With a population of just over 206,000, Montgomery is one of the largest cities in the state of Alabama. It is also the county seat of Montgomery and the state capital of Alabama. Montgomery belongs to Montgomery metro area which has a population of roughly 380,000. Montgomery is home to several higher education institutions.
Public universities in Montgomery include Alabama State University, Auburn University at Montgomery, and a branch campus for Troy University. Alabama State University is a historically black university with about 12,000 students and is the largest public university in the state. With just over 5,000 students, Auburn University at Montgomery is the second-largest public university in Alabama–however, it also supports an additional 10,000 students enrolled in continuing education programs. Troy University, based in Troy, Alabama, but has a large branch campus in the city of Montgomery.
Private Colleges and Universities
Private colleges and universities located in Montgomery include Faulkner University, Huntingdon College, Amridge University, South University (branch campus) and Virginia University (branch campus). Faulkner University is privately owned and operated and is affiliated with Church of Christ. Faulkner is made up five acadmic colleges and offers over 40 undergraduate majors. Huntingdon College is a private, four-year college that is affiliated with the Methodist Church. It has over 1000 students and overs various undergraduate degree programs. Amridge University is another Christian education institution and is affiliated with the Churches of Christ. The university offers degrees in various fields of study, including business, education, general studies, and theology.
Two private universities, South University and Virginia University, both have branch campuses located in Montgomery.
Below you can browse profiles for colleges and universities located in and around Montgomery, Alabama.
Alabama State University
PO Box 271
Montgomery, AL 36101-0271
main phone: (334) 229-4100
admission phone: (800) 253-5037
admission fax: (334) 229-4984
Alabama State University has a total enrollment of 5,800+ students and offers bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degree programs in variety of subject areas. Alabama State University provides undergraduate majors and degrees in a large variety of fields including biology, business and accounting, performing arts, visual arts, communications, teacher education, medical records administration, mathematics, chemistry, physics, psychology, political science, sociology and criminal justice.
PO Box 240240
Montgomery, AL 36124-0240
main phone: (334) 387-3877
admission phone: (334) 387-7425
admission fax: (334) 387-3878
Amridge University has a total enrollment of 650+ students and offers associate’s, bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral and first professional degrees. Amridge University located in Montgomery, Alabama offers majors in business administration/management, computer/information sciences, liberal arts and bible studies.
Auburn University at Montgomery
PO Box 244023
Montgomery, AL 36124-4023
main phone: (334) 244-3000
admission phone: (334) 244-3616
admission fax: (334) 244-3795
Auburn University at Montgomery has a total enrollment of 5,300+ students and offers bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degree programs in various subject matters. Majors offered by the university include communications/rhetoric, art, biology, various business disciplines, education, English, foreign languages, nursing, history, mathematics, liberal arts and sciences, psychology, various social and physical sciences and criminal justice studies.
5345 Atlanta Highway
Montgomery, AL 36109
main phone: (334) 272-5820
admission phone: (800) 879-9816
admission fax: (334) 386-7137
Faulkner University has a total enrollment of 2,600+ students and offers associate’s, bachelor’s, master’s, doctoral and first professional degree programs designed for academic minded and career oriented adults. Majors offered at Faulkner University vary from the visual and performing arts to business to health and clinical sciences. The university offers a large selection of majors and degrees students can choose from.
1500 East Fairview Avenue
Montgomery, AL 36106-2148
main phone: (334) 833-4222
admission phone: (334) 833-4497
admission fax: (334) 833-4347
Huntingdon College has a total enrollment of 1,000+ students and offers bachelor’s degree programs in fine arts, music, biology, cellular biology, accounting, general business, management, communications, education (various areas), fitness administration, religious studies, political science and several other areas.
5355 Vaugh Road
Montgomery, AL 36116-1120
main phone: (334) 395-8800
Huntingdon College has a total enrollment of 900+ students and offers associate, bachelor’s and master’s degree programs business administration, information science, health services, counseling, criminal justice and legal studies.
6200 Atlanta Highway
Montgomery, AL 36117-2800
main phone: (334) 277-3390
Virginia University in Montgomery, Alabama has a total enrollment of 1,500+ students and offers certificate programs in business, health services, and personal and culinary services.