liberal Arts, Engineering, Nursing and Science.

University of North Alabama

The University of North Alabama offers a welcoming learning environment for students of all backgrounds. The university offers undergraduate degrees in four main colleges: Arts & Sciences, Business, Education and Nursing. Class sizes at UNA are generally smaller that at other universities, with an average class totaling 23 students. The University of North Alabama is located in Florence.