Directory of Member Institutions

 Projected Graduates 2000-2015

Educational Attainment, People 25 and older
%State rank
High School: 79.5%44
Bachelor's degree: 21.9%43
Migration/Immigration Projections 2000-2010
#Rank
Net internal migrants: 208,2139
Net international migrants26,11434
Rural/Urban Population
% in metropolitan area70.9%
% in nonmetropolitan area29.1%

 Tuition and Family Income

Average tuition (including fees)
Public 2-year: $2,735
Public 4-year: $4,377
Median Income
Family of 4: $54,338
Tuition as a % of family income
Public 2-year: 5.0%
Public 4-year: 8.1%

 State Racial/Ethnic Percentages

African American: 26.0%
Asian/Pacific: 0.8%
Hispanic: 2.0%
Native American: 0.5%
White: 69.9%
Other/Multiple: 1.0%
Total Minority: 30.1%

 Economics

Gross State Product (in billions)
Amount: $149.80
National Rank: 27
% change 2004-05:3.1
Number of Businesses (1995-2000)
Number: 295
% Change: 0.3%

Member Institutions in Alabama


 Number of Colleges

Public: 24
Independent: 1
Tribal: 0

 Credit Enrollment

Fall 2001: 76,282
Fall 2004: 78,623
Full-year 2003/2004: 120,468
% of population served: 3.5%

 Student Characteristics

Gender
Male: 39.0%
Female: 61.0%
Attendance Status
Full-time: 55.0%
Part-time: 45.0%
Race/ethnicity
African American: 26.6%
Asian/Pacific: 0.9%
Hispanic: 1.1%
Native American: 1.0%
White: 69.0%
Other: 1.5%
Total Minority:29.5%
AgePart-timeFull-time
17 and younger: 8.0%0.8%
18 to 21: 25.6%59.7%
22 to 29: 29.8%21.4%
30 to 39: 19.3%11.0%
40 and older: 17.2%7.1%

 Average Faculty Salary

Public 2-year: $44,135
Public 4-year: $59,999
Independent 2-year: $30,422
Independent 4-year: $49,112

 Full Time Employees

#% newly hired
Faculty: 1,7746.5%
Executive/management: 3313.3%
Other Professionals: 7496.5%
Other staff: 1,6304.7%

 Financial Aid

Pell Grants (in millions)
State total: $248.78
Community colleges: $98.81
% to community colleges: 39.7%
State Grant Aid
All sectors: $5.11

 Appropriation

All higher education (in thousands)
State: $1,209,494
Local: $506
Total: $1,210,001

 Highest Paying Occupations

Occupation
Median Salary
Aerospace Engineering and Operations Technicians$65,100
Commercial Pilots$64,400
Occupational Health and Safety Technicians$54,900
Radiation Therapists$54,100
Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters, All Other$52,500

 Fastest Growing Occupations

Occupation
2002
2012
% Change
Veterinary technologists and technicians61091049.2%
Medical records and health information technicians2,2803,33046.1%
Occupational therapist assistants26037042.3%
Dental hygienists2,1703,01038.7%
Fitness trainers and aerobics instructors2,1002,90038.1%

 Fastest Declining Occupations

Occupation
2002
2012
% Change
Radio mechanics7050-28.6%
Travel agents560460-17.9%
Prepress technicians and workers830760-8.4%
Farm equipment mechanics810790-2.5%
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