Huntsville, AL Area Scholarships

Huntsville is a city located primarily in Madison County in the Appalachian region of northern Alabama. Huntsville is the county seat of Madison County. The city extends west into neighboring Limestone County and south into Morgan County. Huntsville's population was 180,105 as of the 2010 census. Huntsville is the third-largest city in Alabama and the largest city in the five-county Huntsville-Decatur-Albertville, AL Combined Statistical Area, which at the 2013 census estimate had a total population of 683,871. The Huntsville Metropolitan Area's population was 417,593 in 2010 to become the 2nd largest in Alabama. Huntsville metro's population reached 441,000 by 2014.

It grew across nearby hills north of the Tennessee River, adding textile mills, then munitions factories, NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center and the United States Army Aviation and Missile Command nearby at the Redstone Arsenal. The National Trust for Historic Preservation named Huntsville to its "America's Dozen Distinctive Destinations for 2010" list.

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Schools in and around Huntsville, AL

University of Alabama in Huntsville
Four or more years; Public; $20,556 average out-state tuition; $9,356 average in-state tuition
Oakwood University
Four or more years; Private not for profit; $15,714 average out-state tuition; $15,714 average in-state tuition
Virginia College-Huntsville
Four or more years; Private for profit; $13,140 average out-state tuition; $13,140 average in-state tuition
J. F. Drake State Community and Technical College
At least 2 but less than 4 years; Public; $7,140 average out-state tuition; $3,570 average in-state tuition
Huntsville Bible College
Four or more years; Private not for profit; $4,200 average out-state tuition; $4,200 average in-state tuition
Ross Medical Education Center-Huntsville
Less than 2 years (below associate); Private for profit
The Salon Professional Academy-Huntsville
Less than 2 years (below associate); Private for profit