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Great Schools For Students with Children: Alabama

Updated on May 7, 2012

The face of a college student is much different than it was 10 or 20 years ago. More singleparents, married students and older students are entering the arena. Universities have made living on campus a possibility with family housing. Here is a list of schools that offer such housing in Alabama.

A marker University of alabama Tuscaloosa, Alabama 35487 -
Tuscaloosa, AL 35487, USA
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University of Alabama

Quick Facts

  • Located in Tuscaloosa, AL
  • Founded in 1831
  • Alabama’s first public college
  • State’s flagship university
  • Ranked among the top 50 public universities in the nation for the eighth consecutive year in U.S. News and World Report’s annual college rankings

Housing Facts

  • Off campus housing
  • 2-bedroom floor plans
  • Furnished apartments
  • Washer and dryer

A markerThe University of West Alabama Livingston, Alabama 35470 -
University of West Alabama, 100 Hwy 11 N, Livingston, AL 35470, USA
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The University of West Alabama

Quick facts

  • Located in Livingston, AL
  • Established 1835
  • 18 to 1 teacher to student ratio
  • 2300 on-campus students(55%Female-45%Male)

Housing facts

  • Off campus housing
  • On campus housing for faculty and staff
  • 1-bedroom, 2-bedroom and 3-bedroom units
  • Affordable rates
  • Close proximity to university


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      Olivia 3 years ago

      UAB also has family housing if both are students for married couples

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      cupcake 5 years ago

      thank you

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      luvintkandtj 8 years ago from USA


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      Lgali 8 years ago

      very good info

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      Connie 8 years ago

      That's very interesting that you have universities that can offer that. I'm in the UK and I study part time living at home whilst working, and if they didn't have such opportunity I wouldn't be able to study further. Sometimes it's hard when you have family to support.