Alabama Goes to College equips Alabamians with tools and relationships so that every student can plan for, pursue, and complete valuable postsecondary credentials. Most career pathways require college credentials including technical certificates and academic degrees. Alabama Goes to College provides resources for students and families to explore college options, find financial aid resources, and successfully transition from high school to college. Click the buttons below for more resources.




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Need to find out payment and admissions deadlines but don’t know whom to contact? Check out this list of contact information for admissions officers and financial aid officers. Each college has its own deadlines, so please contact your school directly.


  • College is postsecondary education. College is education after high school that results in the attainment of valuable postsecondary credentials, including professional/technical certificates and academic degrees.
  • College is a necessity. Most career pathways require college credentials.
  • College is for everyone. College attainment rates among low-income students and students of color are significantly lower than those of other students. The Alabama College Attainment Network commits to closing these gaps.
  • College is a public good. Postsecondary educational opportunity and attainment are critical to a just and equitable society, strong economy, and healthy communities.